Our Staff


We know that our office is only as effective and welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly, well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive, nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.

Our staff is highly skilled, uniquely trained and strives to provide unparalleled service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training, multiple certifications and years of experience treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!

Tamara – Scheduling Coordinator
tamara Tamara is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with her X-ray license and is a graduate of IU’s Dental Assisting program.  She has over 25 years of experience in orthodontics and joined Dr. Nicholson's team in 2014.  Tamara is married and they have three sons and a daughter. Most of her time off she is busy with the kids sporting events, and she enjoys every minute of it!

Tammy – Office Manager
tammy.jpg Tammy has been with Dr. Nicholson since he started in 1982. She is X-ray certified and has done many different positions in the office. She enjoys continuing to learn new things to help our office be the best it can be. Tammy is married and has three sons, three daughters-in-law and four grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Janice – Treatment Coordinator
janice.jpg Janice has been with Dr. Nicholson since 2003 and is from the Lebanon area. Janice will walk you through all the steps of getting your braces on and is very knowledgeable regarding payment plans and insurance benefits. Janice is married and has two children and four grandsons. She enjoys music, taking small trips on scooters with her husband and friends, and loves spending time with her grandchildren.

Brandi – Orthodontic Assistant
Brandi Brandi is a graduate from the IU Dental Assisting program and is X-ray certified. She worked for Dr. Nicholson years ago and rejoined the team in 2010.  She and her husband have two children. They spend a lot of time at the ball diamonds and enjoy the outdoors.  Brandi is an animal lover and volunteers at the Shelby County Humane Society in her free time.  She has fostered many dogs and their puppies.

Michelle – Orthodontic Assistant
Michelle Michelle is a graduate of Kaplan College with a certificate in dental assisting and is X-ray certified. She joined our team in 2010.  Michelle’s favorite part of her job is interacting with patients and getting to know them. She is from the Lebanon area and many times if Dr. Nicholson is unavailable on evenings and weekends, she is the one on-call. Michelle is married and they have four children. There is not much free time, but she enjoys having cookouts with family and friends.

Ashley – Orthodontic Assistant
Ashley Ashley is a graduate of the IU Dental Assisting program and is X-ray certified.  She has known Dr. Nicholson all of her life and has worked at Nicholson Orthodontics since 2008.  Ashley is usually working chair side with the patients, but occasionally fills in as Treatment Coordinator and Scheduling Coordinator.  Her favorite part of her job is seeing how excited the patients are when they get their braces off!  Ashley has two daughters.  She enjoys going to the gym and spending time with family and friends.

Taylor – Orthodontic Assistant
Taylor Taylor is an IU School of Dentistry graduate and is X-ray certified.  She has been with Dr. Nicholson since 2015.  Her favorite part of her job is working chair side with the patients and seeing the change in their smiles.  Taylor loves IU basketball and Gracie, her chihuahua.  In her free time she enjoys working out, reading, and watching IU!

Renee – Orthodontic Assistant
Renee Renee joined Nicholson Orthodontics in 2016 and has over 19 years of experience in orthodontics.   Renee loves celebrating with the patients when they get their braces off!  She has one daughter and a schnauzer mix named Mocha.  In her spare time Renee likes to go camping, hiking, and shopping with her daughter.

Margy – Marketing Coordinator
Margy-1-Margy is a graduate of Ball State and was a nurse in the Navy for five years. She has many job descriptions in the office, from filling in for office staff and the Brace Bus driver to running errands. She also does the marketing for the practice. She enjoys meeting the other doctors and their staff, and she knows many of our patients and parents. Margy and Dr. Nicholson have been married since 1984. They have four sons and three daughters-in-law. Margy likes the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Nancy – Brace Bus Drivernancy
Nancy has been driving our Brace Bus since 2016.  She is married and has two daughters.  You may find her in our lobby crocheting blankets for the homeless.  We are happy to have her with us!