Our Team

Our team is passionate about excellence and compassion in every aspect of their profession.

Our Pledge

Our care professionals are dedicated to providing a caring and understanding atmosphere for all who visit our office. Each of us are passionate about excellence and the growth in all aspects of our profession. We promise to use the latest innovations to provide the highest quality care for our patients. Our team is committed to delivering meaningful service to the community in which we live and work. Our goal is to regularly share our time, talents and resources with others.

Together we pledge to build a solid caring relationship with our patient families to achieve a healthy, lasting smile.

Courtney Laabs

Clinical Assistant

Courtney was born and raised in the Greenleaf area. She attended Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for dental assisting. While in college she joined the Just Orthodontics team for her clinical training and hand-on learning. She enjoyed getting to learn orthodontics and dentistry at the same time. She then joined the Just Orthodontic team in September of 2013 as a clinical assistant. Courtney is excited to continue to further her orthodontic knowledge and help assist in creating everyone’s beautiful smile. When Courtney isn’t creating smiles, she is working on her family’s farm. She also enjoys hunting and spending time up north. “I cannot believe how quickly braces can change someone’s self-esteem and how I get to watch each patient’s personality change each and every day.”

Jackie Ouradnik

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Jackie is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant who has been part of our practice since 2006. She has been certified in orthodontics since 2007. Jackie continues to maintain continuing education and having a minimum of 12 continuing education credits every year. She has a total of 300 plus hours of further education. Jackie has been born and raised in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. She enjoys playing with her 2 yellow labs, Wrigley and Bobber. She loves to go camping, fishing, hunting, and drag racing. It’s fun to watch teeth move! I love working everyday with such a great team and getting to help create many beautiful smiles.”

Terri Carriere

Infection Control Specialist

Terri was born and raised in Marquette, Michigan. She moved to Wisconsin with her husband in 1987. Terri joined the Just Orthodontic team in 2011 with great dental knowledge. Terri has over 22 years in the dental field working as a dental assistant. At Just orthodontics, Terri handles all of our OSHA and infection control. Along with assisting in procedures throughout the day, she does all the set ups for all the appointments. “Each day I enjoy getting to establish relationships with not only the patient but their families, and sharing in their excitement of their everlasting smile.”

Sara Schuh

Treatment Coordinator

Sara has been a part of the Just Orthodontics team since 1996 and in a dental office since 1988. She started in general dentistry as a Dental Assistant. Since starting at Just Orthodontics as a clinical assistant and now moving to the front desk she has been fortunate to work with patients and parents in creating those gorgeous Just Orthodontic smiles. Sara and her husband Tim have 3 wonderful children Olivia, Rayna and Simon. Most of her time is spent exploring all the fun things this area has to offer. Out of the office, she spends her time with her family at various sporting activities , cheering on the Badger and Packers (it can get a bit loud at her house sometimes) and loves to travel with her family. She is also passionate about Pediatric Heart Care and making a difference for those kids and their families. “The thing I love most about orthodontics is how a straight beautiful smile can change someone’s life so much. It is amazing to see the transformation that happens not only to their smile but to the person!”

Emily Dirkmann

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Emily joined the Just Orthodontic team as a clinical assistant in 2008. Emily feels that she has had more experience in the orthodontic field with Dr. Just’s dedication to have the best and most educated staff. Emily became a Certified Orthodontic Assistant in 2013, and continues to further her orthodontic knowledge. Emily loves spending her free time with her family and friends. She loves playing softball and volleyball throughout the summer. “I enjoy helping Dr. Just and the team to create so many wonderful smiles. I love to meet new people and in orthodontics you really get a chance to build great relationships with patients.”

Julie Koeser

Financial Coordinator

Julie joined the Just Orthodontics team in 1998. She first discovered Just Orthodontics as a “mom” and loved the friendly welcoming atmosphere. Julie is at our front desk making appointments, taking phone calls and coordinating the financial end of treatment. Julie was born and raised in the Lakeshore Area. She is married and has two children, Kaelyn whom resides in Arizona, and Casey whom resides in Madison with his soon to be wife. “My favorite part of orthodontics is seeing the patient’s beautiful smiles. Each day is rewarding knowing they are leaving smiling.”

Lori Jacques

Retention Specialist

Lori graduated in 1991 from Lakeshore Technical College in the dental assisting program. She then began working in general dentistry where she continued her education and dental knowledge for 10 years. At Just orthodontics Lori helps the team in the laboratory. She has been with Just Orthodontics since 2009. She enjoys getting to put her knowledge and skills to use in many areas of the office. In her free time, Lori enjoys spending time at her cottage, doing home remodeling and gardening. Lori with her husband, Steve, enjoy raising their 2 children and 3 dogs. Lori is free spirited and helps the team excessively. “It’s such a rewarding job to work each day with an amazing team and to watch how quickly patients smiles change and the confidence they gain with beautiful smiles.”

Katina Shallue


Katina joined the Just Orthodontics Team in 2016 after bringing her daughter in for orthodontic treatment. She was drawn to the energetic atmosphere of the office and felt she belonged here. You will meet Katina at the front desk or on the phone to schedule your appointment.

She was born and raised in the Lakeshore area. She and her Husband Brain have 4 children Alexis and her Husband Branden, Lucas, Kacie and Kelcie.

In her free time, she enjoys supporting her kids in various sporting activities, being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

Cristina Guaro

Dental Assistant

Cristina has been working in Orthodontics since 2007 and joined the Just Orthodontics Team in 2015. She enjoys learning many different techniques in orthodontics as it has helped her expand her knowledge to better assist patients on their way to a beautiful smile! You will meet Cristina at your orthodontic appointment chair side or she may help you with your insurance.

She and her husband Vince are the proud parents of 4 young men, BJ, Chris, Vincent and Angel.

In her free time she enjoys painting ,drawing, and photography. She has even won awards for her work!

Tammy Schneider


Tammy joined the Just Orthodontics team in the summer of 2016. She has had 20 plus years of experience in the medical field. Tammy and her Husband Jerry are the parents of two wonderful daughters Kelsey and Kayla. She has been a volunteer for the St. Nazianz Fire/Rescue since 1987.

In her spare time she can be found doing home remodeling projects, going for a walk or spending time with her family.

She is excited to be a part of creating those Happy Just Orthodontic Smiles