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Team Directory

Staff members of Elison Orthodontic Team from Idaho Falls and Rexburg locations.

Dr. Matt Elison

I have been practicing orthodontics since 2006.

A little about me…
I am married and together we have six children (including a set of twins), who keep us busy with their school, church, and sports activities. I enjoy spending as much time as possible with them.
I also love the outdoors and enjoy skiing, swimming, biking, camping, and hiking.
I’m grateful to be practicing orthodontics and serving the great people of Southeast Idaho.
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Dr. Ryan Wood

I have been practicing orthodontics since 2012.

A little about me…
I am married and we have four awesome boys who keep our lives fun and exciting.
In my spare time I enjoy reading, building things, chasing kids, and eating brownies & ice cream.
After living and practicing in Washington for the past few years, I’m excited to be back in Idaho and look forward to creating amazing smiles here.
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Jamie — Treatment Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since May 2010.
A little about me…
I have 5 children, two are married and we love the new additions! I love music, scrapbooking, and anything that involves spending time with my family.
Something unique about me…
People always think I’m taller than I really am.

Melissa — Treatment Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since April 2012.
A little about me…
I have 4 kids that keep me busy in all kinds of activities. In addition to working for Elison Orthodontics, I cut hair one day a week. I like to exercise and love to cook and bake. I have started a new tradition at the Rexburg office…. “Cookie Monday” for the staff.
Something unique about me…
I served a humanitarian/dental mission in Guatemala. I ran a marathon, 1/2 marathon and a Ragnar Relay all in the same year!

Lana–Treatment Coordinator

I started with Elison Orthodontics in 1993 and worked until 1998, left the state for a while, returned again and have been working since February 2007.

A little about me…
I am married to my high school sweetheart, and together we have five kids who keep us very busy. I love watching my boys play football, and seeing my girls dance and cheer.
I love a good sweet treat then love to exercise that sweet treat off!
I am also passionate about music and enjoy sharing that passion with others.

Something unique about me…
I teach a group fitness class called Kangoo. You may have even seen me jogging around town on a crazy-looking pair of shoes that make me look like an Avatar!

Jennifer — Financial Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since October 1989.
A little about me…
I am happily married to a great guy, who I love very much. I have four sons, two daughters-in-law, four precious granddaughters, and one adorable grandson. I also have a Yorkie named Chance.
I enjoy driving in the mountains and being in nature. My favorite pass-time is spending time with my family.
Something unique about me…
My favorite shoes are the Converses I got as a hand-me-down from my son.

Trina — Financial Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since February 2014.
A little about me…
I have been married to my sweetheart since 1988 and have six wonderful kids, and two adorable granddaughters. We enjoy hiking and watching movies together.
I love scrapbooking, reading, sewing, and baking. My favorite food is Crème Brule.
Something unique about me…
When I turned 40 I ran a marathon!
I also have chickens and bees.

Tenille — Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since January 2013.
A little about me…
I’m originally from Canada and come from a family of eight. I have been married to my best friend for six years, and we have two kids- a little boy and baby girl.
I love painting, drawing, watching movies, baking, decorating cakes and eating them!
Something unique about me…
I have an earring obsession; I tend to base my outfit around the earrings I want to wear that day.

Maricela — Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since May 2010.
A little about me…
I have 2 beautiful daughters. I come from a big family and love it! I enjoy hanging out with my family, playing volleyball, working out, swimming and going to movies.
Something unique about me…
I love to dance the Salsa AND enjoy eating salsa!

Jessica — Scheduling Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since March 2017.
A little about me…
I’ve been married to my high school sweetheart for 17 years, and we have three kids. I spend most of my free time at their volleyball, football, and soccer games. I enjoy hiking, boating, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
Something unique about me…
I have been stung by a jelly fish twice. Once in Mazatlan, Mexico and another in Nassau, Bahamas!

Heidi — Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since May 2017.
A little about me…
I am married to an amazing man and together we are raising our six fantastic kids. I love anything that makes me laugh, and all things outdoors- camping, hiking, mountain biking, and boating.
Something unique about me…
When I “grow up” I want to be tri-lingual and raise therapy dogs!

Emili — Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since 2018.

A little about me…
I’m originally from St. Anthony but now live in Rexburg. I’ve been married to my husband, Austin, since April 2017. I love everything in the outdoors: exercising, horse riding, and four-wheelers, to name a few. I also love new shoes, sidewalk chalk, and the 4th of July.

Something unique about me…
I have a very common name but have yet to see anyone spell it the same way!

Sylvia –Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since January 2018.
A little about me…
I love my family and am the sixth out of eight kids. I enjoy being in nature and car-camping. I also love to take pictures of our amazing world, finding new music, and reading a good book.
Something unique about me…
I recently returned from a trip to Europe!
I have also crashed every form of motorized vehicle I’ve ever driven. Watch out!