Meet the Team


Treatment Coordinator

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Tamara is graduate of IU’s Dental Assisting program. She started working in orthodontics in 1989 and joined our team in 2014. She has worked chairside as an assistant, front desk as a scheduling coordinator, and currently as the treatment coordinator helping guide patients and families through treatment. Most likely, your first appointment will be with Tamara!  She says her favorite part of her job is building relationships with the families and seeing the transformation patients go through. Tamara loves working alongside Dr. Nicholson and staff because there is genuine care for each and every patient. 

Tamara and her husband have four children and two dogs. When she isn't working, Tamara loves to spend time with her family. You can find them outdoors traveling, camping or boating! 


Office Manager

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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.


Scheduling Coordinator

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Alex joined our team in 2020 and has learned so much about orthodontics! She works at the front desk and loves greeting patients when they come into the office for their appointments. Alex also answers the phones and helps with rescheduling appointments and taking payments. She loves talking with the patients and getting to know them and their families. 
Alex and her husband have two young kids and love to go to the zoo! She loves a good cup of coffee and cool weather. You can also find Alex spending time with her family and friends, cheering on the Indianapolis Colts, or relaxing at home. 



Financial Coordinator

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Ashley is a 2008 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. Until recently, Ashley worked chairside with the patients, but now you’ll find her at the front desk with Alex.  As the financial/scheduling coordinator, she helps answer phones and schedule appointments as well as handling insurance.  Her favorite part of her job is seeing how excited the patients are when they get their braces off.

Ashley loves coffee, fall (it really is the best season!), reading, floating in the pool, hitting the gym, going on vacation, and spending time with her daughters and boyfriend.  They live on the south side of Indy with their dog, Kobe, and cat, Milo.


Clinical Coordinator 

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Brandi is a graduate of the IU Dental Assisting program and is X-ray certified. She started working in the dental field in 1996 with Dr. Nicholson and her favorite part of her job has always been the same! She loves treating the young kids and watching them grow up into teenagers. She thinks it’s really neat watching all the changes they go through, including the progression of their smile! She was a part of the Nicholson Orthodontics team many years ago and rejoined our team in 2010. 
Brandi and her husband have teenage twins, two dogs, and two cats and enjoy spending their free time outdoors hiking, boating and enjoying the scenery. She also loves to travel, especially to the beach! Brandi has known Dr. Nicholson for many years and says that he is the best boss around! She says that he is so caring, honest, and absolutely loves his patients and staff like family! Brandi loves how our team works together and really works hard to engage with every patient during their visits in our office. 



Orthodontic Assistant

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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.  She enjoys crafting with her Cricut and attending her son's basketball and football games!



Orthodontic Assistant

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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 spending time with her husband and attending football and basketball games!


Orthodontic Assistant

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Renee started working in the dental field in 1994. She joined our team in 2016 as an orthodontic assistant. She loves seeing the results when patients finish treatment. Renee has known Dr. Nicholson for many years and loves the energy he brings to the office every day. 
Renee lives here in Zionsville with her daughter and two dogs. You can find her outdoors swimming, camping, boating or hiking in her free time. Her favorite season is definitely summer! 


Orthodontic Assistant

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Mattie is the newest member of Nicholson Orthodontics! She just began her dental career and is excited to get to learn alongside so many experienced assistants. She is most looking forward to learning everything there is to know about orthodontics! She loves to get to know the patients and help them through their treatment. 
Mattie loves to spend time with her family and friends. You can find her boating at the lake during the summer months (which is her favorite season!) or roller skating at the local roller skating rink.


Marketing Coordinator

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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,  four daughters-in-law and two grandchildren. Margy likes the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.


Brace Bus Driver

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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!

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