meet the team

Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Melisa

Schedule Coordinator

Melisa

Melisa has been in office administration for more than 25 years. Prior to working for Drs. Austin & Patrick Hodges, she worked for Dr. Phil Corbin for more than eight years. She is the appointment coordinator and the HR-staff supervisor. Her favorite part of her job is definitely interacting with all of our patients! 

Melisa is a wife of 33 years and a mother to two daughters. She is also “Emmy” to two beautiful grandchildren. Outside of work, she enjoys working out, knitting, other fiber arts, and loves traveling to Europe.


Brande

Financial Coordinator

Brande

Brande is our financial coordinator, who handles patient accounts and insurance. As an RDA, she has several years of experience as a chairside assistant, treatment coordinator, and financial coordinator. 

Outside of the office, you will find her at the ball field or court. Her two children, Katlyn and Jaxon, are very involved in sports and keep them busy. Hanging out with family and her dogs, completing DIY projects, and watching movies are a few of her favorite things.



Nanette

Treatment Coordinator

Nanette

Nanette is our treatment coordinator and is responsible for all new patients. Nanette is a registered dental assistant and has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of orthodontics. Nanette really enjoys getting to know our patients and their families and feels blessed to be able to help find the best treatment option for them helping to make their orthodontic journey an enjoyable and fun experience.

When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and is active in her church. Her hobbies include planting flowers, craft projects, and she is an amazing card maker.



Eliana

Clinical Assistant

Eliana

Eli has been in the dental field for ten years as a registered dental assistant. She has experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics. She absolutely loves the journey of transformation that orthodontic treatment provides for patients.

Eli has been married for 13 years and has two sons, Samuel and Aidan. They enjoy spending time at the soccer fields and hanging out with friends.



Seana

Clinical Assistant and Lab Technician

Seana

Seana is a proud member of the Hodges & Hodges Orthodontic team. As a California native, Seana graduated from Concorde College in San Bernardino, CA and began her dental career in 2001 as a registered dental assistant. She has experience with general and pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, and orthodontics. Seana is also one of our lab technicians who focuses on indirect bonding setups and appliance fabrication. One of Seana’s greatest attributes is promoting professionalism in a team environment with the highest quality of care. 

Seana is married to Lucas Ard and is blessed with two children, Ashtin and Madison. Her family enjoys spending time together playing card games and tennis.



Rachael

Clinical Assistant and Lab Technician

Rachael

Rachael is a registered dental assistant, as well as one of our lab technicians. She works chairside and in the lab when retainers need to be fabricated. Rachael’s favorite part of her job is building relationships with patients and seeing the transformation in patients’ smiles and the confidence it brings them!

Rachael has two children, Rylan and Lilly, who keep her very busy with all of their sports activities. In her spare time, she loves spending time with family and friends.



Brittany

Clinical Assistant

Brittany

Brittany, a West Texas native, joined the Hodges & Hodges team in May 2019. She is a registered dental assistant and has several years of experience in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics. Brittany loves the life changing abilities of orthodontics and believes that it is her calling.

Brittany married her high school sweetheart Avory in 2012. They have been blessed with two sweet boys Wesley and Easton, and two crazy dogs Gabby and Raider Red. As a family, they love spending time outside, traveling, playing sports, and cheering on all the Texas Tech Red Raider teams! Wreck’em Tech!



Brooke

Insurance & Schedule Coordinator

Brooke

Brooke is our insurance and appointment coordinator who handles insurance verification and scheduling patient appointments. She has several years of experience as an office coordinator and is a great asset to our team. Brooke really enjoys meeting new patients and seeing such awesome transformations!

When Brooke is not in the office, she loves spending time with family and spoiling her niece and nephew as much as possible!

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