Laura Wilde is Dr. Wilde’s wife and the Office Manager at Orthodontic Specialists of Tucson. Laura is also a speech-language pathologist and enjoys providing consults to Dr. Wilde and his patients who may benefit from orofacial myofunctional therapy, a specialty area of hers. When she’s not working, Laura spends most of her time chasing her three young children. She also plays the piano and the cello and loves biking and kickboxing.
Laura was born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona and growing up she spent a lot of time at her family’s cattle ranch near the Grand Canyon. Laura has lived in Tucson with her son since 2016. Laura’s dental career began 16 years ago when she started working for her orthodontist. After moving to Tucson, she began working in Oral surgery for 6 years. Laura missed the relationships she gained with patients in the orthodontic field and recently made her way back. In her spare time, Laura loves to spend time serving her community, watching her son play sports, listening to live music, hiking, camping, weightlifting, and going on long walks.
Micaela was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She received her dental assistant certification from Pima Community College in 2010 and has been helping create beautiful smiles as an orthodontic assistant at OST ever since. She is working on obtaining her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. In her free time, she loves going on adventures with her daughter, dancing, jeep rides, hikes, and puppy walks with their goldendoodle.
Hannah is a Tucson native. She has been with the OST team for a combined 7 years. Not only is she an orthodontic assistant, but she is also one of our financial coordinators. Hannah loves working in orthodontics because she can help patients feel confident about their smiles. On her days off Hannah loves to spend time with her husband mountain biking, hiking, and camping.
Hector was born and raised in Douglas, AZ. Tucson became home in 2007. He has been a certified dental assistant since 2009, receiving his certification through Pima Community College. He is currently working on achieving his Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Hector enjoys staying fit by hiking, swimming, weightlifting, and walking his dogs. In his down time, he explores his creative side by cooking, coloring, reading, puzzles, and sometimes video games. Hector has been an orthodontist assistant and lab technician here at OST since 2009.
Laura was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, and relocated to Tucson in 1984. She graduated from Flowing Wells High School and has been working at OST for 25 years. She enjoys seeing people transform their confidence along with their smiles. Laura enjoys spending time with family and watching her grandson play basketball. On long weekends she likes to visit her daughter and new grandson in San Diego.
Megan has a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and worked for several years doing research in Boston. She stepped back for a bit to spend more time with her family. She eventually returned to school and earned certifications in Montessori primary education. Megan has lived in Tucson for four years now and loves to spend time outdoors with her kids doing activities such as bike riding, hiking and camping, and listening to great music.