Meet the Team

Our team is made up of a special group of caring individuals who love coming to work each and every day. We love working with each other and care for one another like family! Our goal is to be the best part of your day, while providing the best customer service experience you’ve ever had. Orthodontics is more than just braces, it’s a lifestyle and experience! We can’t wait to meet you and provide you with this amazing experience!


Lori Beth Sanborn

Lori Beth is the practice manager here at the office, and Dr. Sanborn’s wife. She grew up in Carteret County, studied nutrition and accounting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and returned home in 2009. She enjoys getting to know the patients and parents within our practice and working collaboratively with her husband.

Lori Beth loves to host family and friends, sew baby clothes, and spend most of her time keeping up with their two children, Bennett and Noah.


Paden Hines

Paden is one of our certified orthodontic assistants. She enjoys working with our patients on a regular basis and creating friendships while watching their smiles improve. She is from Morehead City, and joined our team in September 2009.

Paden and her husband Rod have three sons — Josh, Zach, and Aaron — and they love to beach it come summertime! She was thrilled to welcome her first grandson, Wesley Cooper, in the fall of 2015.


Jeannie Fischler

Jeannie is our new patient coordinator and one of the first people our patients meet with to go over their treatment plan and finances. She joined our team in March 2015. Ever since, she has felt blessed to have the opportunity to meet so many great people and help them along on the journey to a new smile.

Jeannie loves spending time with her son and husband, Daniel and Daniel, and traveling back and forth to Chapel Hill to see daughter Hannah at college.


Kirsten Lawrence

Kirsten is one of our certified orthodontic assistants who transitioned to financial coordinator. She joined our team in June 2012. Kirsten has had a rich dental career and enjoys working with patients and families on all levels of care.

She is a proud military mom and loves spending time with her husband Austin and their two sons Taylor and Alex.


Andrea Cannon

Andrea is one of our patient relations coordinators and our Guppy Grinz Club champion. She joined our staff in August 2015 and is most likely the first person you speak to on the telephone. She enjoys welcoming new patients, telling jokes, and making new friends every day.


Erin Johnson

Erin is one of our certified orthodontic assistants. She joined our team in September 2010. Her favorite thing about working here is the wonderful staff and the friendly, family-oriented environment.

Erin enjoys sneaking in a run whenever possible and being a wife to her husband Colby, and mother to her children Colton and Adyson.


Debbie DeLoach

Debbie is one of our certified dental assistants and joined our team in April 2016 after many years in another orthodontic office.  Her favorite things about working here are Dr. Sanborn’s commitment to excellence, our top-notch team, and the friendly, family-oriented environment.


MacKenzie Hudson

MacKenzie is one our patient relations coordinators and community liaison. She joined our team in September 2015. She enjoys greeting all the smiling faces that come into the office and getting to spend her day with an amazing team.


Crystal Wiggs Kitchens

Crystal is one of our certified dental assistants who joined our team in October 2015. Her favorite things about working here are working with Dr. Sanborn and the rest of the team in a family-oriented environment and watching the life-changing transformation of patient smiles.

Crystal loves spending time on the beach with daughter Kyndall, watching her soccer games, and traveling to see family.

"Dr. Sanborn is amazing with kids, and the Damon® Smile system he uses has the results I was looking for! I would highly recommend to anyone looking for orthodontics on the Crystal Coast: high quality, professional, knowledgeable, and parent-kid friendly! Thanks for helping my daughter smile!"~ Page Y.
"Sanborn Orthodontics is always having fun events so you can earn San Dollars, and they can be traded in for some great prizes. The staff are very friendly and are willing to help out in any way possible. They act like they have known you for a lifetime. I would recommend Sanborn Orthodontics to everyone!"~ Andrea G.
"We could not have found a nicer, more professional orthodontic practice than Sanborn. The entire staff is so welcoming, friendly, and helpful. The office is state of the art, and has a wonderful waiting area and overall inviting atmosphere. Our daughter actually looks forward to her appointments!"~ Lori E.
"I love Sanborn Orthodontics, it is the best place to go! I was worried about braces because I have to get them soon and I had heard bad stories. They told me all about the steps and how they do the treatment. Now I am worry-free and ready to get my braces!"~ Riley G.
"I am so excited to share my experience about the staff at Sanborn Orthodontics. I had my braces on for 23 months and am so glad I did. The staff was always friendly and I always left happy, even when I had an adjustment."~ Cheryl S.
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