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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 Merrill — 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.

Kristen Haws — Treatment Coordinator/Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since August 1999.
A little about me…
I have the best husband, Jason, and the greatest kids; Alexa, Kaiya, McCray & Carter. I love to play sports, go camping, digital scrapbook and spend time with my family and friends. I also enjoy singing with my sister.
Something unique about me…
I am the youngest of 5 children and I am the only blonde in my family.

Kylee Bott- Clinical Assistant/ Treatment Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since 2012.
A little about me…
I’m mom to cutest three year old, Everly. I used to be a cheer coach. I love shopping, going to movies, sports, and anything outdoors. I love going camping, hiking, dirt-biking, and snow-boarding.
Something unique about me…
I have double jointed fingers.

Melissa Hodges — 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!

Karla Brown– Scheduling Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since May 2017.
A little about me…
I have been married for over 26 years. Darrin and I have 4 kids, a daughter-in-law, a son-in-law, and 2 granddaughters. I love the outdoors, board games, movie nights, and bike rides. My family is everything to me.
Something unique about me…
I am easily recognized by my laugh!

Teesha Beck– Scheduling Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since January 2015.
A little about me…
I was born in Canada and I’m the youngest of six kids. I recently married an amazing man, and together we enjoy going to movies, hiking, and going to concerts.
Something unique about me…
I’ve been skydiving and I can touch my nose with my tongue!

Jennifer Robison — 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 Weatherston — Financial Coordinator

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since February 2014.
A little about me…
I have been married for twenty eight years and have six kids. 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 became a first-time grandma on May 3, 2016!
I also have chickens and bees.

Tenille Moses — 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 Santoyo — 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!

Jordyn Fullmer — Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since March 2014.
A little about me…
I was born in Idaho Falls, the only girl in a family of six, and I’m married to my best friend.
I love ALL sports! Basketball is by far my favorite. I am excited for this opportunity to work
at Elison Orthodontics, and to get to know all of our fabulous patients.
Something unique about me…
I have never broken any bones or gotten stitches. I’ve been pretty lucky that way!

Sarah Huston — Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since January 2014.
A little about me…
I am the third of five children. There are four girls and one boy in my family.
I love to play volleyball and spend time with my family. I also enjoy playing the piano and singing. I was married in March 2015.
Something unique about me…
I have been playing the piano for 16 years.

Cassi Wright — Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since March 2015.
A little about me…
I am the third of four girls. I grew up in Teton Valley and love the outdoors. I went to college at Idaho State University where I cheered and played Rugby. I now live in Rexburg, and recently got married!
My hobbies include: hiking, four wheeling, snow mobiling, dirt biking and fishing.
Something unique about me…
I’ve been skydiving more than once and am scuba certified.

Katie Pickett- Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since September 2016.
A little about me…
I am the third of four children. I love reading, going on hikes, and watching movies. I also love traveling and my favorite places to go are sunny and warm destinations.
Something unique about me…
I worked for Disney World for ten months, so I have been to the parks more times than I can count!

Jessica Parker — Clinical Assistant

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 Jordin– 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!

Ashley Seedall– Clinical Assistant

I have worked for Elison Orthodontics since August 2017.
A little about me…
I am married to my best friend, Taylor, and I love him very, very much! We have a dog named Sam, who is a one year old flat-coated retriever. I grew up in Boerne, Texas, a little town outside of San Antonio. I’ve only lived in Idaho a short time, but I love it!
Something unique about me…
My favorite food is chips & salsa!

Emili Rawlings- 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!