Meet Our Staff

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Lena – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Lena, and I’m a Treatment Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics. I deeply enjoy helping others achieve their orthodontic goals, and I take great pride in my doctors and the work that we do here. It is my pleasure to do the best job that I can do for you and your family.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Layne, and our two children. They keep us busy with sports and dance! I enjoy volunteer activities within the cancer community, mentoring cancer patients and facilitating a local cancer support group. I also enjoy being crafty, decorating, music, traveling with my family and Alabama football.

Sabrina – Clinical Assistant

My name is Sabrina, and I am a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE my career! I strive for perfection in everything I do as a dental assistant and love taking care of everyone who walks through our doors. I always look forward to spending time with our patients and love meeting potential new patients. My life consists of a happy husband of 19 years and our four blessings, Kane (23 year old son), Bella (22 year old daughter), Casey (21 year old daughter), and the “favorite”, Tristan (15 year old son). We have a very tight knit family! I also consider the wonderful team at Canales Orthodontics and Dr. A & Dr. C my extended family! Coming from Marine Corps and traditional Japanese upbringing, family is very important to me.

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Aimee – Clinical Assistant

My name is Aimee. I have been apart of the Canales Orthodontics team as an Orthodontic Assistant since 2017 and have loved every moment of it! I reside in Shelby County with my family but love traveling to Georgia to visit my sister, her husband, and my beautiful niece and nephew! When I’m not road tripping to Georgia, I love hiking with my two dogs, Captain and Lady Anne, exploring all the cool restaurants Birmingham has to offer, attending Church of the Highlands in Alabaster, and watching Alabama and Georgia football (Roll Tide & Go Dawgs!)

Autumn – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Autumn, and I am a Treatment Coordinator. I have worked in the dental field for several years, and I have loved being a part of the Canales Orthodontics team since 2014. I love spending time with my husband and our two children as well as our two dogs – Lily and Bella. In my spare time, I love to kayak, hike, read, watch Grey’s Anatomy and Alabama football (Roll Tide)!

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Meredith – Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Meredith and I am a Scheduling Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics. I haven’t been in the dental field long, but I have been a Clinical Dietitian in the hospital setting for over 15 years. My heart is in patient care, and I knew when I joined this team I was going to experience it on a daily basis. I currently reside in Alabaster with my daughter, Olivia. We have two dogs, Ruby Sue and Duncan. My family and my faith in the Lord are truly what motivate me in personal and work life.

Wendy – Clinical Assistant

My name is Wendy, I am an Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I’m excited to have been a part of the Canales team since 2014. I reside in Hayden with my family – husband Jeremy, our son Daylon, and our puppy Dash. I enjoy running, spending time with family and friends.

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LuAnne – Laboratory Technician

My name is LuAnne, and I am a Laboratory Technician at Canales Orthodontics. I began my career in orthodontics in 1985. I have enjoyed each year having a hand in creating new smiles. I have been part of this practice since 1993. Over the years my knowledge has been expanded by serving in every aspect of the practice. I currently work part time in our lab. I have 5 children, 9 grandchildren, and a wonderful husband. We live in the Gardendale area and are members of Gardendale Baptist Tabernacle.

Jennifer – Clinical Assistant

My name is Jennifer and I am a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I enjoy working in the dental field and helping patients improve their smile. I am married to my best friend, Charlie. We have 2 children – a son, Zaidon, and a daughter, Zailee. We love serving in our church as youth directors.

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Kristi – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Kristi and, as a Treatment Coordinator, I have the best job in the office (shh…don’t tell the other girls)! I have the privilege of introducing new patients and their families to the practice. I am available to you every step of the way to put your mind at ease and give you an understanding of what’s to come, both financially and clinically. I am married to my high school sweetheart and blessed to be called mommy by three amazing kiddos.

Haley – Clinical Assistant

My name is Haley, and I enjoy being a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I joined our awesome team in 2014! My husband and I enjoy spending time with our families and serving our church youth group! When football season rolls around, I love to cheer on the Auburn Tigers (War Eagle!).

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Elizabeth – Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Elizabeth, and I am a Scheduling Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics. I am honored to be a part of the Canales Team. I am a people person and love that my job allows me to be around so many great people. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my husband James and our two children. A few of our favorite things to do as a family are going on beach vacations, watching Marvel movies, and playing family game board competitions.

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Lena – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Lena, and I’m a Treatment Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics. I deeply enjoy helping others achieve their orthodontic goals, and I take great pride in my doctors and the work that we do here. It is my pleasure to do the best job that I can do for you and your family.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Layne, and our two children. They keep us busy with sports and dance! I enjoy volunteer activities within the cancer community, mentoring cancer patients and facilitating a local cancer support group. I also enjoy being crafty, decorating, music, traveling with my family and Alabama football.

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Sabrina – Clinical Assistant

My name is Sabrina, and I am a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE my career! I strive for perfection in everything I do as a dental assistant and love taking care of everyone who walks through our doors. I always look forward to spending time with our patients and love meeting potential new patients. My life consists of a happy husband of 19 years and our four blessings, Kane (23 year old son), Bella (22 year old daughter), Casey (21 year old daughter), and the “favorite”, Tristan (15 year old son). We have a very tight knit family! I also consider the wonderful team at Canales Orthodontics and Dr. A & Dr. C my extended family! Coming from Marine Corps and traditional Japanese upbringing, family is very important to me.

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Aimee – Clinical Assistant

My name is Aimee. I have been apart of the Canales Orthodontics team as an Orthodontic Assistant since 2017 and have loved every moment of it! I reside in Shelby County with my family but love traveling to Georgia to visit my sister, her husband, and my beautiful niece and nephew! When I’m not road tripping to Georgia, I love hiking with my two dogs, Captain and Lady Anne, exploring all the cool restaurants Birmingham has to offer, attending Church of the Highlands in Alabaster, and watching Alabama and Georgia football (Roll Tide & Go Dawgs!)

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Autumn – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Autumn, and I am a Treatment Coordinator. I have worked in the dental field for several years, and I have loved being a part of the Canales Orthodontics team since 2014. I love spending time with my husband and our two children as well as our two dogs – Lily and Bella. In my spare time, I love to kayak, hike, read, watch Grey’s Anatomy and Alabama football (Roll Tide)!

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Meredith – Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Meredith and I am a Scheduling Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics. I haven’t been in the dental field long, but I have been a Clinical Dietitian in the hospital setting for over 15 years. My heart is in patient care, and I knew when I joined this team I was going to experience it on a daily basis. I currently reside in Alabaster with my daughter, Olivia. We have two dogs, Ruby Sue and Duncan. My family and my faith in the Lord are truly what motivate me in personal and work life.

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Wendy – Clinical Assistant

My name is Wendy, I am an Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I’m excited to have been a part of the Canales team since 2014. I reside in Hayden with my family – husband Jeremy, our son Daylon, and our puppy Dash. I enjoy running, spending time with family and friends.

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LuAnne – Laboratory Technician

My name is LuAnne, and I am a Laboratory Technician at Canales Orthodontics. I began my career in orthodontics in 1985. I have enjoyed each year having a hand in creating new smiles. I have been part of this practice since 1993. Over the years my knowledge has been expanded by serving in every aspect of the practice. I currently work part time in our lab. I have 5 children, 9 grandchildren, and a wonderful husband. We live in the Gardendale area and are members of Gardendale Baptist Tabernacle.

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Jennifer – Clinical Assistant

My name is Jennifer and I am a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I enjoy working in the dental field and helping patients improve their smile. I am married to my best friend, Charlie. We have 2 children – a son, Zaidon, and a daughter, Zailee. We love serving in our church as youth directors.

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Kristi – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Kristi and, as a Treatment Coordinator, I have the best job in the office (shh…don’t tell the other girls)! I have the privilege of introducing new patients and their families to the practice. I am available to you every step of the way to put your mind at ease and give you an understanding of what’s to come, both financially and clinically. I am married to my high school sweetheart and blessed to be called mommy by three amazing kiddos.

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Haley – Clinical Assistant

My name is Haley, and I enjoy being a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I joined our awesome team in 2014! My husband and I enjoy spending time with our families and serving our church youth group! When football season rolls around, I love to cheer on the Auburn Tigers (War Eagle!).

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Elizabeth – Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Elizabeth, and I am a Scheduling Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics. I am honored to be a part of the Canales Team. I am a people person and love that my job allows me to be around so many great people. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my husband James and our two children. A few of our favorite things to do as a family are going on beach vacations, watching Marvel movies, and playing family game board competitions.

2 Convenient Locations
1Gardendale

909 Mount Olive Rd.
Gardendale, AL 35071
205.631.6033

1Alabaster

100 South Colonial Dr. Suite 800
Alabaster, AL 35007
205.621.1111