The Big Bend Orthodontics Team
From the first examination to your retention plan following orthodontic treatment, the team at Big Bend Orthodontics is here for you. We’ve made it our mission to create beautiful, healthy smiles for life. We know your time is valuable, and we strive to make orthodontic treatment as unobtrusive as possible. We provide prompt and efficient scheduling, convenient evening appointment options, customized Accusmile treatment options (all completed under our roof!), and the peace of mind of knowing that your entire treatment plan has been individualized from start to finished by Dr. Heidi.
Meet the team that makes it all happen:
- Dr. Heidi Butts-Wiegand: Dr. Heidi has been caring for the orthodontic needs of her community since 1999. The daughter of a devoted and long-practicing orthodontist, Dr. Heidi has a rich educational background and a heart for serving her community. Her undergraduate studies were completed at St. Louis University in 1986, and she served as an Army Pilot until 1992. She graduated from SUI School of Dental Medicine in 1996, and St. Louis University Center for Advanced Dental Education, Orthodontics, in 1998, after which she joined her father’s practice. Dr. Heidi currently serves as the State Dental Officer for the Illinois National Guard. Dr. Heidi takes pride in personally orchestrating each client’s treatment plan.
- Office Manager Lynn Ringkamp: Like Dr. Heidi, Lynn graduated from Cor Jesu Academy in St. Louis, Missouri. Lynn accumulated a great deal of experience as a Financial Account Manager with GMAC before joining the Big Bend Orthodontics team in 2009.
- Laboratory Technician Jennifer O’Neill: A Springfield, Illinois native, Jennifer graduated from Jefferson City High School in 1989. She received a degree in Elementary Education from Missouri State University in 1993. She’s been with Big Bend Orthodontics since 2014.
From our youngest to our oldest clients, our team is committed to providing the best quality orthodontic care to our community. Contact us today to see how we can help you on your journey to creating a beautiful, healthy smile for life.