Dr. Colin Mihalik along with his experienced team recognize that each patient is unique with their own individual and specfic orthodontic needs. As a team, we are committed to providing our patients with orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs while creating a memorable experience in our office. We welcome you and your family to our orthodontic practice and look forward to our opportunity to serve you.

Treatment Coordinator


Christy Mata is our Treatment Coordinator and has worked in Orthodontics since 2005. Christy has worked Chairside, marketing, front office, office management but she enjoys every bit as a treatment coordinator. Christy is our social butterfly, full of energy and loves to meet and greet everyone in our office with a welcoming smile.

“Coming to work everyday knowing we will make a positive impact on someone's life is the best feeling ever. I love my patients and enjoy being a part of their beautiful journey”

Front Office


Appointment Coordinator
Ida is our Appointment Coordinator, and worked in an orthodontic office since 2007. She is happy to greet and assist patients as they enter our office. Whether the patients need help checking in, scheduling, or take care of their accounts, she has the experience and training to resolve any issues or concerns. She manages the flow of patients while keeping a welcoming atmosphere for our patients throughout the clinic.

“I'm happy to be the first person to welcome our patients into our office and the last person see their happy faces, making sure their appointments went well."


Financial Coordinator
Janet began her career in orthodontics in 1997. She has held the following positions; dental assistant, scheduling coordinator, insurance coordinator, business manager, and treatment coordinator. She has also worked for a nationally known accounting firm assisting orthodontic offices across the country

This has given her great insight to helping patients especially with insurance or financial concerns. Janet’s warm, friendly, personality makes our patients feel right at home.

“I love working in orthodontics, I enjoy the energy and fun we have in giving our wonderful patients 5-star service with a SMILE!"


Radiologic Technologist - Registered Dental Assistant
Yvette Otto is a radiologic technologist and a Registered Dental Assistant. She began her career in orthodontics in 1995. Yvette greets our new patients on their first visit with a smile and puts them at ease while taking photos and X-rays for diagnosis and treatment planning. Her personal goal is for all of our patients to have a great first experience in our office – from start to finish!

“My personal goal for every patient is to receive excellent, quality care and personal attention at each visit, resulting in an excellent orthodontic experience.”


Marketing Manager
Casey updates our website and social media sites with the most recent information. She enjoys sharing and posting patient pictures, reviews, and experiences online. She manages patient contests and rewards. Her goal is to create a friendly, caring environment where excellence in orthodontics is our team goal, through social media and PR.

“As Dad’s number one fan, I enjoy maintaining our online presence and making sure that our patients know we care to hear their voice!"


Office Manager
Kim is the behind the scenes expert that makes our office run. She helps in all areas of the office but her main function is the human resources individual and also the go to person for all supplies, IT issues and general maintenance of our office. She has been married to Dr. Mihalik since 1990 when they met as Officers in 1986 in the US Military.

"Helping in whatever way I can to support our staff and patients have the most postive and upbeat experiences is my daily goal"

Clinical Team


Registered Dental Assistant
Carrie has been assisting to transform smiles since 2013. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, she truly loves to build confidence and bring great looking smiles to Coastal Bend communities. As a mother of two beautiful children, she treasures her time off from work to be with them.

“I love to see all the smiling faces! Knowing that I've had a part in helping someone have a beautiful smile, warms my heart to the fullest!"


Registered Dental Assistant
Alexis has been an RDA since 2014. She is a Corpus Christi native and a graduate of METC San Antonio. Alexis served in the US Navy, and is happy to be back in Corpus.

"My favorite part of my job is helping to create bright smiles while teaching people of all ages about orthodontic treatments. I am always eager to learn new techniques and use the latest technology for our patients. Can’t wait to see you in my chair!!"


Registered Dental Assistant
Arlene became an RDA in 2018. She is a California native. She is happy to have started her Orthodontic career in Corpus Christi, and patient care is always her top priority.

“I love that I get to be a part of the process to improve smiles. Our patients are the heart of our practice, and I enjoy seeing their progress at each and every visit.”