Meet Our Staff

Lena – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Lena, and I am a Treatment Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics in our Gardendale location. I have been a part of the Canales family since 2016. I love my job! The work we do here is second to none, and I’m proud to be a part of this team. I also love patient interaction and it is my privilege to guide our patients through their orthodontic experience.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and our two children. They keep us busy with sports and dance! I enjoy volunteer activities within the cancer community and facilitate a local breast cancer support group. I also enjoy music, decorating, travel and am an avid reader.

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Aimee – Clinical Assistant

My name is Aimee and I have been a clinical assistant at Canales Orthodontics since 2017. It would take me forever to make a list of everything I love about my job. Having the privilege of getting to know each wonderful person that joins our family as a patient and being with them every step of the way on their journey to a beautiful smile is easily at the top of that list! Outside of work, I enjoy hiking, paddle boarding, playing with my dog Captain, and traveling to Georgia to visit family. I am also a member of Christ Central Church in Calera.

Autumn – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Autumn and I love my role as Treatment Coordinator in our Alabaster location. I have the pleasure of welcoming new families to our practice. I have worked in the dental field for several years and have loved being part of the Canales team at since 2014. I have been married to my husband Mel since 2011 and we have two children and one pug named Lily. I enjoy spending time with my family, camping and hiking, traveling to new places, trying new restaurants, and Alabama football (Roll Tide!).

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Meredith – Financial Coordinator

My name is Meredith, and I am the Financial Coordinator for Canales Orthodontics. I joined this team in 2017, and it has been a joy to work here everyday! I have over 20 years experience in healthcare but this was actually my first job in the dental field. Patient care is my heart, and I knew not long after I started working here with this team that patient care was going to be the highest priority! I reside in Alabaster with my daughter, Olivia and we have one dog, Ruby Sue. I love spending most of my free time with my sister and our family! And most importantly my faith in the Lord is truly what motivates me in my personal and work life daily.

Jennifer – Clinical Assistant

My name is Jennifer Love. I have been a Clinical Assistant in our Gardendale location since 2017. I enjoy getting to know our patients and help them improve their smile. I have been married to my loving husband, Charlie, since 2006. We have 4 children – Allison, Zaidon, Haley, and Zailee. I love serving with my husband in our church as youth directors. Mexican food is my favorite! I also really like Jeni’s Ice Cream!

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Kristi – Marketing Coordinator

My name is Kristi and I am the Marketing Coordinator for the Gardendale office. I have been apart of the Canales crew four years. I am married with three fantastic kiddos that keep me busy. In my spare time I coach my daughter in softball and enjoy spontaneous adventures with my family.

Haley – Clinical Assistant

My name is Haley, and I love being a member of the Canales Orthodontic team as a Clinical Assistant in our Gardendale location. I joined our awesome team in 2014. I enjoy serving our youth group at church along side my husband. We have recently opened our hearts and home to the foster care system, and we love how God is leading us on this amazing journey.

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Elizabeth – Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Elizabeth and I am a Scheduling Coordinator with Canales Orthodontics. As a “Chatty Cathy,” my job allows me to chat with so many amazing people. I love getting to know our patients and their families. I am married to my high school sweetheart, Jamie, and we have two great kids, Madison and Zachary. When I am not at Canales Orthodontics I enjoy spending time with my family. A few of our favorite things to do together are sitting by the fire pit, listening to the sounds of nature and watching movies (my kids are huge Marvel fans). Our favorite vacation spot is the beach!

Tabby – Clinical Assistant

My name is Tabby Myrick. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Management at UAB. I plan to go on to dental school after completing my degree. My time as a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics has helped me learn about the dental atmosphere, and I love it!

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Lauren – Clinical Assistant

My name is Lauren, and I have been a clinical assistant at Canales since 2019. I absolutely love what I do at Canales Orthodontics! I love the opportunity to be a small part of such an important stage in our patients’ lives. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Dalton. We are fur parents to our goldendoodles, Maggie and Hank, and our little mutt, Diesel. We love camping, riding our RZR, and spending time with friends and family.

Christina – Clinical Assistant

My name is Christina, and I am a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I love working in the dental field. I live in Chilton county and attend the Lighthouse church in Thorsby. In my free time I love to hike, fish, kayak and spend time with my two dogs.

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Laura – Marketing Coordinator

My name is Laura and I am proud to be a part of Canales Orthodontics since Fall 2020! I am the Marketing Coordinator for our Alabaster location and I love visiting local dentists as well as being involved in the community. I am a Birmingham native so you can typically find me trying a new restaurant in our wonderful city.

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Lena – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Lena, and I am a Treatment Coordinator at Canales Orthodontics in our Gardendale location. I have been a part of the Canales family since 2016. I love my job! The work we do here is second to none, and I’m proud to be a part of this team. I also love patient interaction and it is my privilege to guide our patients through their orthodontic experience.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and our two children. They keep us busy with sports and dance! I enjoy volunteer activities within the cancer community and facilitate a local breast cancer support group. I also enjoy music, decorating, travel and am an avid reader.

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Aimee – Clinical Assistant

My name is Aimee and I have been a clinical assistant at Canales Orthodontics since 2017. It would take me forever to make a list of everything I love about my job. Having the privilege of getting to know each wonderful person that joins our family as a patient and being with them every step of the way on their journey to a beautiful smile is easily at the top of that list! Outside of work, I enjoy hiking, paddle boarding, playing with my dog Captain, and traveling to Georgia to visit family. I am also a member of Christ Central Church in Calera.

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Autumn – Treatment Coordinator

My name is Autumn and I love my role as Treatment Coordinator in our Alabaster location. I have the pleasure of welcoming new families to our practice. I have worked in the dental field for several years and have loved being part of the Canales team at since 2014. I have been married to my husband Mel since 2011 and we have two children and one pug named Lily. I enjoy spending time with my family, camping and hiking, traveling to new places, trying new restaurants, and Alabama football (Roll Tide!).

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Meredith – Financial Coordinator

My name is Meredith, and I am the Financial Coordinator for Canales Orthodontics. I joined this team in 2017, and it has been a joy to work here everyday! I have over 20 years experience in healthcare but this was actually my first job in the dental field. Patient care is my heart, and I knew not long after I started working here with this team that patient care was going to be the highest priority! I reside in Alabaster with my daughter, Olivia and we have one dog, Ruby Sue. I love spending most of my free time with my sister and our family! And most importantly my faith in the Lord is truly what motivates me in my personal and work life daily.

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Jennifer – Clinical Assistant

My name is Jennifer Love. I have been a Clinical Assistant in our Gardendale location since 2017. I enjoy getting to know our patients and help them improve their smile. I have been married to my loving husband, Charlie, since 2006. We have 4 children – Allison, Zaidon, Haley, and Zailee. I love serving with my husband in our church as youth directors. Mexican food is my favorite! I also really like Jeni’s Ice Cream!

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Kristi – Marketing Coordinator

My name is Kristi and I am the Marketing Coordinator for the Gardendale office. I have been apart of the Canales crew four years. I am married with three fantastic kiddos that keep me busy. In my spare time I coach my daughter in softball and enjoy spontaneous adventures with my family.

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Haley – Clinical Assistant

My name is Haley, and I love being a member of the Canales Orthodontic team as a Clinical Assistant in our Gardendale location. I joined our awesome team in 2014. I enjoy serving our youth group at church along side my husband. We have recently opened our hearts and home to the foster care system, and we love how God is leading us on this amazing journey.

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Elizabeth – Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Elizabeth and I am a Scheduling Coordinator with Canales Orthodontics. As a “Chatty Cathy,” my job allows me to chat with so many amazing people. I love getting to know our patients and their families. I am married to my high school sweetheart, Jamie, and we have two great kids, Madison and Zachary. When I am not at Canales Orthodontics I enjoy spending time with my family. A few of our favorite things to do together are sitting by the fire pit, listening to the sounds of nature and watching movies (my kids are huge Marvel fans). Our favorite vacation spot is the beach!

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Tabby – Clinical Assistant

My name is Tabby Myrick. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Management at UAB. I plan to go on to dental school after completing my degree. My time as a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics has helped me learn about the dental atmosphere, and I love it!

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Lauren – Clinical Assistant

My name is Lauren, and I have been a clinical assistant at Canales since 2019. I absolutely love what I do at Canales Orthodontics! I love the opportunity to be a small part of such an important stage in our patients’ lives. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Dalton. We are fur parents to our goldendoodles, Maggie and Hank, and our little mutt, Diesel. We love camping, riding our RZR, and spending time with friends and family.

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Christina – Clinical Assistant

My name is Christina, and I am a Clinical Assistant at Canales Orthodontics. I love working in the dental field. I live in Chilton county and attend the Lighthouse church in Thorsby. In my free time I love to hike, fish, kayak and spend time with my two dogs.

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Laura – Marketing Coordinator

My name is Laura and I am proud to be a part of Canales Orthodontics since Fall 2020! I am the Marketing Coordinator for our Alabaster location and I love visiting local dentists as well as being involved in the community. I am a Birmingham native so you can typically find me trying a new restaurant in our wonderful city.

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