For quality orthodontic care in Mandeville, Louisiana, you can count on Dr. Rebecca Payne and her team to give you a smile to be proud of! At Northshore Orthodontics, we combine impressive knowledge and experience with a fun, caring office atmosphere in order to give you the most rewarding dental experience possible. We encourage you to get to know our orthodontist and staff a bit better by reading our bios below!
Dr. Rebecca Payne
Dr. Payne earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from LSU in 2011. She then went on to receive her dental degree from Louisiana University School of Dentistry in New Orleans in 2015. While in dental school, she was inducted into the both the C. Edmunds Kells and Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor societies. During dental school she fell in love with transforming smiles and decided to dedicate her focus and training on orthodontics. This commitment required her to finish dental school at the top of her class, and then complete an additional 2 years of orthodontic residency.
After completing her residency, Dr. Payne became board certified and holds the title of Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. A board certified orthodontist is an orthodontist who has voluntarily gone through hundreds of additional hours of preparation and testing to demonstrate their judgment, skills and knowledge required for providing the highest level of patient care. This certification is only achieved by 33% of
Dr. Payne has a true passion for creating beautiful smiles through a high standard of orthodontic care. Her goal as an orthodontist is to treat everyone who walks into her office like family and to have them complete their orthodontic treatment thrilled with their smile. Dr. Payne is proud to be a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and Louisiana Dental Association. Dr. Payne comes from a large south Louisiana family with deep roots in the Northshore. In her free time, she enjoys playing the harp, piano, and guitar. She also loves to go golfing and fishing.
Meet Our Team
Stephanie – Administrative assistant
My work experience in Ortho began in 2007 in Colorado as a clinical assistant and over the years I have learned so much about what it takes to be a team member of a great practice! As a scheduling coordinator I’m happy to help our patients schedule their appointments to fit their lifestyle. I’m the first person our patients see and last person they interact with. I really enjoy getting to know patients as they are on their journey towards the perfect smile.
My husband is Ronnie & we have been married for almost 25 years we have a daughter Kayla & a son Kamron who are our pride & joy & we adore our mini Doxie GiGi Marie.
Ellen – Financial Coordinator
I am here to make sure all the numbers are in order, including insurance coordination and accounts payable and receivable. Even though I don’t work in the clinical area of the office, I still get to interact with patients and see as their beautiful smiles develop as the months pass. Ours is an office full of wonderful, kind people. We truly enjoy each other as coworkers and as friends.
I have been married to my husband, Jeff, for 33 years, and we have three wonderful sons. We enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Sharon – Office Manager
I am here to help with all aspects of patient care, from braces placement, wire changes, impressions, and retainer checks, in addition to assisting the front office with scheduling and insurance. I love it all, and my days are never boring. I like seeing each patient become more confident as their smile improves. Since joining this office in 1996, my team members have become my good friends, which makes for a happy work environment.
My husband’s name is Mike and we have three children. Michael lives in Denver, Brad is in China, and Michele lives in New York.
Faith – Orthodontic Assistant
I have been working in the orthodontic field for 14 years. I handle all aspects of patient care, including the placement of braces, wire changes, impressions, retainer checks, and lab work. Our office is a fun energetic work environment. Our days seem to fly by as we interact with our patients and get to know them on a personal basis as they happily progress in treatment.
I have been married to my husband Scott for 14 years and have one son and two step daughters. In our spare time, along with traveling, we enjoy building, buying, and flipping houses.
Jen – Orthodontic Assistant
I am a former patient and was blessed to join the team as an assistant. I truly enjoy my job and look forward to work each day. It is important to me that all of our patients feel relaxed and comfortable from their very first visit. My favorite part of my job is getting to know our patients and their families on their journey to a beautiful smile.
I am the Mom of two amazing daughters, Jade and Sienna. I grew up in the mountains of West Virgina. In my spare time, I love to get out and enjoy the outdoors as much as possible.
Meet the Team