Our fun, friendly team at Howell Orthodontics is excited to meet you and care for your smile! Each member of our team is awesome, providing personalized and gentle treatment that helps you achieve your dream smile. Meet our team before your visit with Dr. Jason Howell, our orthodontist in Meridian, Idaho, by reading their biographies below!

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Lori

Susan

Michele

Geri

Lori

Office Manager

Lori has been part of the Howell team since 2012. [practice_name] is more than a place to work. It is genuinely a place where you instantly feel like part of the family. When Lori is not working she is spending time with family and friends, traveling, enjoying the outdoors and all that Idaho has to offer. She is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and has three beautiful children.

Susan

Treatment Coordinator

For over 8 years, Susan has been our treatment coordinator and in doing so, strives to make sure everyone has an excellent experience from start to finish. She most enjoys the relationships she’s made with co-workers, patients and their families. Susan and her husband, Scott, have seven children and she has lived in Hawaii, Utah, Arizona, Virginia, Tokyo and Idaho. And her superpower of choice would be to make everyone happy.

Michele

Orthodontic Assistant

Michele has been an orthodontic assistant at Howell Orthodontics since February of 2018. Every day, she loves working with so many great people as well as meeting and getting to know our awesome patients. Outside of the office, Michele loves flowers and digging in the dirt and creating beautiful things for her home. Her family loves to spend time together backpacking, camping, motorcycling, and snowmobiling. If she could have any super power, she would be fast as lightening.

Geri

Patient Relations Coordinator

Geri began at our practice in 2014 and she was trained in dental assisting but has “always belonged in orthodontics.” She has a large, incredible family whom she loves and she also enjoys playing piano, singing, teaching Zumba, hiking and more. Geri loves helping people achieve that confident, beautiful smile they have been dreaming about and her superpower would be: Healer of All Owies.

Vicki

Ali

Margo

Jess

Vicki

Front Office

In May of 2017, Vicki joined our team and has loved working with our kind, knowledgeable, caring doctor and staff as well as the amazing patients. She attended the University of Nevada, has been married for over 30 years and has two children and three perfect grandchildren. She loves spending time with family, playing gold, walking, attending baseball games and traveling. She would like, as her superpower, to be telepathic.

Ali

Orthodontic Assistant

In 2012, Ali joined our team and her favorite aspect of Howell Orthodontics is her “work family” and all of the kids she gets to meet. She has a husband, four kids, a son-in-law and one granddaughter whom she adores. She also enjoys traveling with her husband, going to the movies and hiking. And if she could pick any superpower, it would be to freeze time.

Margo

Orthodontic Assistant

Although Margo has been with us since 2012, she has been in the field of orthodontics since 2001! She also graduated from American Institute’s Dental Assisting Program in 1999. And helping the staff and doctor is flat-out fun to Margo as she loves communicating with and building relationships with our patients. She enjoys four-wheeling, snowmobiling, camping and fishing with her blended family of nine. She would choose to be Wonder Woman for her superpower.

Jess

Orthodontic Assistant

Beginning in 2014, Jess has loved working with our practice and enjoys being able to be friends with patients and having so much fun at work. She loves anything outside and has a husband and a new baby. She would, as a superpower, choose to be able to kill bad guys with her death glare.

Karlie

Krista

LeeAnn

Margo

Karlie

Orthodontic Assistant

Karlie joined out team in 2016 and gained her dental assisting degree at Carringtom College in 2016 with honors. Her favorite part of working at Howell Orthodontics is watching patient’s confidence grow. Karlie enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Chloe. If she could have any superpower, it would be being able to fly.

Krista

Orthodontic Assistant

Krista joined our team in 2018 and graduated from Beverly High School and gained her Sports Nutrition and Personal Trainer Certification from ISSA. She has enjoyed working alongside our kind and helpful team and loves how everyone is supportive of each other. Krista likes to refurbish furniture, play volleyball, baseball and golf. She’s been married for 24 years and has two sons. Her superpower would be to be a mind reader.

LeeAnn

Orthodontic Assistant

LeeAnn has been with our practice since 2013 and has her associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves the people she works with and the patients. She is also very friendly, loves people, smiles a lot and is artistic. She is married with four kids, loves singing, jewelry making, crocheting, cooking and reading. As a superpower, would like to be able to make anyone feel loved.

Margo

Orthodontic Assistant

Although Margo has been with us since 2012, she has been in the field of orthodontics since 2001! She also graduated from American Institute’s Dental Assisting Program in 1999. And helping the staff and doctor is flat-out fun to Margo as she loves communicating with and building relationships with our patients. She enjoys four-wheeling, snowmobiling, camping and fishing with her blended family of nine. She would choose to be Wonder Woman for her superpower.