Meet the Staff

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harper orthodontics - martinez, ca

Taryn Carr, RDA

Taryn is almost an RDA (one test to go!) and has been with our practice since 2013. She enjoys seeing the transition of patients smiles as they progress through treatment. When she is not in the office she enjoys hiking, camping and walking her dog, Amber.

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Alexandra “Lexie” Harper, CDA

Lexie is a Certified Dental Assistant and our Financial/Treatment Coordinator. She has been with our practice since 2008. Lexie enjoys working side by side with our patients. She gets satisfaction from seeing our patients grow into confident individuals as orthodontics takes effect. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and their son, Cade.

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Amy Johnson, RDA

Amy is a Registered Dental Assistant and has worked in our office since 2001. She enjoys the challenges that orthodontics offers as well as the reward of seeing the transformation that occurs with our patients. Outside of the office, Amy enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Nicole “Nicki” Banchero, RDA

Nicki is a Registered Dental Assistant who has been with the practice since 2003. She likes working in a fun and friendly atmosphere and interacting with patients. She also enjoys seeing the great outcome of our patients’ awesome smiles. When she is not at the office, she loves to spend time with family and friends.

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Traci Dean, Financial and Treatment Coordinator

Traci is our financial coordinator and has been at our office since 2012 but in the dental field for 24 years. Working with Dr. Harper and his team has been the best experience in her time working in orthodontics. She enjoys the challenge offered with billing and collections as well as working side by side with parents to maximize their orthodontic benefits. Away from the office Traci loves motorcycle riding and adventurous hikes with her husband.