Get to know our team members!

Krystal Pittman

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Krystal is our Financial Coordinator and Marketing Manager.  She joined our team in September 2009. Our patients can count on her to take care of all their financial and insurance needs. You can always direct any and all questions you might have about your bills or payments to Krystal.  She loves helping people to make having a new smile financially possible.  Her favorite part of working here is seeing her patient's smile with renewed confidence when they get their braces off and knowing that she was able to be part of the process makes it much more rewarding! She also enjoys working for Dr. Sanborn because he sets high standards for the office to better serve our patients. Krystal is from Beaufort, NC. Her and her husband, Will, have two golden retrievers, Skipper and Sandy.  

Jackie Stefano

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Jackie is our Treatment Coordinator and is one of the first people our patients meet with to go over their treatment plan and finances.  She recently joined our team in May 2013.  Ever since, she has felt blessed to have a job that is so rewarding.  She loves watching our young patients grow into young adults with beautiful smiles. She also enjoys meeting new people and making new friends every day. Jackie graduated from North Carolina State University in 2007, a proud Wolfpack fan! She currently lives in beautiful Emerald Isle and enjoys spending time with her fiancĂ© Ryan, family and friends.






Molly Marsh 

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Molly is our Patient Relations and Scheduling Coordinator.  She joined our team in October 2012.  She helps our patients schedule their orthodontic appointments around their busy lives as well as with anything they might need before, during and after they visit our office.  She also corresponds with dentists about mutual patients and their orthodontic treatment. Molly enjoys interacting with our patients and their families daily and makes sure they are happy and comfortable!  Molly and her husband MJ live in Morehead City with their little boy Mick and their golden retriever, Occy.  Both Molly and MJ are from Carteret County and love this area and all that it has to offer. 






Lori Beth Sanborn

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Lori Beth is Dr. Sanborn's wife and is our Office Manager. She enjoys getting to know the patients and parents within our practice as well as working collaboratively with her husband, Dr. Sanborn, to pursue their dream of providing excellent orthodontic treatment. Lori Beth especially enjoys working in the exciting, up-beat, patient-friendly environment present at our office. Lori Beth graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she met Dr. Sanborn, with degrees in Nutrition and Masters of Accounting.  She was born and raised in Morehead City, NC and returned back home in 2009.  She loves to spend time with her family, friends, and dog and cats, and enjoys being a mom, hitting the beach, volunteering at church and exercising in her free time. 

Carla Starnes

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Carla is one of our chairside Dental Assistant's and joined our team in March, 2011.  

Erin Johnson

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Erin is one of our chairside Certified Dental Assistant II's and joined our team in September, 2010.  She appreciates working in our office because she is able to see the process of transforming smiles from start to finish. Her favorite part of being an assistant is building rapport with patients and seeing the results of a flawless new smile. Erin is from Davis, NC.  Her husband's name is Colby and she has a son, Colton.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and boating.

Paden Hines

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Paden is one of chairside Certified Dental Assistant II's. She joined our team in September 2009. She enjoys working with our patients on a regular basis and creating friendships while watching their smiles improve. She appreciates Dr. Sanborn's drive and motivation to do whatever it takes to make his patients happy. Paden is from Morehead City. She is married to Rod and has three sons, Josh, Zach and Aaron. She also has two puppies, Bud and Moose. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, going to the movies and the beach, where she really enjoys to surf!

Kirsten Lawrence 

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Kirsten is one of chairside Certified Dental Assistant II's. She joined our team in June 2012.

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