Meet Our Team

A Smile Can Change Everything

Our amazing Team

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With Koch Orthodontics, you can be confident that you will receive nothing but the best. Our amazing team shows up each day with a smile and is always prepared to put a smile on your face. A doctor-owned office that first opened in 2011, we are personable, hardworking, and genuinely care for every one of our patients.

Dr. Jacob Koch
Dr. Jacob Koch
Dr. Jacob Koch
Orthodontist
  • Born and raised in Las Vegas.
  • I play classical piano and I love accompanying choirs.
  • I’m a peanut butter lover and I could possibly eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the rest of my life and be content.
Dr. Kelsey Gass
Dr. Kelsey Gass
Dr. Kelsey Gass
Orthodontist
  • I’m from Roswell, NM, my husband is from Roswell, GA, and we met in Texas.
  • I love being out in nature and traveling to new places.
  • I love spending time with family and friends.
Elaina
Elaina
Elaina
VP of Operations
  • My husband and I married when we were 22 and we have 3 handsome sons.
  • I enjoy entertaining, cooking, and fine dining. My dream job would be a world-traveling restaurant critic.
  • I’m obsessed with Christmas Trees! I have 8 themed trees that I start decorating in October.
Jessica S.
Jessica S.
Jessica S.
Business Office Manager
  • I love to travel!
  • I enjoy watching baseball and hockey with my husband.
  • Some of my favorite times are spent in the kitchen creating new recipes for my family to enjoy and critique.
Tino
Tino
Tino
Clinical Director
  • I have a little Yorkshire named Nikko. His name is Japanese for sunshine.
  • I love cooking many types of food, and Thai food is my favorite.
  • I love being outside and riding bikes, four-wheelers, and go-karts.
Jessica P.
Jessica P.
Jessica P.
Community Outreach Manager
  • I have two beautiful daughters who are my absolute world!
  • I love Georgia Football. Go Dawgs!
  • I love listening to podcasts and cooking in my free time.
Ashley
Ashley
Ashley
Patient Care Coordinator
  • I have been with the practice for 10 years (7 years in the clinic and going on my 3rd year at the front desk)!
  • Traveling to Italy and tasting authentic Italian food is on my bucket list.
  • I have had braces 4 times, and have finally learned to wear my retainer!
Robin
Robin
Robin
Patient Concierge
  • Been helping to create great smiles since 1976.
  • Love learning about patients’ hobbies!
  • Really enjoy hiking new trails and any adventure with my grandson James and my lovely family!
Julia
Julia
Julia
Clinical Supply Coordinator
  • I once sang acapella in front of my high school at a concert on the fly. It was one of the scariest moments of my life!
  • I have been in orthodontics for 22 years making beautiful smiles.
  • I enjoy tubing/kayaking on the river close to my home with my girls Danielle and Trinity.
Megan
Megan
Megan
Lead Clinical Assistant
  • My family Is everything to me, especially my 2 beautiful daughters and husband.
  • Snowboarding is my all-time favorite adventure.
  • Traveling & outdoors is my happy place!
Kacie
Kacie
Kacie
Lab Processing Coordinator & Marketing Assistant
  • Being goofy is second nature to me. I’m always laughing and/or making everyone around me laugh.
  • I have a HUGE heart for animals. All 3 of my fur babies are rescues! I’d rescue them all if I could!
  • I love making new memories with my best friend Davis! Traveling is a must for us!
Lindsay
Lindsay
Lindsay
Treatment Coordinator
  • I love to travel!
  • True crime shows are my favorite.
  • In my spare time, you will catch me reading a good book!
Norma
Norma
Norma
Treatment Coordinator
  • I have two awesome, energetic, and sweet kids, Valeria and Max
  • I love going to the beach and visiting new hiking trails.
  • I enjoy spending time with friends and family.
Shelby
Shelby
Shelby
Treatment Coordinator
  • I love watching the Braves & Tennessee football with my husband!
  • I love to read a juicy book!
  • The Vampire Diaries is my all-time favorite show! I’ve re-watched it at least 17 times!
Cecil
Cecil
Cecil
Patient Care Representative
  • I hate anything spicy.
  • Skydiving is on my bucket list. 
  • On the weekends you can catch me watching scary movies!
Jeimmy
Jeimmy
Jeimmy
Patient Care Representative
  • I recently got married to my best friend.
  • I teach Sunday school classes at my parish where I am also the Hispanic ministry coordinator.
  • Going on family vacations to Helen or the mountains is what I love!
Gracie
Gracie
Gracie
Patient Care Representative
  • I graduated high school a year early.
  • I got married at 19 years old.
  • We own nine 400lb pigs and have about 25 chickens.
Melinda
Melinda
Melinda
Patient Care Representative
  • I am BIG on saving the bees (I LOVE bees)!
  • I have been in the orthodontic world for 28 years!
  • My husband and I are a blended family – together we have 5 girls, and they are all grown.
Mikinzie
Mikinzie
Mikinzie
Patient Care Representative
  • Toy Story is one of my all-time favorite movies, so much so that I have named my two cats Buzz and Jessie!
  • I just married the love of my life!
  • I love to travel to the Smoky Mountains with my golden retriever Bella to enjoy the fresh air!
Alyssa
Alyssa
Alyssa
Clinical Assistant / OBS Coordinator
  • I know every word of Spongebob.
  • On the weekends you can catch me mudding.
  • I love my patients, and being caring and compassionate is what I strive for every day!
Arianna
Arianna
Arianna
Clinical Assistant
  • I love to draw, especially digitally. 
  • My mom and I love to go antiquing. 
  • My favorite movies are Moana or The Aristocats.
Aundrea
Aundrea
Aundrea
Clinical Assistant
  • My favorite thing to do is enjoy the company of my friends. 
  • On the weekends I love to just relax at home.
  • Decorating for Christmas is something I look forward to every year.
Bonnie
Bonnie
Bonnie
Clinical Assistant
  • I am adventurous. I love to hike, explore nature, and watch the sunrise and sunset.
  • Traveling the world is on my bucket list!
  •  Heights terrify me!
Danielle
Danielle
Danielle
Clinical Assistant
  • Going to the river and being outdoors is one of my favorite things to do.
  • My dog Atè is my pride and joy!
  • I love to spend quality time with friends and family!
Rebekah M.
Rebekah M.
Rebekah M.
Clinical Assistant
  • I currently speak 4 languages.
  • I’m the oldest of 5 children.
  • I’m a big-time soccer fan.
Moriah
Moriah
Moriah
Clinical Assistant
  • I am a native of Georgia where I was born and raised in Gwinnett County.
  • I am a big UGA football fan. Go Dawgs!
  • I love to shop and spend time with family and friends.
Rebekah P.
Rebekah P.
Rebekah P.
Clinical Assistant
  • Ever since I was 4 years old I wanted to work in the dental field.
  • My husband and I met while working at Chick-Fil-A.
  • I have two cats named Nando and Optimus Prime, but we like to call one “Baby Kitty”.
Rochelle
Rochelle
Rochelle
Clinical Assistant
  • I love drawing with pastels and charcoal.
  • I learned how to crochet as a child.
  • I collect tea sets and antiques.
Rubi
Rubi
Rubi
Clinical Assistant
  • I have watched almost every episode of Friends, Fresh Prince of Bel-air, Full House, and Boy Meets World.
  • I want to travel and visit state parks in the USA. I have been to Yosemite and Sequoia, which are amazing, and beautiful. Next on my bucket list is Yellowstone.
  • When going on vacation I like to go fishing, hiking, kayaking, or camping.
Tracy
Tracy
Tracy
Clinical Assistant
  • I have been in orthodontics for 30 years.
  • I love to hunt and go fishing.
  • My granddaughter is my world and I love to spend all my free time with her.
Wendy
Wendy
Wendy
Clinical Assistant
  • One of my favorite hobbies is decorating my home.
  • I am a complete learner. I love to learn new things to keep my brain young.
  • I have so much love for my amazing family which includes my two beautiful daughters Nikki and Kimberly and supportive husband José.