Our main priority is giving you the best smile possible, but next to that, we do our best to make every patient feel at home. At Dr. Aimee Skelton’s orthodontic practice, you will find a staff family excited to get to know you and make each visit an enjoyable experience. Our highly trained team strives to provide energetic and friendly service, and each member of our treatment team is a registered orthodontic assistant. Our staff has many years of experience treating patients with top-notch care. Not only do we provide a fun, personal orthodontic experience, we also keep our training up to speed with the latest technological advances through regular education courses and seminars.

We look forward to meeting you.
Now, here’s a little bit about us!

Sherrie Lankford
Treatment Coordinator/Financial Coordinator

Sherrie is a Fort Payne High School graduate, and has been with Dr. Skelton since 2006. Outside the office, Sherrie loves to hang out with her husband Jeff and their grown children, Jesi, twins Josh and Jordan, daughter in law Emily, and especially her grandson Grayden. Besides her kids, she also loves her little Yorkie named Gabbi. Sherrie is a fan of adventures at the lake with her friends and family, and she loves to shop. The best parts of her job: “Meeting new people and seeing the beautiful smiles after the braces are removed!”

Julie Ayers
Orthodontic Assistant

Another longtime team member, Julie has worked for Dr. Skelton’s practice since 2003, after earning her Academy of Orthodontic Assisting certification. She loves to hang out with her two kids, Ethan and Emma, and at work, she really enjoys interacting with the kids who come to see Dr. Skelton. “I love being able to make them smile when they have had a bad day!” she says.

Johnnie Marie White
Orthodontic Assistant

A Geraldine native and graduate of Geraldine High School, Johnnie Marie has been at Dr. Skelton’s practice since 2005, after receiving her certification from the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting.She loves being a mom to her son Lane and her miniature dachshund Bama. Johnnie also loves hanging out with her friends and family. Her hobbies include shopping, dining at her favorite restaurants, and working out, though she loves coming to work just about the same

Lisa Veal
Orthodontic Assistant

Lisa, a graduate of Sylvania High School, has been a part of the Skelton Orthodontics family since May 2007. Lisa obtained her Academy of Orthodontic Assisting certification in the summer of 2007.She and her husband, Dale, have one son, Ethan. Lisa’s favorite thing to do is spending time in the great outdoors with her husband and son. Lisa’s favorite part about working at Skelton Orthodontics is “seeing all the smiling faces!

Amey Nava
Orthodontic Assistant

Amey is a graduate of Douglas High School. Not only has she earned her Certified Dental Assistant Degree from Northeast State Community College, but she is also certified by the Academy of Orthodontic Assistants.Amey and her husband Fabian love having family adventures with their daughter Lexi. Amey’s favorite activities include hiking, canoeing, riding horses, and enjoying farm life. Amey’s favorite part about working at Skelton Orthodontics is “working with all of the great patients!”

Teresa Stone
Administrative Assistant

Teresa has been with Dr. Aimee Skelton since June of 2003. She loves getting to know new patients and really enjoys watching the progression of their new smiles from start to finish. When she’s not busy behind the counter at the office, Teresa loves to spend time outdoors, especially with her husband Barry, daughter Hilary and stepson Hunter.

Ashley Phillips
Financial Coordinator

A graduate of both Valley Head High School and Jacksonville State University, Ashley has also earned a certification from the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting.When she isn’t answering phone calls or scheduling appointments, Ashley enjoys playing basketball and making crafts with her husband Jim and their daughters Avery, Abigail, and Lennan. Her favorite part about working at Skelton Orthodontics is “interacting with all our patients and their families.

Bryna Morton
Scheduling Coordinator

Bryna graduated from Sylvania High School and has been with the Skelton Orthodontics team for five years! She is certified by the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting! Bryna loves being part of the Skelton Orthodontics team and contributing to the beautiful smiles Dr. Skelton creates. On the weekends, Bryna loves to spend time with her husband Andrew and their baby boy Elijah.

Jessica Parham
Scheduling Coordinator

Jessica is a graduate of Fort Payne High School. She attended NACC and Athens State University. Jessica loves to spend time with her friends, family, and dog, Heidi. A couple of her favorite hobbies are decorating and baking. 

Nancy Garcia
Scheduling Coordinator

Nancy is a graduate of Fort Payne High School and enjoys traveling to different parts of the USA, especially the beaches in Florida. She also enjoys visiting family in Durango and Coahuila, Mexico. Nancy and her husband Ramon have one son, Jordan Joaquin. She enjoys spending quality time with her family, parents, and her four brothers.

Diana Hernandez
Clinical Assistant

Diana is a graduate from Fort Payne High school. She also graduated from NACC achieving an Associates degree in arts. In her spare time, she can be found outdoors. She loves hiking and kayaking with her fiancé. “I love helping patients achieve the smile they’ve always wanted.”

Hannah Nance
Clinical Assistant

Hannah is a 2016 graduate of Pisgah High School. She earned a dental assisting certificate from Penn Foster Career School and an online orthodontic assisting course certificate. During her free time, Hannah enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her husband and friends.

Hayley Crider
Clinical Assistant

Hayley graduated from Valley Head in 2014. She attended NACC and earned a certificate in general education. She also earned an online orthodontic assisting course certificate when starting with Skelton Orthodontics. Hayley has two boys Corbin and Bryce. When she is not spending time with her boys, she loves to refurbish furniture.

Karen Lopez
Clinical Assistant

Karen is a 2019 graduate of Plainview High School. She is currently attending NACC to pursue a degree in science. She loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoys going out on random adventures. Karen is excited to be a part of the Skelton Orthodontics family!