Our Orthodontic Staff | Specialist La Jolla Orthodontist | Dr. Paul J. Styrt, Specialists in Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

Our team

All our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. 

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

  • Patty

    Patty Practice Administrator/Treatment Coordinator, RDA, OAP

    Patty is a San Diego native and has worked in the orthodontic field as a Registered Dental Assistant since 1987. After working many years as a clinical assistant, she transitioned into the role of Treatment Coordinator and is now our Practice Administrator. Patty provides quality care to each and every patient and believes that patience and caring go a long way in keeping our team and patients happy.

    “I love how a beautiful smile can make a difference in the confidence of a child."

    "My own two children have gone through treatment with Dr. Styrt and now they both have beautiful healthy smiles!”

  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Financial/Insurance Specialist

    Elizabeth was born and raised in San Diego, California. Elizabeth moved to Fort Hood, Texas in 2009 where she entered the orthodontic field and she fell in love with helping patients achieve self-confidence. After moving back to San Diego in 2012, her background in insurance, finance and customer service has brought her to the wonderful team of Dr. Styrt.

    “I love witnessing the positive changes in our patients every day. It is an honor to be sharing this amazing experience with them as we strive to be the best part of their day.”

  • Colette

    Colette Clinical Specialist, RDA, OAP

    Colette, originally from Chicago, has lived in San Diego for many years. She has worked in the orthodontic field since 1994 and now works on our team as a clinical specialist. Colette adores working for Dr. Styrt and his amazing team who are always striving to set the orthodontic bar high. Colette enjoys living in the Bay Park Community with her husband and two children.

  • Dina

    Dina Clinical Specialist, RDA, OAP

    Dina moved here from Culver City and has been in the dental field since 1987. She works as a Clinical Specialist and enjoys enhancing lives every day. Dina loves being an RDA and feels blessed to live here and work with such fun-loving people. Dina enjoys cooking, canning, and sharing her homemade salsa!

  • Gina

    Gina Treatment Coordinator

    Gina began her orthodontic career in Sacramento in 1984 working as a clinical specialist, treatment coordinator and front office administrator before coming to San Diego and joining our team in 2017. She shines in treatment coordinating, and especially loves being able to educate and connect with our new patients, creating a comfortable environment. Gina is a motivated mother of two beautiful adult daughters and fills her time with music, eating right, working out and staying healthy. She loves working for Dr. Styrt because of the quality of his team members, being surrounded by their positivity is the perfect thing to create a great day!

  • Sheri

    Sheri Pediatric Clinical Specialist, RDA

    Sheri is one of our pediatric assistants and has been in the dental field since 1997. She loves getting to know the patients and parents at every appointment and works hard to make sure they have an enjoyable experience. Sheri is married with two sons and a dog, and they like to spend their free time going to the river, or relaxing by the pool at home. You can also find Sheri and her husband watching their son’s basketball and baseball games, as they are a family that loves sports!

  • Mackenzie

    MackenzieClinical Specialist, RDA

    Mackenzie is a San Diego native and has been in the dental field since 2016. She found her true love and passion for dental assisting when she became a sterilization technician working part time while attending Grossmont community college. She is so happy to have joined Team Styrt in 2018 where she can expand on her skills and knowledge. What Mackenzie enjoys to do the most is spend time with her family and explore San Diego. Mackenzie likes drawing and doodling to show her creativity and also loves dogs. She loves the positive and loving environment of her co-workers who always make the days entertaining and also enjoys creating beautiful healthy smiles for all of her patients.

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Treatment for kids

Melissa N. Mother of a child age 10

I have been very impressed with the entire office. You do a super job of making us feel you care. Thank you. We love to refer your office to our friends and family.