Meet the Staff
We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve 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 New Albany, Pataskala or Westerville practice. As your smile maker, we are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Dr. Jennifer Burzynski - Orthodontist
Dr. Jennifer Burzynski, known to us as Dr. Jen, is excited to be a new member of the Shirck Orthodontics team! She was born and raised in Missouri, where she enjoyed riding horses, fishing and competing on the high school swimming and cross country teams. Dr.Jen then moved to Kentucky to attend college, where her love of the outdoors grew. Now in Ohio, she enjoys walking and riding bikes in Columbus’s many metro parks, and she is working to improve her gardening skills. She loves spending time with her husband and their two pets, and she enjoys taking trips to Kentucky and Missouri to visit with family and friends.
Dr. Jen received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Murray State University. She then attended the University of Kentucky for dental school, where she was awarded her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Following her dental training, she completed her orthodontic specialty training and received a Master of Science degree at The Ohio State University. Dr. Jen is happy to be a Buckeye and the opportunity to work with the awesome staff and patients at Shirck Orthodontics!
Amber - Treatment Coordinator/Financial Coordinator
Amber has the honor of meeting new patients and taking them through their orientation to Shirck Orthodontics. She takes pride in ensuring that braces are affordable through creating a payment plan that fits within each patient’s budget. Amber has additional experience as an orthodontic assistant, making her very helpful in answering questions about treatment as well as any orthodontic appliances that patients may be required to wear. Amber says that one of her job’s perks is the one-on-one time that she gets to spend with the patients – she loves those interactions the most! Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, fishing and watching her kids play sports. Amber is an avid Licking Heights Fan! Go Hornets!
Cynthia – Insurance Coordinator
Cynthia is the Finance Coordinator at Shirck Orthodontics. She has been involved with public relations for many years and enjoys fostering meaningful relationships with patients. She looks forward to the upbeat, happy ambiance each day when she comes to work. Cynthia is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and cherishes spending time with her husband and twin sons, Austin and Aaron. She loves to watch her sons play soccer for Northridge High School Vikings! She also enjoys crafts, cooking, and has a Polish pottery business online.
Zhenia - Marketing Coordinator
Zhenia is the Marketing Coordinator at Shirck Orthodontics. Her role in the office allows her to interact with our patients in a fun way. Zhenia gets to plan fun parties, organize games, set up sponsorships for our patients’ organizations, and work closely with talented and caring general dentist and their teams. Zhenia loves being able to use her creativity to come up with fun contests and activities for our patients. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2004 and enjoys spending time with her husband and three children Jake, Jordan, and Julian!
Kaela - Clinic Coordinator
Kaela is the Clinical Coordinator at Shirck Orthodontics. She is also a EFDA. She says she loves watching the confidence grow in patients as their smiles are transformed. To Kaela there is nothing better than the relationships she’s able to build with local families at Shirck Orthodontics. She currently resides outside Utica with her husband Luke and their dog Berkley! In her free time she loves to be on the lake fishing, hiking and being outdoors and is also very involved in her church.
Katelin- Dental Mandibular Rehabilitation Therapist and Orthodontic Assistant
Katelin is a Dental Mandibular Rehabilitation Therapist and an Orthodontic assistant. In her role as a therapist, Kate provides migraine, TMD and TMJ treatment under the supervision of Dr. Shirck. This treatment includes micro current therapy, ultrasound therapy, and muscle manipulation. Katelin finds it very rewarding to provide relief for patients that have chronic pain. In her secondary role, Katelin is an excellent orthodontic assistant. She is very personable and has a fun sense of humor. She loves that she gets to meet new families and make them feel at home in our office. She currently lives in Blacklick with her two cats and a dog. When she isn’t at work, she is usually hanging out with her sister and eating, which just happens to be her two favorite things.
Rachel- Orthodontic Assistant and Lab Technician
Rachel has a dual role in the office. She supports Dr. Shirck as an orthodontic assistant and she is also our lab technician. As a lab technician, Rachel is in-charge of making orthodontic patient appliances in our in-house laboratory. In her role as an orthodontic assistant, Rachel says she loves building relationships with patients and the staff. She feels excited about making a difference in patients’ smiles and their self-confidence. Currently, Rachel resides in Alexandria with her daughter Emma and Fiancé Leighton. Rachel loves spending time with friends and family and being outdoors.
Macayla- Patient Care Coordinator
Macayla is the Patient Care Coordinator at Shirck Orthodontics. She is honored to be part of such a wonderful hardworking staff. She loves watching patients smiles transform as they become more confident in themselves. Macayla is super outgoing and has a lot of energy which translates into her incredible ability to provide the best customer service experience to all patients. Macayla currently resides in Mount Gilead with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her puppy Obi, watching her brothers play sports and march in the band. She loves playing volleyball, visiting the beach, and shopping until she drops. She is also an avid OSU Football Fan! Go Bucks!
Kim- Scheduling Coordinator
Kim is the Scheduling Coordinator at Shirck Orthodontics. She loves partnering with the caring and fun-loving team at the office to make our patients feel right at home as their smiles come to life! Kim graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in education. She resides in Westerville with her husband and three children. After work she can often be found cheering for her children on the soccer field, basketball court, softball diamond or at a dance performance. In her free time she enjoys cycling, reading and spending time with her family. Another fun fact about Kim is that she is fluent in French.
Contact either our Pataskala, New Albany, Westerville, or Newark office today to schedule a consultation. We can’t wait to provide you with warm, personalized care that leaves you feeling satisfied with your pearly whites. We also serve the areas of Westerville, Sunbury, New Albany, Alexandria, Granville, Johnstown, Newark, Blacklick, Reynoldsburg, and beyond.