Meet Our Team

Dr. Jorge Gutierrez

Dr. Gutierrez is a graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch, has practiced in the Houston and Katy area since 1986. He is experienced in both Invisalign Orthodontics as well as traditional braces.

Align Technology has called on Dr. Gutierrez to teach their certification courses that are required for doctors who want to use the Invisalign system. He continues to be recognized by Invisalign as an Diamond Provider which automatically places him in the top 1% by experience.

Dr. Gutierrez is a member of the following organizations:

  • Houston District Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • American Orthodontic Society
Dr. Jorje Gutierrez - Katy Orthodontist

Dr. Ray McLendon

Dr. McLendon is a graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch and has practiced in the Houston area since 1981.

He has been a guest lecturer all across the country for continuing education programs.

He is a member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • Greater Houston District Dental Society
  • American Association of Orthodontists
Dr. Ray McClendon Orthodontist

Nessa – Practice Administrator

Nessa is Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch. With over 33 years experience, she is still passionate about dentistry and loves serving and educating patients about their dental health. Nessa has worked with Dr. Gutierrez since 1986. She is happily married with four children: Jessica and Haley (twins), Bryce, and Brooke. In her spare time, Nessa loves reading, personal development, and traveling.

Nessa at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Ashley – Treatment Coordinator

Ashley joined the KCC team in August of 2018 as a Registered Dental Assistant. Although she is a big help on our Clinical Team, Ashley is most seen with our new patients in her role as Treatment Coordinator and behind the scenes heading up our Marketing Department. Ashley is a new momma to a beautiful girl, Brynlee! Greg, Ashley, Brynlee, and their two dogs love watching sports as a family!

Ashley at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Amy – Treatment Coordinator

Amy has been with the KCC team since 2012 as one of our Treatment Coordinators. She has lived in Katy for over 20 years. Amy is married to Matt and they have two beautiful daughters, Natalie and Maddi. She loves to travel to other countries and learn about different cultures. Her two favorite pastimes (even when traveling) are reading and playing tennis.

AmyH at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Amanda – Marketing Content Creator

Amanda is excited to be a new addition to the KCC team as of 2020. Originally from Peoria, Illinois, Amanda moved to Texas to attend Baylor University in 2015 and graduated in 2019. As the Marketing Content Creator, Amanda creates written and visual marketing content for KCC. Off the clock, Amanda enjoys reading and taking kickboxing classes.

Amanda at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Annie – Insurance Coordinator

Annie is an alumni of Texas Tech University and has been on the KCC team since day one of the practice. She has 31 years experience helping patients get their full insurance benefits. Annie loves spending time with her husband, Mark, and their children, Travis and his wife Sarah, Austin, and Cody. Her favorite activities are yoga and jogging with her two dogs, Abby and Ag.

Annie at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Sara – Clinical Assistant

Sara is a Registered Dental Assistant who joined the KCC team in August of 2007. She is our Lead Clinical Assistant. Sara enjoys traveling, primarily cruise travel and often takes road trips with her grandfather. She is a dog mom to Shadow. Sara also has a special gift for working with special needs children.

Sara at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Amy – Clinical Assistant

Amy is a Registered Dental Assistant who joined the KCC team in August of 2011. You’ll probably see her all around the office, as she serves as our Administrative Coordinator and one of our Clinical Assistants. Amy’s favorite TV shows are Big Bang Theory and First 48. Most of her time spent watching these are spent snuggled up with her sweet pup, Nala.

AmyS at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Sonia – Clinical Assistant

Sonia joined the KCC team in October of 2018 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She is a great asset to our Clinical Team, with having 22 years experience in Orthodontics. Sonia is a hard working mom of three, who spends her spare time cooking for enjoyment and fishing on weekends with her family.

Sonia at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Carmen – Clinical Assistant

Carmen joined the KCC team in July of 2019. As a Registered Dental Assistant, she is a rockstar on our Clinical Team and as Lab Technician. Carmen values time spent with her husband, Nicholas, traveling, going to the beach and spending time with family.

Carmen at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics

Pam – Clinical Assistant

Pam joined the KCC team in 2020. She graduated from UCONN Medical Center as a Dental Hygienist. Although she is since retired from dental hygiene, her 25 years experience in the periodontal field makes her a great asset to our Clinical Team. Outside of KCC, Pam is a licensed Realtor, passionate about helping people find their forever home. She also enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family.

Pam at Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics