Dr. Crawford, Dr. Wright and their staff take great pride in the level of personal attention given to each patient. Our delivery of orthodontic care is designed to allow every patient to feel special and comfortable, keeping in mind the individual’s unique needs.
We welcome and encourage questions from parents, patients, and spouses at each appointment and as treatment progresses. Our staff is well trained and knowledgeable in all areas, and we are proud to say that all of our assistants are Certified Orthodontic Assistants through the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting.
Vicky – Financial Coordinator
Financial Coordinator since 1985 – Vicky graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1980 – Go Badgers! Vicky and her husband, Bob, have three children, three grandsons and one precious granddaughter. She enjoys writing, walking by the lake, cooking, and spending time at her cottage in Door County.
Barb – Receptionist / Schedule Coordinator
Receptionist / Schedule Coordinator since 1998 – Barb has two children, Billy and Nicole, a daughter-in-law Tina, and four grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, golfing, kayaking and being outdoors.
Kim – Receptionist
Receptionist since 1999 – Kim works part time and enjoys performing in community theater in both Kenosha and Milwaukee. Kim has three grown children, one grandson and one granddaughter.
Jenny – Receptionist
Receptionist since 2002 – Jenny is married and has three children: Ava, Charlie and Macy, and they keep her quite busy with competitive & travel sports! Jen enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family and friends, volunteering, and watching the kids participate in all of their activities.
Melissa is married and she and her husband, Scott, have two daughters. She enjoys reading and cooking for family and friends. She also enjoys being outdoors , raising chickens and gardening.
Jamie – Treatment Coordinator
Treatment Coordinator since 2003 – Jamie graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She is currently our office treatment coordinator, and has worked for Dr. Crawford since 1997. She is happily married, and with a daughter Madison, and loves spending time with friends and family.
Vicki – Treatment Coordinator
Treatment Coordinator since 2006 – Vicki is a lifelong Kenosha resident and attended Bradford High School, UW-Parkside, and MATC. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist, and before returning to work here part time in 2006, she previously had 11 years experience as an orthodontic assistant with Dr. Crawford. Vicki loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, and outdoor activities. Vicki is married and has two young daughters.
Nik – Clinical Coordinator
Nik joined our staff in 2011 and is now our clinical coordinator. She has been in the orthodontic field since 1995. She is married and has 2 amazing boys that she loves to spend time with. She also owns her own business called…..what else? Nik’s Cakes, specializing in one of a kind cakes for all occasions!
Jan – Orthodontic Assistant / Lab Coordinator
Orthodontic Assistant / Lab Coordinator since 1992– Jan has enjoyed the dental field since 1983. She worked for an oral surgeon and a dentist before starting in orthodontics with Dr. Crawford. Jan is happily married. She has two married children, 6 wonderful grandchildren, and her first great grandchild. She enjoys her family, crafts, and her friends. She said one of the things she enjoys doing is things to make other people happy. Jan is a fan of the Chicago Bears!
Karen – Orthodontic Assistant
Karen joined our staff in 2012. She works in our Paddock Lake office and has been in the dental field since 1987. She is married and has two children.
Kim – Orthodontic Assistant
Kimberlee is one of our part time orthodontic assistants. She is happily married to her husband Tony, they have three sons, Liam, Nash and Zane. Outside of work she enjoys spending as much time as possible with her amazing family and friends.
Lynn – Orthodontic Assistant
Lynn has over 35 years of orthodontic assisting experience. She currently splits her talents between orthodontics and general dentistry. She’s married to her best friend Mike (almost 36 years, mind you) and enjoys keeping their 1930’s home and yard in tip-top shape. Piano is her second love, along with listening to music. Some other hobbies include bird watching, being outdoors, doing crossword puzzles, decorating for all holidays, and competing with her hubby whenever she can catch an episode of Jeopardy.
Pam – Orthodontic Assistant
Pam worked in the pediatric side of dentistry before joining Dr. John’s staff in 2000. Aspiring to be in comedy, the office setting is a perfect place to practice her “funny side.” She loves to laugh and loves people. Pam is married to John and they have 8 kids between them, the grandchild count is also on the rise, currently at 17! She loves to travel, do crafts, and hit the slots in Las Vegas!
Rose – Orthodontic Assistant
Rose is a single mom and has four children. She has been working in orthodontics and assisting for over 20 years on and off. She has traveled and lived in many places, from one coast to the other. Rose enjoys spring and summer the best, and being outside in the warmth and sunshine is one of her favorite things!
Samantha –Orthodontic Assistant
Sam is a full time orthodontic assistant. She balances her full time position with Crawford and Wright Orthodontics with waitressing at Twisted Cuisine. She has a daughter named Braelynn and enjoys gardening and cooking.
Talissa – Orthodontic Assistant
Orthodontic Assistant since 2004 – Talissa is happily married to her husband, Scott and they have one son. In her spare time, Talissa has many hobbies that she and her husband enjoy doing together!
Nora – Orthodontic Assistant
Nora joined our team back in 2012 and is now full time. She has been in the dental field since 2003 and enjoys being a crazy cat lady!
Sherry – Appliance Lab Coordinator
Appliance Lab Coordinator since 1987 – Sherry was born and raised in Kenosha and loves being with her family and friends. She enjoys sports. Her favorite pro teams are the Chicago Bears, Cubs, and the Golden State Warriors. She also loves music, performing arts, drawing, photography, and really enjoys cooking.
JC – Orthodontic Assistant
JC joined our team two years ago as a sterilization technician and has since moved up to orthodontic assisting part time. She attends Carthage College full time majoring in biology and minoring in business. She plans to attend dental school and become an orthodontist. In her spare time, she enjoys babysitting and playing with her puppy, G.
Morgan K. and Morgan E. – Sterilization Technicians
Our current sterilization technicians, Morgan and Morgan, are both high school students. They work in the office after school and Saturdays under the supervision of our clinical coordinator, to help ensure instruments are sterilized properly and chairs are cleaned and ready for each patient.