Olson Orthodontics Team

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Krista Lam

I grew up in Alton, IL but I have lived in the O’Fallon area since 1998. I’ve been working in the orthodontic field since 2003 and have been with Dr. Olson since 2008. I am truly blessed to work for such a compassionate, caring doctor. I love my career and the ability to build lasting relationships with patients and their families. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband, family, and friends. I have a son who was born in June 2015 and he is the joy of my life! I like to run, read, travel, and love going to concerts!

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Debbie Buchanan

I started in Orthodontics with Dr. Satrom in 2000. My position at Olson Orthodontics is Treatment Coordinator and this allows me to get to know all of our new patients and families. I enjoy being able to watch our patients grow and enjoy their great smiles. In my spare time I enjoy crafts and reading. My husband and I have 2 children and 2 dogs and a cat.

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Lisa Cummings

I grew up in Panama, the Canal Zone. I lived on a Army base. Since I’m an Army brat I really enjoy seeing and talking with all of our Military families. I’ve been in the dental field over 37 years, 16 years in orthodontics (my favorite). I am a COA (certified orthodontic assistant) also expanded function. This means I have taken a lot of extra classes to help improve my orthodontic skills. On my days off my husband and I can be found camping, fishing, riding our motorcycle or just hanging out with our 6 grandsons.

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Renee Brown

Hi. I am from Montana, and we are a military family. We moved to Illinois 7 years ago, and enjoy all it has to offer. I am married to my wonderful husband Jeshua of 18 years, we have two awesome kids, Miracle and Keegan. I was a stay at home mom, decorating cakes until 2015 when I decided to try my hand at Dental Assisting school… I loved it. So here I am enjoying what I have learned in general dentistry and orthodontics. When I am not busy learning about teeth I spend my time decorating cakes, girl scouts, and boy scouts. I am grateful to be a part of the Olson team and look forward to growing with them. 

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Susie Lang

I’m originally from Granite City, but moved to the O’Fallon area five years ago. I worked previously as an apprentice jeweler and now I’m very excited to learn everything I can about orthodontics so that I can be an awesome Orthodontic Assistant! When I’m not working, I enjoy bible studies, being outdoors, spending time with good friends, watching baseball and going to Cubs games at Wrigley Field. I look forward to meeting and getting to know everyone.

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Bethany Kanoy

Hello! I’m Bethany and I just started working at Olson Orthodontics this past November. My primary jobs here are sterilization and other random jobs that need to be completed! I love the inviting environment, and the people I work with are amazing! When I am not working, then I’m doing school, hanging out with friends, playing my guitar, singing, or at my youth group. I have one year left in high school and then I hope to continue my education in the dental field. Hope to see you at the office sometime!


Sarah Walsh

Hey there! My name is Sarah. I was born and raised in Belleville, and have been in the dental field for a little over 3 years now. I married my soulmate, Cory, in 2018. I have a 7 year old stepson named Hunter. Both of these boys are the light of my world, and I take great pride in them. I am a huge animal lover, and together, we have 3 dogs. In my free time, I spend it with family, and friends, preferably outdoors if the weather is right. I love going to church on Sundays and having a day of rest. Hobbies that I enjoy, include an adult volleyball league, running and working out, and my two direct sales businesses. Ohhh… and in case you haven’t heard or noticed yet, I have a slight OBSESSION with Carrie Underwood! I look forward to meeting with you all soon! (:

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Lindsey Kessler

I grew up in Hamilton county, about 2 hours from O’Fallon. I’m from the same home town as Dr. Lauren! I have worked as a dental/orthodontic assistant for 4 years before becoming a stay at home mom. I enjoy spending time with my family, going to my kids sporting events and anything outdoors. I have been married to my husband, Tom, for 14 years and we have 4 sons: Ethan, Eli, Evan, and Emmit. I have always been interested in Orthodontics. I enjoy seeing the progress and changes to our patients smiles. Dr Lauren is wonderful to work with.

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Jae Lilton

I grew up in Springfield IL, and lived most of my adult life in Georgia. This is my first experience in orthodontic care and I’m very excited, however I have 10 years experience in the dental field. I love spending time with my older sister. We share some of the same interests and have a lot in common. I enjoy listening to music, dating, netflix, and love to just cuddle up with cozy blankets, fuzzy socks and a hot cup of coffee. I love working at Olson Orthodontics because Dr. Olson and staff give me a warm, welcoming feeling I can share with our patients.

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Christy Sotiropolous

I was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. I have also lived in Hawaii, San Diego,Sacramento, Virginia and Nebraska, and now call O’Fallon my permanent home. I am happily married to a retired AF Major and stepmom to his son and daughter. I love to run and travel. I am addicted to Words with Friends. Orthodontics is a very rewarding because of the smiles that get created.Your smile is the first thing people see.

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Arney Brown

I am the laboratory technician here at Olson Orthodontics. I am responsible for the fabrication of all the orthodontic appliances. I received my laboratory training and all advanced training while in the Air Force. I started working here in April of 2002 after retiring from the Air Force, upon 26 years of service, with a cumulative of 36 years of experience in the Dental Laboratory career field. I enjoy working at Olson Orthodontics because I have the opportunity to work one on one with the doctors and the patients. Should a question or concern over an appliance arise, I can speak to the dentist directly. This also allows appliances to be created much faster and delivered to the patients quicker.