Meet The Orthodontic Team

West Des Moines, Iowa’s Favorite Orthodontics Office

Have you ever wanted to go somewhere where everybody knows your name? Walk through the doors at Stork Orthodontics in West Des Moines, Iowa (IA) and that is exactly what you’ll get. We know that you are the most important part of what we do. Each of our team members is excited to welcome you to the Stork Orthodontics family.

Our highly trained team works exceptionally hard to best serve you. Our team members consistently exceed the continuing education requirements to ensure the orthodontic treatment you receive is sensational.

Melanie

Scheduling Coordinator

Melanie grew up in Des Moines and attended Iowa State University (Go, Cyclones!!). She loves spending time with family and keeps busy traveling with her husband and her daughters, Peyton and Gillian. She also loves animals, including her two cats. Melanie has a passion for customer service and making others smile!

Emma

Scheduling Coordinator

Emma grew up in Des Moines and is the youngest of four children. She graduated from Roosevelt High School and studied business at Des Moines Area Community College. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family (including her adorable cat, Shyla) and friends. She also loves to meet new people. Emma is happy to be part of an amazing team with GREAT patients!

Brooke

Treatment Coordinator

Brooke was born in Georgia and grew up in Kentucky. She became interested in orthodontics after getting her own braces as an adult and spending time in the office. She enjoys spending time with her family including her husband, Jordan, two cats, Princess and Oliver, and dog, Kane. She is obsessed with Dave Matthews Band and working out at Burn Boot Camp!

Maiya

Treatment Coordinator

Maiya received on the job training before obtaining her dental assistant certification. She loves spending time with her family and fur babies. In her free time, Maiya enjoys going to Iowa Hawkeyes games and watching movies. Maiya also enjoys creating relationships with all of our amazing patients while she helps them achieve their sensational smiles!

Sarah

Orthodontic Assistant

Sarah lives in Granger and received on the job training before receiving her dental assistant certification. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters and son, working out, and reading. She is a (major) fan of Shinedown and the LA Chargers, and provides sensational Stork smiles.

Jazmine

Orthodontic Assistant

Jazmine was born in Des Moines but grew up in Illinois. Jazmine now lives in West Des Moines with her two daughters, Ava and Aubrey. She enjoys crafting and painting. She also enjoys collecting houseplants, and her collection is growing! Her favorite time of the year is fall when she can go to the pumpkin patch and eat apple cider donuts! One of her favorite things is traveling to Chicago and Texas to visit family and friends!

Chloe

Orthodontic Assistant

Chloe comes to us from Alabama where she was born and raised. She moved to Bondurant in 2018. Chloe and her husband, Tyler, have a daughter, Elizabeth, and a son, Ethan. Her favorite animals are dogs, and they have a Weimaraner named Molly Mae. She is an adventure enthusiast and loves meeting people and trying new things! Some of her favorite things to do in her spare time are doing her nails, cooking, and cheering for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.

Katie

Orthodontic Assistant

Katie moved here from the Quad Cities. She enjoys playing all sports especially volleyball and golf. Her favorite time of the year is summer when she can kayak and do all things outdoors. She also enjoys cooking and working out at burn boot camp! Her personality is contagious and is always being silly.

Megan

Marketing Assistant

Megan was born in Gold Beach, Oregon and enjoys visiting her family as much as possible. She and her husband, Cody, have two kids Theia and Remi. And their rescue cat, Frank. Megan holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Buena Vista University, and has previous experience as a marketing assistant and a center supervisor. She enjoys yoga, shopping, cooking, and any kind of water activity!

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Ali

Orthodontic Assistant

Ali grew up in West Des Moines and graduated from Iowa State University. She lives in Beaverdale with her boyfriend, Dakota, their golden retriever, Lou and their cat Benny. In her spare time, she enjoys working out and going out to eat especially on taco Tuesday! You know when Ali is around because she is always singing.

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Emily

Orthodontic Assistant

Emily grew up in small town Carroll, IA. Sports are a very big part of Emily’s life and she enjoys doing all sports! She played basketball at Minnesota West in Worthington, MN and Waldorf University in Forest City, IA. Emily now lives in Urbandale with her sister Marissa and their dogs, Cooper and Winnie. Emily loves spending time outside playing with Cooper and soaking up all the sunshine!

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Leslie

Orthodontic Assistant

Carleigh

Orthodontic Assistant

Jenna

Marketing Director

Jenna was born and raised in Illinois. She attended Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois for Dental Hygiene. After practicing hygiene for years, she began lecturing about dental risk factors to doctors and teams around the country and Canada. Orthodontics has become a passion of Jenna’s. She loves being a part of delivering sensational service and smiles that boost patients’ confidence and truly changes their lives. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, trying new things, and exploring Des Moines.

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*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Dr. James Stork. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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Our West Des Moines Orthodontics Office
4090 Westown Pkwy, Suite 101
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Phone:  515.608.8830

Mon - Thurs:
7:50 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri:
7:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Our West Des Moines Orthodontics Office
4090 Westown Pkwy, Suite 101
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Phone:  515.608.8830

Mon - Thurs:
7:50 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri:
7:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.