Meet the Team

Our team of courteous professionals enjoy getting to know each patient while creating beautiful smiles.
Collaborative treatment is the objective of caring professionals working together to provide the best treatment available. Each team member brings special skills to the orthodontic experience of each patient. The very concept of teamwork is alive and well at American Family Orthodontics.

Take a look at the American Family Orthodontics team and remain confident in the quality of their care.


Sarah McDonald – Practice\Financial Coordinator
Sarah has worked with Dr. Hiester and American Family Orthodontics since the year 2000. She is our Practice and Finance Coordinator, and handles all of the documentation to coordinate the financial side of patient’s treatment. She is a Seymour native and loves to read and spend time with family and friends. Sarah is also a huge Colts, IU, and St. Louis Cardinal’s fan!


Rene Hinderlider – Administrative Coordinator
Rene is the smiling face you see every time you come in the office and has worked for Dr. Hiester since 2001. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know patients and their families. Rene is a passionate animal advocate, and has five rescued dogs: 3 Bloodhounds, a Lab, and a Boxer. She also devotes her time as co-founder of a local nonprofit spay/neuter organization, FLASH Jackson County. Rene’s hobbies include hiking, running, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.


Brooke Yost – Patient Coordinator\Orthodontic Technician
Brooke is an orthodontic technician and has worked alongside Dr. Hiester since the year 2005. She loves working with patients and takes pride in giving them new, beautiful, and healthy smiles. Brooke enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys. She also enjoys shopping, 4-wheeling, and hunting with her boys!


Chelsey Sanders – Orthodontic Technician
Chelsey is a DANB certified orthodontic technician who has worked with Dr. Hiester since 2008. Chelsey loves getting to know our patients and helping to create their beautiful smiles. She is married and enjoys playing softball and other various outdoor activities. She also enjoys taking care of her unique menagerie of animals on her small mini-farm.


Stacie Teipen – Orthodontic Technician
Stacie has been assisting Dr. Hiester since 2011 and strives to make sure that each patient has a wonderful experience. She enjoys getting to know our patients and seeing the end result of their beautiful new smiles. She is originally from Brownstown but now resides in Seymour with her husband and son. Stacie enjoys shopping, scrapbooking, NASCAR, and spending time with family and friends.


Danielle Day – Orthodontic Technician
Danielle is our newest staff member and is excited to join the team at American Family Orthodontics. She has been assisting Dr. Hiester since 2013 and takes pride in working with patients and helping them create their new smiles. She enjoys going to the races, watching movies, and spending time with her family.