Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

 
Laurie
 

Laurie

Orthodontic Assistant

“Dr. Bob  and Dr. Souza take great pride in their work.  It is such a wonderful experience being a part of many transformations.”

Laurie has been with Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2005. Her favorite part of her job is working with the children and creating lasting relationships with their families.  Laurie is very passionate about yoga.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

Susan
 

Susan

Orthodontic Assistant

“I like working with Dr. Bob because of the team-oriented approach he has created in this office.  We are so fortunate to have Dr. Souza as a part of our team.  She is an incredible Orthodondist and a pleasure to work for.”

Susan has been with Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 1995. Susan enjoys interacting with patients and their families and helping to ensure their treatment is the best it can be. Susan has three sons who all live locally with their wives.  Susan is a proud grandmother to her grandson.  She enjoys many activities with her family.

Kayla
 

Kayla

Orthodontic Assistant

“Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza makes our working environment very pleasant and it is always enjoyable to come to work because of the positive atmosphere they have created.  We are not just employees at Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics, we are family.”

Kayla has been working in the dental field since 2005 and has been with Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2010. She enjoys being part of creating beautiful smiles and boosting confidence for our patients. Kayla is a mom to a handsome boy named John who was born in 2012.  Besides being a full time mom some of her favorite hobbies to do in her spare time are reading and fitness.

Taneisha
 

Taneisha

Orthodontic Assistant

“I love how the patients and parents feel comfortable here and it really feels like a family.  I've worked with Dr. Bob for a long time and we just have a great relationship and respect for each other.  Dr. Souza has been so great to work with.  She's incredibly smart and is always learning new techniques.  Working with Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza has been a great mix of new and old school orthodontics.”

Taneisha has been working for Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2007. She enjoys working with our patients and building a realtionship with them at each visit.  She finds it very rewarding to see the transformation from beginning to end and to see how happy they are once treatment is finished. Taneisha is married and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Renee
 

Renée

Orthodontic Assistant

“Working side by side with Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza is such an enjoyable experience. They are amazing people and I love how they care for each patient. I wouldn't want to work anywhere else!”

Renee has been working in the dental field since 2002. She knew she wanted to be in the field ever since Dr. Bob put her braces on when she was 11 years old. She was able to do co-op at Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics and loved it so much and was hired not long after. She is also a wife and a mother and enjoys being a foster parent. Renee loves being around people and it's a pleasure working at Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics and being a part in helping create beautiful smiles.

Flo
 

Flo

Records Technician and a Certified Dental Assistant

“Dr. Bob is a great man and great to work for.  Dr. Souza is a breath of fresh air with new ideas and new technology.  It's a pleasure working with them both."

Flo has been working in the dental field since 1991 and has been with Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2004.  Flo is always willing to assist and go the extra mile.  In addition to records, Flo is also the Invisalign Coordinator, orders all of our supplies and likes to help out with lab work.  When not at work, she volunteers her time at a local daycare where she assists with the infants.  She enjoys spending time with her family. "I love kids.  A smile on a child's face truly makes the world go around."

Madison
 

Madison

Records and Sterilization Technician

“Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza make it very easy to let us be our true selves and they are always motivating us to be the best that we can be. I'm very honored to be assisting alongside them.”

Madison has been working for Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2015. She is always smiling and enjoys talking and connecting with all of the patients and their families. In her spare time, Madison loves spending time with her friends, going to concerts, and singing her heart out.

Michelle
 

Michelle

Lab Assistant

"Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza create such a positive atmosphere within the office that makes it most enjoyable for patients and staff."

Michelle has been working for Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2001. Michelle is responsible for all the retainers and other lab work for the office.  When's she's not in the lab, you'll find her helping and assisting with patients as well.  She's truly a team player.  She enjoys meeting new people.  In her spare time she enjoys good music, bonfires and the outdoors.

Kerrie
 

Kerrie

Financial Coordinator

“Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza take pride in their work and care about their patients. Our patients enjoy coming to their appointments.”

Kerrie is in charge of our insurance billing. She has been in the dental field since 1996 and began working for Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics in 2012. She enjoys interacting with the patients and working in a family-friendly environment. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her niece and nephew and her Chihuahua, Sarina. She also enjoys traveling and many outdoor activities.

Maria
 

Maria

Scheduling Coordinator

“Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza take great pride in the fact that their practice is a fun, warm and welcoming atmosphere for all ages. I feel privileged to be part of such an amazing team.”

Maria has been with Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2000. Maria always makes our patients feel at home whether it is greeting them as they walk through the front door or answering questions over the phone.  Maria is married with two beautiful children.  She enjoys cooking and baking.

Susan
 

Susan

Scheduling Coordinator

“I enjoy working with Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza.  They are both down to earth.  They know how to make your day filled with laughter and happiness.”

Susan has been in the dental field since 2006.  She's been with Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2012. Susan loves to laugh and make the patients feel welcomed.  Susan is always willing to lend a helping hand to both our patients and her co-workers.

Ashley
 

Ashley

Treatment Coordinator / Orthodontic Assistant

“Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza are amazing people to work for.  They care and love their patients.  They create such lasting bonds with their patients and families.  They have created a calm, fun and family oriented enviroment for the patients to feel comfortable and welcomed.”

Ashley has been with Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics since 2007.  She began assisting here as a senior in high school through the co-op program at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.  She is a licensed Orthodontic Assistant and keeps up with her credits and learns new technology through continuing education classes.  In 2018 she took over the Treatment Coordinator position, where she is responsile for greeting our new patients starting with their initial phone call and making sure they feel comfortable.  Ashley enjoys seeing the transformation of patients and developing lasting realtionships with them.  In her spare time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  She also enjoys hiking, kayaking and outdoor activities with her husband, daughter and their Australian Shephed, Dax.

Tammy
 

Tammy

Treatment Coordinator

“Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza have built an amazing practice with their patients and staff.”

Tammy started working in the dental field in 1995 and joined Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics in 2012. She is responsible for greeting our new patients starting with their initial phone call and making sure they feel comfortable. Once they arrive to the office she shows them around and introduces them to Dr. Bob, Dr. Souza, and the staff. She reviews the treatment recommendation and is available to answer patients/parents questions. She is the patient’s contact person before starting and throughout their treatment. Tammy enjoys the relationships that she builds with our patients and their families.  Tammy loves spending time with her beautiful family.

Kathi
 

Kathi

Office Manager

“What I admire most about Dr. Bob and Dr. Souza is their high standard of quality and integrity. They truly care about each and every patient and want to make sure they truly enjoy their experience at our office.”

Kathi joined Baarsvik Souza Orthodontics in 2011. She makes sure that the office provides quality care and customer service to all of our patients and their families. She takes great pride in being part of an office with such a professional, efficient, and friendly staff. When away from work, Kathi enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys the summer and working in her yard and is a big fan of shopping in her spare time.