Meet Our Team

Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience every time you visit our practice.

Our patients are like family, and we hope to make you feel welcome and at ease!


Treatment Coordinator/Insurance Specialist

Teresa is one of the warm, friendly voices you will hear when you call our office and one of the smiling faces welcoming you to your first visit. From explaining our flexible payment options to working tirelessly for you to maximize your insurance benefits, Teresa does whatever she can to help our office run smoothly and deliver a positive experience for our patients. She loves being a part of a team that creates beautiful smiles and improves dental health and confidence. Teresa brings 15 years of healthcare administration and education experience to our team. She lives in the Center Grove area with her two children, Colin & Olivia. She has a green belt in karate and enjoys painting and dancing with her kids.



Scheduling Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant

Casey’s goal is to make you feel welcome from the moment you first call our office or enter our front door. She splits her time between caring for you in reception as well as in the clinic.  Although originally from Indianapolis, she has made her home in Trafalgar with her husband Kevin and her three sons, two of which are twins. Casey enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, biking, hiking, sports, music, and journaling.



Orthodontic Assistant/Scheduling Coordinator

Michelle has served as an orthodontic assistant in both Knoxville, TN, and the Indianapolis/Greenwood area for a total of over 15 years. She has a special certification in tooth polishing through the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Michelle prides herself in going the extra mile for our patients to help them achieve the best result. She enjoys getting to know our patients and helping them obtain a smile they can be proud of. She is originally from Bloomington, IN, and has lived in the south Indy area for the past 8 years. Michelle and her husband Kevin have one young son, Griffin. She loves spending time with her family, watching movies, cooking, reading, and being outdoors.



Orthodontic Assistant

Chelsey is excited to be part of the Shank Orthodontics team, where she can help create beautiful smiles in a caring environment. She has a special certification in tooth polishing from Ivy Tech Community College, where she studied Expanded Functions Dental Assisting. Chelsey grew up in Mississippi, but relocated to Indiana with her entire family after Hurricane Katrina. She and her husband have a young daughter and 2 dogs. When Chelsey is not at the office, you can find her participating in outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and cookouts. She also enjoys making crafts and spending time with family.

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