Smile Straight Orthodontics - Tucson, AZ Team
Nathan Bartschi, DMD
Nathan Bartschi, DMD - Orthodontist
He then attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine where he continued his academic excellence earning his Doctorate of Dental Medicine Summa Cum Laude.
Dr. Bartschi enjoyed dentistry but he wanted to help people transform their lives by helping patients have the smile they always dreamed of. He went on to attend Saint Louis University for his Master of Science and Orthodontic Specialty Certificate.
He enjoys watching the transformation that occurs as patients begin to gain confidence in their smile. The best is when they eventually finish treatment and can’t stop smiling!
If patients are happy, he is happy. It's that simple.
Since completing his formal education in 2008, Dr. Bartschi has regularly attended national, regional, and local continuing education courses to stay current with the tools and techniques that enable him to offer the best available care.
He is also a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontics, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, and Arizona State Orthodontic Association, all of which host several continuing education opportunities throughout the year
Fun Fact Learned to speak fluent Spanish while doing a mission in Mexico.
In His Free Time Dr. Bartschi is an avid photographer.
Volunteer He actively participates in regular church and community service.
Jessenia Rodriguez - Receptionist
Jessenia is the first face our patients see when they come to Smile Straight Orthodontics. She loves seeing the transformation how a new patient comes in for their first consultation hiding their smiles but when they leave after their treatment has finished, they are smiling ear to ear.
Favorite Flick The Lion King is her favorite movie.
On the Tube Jessenia loves Friends. She can quote almost every episode.
Fur Parent She has German Shepherd, Chase. Ask to see a pic, her phone is full of them.
Gabriela Leon - Treatment Coordinator
Gabriela started out at Smile Straight Orthodontics as a back office assistant but realized she wanted to share the patients' journeys to having their best smiles.
She became a treatment coordinator since she loves helping kids and adults improve their smile by being with them every step of the way in their treatment.
"Seeing patients happy and confident at the end of treatment is the best feeling," according to Gabriela.
Weekend Activity Gabriela likes to get out into the wilderness and go on hikes when she is away from the office.
Favorite Restaurant You may not be able to get a reservation at Gabriela's favorite place to eat. It is her mom's kitchen.
Fur Parent Milo the Shih Tzu.
Vanessa Sainz - Treatment Coordinator
Vanessa wanted to be in healthcare. She earned her patient care tech certification before starting to work in the field of orthodontics.
She enjoys witnessing patients experience a life change when their see their new smile. The joy and confidence the patient feels when they look in the mirror for the first time reminds her why she loves her job.
She loves that Smile Straight offers families a variety of affordable options that allow almost everyone to have a great smile.
Secret Skill Vanessa played the viola in the orchestra.
On the Radio She likes all music. Well, all music other than techno.
Words of Inspiration Confidence comes with a great smile.
Yeneri Cisneros - Front Desk
She originally thought she wanted to go into cosmetology because she liked helping people look and feel their best. But then she discovered how a powerful a smile was to a person's self esteem and knew that was her passion.
She likes working at Smile Straight Orthodontics because everyone makes it a fun and upbeat environment not only for the patients but for each other as well.
Favorite Restaurant She loves getting chicken from Popeyes. But she can't tell patients until their braces come off.
On the Tube She likes Sponge Bob Square Pants. One of the perks of the job is it is sometimes on TVs in the office.
Pets She has a Rottweiler named Skyy and a snake named Queen.
Rosie Navarro - Treatment Coordinator
She attended Pima Medical Institute to be a medical assistant and with her certification in translating.
She loves being part of a fun and compassionate team that helps change lives one smile at a time.
Favorite Meal Tacos. 24-7.
Secret Skill Rosie is left handed. You may not think it is a secret skill, but she views it as a super power.
Favorite Flick Her favorite movie of all time is Man on Fire.