Our Team

Our staff is dedicated to providing you with the best orthodontic care possible. To accomplish this, we work together as a team. Working together in this fashion enables us to reach our common goal of helping you achieve optimal oral health through exemplary orthodontic care.Dr. John Clinebell Ortho- Decatur- 2017- adults and children with braces

  Our commitment to you begins before you even arrive in our office. Our staff spends many hours in continuing education, improving our communication skills, enhancing our clinical technique and upgrading our customer service skills. We want to be the best orthodontic practice in the field; not only in orthodontic care, but also in the way we provide our services to you.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is eager to help you in any way we can. Everyone in our office, from our scheduling coordinator to our insurance specialists to our clinical assistants, make serving you our number one priority.

Our staff loves working with Dr. Clinebell! You will enjoy seeing a consistent staff that you come to know and trust. Half of our employees have been with Dr. Clinebell between 11 and 18 years. Each member of our clinical team holds a "Certificate for Competency for Orthodontic Expanded Duties".




Scheduling Coordinator

Maria is our Front Desk Coordinator. She has been with Dr. Clinebell since 2004. She is married to Joshua and they have a son and a long haired dachshund, Ace. She enjoys being with family and friends, watching her son play sports, and watching tv and traveling. Maria is always happy to help, so always feel free to ask.


Orthodontic Assistant

Amber joined Dr. Clinebell’s office in 2013, and from the moment you walk in the door to the moment you leave she will have you smiling! She completed extensive training in dental assisting in June 2010, and found her passion in orthodontics. She loves building new friendships with her patients, and helping them through their journey to a beautiful smile!

Amber was born in Griffin, GA and is a big family person! She loves seeking new adventures with her friends, loves being outside enjoying the beauty of nature, and makes it her mission to start and end each day with a smile. If she isn’t here in the office you’ll most likely find her at the gym or out for a jog!


Crystal Crystal
 Orthodontic Assistant

 Crystal has been in the orthodontic field for about 15 years. She loves     watching our patients get the smile they have always wanted. Crystal is married to her husband, Daniel and they have 3 boys. She enjoys shopping, watching her kids play sports, and spending time with family and friends.


Orthodontic Assistant

Leigh is a native of Atlanta. She has been an Orthodontic Technician since 1992 and has been with Dr. Clinebell since 2004. Leigh is married with 2 boys and a Golden Doodle named Phoebe.


Treatment Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant

Amy has been an orthodontic technician since 2004, and with Dr. Clinebell since April 2012. She wears quite a few hats around our office: you can find her in the back clinic working on her wonderful patients, behind the front desk greeting you as you walk in, and also as a Treatment Coordinator!

Amy enjoys being with her husband Josh, and they always enjoy spending time with their wonderful son Hayden.


Treatment Coordinator

Daphne is one of our Treatment Coordinators. She has been with Dr. Clinebell since 1998. She is married to Mike. They enjoy being outside riding bikes, kayaking, and hiking. She also enjoys traveling and cooking.


Clinical Coordinator

Katie started her career in orthodontics in 1982. She loves having the opportunity to take care of so many awesome patients. Our motto is “We don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we take what we do very seriously”. She feels fortunate to work alongside a great group of people who are like family. She lives in Decatur with her husband, Tony and two fur babies. They have 3 daughters. She now knows the total joy and love of being a “GiGi” thanks to her grandson, Knox and little Macy.


Office Manager

Gwyn is our Office Manager. Gwyn practiced accounting as a CPA for 30 years and has now joined us! She is married to Ike and has 4 children. Gwyn loves to spend time with her family! She loves the beach and she loves to read. Gwyn is very involved with her church. Gwyn is always glad to answer questions and to provide the account services that you need. Please call her if she can assist you in any way!


Patient Relations Coordinator

Donna was born and grew up in Decatur, GA. She graduated from Towers High School and received a nursing degree from DeKalb Technical Institute in September 1972. She has been employed in the Medical/Dental field since that time and joined our practice in November 1998. Donna and her husband, Robert, have been married for over 40 years. They enjoy many activities together including eating out, movies, traveling, and feeding the wild birds, squirrels, and chipmunks in their backyard.