Broadway Office
4741 N. Broadway, Suite C
Knoxville, TN 37918
Mabry Hood Office
118 Mabry Hood Rd., Suite 200
Knoxville, TN 37922

Phone: 865.687.9412 info@pickeringorthodontics.com

Meet Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We aim to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient, and we put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment.

Our team is trained and skilled, and each member of our clinical staff is certified to place Incognito™ braces. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars, and most recently the Damon System seminar.

Our staff includes:

 

Scheduling/ Correspondence Coordinator

Nancy

Nancy is a native of Knoxville. She is married and has two children. She loves her Lasha Apso named Booger. She has been with our team for 9 years. When Nancy is not at the office she is spending her time with family riding bikes, running, and traveling. Nancy has 18 years of experience working as an Orthodontic receptionist.

Favorite Quote:

“There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens” Ecclesiastes 3:1

Scheduling Coordinator

Gina

Gina joined Pickering Orthodontics in 2015 as our scheduling coordinator. She was born and raised in Halls!  Gina has been married for 33 years and has 3 children. When she is not serving our patients at the office she enjoys decorating, playing the piano, spending time with her family and playing with her chihuahua Buddy. 

Favorite Quote:

"Only fear the Lord and serve Him in truth with all your heart, for consider how great things He hath done for you. "  I Samuel 12:24

Financial Coordinator

Jan

Jan is a native of Knoxville; Jan is an alumna of Knoxville Catholic High School, St. Mary’s School of Nursing and the University of Tennessee. She came to Dr. Pickering’s office in 2011 after 25 years in Catholic School Development. She has been delighted to find a parallel between her former career and life in an Orthodontic office, in that she still has the opportunity to build long term relationships with wonderful people. While she enjoys a variety of leisure activities- reading, gardening, drawing, stained glass - her favorite thing to do is spending time with her children and grandchildren. Jan is here to help you any Financial questions you may have about payment plans and insurance.

Favorite Quote:

“Above all else remain calm” Lois Maples

Treatment/Assistant Coordinator

Lindsey

Lindsey has been on our team since 2000. Ever since she had orthodontic treatment in middle school she knew that was the career she wanted to pursue. After work you can find Lindsey spending quality time with her family, including two precious, rambunctious boys. She also enjoys going to the gym for spin class or going for a run in her free time.

Favorite Quote:

“Love Deeper, Speak Softer”

Treatment Coordinator

Kim

Kim joined our team in 2003 but has worked as a dental assistant for 35 years. Kim is a Gibbs girl. She married her High School sweetheart and they have 2 children. Her family is growing with 2 grandbabies and one on the way. She loves orthodontics and seeing miracles happen as smiles are created. In her spare time she enjoys her family, her church and pool time.

Favorite Quote:

“Treat other as you would want to be treated.” Luke 6:31

Treatment Coordinator

Elaine

Elaine is a lifetime resident of Halls, her ancestors settled some 200 years ago. She stared her orthodontic career in high school and remains passionate about it today. She has 2 children and a wonderful husband. She enjoys cooking decorating, flower and vegetable gardening. She always keeps a lap dog and would rather be outside in. Our patients are important to her and she loves meeting new people. Elaine has worked for our office since 2004 and has been in the orthodontic field for 37 years.

Favorite Quote:

“If you don’t know what to do, then do what you know how to do.”

Treatment Coordinator

Brittany

Brittany started her dental assistant career at our office in 2009. Brittany is our bubbly assistant she is newly married with one child (an 85lb German shepherd named Reno.) She enjoys the challenge of orthodontics and is always ready to help her patients. She likes lying by the pool, going to the lake, and spending time with family and friends.

Favorite Quote:

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” Vivian Greene

Treatment Coordinator

Witteny

Witteny has grown up in Rutledge, where she now resides with her husband Reed. She joined our team after graduating from Walters State Community College with her Associates of Science degree. Witteny is also a certified CPR Instructor having completed the instructors course in May 2013. When Witteny isn’t here at the office she enjoys fishing with her husband, kayaking, running and shopping.

Favorite Quote:

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting so get on your way!” Dr. Seuss

Treatment Coordinator

Molly

Molly is a native of Knoxville and a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church. She loves spending time with her family, going to movies, and working out. Molly has worked as an orthodontic assistant for 34 years and joined our team in 2012.

Favorite Quote:

“In all your way acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:6

Treatment Coordinator

Brenda

Brenda is married and has three children. Brenda grew up in Luttrell, TN and loves spending time with her family. She has been a dental assistant for 16 years. She brings a great knowledge of General Dentistry to our practice. 

Favorite Quote:

"For I know the plans I have for you, delcares the Lord,  plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future."  Jeremiah 29:11

 

Treatment Coordinator

Sara

Sara has been working in the dental field since 2013.  She joined Pickering Orthodonitcs in 2015.  Sara is from Knoxville, TN and is a huge Vol Fan!!! She loves her Yorkie named Harlee, and in her spare time enjoys working out.

Favorite Quote:

"And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to His purpose."  Romans 8:28

Lab Coordinator

Mary

Mary is from Knoxville. She is married and has three grown children. During her spare time Mary enjoys baking, sewing and various other crafts. Mary has been working in her field for 34 years. Our office has been her home since 2003.

Favorite Quote:

“There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens” Ecclesiastes 3:1

Lab Coordinator

Diane

Diane is a native of Knoxville. She has been a part of our team since 2003. She is married with one daughter. Diane loves spending her time with her family and doing church work. She is very mild mannered and works well with everyone. Diane has been a lab technician for 34 years.

Favorite Quote:

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16

Project/ Treatment Coordinator

Tanya

Tanya has been with Pickering Orthodontics since 1999. She has a wonderful husband and two great children. Tanya attends Shepherd of the Hills Baptist church were she is very involve with the youth and children’s programs. She loves to spend time with her family and visit the gym. Tanya enjoys her job and loves being a part of such a wonderful team.

Favorite Quote:

2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:2-4