Our Team

Dr. David McDonough

Orthodontist

Dr. Dave grew up in Murray, Utah and received his BA in Behavioral Science in Health from the University of Utah. He currently presents on orthodontics to dentists at the University of Utah Health Sciences Dental Residency.

Dr. Dave, his wife Jennifer, and their 4 children live in Sandy, Utah. He enjoys interacting with patients and loves the many personalities with which he has the opportunity to associate. Learn more about Dr. Dave!

Dr. Erick Lund

Associate Orthodontist

Dr. Erick Lund was born and raised in Cache Valley, Utah. He joined the Army after high school and was deployed to Iraq where he was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service. After returning home from his service he received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University and graduated Cum Laude. Learn more about Dr. Erick!

Amber B

Office Manager

Our awesome office manager is Amber. She knows the ins & outs of the business. She has been a clinician for five years, and recently transitioned to office manager. She loves to see the day when patients get their braces off, she said “it’s so fun to see how much they smile & how happy they are!”
When Amber isn’t at the office, she goes to concerts, plays and spends time with family and friends.
Her favorite joke is “I tried to catch some fog this morning but…MIST!”

LaNette

Clinician

LaNette is an excellent clinician who has been at McDonough Orthodontics for 21 years. According to LaNette, being a clinician is the best because “you have positive effect on patients and their smiles last a lifetime.”  She hopes all patients feel she did her best work for them.

Fun facts about LaNette: she is on a bowling league, she enjoys jigsaw puzzles & going to Disneyland!

Her life motto is “Be kind in everything you do.”

Juli

Treatment Coordinator

Juli has been at McDonough Orthodontics for 8 years and in dentistry close to 20 years, although she doesn’t look a day over 30 :).  We are grateful to have her as our treatment coordinator. Not only is she excellent with helping out our new patients, but also she keeps the office a cheerful place to be.  Over time she has learned communication in orthodontics is key. Juli loves “seeing teens come out of their shells & gain confidence in themselves.”

Juli’s time outside of work is occupied with quilting, jamming to country music & most importantly family- including her husband and three energetic sons. 

Amber L.

Lead Clinician

Amber is a fun and upbeat clinician that has been in the dental field for 24 years, her favorite part about being an assistant are the relationships she gets to form with her patients. When Amber isn’t working you might find her camping, swimming or spending time with her kids! She has 2 girls, 1 boy, 1 son-in-law, 1 grandson, and 4 dogs! The best place shes ever visited was Florence, Italy with her mom and sister. Amber loves to go to concerts, her favorite music genre is Country!

Meg

Lab Technician

Meg’s our money lady! In finer words, she manages the accounts and makes sure every patient has a payment plan for their needs.  She is extremely organized & a quick learner. Her motto is “treat people how you would want to be treated.” When she’s not at the office you could catch her fly fishing, backpacking or camping.

Meg knows humor, she said “I think I’m really funny, I laugh at my own jokes more than anyone else does.”

Maddy

Invisalign Coordinator

Maddy is a skilled clinician and our invisalign coordinator. She is great at connecting with patients & finishing her work on time. Maddy was trained here at McDonough Orthodontics and is proud of all she has learned here. The values she lives her life by include: motivation, commitment, & caring for others. When Maddy isn’t traveling, she’s spending time with her family & friends or hiking & running.

Dallas

Clinician

Dallas is a fun and spunky clinician!  A wise man once told her to “Treat people with kindness” and she tries to live by those words. On Dallas’ travel bucket list the next place she wants to travel to is Brazil, that is where her husband is from and she would love to go visit to meet all his extended family. She loves being around family and so Christmas is her favorite holiday! Dallas loves dancing, any One Direction song can get her grooving on the dance floor!

Tabbatha

Lead Clinician

Tabbatha, as the lead clinician, is crazy energetic, knowledgeable (worked in dentistry 8 years) and ready to take on everyday with excitement. She’s proud to help people feel great about themselves & “change their lives by helping improve their smiles.” Tabbatha sees the future daily by carefully checking the schedule to see which patients will be here and how we can best help them.
You can often catch Tabbatha laughing with fellow clinicians as they practice their dancing skills.
When Tabbatha isn’t at work she’s busy being a mom of 4 awesome kids!

Krystal

Financial Coordinator

Krystal is one of our awesome scheduling coordinators! She says her favorite thing about work is “Seeing patients excited about their new smiles!”. Krystal is a Southern California Native, but has lived in Utah for 10 years! Krystal loves to day dream about traveling the world. She enjoys reading a good book and spending time with her friends and family. In 50 years when Krystal retires from McDonough Orthodontics she thinks it would be cool to work at Spacex and help get us to Mars! Krystal once traveled to Milan, Italy and stayed in a a town called Bellagio – she said she could move there!

Savannah

Clinician

Savannah has grown up in Salt Lake County and attended a dental assisting class her last year of high school! Savannah’s favorite thing about working at McDonough Orthodontics is that she gets to meet new people everyday and help them to have an amazing smile! If she could live anywhere it would be Italy or Greece! If Sav isn’t at work she is most likely shopping, watching movies or hiking. Her favorite quote is from Michael Scott “Well Well Well how the turn tables.”.

Amelia

Scheduling Coordinator

Amelia and her husband are die hard Utah Jazz fans! Her husband, Stockton, was actually named after John Stockton. She is also a huge Disney fan and dreams about going to Disneyland Paris! Amelia is fluent in American Sign Language, sang in choir and can play the violin. Her favorite season is the fall because she loves to wear comfy clothes. The best concert Amelia has attended was a One Direction concert when she was 12!

Lexis

Clinician

We’ve been lucky to have Lexis a part of our team for over a year and her favorite part of her job is getting to work with a really fun team and laughing with all her patients. On Lex’s days off you could most likely find her in the gym or hanging out with her family/friends! She LOVES the summer time because she spends a lot of time in Lake Powell, it’s one of her favorite places to be. She loves being in the water which is why her favorite vacation was when she went to the Bahamas! Some words of wisdom Lex tries to live by is something Rosa Parks said, “You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it’s right.”

 

Kaycee

Scheduling Coordinator

Kaycee is one of our sweet Scheduling Coordinators! She has one son who is 3 years old. They both love painting together! In whatever free time she gets she likes to organize her house, do her makeup or play Bingo with her mom. Kaycee doesn’t love traveling a lot but she would love to visit Greece, Italy or Spain! Kaycee’s favorite quote is by Coco Chanel “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself”.