Jennifer Ortiz


RDA, Receptionist Jennifer Ortiz joined Healdsburg Orthodontics in early 2013. She came to us with twenty years of experience in the dental field as a Registered Dental Assistant and Front Office Coordinator. Jennifer is a lifelong resident of Healdsburg and likes to ride bikes through town with her three children and husband. She enjoys baking, dancing, traveling, gardening, and going to the coast with her family. She is her kid’s number one fan at all their sporting events and loves to see them play.

Kathleen "Kathy" Ponzo


RDA Kathy has worked as a chairside assistant in both General and Orthodontic offices since 1971. Being a third generation Healdsburg native, she enjoys working with all her friends and extended Healdsburg family. Spare time is spent cooking, gardening, scuba diving, skiing and spending time with her family.

Eliana "Ellie" Torres


RDA Eliana graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Assisting Program in the summer of 2010. Eliana is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish and enjoys translating chair side with the patients and the doctor. Eliana finds pleasure in being able to deliver the best care to her patients. In her spare time she enjoys power lifting for figure competitions, hiking, playing with her dog Milow, and is a hairstylist on the side.

Karly Avery


RDA Karly is a long time Windsor resident. She began her dental career in 1999, and went on to graduate from the SRJC dental assisting program. She enjoys the fast pace and bright smiles of orthodontics. When not at work, Karly spends her time chasing after two small children or doing endless restoration projects on her 100 year old farmhouse.