Kelly Taylor, DDS, MSD

CVO - Carlsbad Village Orthodontics

Dr. Kelly Ryan Taylor is passionate about her patients and loves nothing more than helping them gain confidence in their smiles. Dr. Taylor is a native of Carlsbad, CA. Dr. Taylor attended the University of California Los Angeles where she graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology. Upon graduation, she stayed at UCLA for dental school where she was awarded numerous awards for her clinical and academic performance. Dr. Taylor graduated in the top of her class with high honors and was selected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society. Dr. Taylor was then fortunate enough to attend the prestigious University of Washington Orthodontic Residency Program. Here Dr. Taylor received her Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry. Dr. Taylor has extensively studied the relationship between orthodontic treatment and quality of life. She has presented her research internationally and has published her studies in American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, the most acclaimed orthodontic research journal.

Dr. Taylor is board-certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, the highest mark given to orthodontists. She loves to share her passion for orthodontics and patient care in a few ways, including lecturing and educating local dentists and their teams. She is also an active member in many dental organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, California Orthodontic Association, and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being a sports-mom, and rooting on the Bruins.

Parmis Sionit, DDS, MSD

CVO - Carmel Valley Orthodontics

Dr. Sionit has enjoyed creating beautiful smiles since 2003. While you will find Dr. Sionit treating patients in our Carmel Valley location, she is still an integral part of our team here in Carlsbad.
She is a native of San Diego where she attended UCSD and graduated Cum Laude with studies in Psychology, Chemistry and Spanish. She earned her doctorate degree with Magna Cum Laude honors at UCLA’s Dental program where she also served as the Dental Student Body President and was elected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honors Society. Dr. Sionit subsequently completed the Orthodontic Specialty Program at the University of Washington where she also earned her Master of Science in Dentistry.

Dr. Sionit is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, American Dental Association and California Dental Association. She has conducted extensive clinical research in the evaluation of expansion appliances, headgear appliances and the facial effects of growth modification. She continually updates herself on the latest research developments, treatment methods and appliances. Her broad background has given her the ability to address the unique needs of each patient and provide the highest quality of care.

She takes pleasure in creating beautiful smiles for her patients and spending time with family. Her hobbies include snowboarding, cooking and international travel.


Treatment Coordinator

Heidi started her first job in the Orthodontic field. She has done other jobs along the way including real estate and owning her own deli food truck. Heidi lives at the beach in Oceanside. Welcoming , educating and walking new patients through the process of Orthodontics brings her joy. She likes to say that she is the cruise director of the office. Her favorite thing about Orthodontics is building relationships with patients and watching their smiles transform. Heidi is married and has 3 grown children; her granddaughter is the light of her life. When she is not working you can find her at the beach or at the Harbor.


Patient Coordinator

Camille is a mother of three beautiful girls. She enjoys taking international trips with her husband. Camille likes to go vintage thrift shopping and cooking delicious meals with her family. Her favorite thing about Orthodontics is seeing the start to finish process for all of our patients.


Patient Coordinator

Morgan is our outgoing patient coordinator ; She enjoys chatting with every single patient to ensure they have a memorable visit. Morgan is born and raised in oceanside, she has worked in general dentistry for three years and went to school for medical billing and coding. She is a horror movie fanatic and enjoys reading books with her daughter. Fun fact about Morgan she has four brothers and is the only girl in her family.


Financial Coordinator

You will find Renee at our front desk, and you’re going to love her. She is always willing to help patients with their needs; it’s what she loves to do. She lives here in North County with her 3 children and is very active with their sports and school activities. Her favorite things to do are snowboarding, cooking, arts and crafts, a good movie and anything with family and friends.


Orthodontic Assistant

Brittany is a lifetime resident of Oceanside. She has been in the dental field for 15 years and loves working in orthodontics. She especially enjoys ortho because she gets to watch patients smiles transform. At home, her husband Roy, daughter Olivia and son Cruz keep her busy. When not at work, she loves spending time with family, having picnics at the beach and playing with her kids at the park.


Orthodontic Assistant

Amanda started her ortho career in San Clemente in 2007 and fell in love with the awesome science that is orthodontics. In 2009, Amanda and her husband bought a house in Oceanside where she spent a few years building her family and being a stay at home mom. She has 3 boys who are all in school now allowing Amanda to have time to get back to the field she enjoys most. Meeting new people and giving them a smile they love to show off has to be the best part of the job! Amanda loves the outdoors and goes hiking and camping whenever she can. If you are an animal lover, you need to chat with Amanda. She has a ‘farm” of her own at home.


Orthodontic Assistant

Flavia was born an raised in Brazil, where she completed her education as an orthodontist and practiced for 10 years before relocating to San Diego with her husband. She is happy to call Carlsbad her home now and as an assistant she loves helping create beautiful smiles. Outside of work she enjoys cooking and exercising. When summer comes you will definitely find her at the beach soaking up the sunshine.


Orthodontic Assistant

Makenna has been rocking in Ortho for over 5 years. She is originally from Louisianna but has been in California for 4 years. Her hobbies include hiking, plant collecting and spending time with her husband and 2 dogs. Makenna ‘s favorite thing about Ortho is making a connection with the patients and giving them their new smile.

Amanda G

Orthodontic Assistant

Amanda is a fun-loving, super-talented assistant. She has been an RDA since 1998. She loves helping people achieve the smile they want and being a part of their journey from start to finish. Her favorite part of working in orthodontics is being able to see patients on a regular basis and building true friendships with them. She enjoys reading, relaxing by the pool, and you may even see her at the local skate park with her family!


Practice Liaison

Melissa is our blue-haired star. She comes from the events world and enjoys making people smile. She is a mother of three girls and proud of it! Melissa is an Oceanside native and enjoys spending time creating art with her girls, outdoors or at theme parks. She has great energy and helping others is her passion. She brings the sun and shine to our office! Her favorite part about orthodontics is making patients feel positive about themselves!