Meet Our Staff

Dr. Lints Staff Bios

We are a friendly, professional, and experienced team! Our office utilizes advanced dental radiography, and a dental CT scanning device to help determine the best treatment for you.  We use advanced orthodontic techniques, advanced  functional analysis, advanced educational programs, and we work in a beautiful modern office with the best sterilization process!

Our team of experienced friendly professionals have put together individual bios for you to get to know us even before you step foot in our office. We want you to feel comfortable with whomever takes care of you during your visit!

  • Lora


    Lora is the Office Manager for Dr. Lints and has worked with him since he graduated in 1989. She has her Associates Degree in science from Northwestern Michigan College. Lora enjoys working with the patients and staff. She has an 11 year old daughter who she spends all of her free time with. They enjoy travel, photography, computers, reading, and rock collecting.

  • Amy


    Shelley has worked in orthodontics since 1979, she began working with Dr. Lint’s in October 1997 and now spends most of her time in the lab making retainers. Shelley is married to her best friend Steve, they have 4 grown children and eight grandchildren. They live on a farm west of Kingsley and have horses, pigs, goats, dogs, cats and chickens. When Shelley isn’t working she enjoys spending time outside with her family doing just about anything.

  • Shelley


    Tracy has worked as a receptionist for Dr. Lints for 18 years. She enjoys her job and all of her co-workers. Tracy has been happily married to her husband Kevin for 3 years. She has a 14 year old son, an 11 year old daughter, and a 10 year old step-daughter. Tracy likes to spend all of her extra time with her family and enjoying her kids after school activities.

  • Tracy


    Shari is a registered dental assistant who has worked in the orthodontic field since 1980. 17 of those years have been with Dr. Lints. She is a native of Traverse City and enjoys all the activities that the 4 seasons provide. Family and friends occupy much of her time outside of work along with her two sheltie collies, Jaxon and Sundance.

  • Shari


    Karen is a treatment coordinator and assistant. She will assist you with your first visit to our office. She has been with Dr. Lints for 14 years and lives in Lake Ann with her husband Adam and two girls Kayla and Marie. She like spending time outside fishing, hunting, riding, motorcycles, camping, and playing sports.

  • Karen


    Shannon has worked as an orthodontic dental assistant for nearly 18 years and has been working with Dr. Lints for 13 of those years. The thing she likes most about her position is being part of a team that can improves a person life by making their smile better. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

  • Shannon


    Tamara is one of Dr. Lint’s chair side assistants. September she will be celebrating 14 years of working with Dr. Lints and his great team. She has a total of 32 years of experience in orthodontic assisting. She dearly loves meeting and working with each and every patient to help create their smiles. When she is not present in the office she is “mom” to 3 sons, Dylan, 34 Brent, 26, and Tyler, 24. Her hobbies are jewelry making, biking, hiking, quilting, show shoeing, and rock hunting. Her loves are her church, husband of 8 years, family, and of course her great job!

  • Tammy


    Amanda is a registered dental assistant. She graduated from Northwestern Michigan College in August of 2007. She enjoys gardening and the outdoors. She is loving family life with her new husband and three children.

  • Angie

    Angie is a chair side dental assistant. She has been working in the orthodontic field since 1992. She joined Dr. Lint’s team in 2008. What she enjoys most is changing one smile at a time. She lives in Traverse City with her husband Mike and her Son Derrick who is 20 and self-employed. She enjoys spending time outdoors, going to the beach and picking rocks, and walking her dog Lexi.

  • Amanda


    Kristie has worked with Dr. Lints since 2008. Prior to that she worked in general dentistry for 4 years. She enjoys working with a great team of co-workers, helping patients improve their smiles. As a Traverse City Native she spends time with her husband hiking, camping and traveling.

  • Angie


    Sara has been working with Dr. Lint’s since 2011. She has a dental assisting degree from Northwestern Michigan College. Sara is one of the first staff members you will work with when you start treatment at our office. When not working in the office she likes to spend time outdoors, enjoying all the seasons that Michigan has to offer. When not outdoors she likes to spend time with her mat in yoga practice.

  • Meghan

    Meghan is a dental assistant who graduated from Northwestern Michigan College in 2012 and has been with Dr. Lints and the team since December 2012. She was born and raised in Traverse City. She has a daughter who is 14 years old and is the light of her life! She loves to spend time at the beach and kayaking in the summer. Fall is her favorite Season of the year. Meghan loves animals and has 3 cats of her own.

  • Meghan


    Courtney has been working in the orthodontic field for 15 years and has been working with Dr. Lint’s since 2014. She is married and has a daughter named Addison. Courtney and her family enjoy outdoor activities such as hunting, snowshoeing, four wheeling, and hiking. Courtney is an avid animal lover.

  • Kristy


    Kristen Graduated from Northwestern Michigan College with a dental assisting certificated and associates degree in science. She loves being a part of Dr. Lint’s team because she gets to help make people happy and smile more. She enjoys traveling, nature, dancing, fashion, doing makeup, and most of all family time.

  • Kristy


    Amy has been working with Dr. Lint’s since June 2015. She has been happily married to Aaron for 16 years with two great kids, a daughter that is 14 and a son that is 12. She enjoys boating, fishing, snowmobiling, interior decorating, and spending quality time with her family.

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    Robin is a dental hygienist and graduated from Ferris State University. The best part of her job is getting to know the patients, taking their braces off, and helping to make them smile! She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, gardening, cooking, and reading.

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Traverse City Office
4020 Copper View #240
Traverse City, MI 49684

Suttons Bay Office
408 N St Joseph St
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Elk Rapids Office
126 Ames St
Elk Rapids, MI 49629

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