“Dr. Andy and his staff are fantastic!! I have completed my treatment and now have a wonderful smile thanks to them. I was so impressed with Dr. Andy's expertise. He made the process a positive experience for me...”

Meet Our Staff

Name: Lindsey
Birthday: March 27
Hometown: Bothell, WA
Professional Stats: Bachelor of Arts in Communication and BA in Fine Arts from WWU in 2000, Masters in Education from Antioch University in 2006
Family: A 4-year-old son, a 2-year-old daughter, and a wonderful husband (who also has braces!)
Hobbies/Interests: Lindsey loves anything outdoors and is an avid downhill skier. She has been on Ski Patrol for 17 years. She also enjoys gardening and painting in her spare time.
Hidden Talent: Lindsey does freelance graphic design.
What she loves most about working at Schmidt Orthodontics: Getting to know patients and families and watching the transformation of their smiles!

Name: Kayla
Birthday: October 23
Hometown: Sumas, WA
Professional Stats: RDA, CDA, Graduated from Bellingham Technical College in 2010 with a certification in Dental Assisting.
Family: One sister, two half brothers, and a beautiful baby niece!
Hobbies/Interests: Kayla was born and raised here in Whatcom County. She played sports in high school, and still participates in many outdoor activities such as swimming, hiking, and snowboarding in the winter. She loves being surrounded by family and friends, and enjoys spending time with them any chance she can!
Hidden Talent: Kayla plays a mean guitar.
What she loves most about working at Schmidt Orthodontics: Taking part in the transformation of people's smiles, and lives, and being able to see how it affects them in a major positive way!

Name: Heidi
Birthday: September 29th
Hometown: Soldotna, AK
Professional Stats: Graduated from Northwest University in Kirkland, WA in 1988, Graduated from Spokane Valley Dental Assisting School in 2000 (Working for 10 years in Schini Family Dentistry in Coeur d’Alene, ID), Certified Dental Assistant, RDA
Family: Married to Mark since 1988, two sons who are 18 and 16 years old, and one 4 year old golden retriever.
Hobbies/Interests: Heidi enjoys skiing, white water rafting, reading, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors. She volunteers as a youth leader at Christ the King Church since moving to Bellingham in September, 2010. In her free time, she helps her husband with his organization, Youth Dynamics.
Hidden Talent: Heidi is a talented advice giver.
What she loves most about working at Schmidt Orthodontics: Having a wonderful and fun staff to work with!

Name: Christine
Birthday: November 26th
Hometown: Lakewood, WA
Professional Stats: BA in Elementary Education from Graceland University in Iowa in 1996.
Family: Married to Dwayne since 2002 and two sons who are 4 and 2 years old.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, hiking, camping, playing guitar, gardening and cooking! Christine is very involved in her church youth camping program for the past 20 years as a counselor, director and on the advisory board.
Hidden Talent: Christine believes she can outplay Kayla on her guitar.
What she loves most about working at Schmidt Orthodontics: Being a part of a hardworking, positive team!