Cape Girardeau Orthodontist | Orthodontist in Cape Girardeau | Jackson Orthodontist | Dexter Braces

Nathan McGuire D.M.D., M.S.           (573) 334-5755

Courtney Atkinson  D.M.D.                (573) 776-1355

Meet Our Staff



 I have been a receptionist here at Crowe and McGuire Orthodontics since 1994.  It's a very busy place with lots of phone calls and appointments to schedule!  I am married to Rick and have 3 children...Alex, Max, and Raegan...all very busy with sports.  Alex lives in Estes Park, CO, and we love to visit her in Colorado!  We enjoy watching sports, exercising, and boating in the summer!  We also have a German Shepherd and her name is Lindsay.

I have been a receptionist at McGuire Orthodontics since June 1998.  My son and his family live in Florida.  I've been blessed with two grandsons, Tyler and Evan.  I love being a grandmother!  I have an adorable peek-a-poo named Billy.


I started working at McGuire Orthodontics in 1999.  My degree is in Social Work and I am also a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant.  Driving the shuttle and working with insurance are some of my many  duties.  I am still happily married to my high school sweetheart and we have 2 sons.  Jared graduated from Linn State and is a journeyman power lineman for the city of Jackson.  Dylan is a hard working college student graduating from Southeast Missouri State University this year.  My hobbies include boating, tennis, running, watching movies, fishing, decorating,  and watching my boys play sports.  I look forward to serving you with all your insurance needs!

My name is Shannon.  I am a certified orthodontic assistant at McGuire Orthodontics.  I have been employed here since 2006, and when I was 10 I was a patient!  Now that I am all grown up I have a sweet little family of my own.  My husband Robert and I have two children:  a little girl named Presleigh and a little boy named Jack.  You will probably see pictures of them hanging up at my unit at work.  We love being outside whether we are going for walks or sitting in Busch Stadium cheering on our beloved Cardinals!  Our favorite time is whenever we are together!  I hope you enjoy your visits to our office.  We will surprise you with how much fun going to the orthodontist can be!!

My name is Kristi. I started working for Crowe and McGuire in December 2003. I became a Certified Orthodontic Assistant in December, 2006. You may also see me at the front desk in our Poplar Bluff office. I was a patient of Dr Crowe’s when I was a child. In fact, I was an “early treatment” patient. If you had been around here in those days, I was the little six-year old redhead who made everyone smile! I still do: I enjoy making pretty smiles! I love working in the orthodontic profession! I’m a Scott City native but now live in Cape Girardeau. During my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and being outdoors. 

My name is Wendy. I’ve been with Crowe and McGuire Orthodontics for 8 years. Actually, before I was an assistant I was a patient of Dr. Crowe’s! I loved the office so much that I decided to stay as an employee. I became a Certified for Orthodontic Assistant and Expanded Functions Assistant in March, 2006. After hours, I go home to my husband Jason of three years and my two year old Chihuahua, Minnie. I have lived in Cape Girardeau every one of my 27 years. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and I love music. You can usually see me at any local concert up dancing and singing along!


Welcome!  My name is Crystal, and I have been employed as an Orthodontic Assistant with McGuire Orthodontics since January 10, 2008.  I live in Kelso with my boyfriend, and we have two very spoiled dogs, Cheyenne and Dierks!  We enjoy fishing, cooking, going for a run, or just being lazy with our dogs.  A very common question I am asked is:  What made you choose a career in orthodontics?  The answer :) It's a true passion I recieved through having braces myself as a teenager.  Patients come in our office with ages ranging from 6-70.  I love working and explaining oral hygiene to children in a colorful, fun atmostphere!  But not just kids, it's also rewarding helping adults understand the benefits of having a beautiful smile, not just for self-esteem purposes for for overall good dental health!  I hope McGuire Orthodontics will be who you choose when it comes to revealing your healthy dazzling straight smile!!  See you in our office very soon!


My name is Brittany Treat, and I am from Jonesboro, Arkansas, but now live in Dexter, Missouri.  I'm an only child and have the sweetest parents anyone could ask for.  I have worked in orthodontics for 4 and a half years and absolutely love it!  I spend a lot of my time with the love of my life, my dog Axel.  I also like doing yoga, going to new restaurants, and going to concerts.  I'm a very outgoing person and try to make friends wherever I go.  I just enjoy life as much as I can!


My name is Brittany Wagner.  I moved to the Southeast Missouri area 2 1/2 yearsa ago from Chicago.  I decided to move right after I graduated from high school to be closer to my family.  I spent one year studying general courses at Three Rivers College. After realizing that dentistry was the field I wanted for my life-long career, I decided to take a dental assisting evening class in Cape. I have never been happier with a decision in my life.  My wonderful instructor led me to McGuire Orthodontics, which has given me the oppportunity to work in an environment I am passionate about.  Not only do I get to work one on one with our patients, but I am privileged to work with an amazing group of people.  I love the fact that I assist in creating beautiful smiles everyday.  When I am not in the office, you can catch me caught up in a good movie or book.  I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends as well.  In the future I plan to stay with McGuire Orthodontics, get married, and become a mother.  I have leared that every dream can become a reality if you work for it.  I can honestly say that I am living my dream everyday.


 Hello, my name is Linda.  I live in Poplar Bluff.  I have been an orthodontic assistant for 33 years.  I have one daughter who is 27 named Tori.  Tori has given me two beautiful granddaughters:  Kassidy, who is 5, and Nevaeh, who is 3.  I spend my time with my daughter and granddaughters and our 3 dogs:  Corkie, a long haired Chihuahua, Millie, a weiner dog, and Spay, a chocolate lab.


 Hello, my name is Kimberly.  I am the proud mother of 3 beautiful daughters, Ashlee, Hailey, and Megan.  I also have 2 wonderful step-sons, Chase and Jaxson.  I have had the privilege of seeing many smiling faces throughout my career in the Orthodontic field.  I have watched our patients come in as timid children with crooked little smiles grow out of their shell into amazing adults with "of course" BEAUTIFUL SMILES!  I am also a full time student at Three Rivers College.  Very soon I will have my Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration, and then I will move on to my bachelors.  In my down time, along with my husband and our children, we enjoy watching movies together and just catching up on what has happened in the past week.  Friday night movie night is a tradition we look forward to each week.



Hi!  My name is Taylor, and I've been working at McGuire Orthodontics since September of 2012!  I graduated from Cape Central in 2010, which already seems like a century ago!  While in school I completed a dental assisting course which is when I discovered that I wanted to work in the dental field.  I have loved every minute of working here.  It makes me happy knowing that I work in a field that helps give people in all walks of life the confidence to smile a little brighter!  My hobbies include being outdoors, traveling, and being with friends and family.






























Cape Girardeau Orthodontist. Dr. Nathan McGuire provides Orthodontist, Braces, Invisalign, Retainers, Crooked Teeth, Orthodontics, Expanders to the following locations: Jackson, Dexter, Poplar Bluff, . Jackson Orthodontist providing excellent orthodontic care including Orthodontist, Braces, Invisalign, Retainers, Crooked Teeth, Orthodontics, Expanders in Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Dexter, Poplar Bluff, Missouri.