Meet Our Team

Dr. Meharg is supported by a team of professionals who are dedicated to providing each patient with enthusiastic and individualized orthodontic care. We work together as a team striving for one common goal – to provide our patients with the highest standard of care available that guarantees optimal results. Thank you for visiting our website. Please feel free to e-mail or call us with any questions you may have.



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Treatment Coordinator

As Dr. Meharg’s Treatment Coordinator, I have the privilege of introducing our new patients to our practice. At the first visit I will spend time getting to know you and your orthodontic needs. After a full evaluation by Dr. Meharg, I will answer any questions you may have regarding the treatment recommendation and will review the financial plans available to best meet your needs. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends on Conesus Lake.






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Financial Coordinator

I have been a part of Dr. Meharg’s team since 2004. My role as the Financial Coordinator is to assist you with all of your financial needs and questions. I will work with you in setting up financial arrangements that will fit within your budget. In addition to your financial needs I will also help you with your insurance benefits, including submitting claims on your behalf. I look forward to working with you!

I enjoy cooking and spending time with my family whenever possible.






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Certified Dental Assistant

Each day is new and exciting working as a Certified Dental Assistant with Dr. Meharg in the orthodontic field. The best part is seeing a patients new smile develop with each visit and the excitement and soaring confidence when treatment is completed. Also, being from the Syracuse area, it’s wonderful to see how much Franklin Square and the surrounding area has evolved. It’s no longer oil city and empty factories! As for me, I share a cozy home in Baldwinsville with my teenage daughters, 3 cats and fish. Most days we are on the go but try to enjoy taco Tuesdays and game nights each week. When I’m able I like to relax and enjoy a glass of wine, get some me time, or share activities with friends.





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Certified Dental Assistant

I grew up in northern Minnesota and have lived in and out of the Syracuse area since 1991. I started in dentistry in 1994 and worked with Dr. Meharg from 2002 – 2006. In May 2012 I returned to Franklin Square Orthodontics after several years of staying home with my kids. I rarely have spare time after volunteering at my kids schools or traveling to their multiple sports functions. I do, however, enjoy working out, golf and travel. Mostly, I love being with my family and hanging out with friends.






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Laboratory Technician

I am a native of Syracuse and spent four years as a dental technician in the United States Air Force. I gained my experience in orthodontics working two years for an orthodontist. After leaving the Air Force I worked as a motion picture projectionist before returning to the orthodontic field approximately twenty years ago. I’ve been with Dr. Meharg since he bought the practice.

In my spare time, I enjoy golfing and am an avid sports fan.







Executive Assistant

I’m the original staff member! Michael and I have been a team since 1971. In the early days of FSO, I spent a lot of time in the office, but now I mostly work from home. The calendar is one of my specialties, another is curating the quilt collection. some of which I have made. In our spare time, we love to travel and visit our children and granddaughter.