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!”

Patient Coordinator

Amanda Gullingsrud
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Amanda has been an RDA since 1998 and has been working as an orthodontic
assistant for over 13 years. She loves helping people achieve the smile they
want and being a part of their journey from start to finish. Her favorite part of
working in orthodontics is being able to see patients on a regular basis and
building true friendships with them. She enjoys reading, relaxing by the pool,
and you may even see her at the local skate park with her family!


Dental Assistant

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.


Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

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.

Registered Orthodontic Assistant (OA)

Danielle Lowe
Registered Orthodontic Assistant (OA)

From the moment Danielle went to her first dentist appointment she knew she wanted to become a dental assistant.  Her absolute favorite part of working in ortho is “the relationships you build with the patients throughout treatment.  You get to know them and watch the transformation from start to finish.”  It’s a reward that you often don’t find in other careers.  In her spare time, Danielle enjoys hanging out with her significant other and their dog, Zeus.