At Backus Orthodontics, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in 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 on CPR and OSHA guidelines.


Orthodontic Assistant/ Lab

Kathie began working for Dr. Backus in 2000 as an Orthodontic Assistant. Kathie and her husband Kevin have 3 Children. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family. She enjoys watching her kids play sports, which keeps her pretty busy. She LOVES Auburn football! WAR EAGLE!


Front Desk

Lisa has been with our team since 2006. She changed roles in 2017 and to join our front desk team. She and her husband have one daughter. In her time off, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and traveling. She also enjoys being outdoors doing activities such as hiking and gardening.


Orthodontic Assistant

Laurie joined our team in 2015. She is an Orthodontic Assistant and brings great experience to our team. She has two dogs and enjoys spending time with them as well as entering them into dog shows. They are her babies!


Front Desk

Karen began as a part of our front desk team in 2016. She and her husband have two children. She enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors at the lake. Karen brings a great sense of humor to our team. She is the office prankster!


Practice Relations/Marketing

Aimie joined Backus Orthodontics in 2014 managing Practice Relations and Marketing. She and her husband David have three children. They enjoy watching them in their various activities. Her hobbies include cooking, sewing and crafting.


Orthodontic Assistant

Caylee joined our team in 2016 as an Orthodontic Assistant. Caylee enjoys reading and traveling to see family. She has a bunny named Biscotti.


Treatment Coordinator

Michelle joined our team in 2019. She comes from Texas with many years of Orthodontic experience. She lives in Bluff Park with her husband and two young boys.


Orthodontic Assistant

Kiesha joined our team in 2019 as an Orthodontic Assistant and brings years of Ortho experience to our team. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends in her spare time.


Orthodontic Assistant