The 605 Orthodontics Team

Our team can’t wait to assist you during your smile transformation journey! We prioritize developing personal relationships with each patient and their families in order to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience!
Kristi

Kristi - Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator

Kristi has more than 28 years of experience in the orthodontic field and is Dr. Rachel’s treatment coordinator and office manager. She has been married for over 30 years and has three grown children: Kayla, Lexi, and Mitch. She and her husband are huge Notre Dame fans, and love to travel and be with family and loved ones.

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Alex - Orthodontic Assistant/Clinical Coordinator

Alex, a Watertown native, completed the dental assisting program at Lake Area Technical Institute and joined 605 Orthodontics in 2011. Alex chose orthodontics because she loves developing personal relationships with patients. In her free time, Alex loves spending time with her boyfriend and their two dogs, a German Shepherd, Tova, and an American Bully, Harley.

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Terry - CDA/Orthodontic Assistant

Terry, a Sioux Falls native, came to 605 Orthodontics in 2011 with more than 31 years of experience in the orthodontic field. Terry’s specialty is making all patients comfortable in our office and confident in their smiles. Terry has two daughters, Maggie and Colleen, as well as two sweet fur babies whom she loves to spoil. The family loves spending the summers fishing on Lake Oahe, and Terry also enjoys gardening and tending to her flowers.
Kristi

Jackie - Orthodontic Assistant

Jackie is originally from Wabasso, Minnesota and joined our team in 2016. She loves helping patients achieve beautiful, confident smiles! She enjoys attending all of her son’s sports activities, time with family and friends, and going to Vikings and Twins games. Additionally, she is an active member of her church, Sioux Falls Women Run, and the 605 Running Crew.
Lexi

Lexi - Marketing Coordinator

Lexi was born and raised in Sioux Falls and graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in Human Development and Family Services. She joined our team in 2017 and now manages all our social media platforms, event coordination, and marketing. In her spare time, Lexi enjoys being active, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
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Melissa K. - CDA/Orthodontic Assistant

Melissa has been in the orthodontic field for almost 25 years and part of the 605 Orthodontic team since 2018. She loves working with patients and helping them achieve a beautiful smile through a positive orthodontic experience. Melissa lives in Salem with her husband of 20 years and their two busy children. She enjoys watching her kids play sports, coaching girls softball, traveling, and time spent with family and friends.
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Melissa O. - Scheduling/Insurance Coordinator

Melissa joined our team in 2020 and is one of the first faces you see when you first walk into the office. She enjoys a variety of different activities outside of work including kayaking, and photography, and spending time with her son and daughter. Melissa is passionate about mental health and hopes to one day lead a small support group in the Sioux Falls area.

Kara

Kara - Orthodontic Assistant

Kara joined the 605 Orthodontics team in April of 2021 and has loved witnessing the transformation of our patients during orthodontic treatment! She and her husband, Scott, live in Harrisburg with their two children, Jaxon and MaKaylee. In her spare time, Kara enjoys exercising, spending time outdoors, and shopping.

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