Lanie Barbour

Treatment Coordinator

Lanie works with all of our new patients and to see that your time here is easy and enjoyable. She has been in the orthodontic field for almost 10 years. She has a true passion and enthusiasm for helping patients with their orthodontic treatment planning while going above and beyond for every patient! Lanie strives to make your experience no less than exceptional. Being a San Diego native, Lanie takes full advantage of what it has to offer. When she’s not seeing our fabulous patients, she is somewhere having fun in the sun! From riding her Harley, to jet skiing the river, or snowboarding our close slopes, she is always up for an adventure!

“Watching our patients smiles and confidence transform is life changing and the best gift is to be a part of it!”

Kat Onn

Patient Coordinator

Kat is one of the kindest souls you will ever meet! You can count on her to welcome you in with a smile once you enter CVO. She has worked in general dentistry for the past 5 years throughout Northern and Southern CA. She finds the science behind orthodontics fascinating. On the weekends she enjoys camping with her family, having brunch with friends, or writing poetry.


Registered Orthodontic Assistant (OA)

Sylvia was born and raised in San Diego. She has been doing Orthodontics since 2016. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is watching a patients smile transform from start to finish and seeing the joy and confidence the patient gets from it. When Sylvia in not working, she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, hanging with friends and family and being happy and positive.

Melissa Harrington

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Melissa is originally from Massachusetts where she attended school and started her orthodontic assistant career in 2007. She moved to Southern Cali to be close to her husband’s family. Her favorite part about working at CVO is seeing the transformation of the patients’ smiles during treatment and the excitement at the end. She is a great communicator and has a special touch making nervous patients feel at ease. In her spare time she enjoys going to Disneyland, San Diego Zoo, and bike rides along the beach.

Kirschten Huntley

Dental Assistant

Kirschten is a native of San Diego, she started in orthodontics right out of high school and loved it so much that she decided to make a career out of it even after earning her degree in Psychology. She has been married to her college sweetheart for 27 years and has 2 sons. Her hobbies include watching her sons play rugby and baseball, cooking and music.