ETO Team

It truly takes a team effort to provide the best orthodontic care in East Tennessee and we have the best team to take care of you and your family.  You will always feel welcomed from the 1st phone call to your last retainer checkup and will be taken care of until you have the inspiring smile you always dreamed about.  We don’t just stop there either.  Ask us about our Treatment Guarantee.  Find out a little more about our amazing team below and come meet these orthodontic Rockstars in-person.
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Clinical Team

Hi I’m Destiny! I’ve been In the dental field since 2017! I am an Observation Coordinator/Clinical assistant for the office! A little about me , I was born and raised In Jacksonville, FL. I’ve been married to my sweet husband since March of 2020, and we have two cat fur babies named Max and Dunkin that we adopted from a cat cafe back in Florida! I love being a part of ETO , and I can’t wait to meet all of you!

Hey there! I'm Katherine, more known as Kat, and I am one of the scheduling coordinators here at ETO! I joined Dr. Trisler's team in May 2022 and quickly learned that we're all family here! I believe you will feel the same way! Outside of the office, I am a mother of 2 beautiful girls! I love to be outdoors, watching SEC football (GBO), and spending time with my girls. I cannot wait to watch you all grow and achieve the confident smile you all deserve but most importantly, thank you for trusting us here at ETO!

Hi everyone! My name is Raelee. Growing up I had a lot of work done in my mouth and very quickly grew a passion for orthodontics. I knew I wanted to change lives the way mine had been changed. I graduated Dental Assisting school in March of 2020 and have been married to my amazing husband since April 2022. A couple fun facts; We have 1 fur baby, Millie, and I’m happiest when I’m sitting by the ocean. I truly believe you’re never fully dressed without a smile and look forward to getting to know every patient and making your smile the best it can be!

Hey all! My name is Amanda and I'm one of the scheduling coordinators here at ETO! My children received such excellent care while undergoing their orthodontic journey with ETO, I knew I wanted to be a part of that journey for others.

I love spending time with my family and watching sports (any kind) but my favorite is baseball and soccer and I love to workout with my CrossFit family in Clinton!

Hey you guys! I’m Macy!! I’ve been in the dental field since November of 2021, and I knew from the jump I wanted to work in orthodontics. I can truly say that God has blessed me to start this journey so early on in life. Outside of work I love being with my family, friends, and my golden-doodle Dolly. I’m excited and honored to meet all of you wonderful people.

Hey my name is Leigh Nguyen, I've been in the field of dentistry since 2008. I'm married with four children, three boys one girl; Birmingham is my hometown. I'm half Sicilian and I value family and tradition. I'm very passionate about my career and making a difference in my patients lives. I'm so excited to be here at ETO and be apart of changing your smiles!

Hello!  My name is Sara Lester and I've been in the dental field since 2002.  I'm an ETO's Treatment Coordinator and love meeting our new patients and working with them to begin their orthodontic treatment. I'm married with 2 children.  I grew up in Northeastern Ohio and moved to Knoxville in 2006.  I love East TN and am proud to call it my home.  In my free time I love to be outdoors and spend time with my family.

Hi! My name is Chloe and I'm from Oliver Springs. I have been with ETO since August 2022 and love that I'm beginning my career here! I absolutely love getting to know our patients and enjoy hearing all the stories shared. It's been so rewarding! In my spare time, I enjoy shopping, hanging out with my friends, family and boyfriend with a little extra time loving my cat Oliver!

Hey y'all! I'm Katy and I have been with ETO since September 2022. I’m originally from Kingston and graduated from Dental Assisting School in 2019. After school, I went into general and pediatric dentistry where I learned so much about dental health and caring for children. My favorite thing about being in this field is helping patients be comfortable with their smiles and me being a part of that!! In my free time, you will see me outdoors with my family, racing or shopping.

Hey everyone! I’m Makayla and I grew up locally in Clinton! I started here at ETO in December2022 and have had a blast since the start! I love the atmosphere and family feel at this office. Before I started here, I was a work from home Mom that wears many hats! When I'm not in the office, I stay busy at the ball field with my 4 beautiful children that all play sports with my loving husband.

Hello!! My name is Jean and I recently joined ETO in 2023. Originally from Philadelphia, PA I began working in dentistry in 2005 as a Dental Assistant. I was able to expand my knowledge in dentistry working at the University of Pennsylvania Dental school and then did travel dentistry that landed me in Texas where I met my husband who is originally from East Tennessee! I moved here in 2019 and have loved it ever since! My focus is working directly in the community and enjoy educating patients on Oral Health. You can catch me in my free time on Norris Lake with family, fishing and kayaking or watching my son play Baseball.
Kelly Trisler

Hi, I'm Kelly, Dr. Trisler's wife. Both Dr. T and I are originally from the Atlanta area, but Oak Ridge is truly our home!  We have 3 great kiddos (and some doodles!) who keep us busy with all kinds of activities including soccer and dance! I am the Marketing Director here at ETO and enjoy helping in and out of the office! Besides my relationship with and growing in the Lord, my passions are dancing, running, lifting, helping others with their health and wellness, and just hanging out with my fam!
Cindy Silva

Hola! My name is Cindy Silva and I am the front desk coordinator here at East TN Orthodontics. I was born in Los Angeles, California but have lived in Oak Ridge since I was 7 years old. I received my General Associates degree from Pellissippi State Community College in April and will be graduating from Dental Staff School in August.  If I’m not at work I’m either spending time with my family and friends, or shopping. I look forward to watching how a beautiful smile can change our patients' lives!

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