Meet The Staff

Michelle Young, is our Financial Coordinator and Social Media Manager. She is a graduate of San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants for Computer Network Specialist. Michelle found herself drawn to the medical field and working with patients. She has previous experience as a Clinical Assistant but her passion is for financial planning, helping patients stay on budget. On her spare time she enjoys making jewelry and even has her collection at a local boutique! Her husband thinks her crafts are out of control but she insists it’s necessary. She is a mother of one and she and her family enjoy having dinner parties with friends and going to concerts.

Questions or concerns re: Payment Plans, Billing or Insurance e-mail:Michelle@freelsortho.com

Karen Nunez RDA, is our Treatment Coordinator. She and her family moved to Texas from Georgia about 8 years ago. She is an active volunteer at Palm Valley Church in their kinder & 1st grade classes. She is an amateur photographer and enjoys snapping pics of her daughter Sofia. Karen loves to read, do crafts and play her guitar. She often brags that she is the best at Guitar Hero but conveniently backs out when challenged. Karen was an orthodontic assistant before recently becoming our treatment coordinator. She admits that her favorite part about being a Treatment Coordinator is that she is able to interact with patients of all ages. 

For treatment planning or referral questions contact: tc@freelsortho.com

Brianda Cantu RDA, is our Clinical Coordinator & Lab Technician. Brianda is a certified Medical Administrative Assistant and RDA who has previous experience in the medical field.  Brianda loves football and believes the Dallas Cowboys will win the Superbowl in the near future. She spends her down time with family and helping to babysit her 2 year old nephew. She recently welcomed her newborn son, Ezra and is excited to start motherhood. 

 

Daniela Chavez is our Appointment Coordinator. She is a graduate from University of North Texas and has a Merchandising degree. She enjoys running 5K’s and eating chocolate cake. She loves going to the beach and spending time with her terrorizing toddler. Daniela has extensive experience in Customer Service and says she loves to find ways to help people. 

Raelynn Kemmering RDA, is an Orthodontic Assistant and has a certificate in Dental Lab. She is originally from Rio Hondo but is currently living in McAllen. She loves animals and finds every opportunity to assist in their care. She enjoys baking and cake decorating. Her favorite pass time is reviewing posts on Pinterest and updating her Instagram. Raelynn says Texas women believe that the bigger the hair the closer you are to God!  

Luz Gonzalez RDA, is our Lab Assistant. She is a graduate from TSTC in Harlingen has a Registered Dental Assistant and Weslaco native. She is a mother of two toddlers and says her hobbies include quiet time and catching up on sleep. Her passions include helping others and doing DIY projects around the house. Her friends and family call her Miss Fix It because she can put up dry wall to help you change out a carburetor! Luz has a friendly down-to-earth personality that really helps put people to ease. Taking impressions is her game and her skills make them a fast and easy process!