Team Directory

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Helena Staff

Carla – Patient Flow Coordinator

Carla was born and raised in Iowa, and moved to Montana in 1989. She has been working at Dr. Ballweber’s office since 1998. In her spare time Carla enjoys playing poker, reading, collecting dragon memorabilia and Pee-Wee dolls. She appreciates a good sense of humor, and is always joking around and having fun with patients and co-workers. She is affectionately known around the office as “Crazy Carla.” In addition to supporting organizations such as NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), she has also been a volunteer for the Make a Wish Foundation for nine years.

Joanie – Treatment Coordinator

Joanie joined Dr. Ballweber’s team in the fall of 1994. She was born and raised in Helena. She celebrated 25 years of marriage in 2010, and is a proud mother of two daughters and one amazingly cute granddaughter! Her hobbies include skiing, camping, floating, and spoiling her granddaughter of course! As treatment coordinator, Joanie strives to make your first visit as fun and pleasant as possible.

Sheri – Sterilization Technician

Sheri joined the staff at Dr. Ballweber’s office in 2007. She loves gardening, knitting, crocheting, and sewing. She also enjoys watching old western movies, having family gatherings and cooking for lots of people.

Julie – Orthodontic Technician / Lab Technician

Julie became a part of Dr. Ballweber’s staff in fall of 2002. She attended school at Great Falls Vo-Tech for dental assisting.

Shannon – Orthodontic Technician

Shannon became a staff member at Dr. Ballweber’s office in 2006. She was born and raised in Helena.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her three children, as well as exploring the outdoors. Her favorite activities include camping, fishing, hunting, and more recently, snowboarding!  Shannon likes a good challenge, and makes the best out of any obstacles that are thrown her way. She strives to remain her happy, free-spirited self in all that she does.

Dani – Orthodontic Technician

Dani attended Dental Assistant school in Washington state and graduated in 1999. It was there that she began her career as an Orthodontic Technician. Five years later she moved to the beautiful state of Montana. She has been employed by Dr. Ballweber since 2005. Some of her favorite things include animals, spending time with family and friends, arts and crafts, reading, watching movies, and shopping.  She also loves a great latte! Dani appreciates the great outdoors, whether it is hiking, fishing, hunting, or camping; there are plenty of new and beautiful places in Montana to be enjoyed. Dani enjoys her job, not only watching the transformation that takes place with the patients smile, but the transformation that takes place within the patient.

Sandy – Orthodontic Technician

Sandy is a Montana native, born and raised in Havre, Montana. She has worked with Dr. Ballweber since 2000 and loves her job as an orthodontic technician. She enjoys making her patients feel comfortable and happy. In Sandy’s spare time she enjoys being with her husband and their two daughters. Sandy loves poodles and is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Go Steelers!!

Corrie – Orthodontic Technician

Corrie, a Helena resident since 1996, joined the office in 2011. Corrie enjoys spending her time outdoors with her boyfriend Logan, and traveling to see family. She loves meeting new people and making friends.

Korey – Patient Records Technician

Korey joined Ballweber Orthodontics in 2014. A Montana native, Korey enjoys spending time outside hiking and running with her two dogs Jazzy and Kodda.