About Our Office
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Todd Bovenizer
Dr. Todd Bovenizer grew up in rural Virginia in a family of pharmacists. While working in his father’s independent family drugstore, he developed a tireless work ethic and a passion for treating customers like family. This mentality has carried over to his professional career, and has been the cornerstone of Bovenizer Orthodontics since its opening in 2006.Dr. Bo has been providing top quality patient care and creating beautiful smiles since 2006, and his mission is simple—to treat every single person like they are a member of his family. His philosophy is to provide treatment when needed and to only complete early intervention therapy when needed.As an elite member of the Ormco Insider’s Group, Dr. Bo was selected to be on their Product Development Team where he meets with top clinicians from around the world to discuss product research and development. Dr. Bo has such a passion for orthodontics and improving people’s lives that he has become part of the top 25% of the profession to become certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, and has even re-certified.Additionally, he is one of two orthodontists in the state of North Carolina to be a part of Damon’s Mentor Program. This allows orthodontists from the Southeast to visit the office and shadow Dr. Bo to learn about state-of-the-art technology and techniques regarding the Damon system. Dr. Bo also lectures nationally on the Damon system and was recognized with a team of others around the world for a Rising Star Program with Ormco. He is also involved in numerous other prestigious organizations.His credentials:
- President of the North Carolina Association of Orthodontists
- Past President of the Summit 360 Study Club
- Member of the American Association of Orthodontists
- Member of the Southern Association of Orthodontists
Dr. Christopher Baker
Dr. Christopher Baker has been around orthodontics his entire life as his father is an orthodontist. He worked in his father’s lab since he was 14-years-old, and continued working in other offices and labs after he left home to pursue his dream of joining the orthodontic profession.Dr. Baker graduated from Indiana University with his Bachelor’s in Biology, Master’s in Biology, and Doctor of Dental Surgery with honors. He graduated from the orthodontic residency program of St. Louis University with his orthodontic specialty certificate and Master’s of Science in Dentistry, where he received the Tweed Award, given to the highest achieving resident for clinical skills in wire-bending.
Dr. Baker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, has specialized training in Invisalign and the Damon System, and is continually advancing his knowledge and skills on a monthly basis by participating in additional courses specializing in state-of-the-art orthodontic care. He is currently a member of:
- American Board of Orthodontics
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- North Carolina Association of Orthodontists
- Carolina Damon Study Club
- Seattle Study Club (Southern Wake)
- Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation
Meet the Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics Team
Hannah was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. She graduated from North Carolina State University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Hannah and her husband, Alex, enjoy spending their free time with their nieces and nephew and outdoors with their dog, Lyla.
Amy is originally from Culpepper, Virginia and joined the practice with three years of prior orthodontic experience. She loves getting to know and working with all the patients in the office. Playing the piano and volleyball are some of her favorite pastimes. She also attends Colonial Baptist Church and is active in Middle School Ministry.
Tracey became part of our team in 2014 and you will see her smiling face at the front desk! She has lived in seven different states and she and her husband have three kids. She enjoys swimming, gardening, singing in her church choir, and hanging out with family.
Patient Care Coordinator
Callie joined Dr. Bo in 2015. She graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a double major in Religious Studies and Sociology. Cooking and eating good food is a passion, as well as spending time with her husband and family, especially all her nieces and nephews.
Leath moved here from Florida with her husband of 16 years and two children. She has worked in the orthodontics field for 12 years prior to coming to work for Dr. Bovenizer. She was born in Florida but raised in Summerville, South Carolina. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and doing anything outdoors. Leath is looking forward to helping you and your family with your treatment planning at Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics.
Sarah is a Florida native, but she now calls North Carolina home! She graduated from the Wake Tech dental assisting program in 2009 and has been working in orthodontics ever since. She enjoys spending time with her fiance and their three adorable dogs. She loves to be anywhere near the water, whether it’s the lake or beach, spending time with family and friends, and rollerblading in her free time. Sarah feels so blessed to be a part of such a wonderful team here at Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics.
Megan relocated to the Raleigh/Cary area in 2011 with her husband to be closer to family. She joined Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics in July 2013 upon graduation from the dental assisting program at Wake Tech Community College. In her free time, Megan enjoys being outdoors, hiking, trail running, snowboarding, and water skiing. She can often be found at Lake Gaston with her husband and their adopted Boston-Terrier, Bateman.
Mendy came to work for Dr. Bo in November of 2013 and is a North Carolina native. She brings 13 years of orthodontic experience to the practice. Mendy and her husband have two precious girls, Eliza and Gracie. They are huge NC State fans, to the point of calling themselves The Wolfepack.
Ron joined Dr. Bo in January of 2011 and has 17 years of experience in the dental field. Ron is from the Philippines and now lives in Durham with his wife Myra and their three kids. He enjoys the outdoors, sports, mountain biking with friends, and spending time with family.
Heidi joined the Bovenizer and Baker team in February of 2011 and feels very fortunate to have landed in such a positive work environment! Heidi has a total of seven years of experience as an orthodontic clinician and there is no other job she would rather do. She and her husband have called Raleigh home for the past 16 years, and they have two teenage daughters, one big yellow dog, and a black cat. Heidi enjoys boating, spending time with friends and family, and going for hikes and walks with her dog.
Debbie has been with Dr. Bovenizer since 2010 and loves working with the patients at Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics. She and her husband have four children and four dogs, which keeps her very busy. She moved here from Ottawa, Canada, 12 years ago. She enjoys seeing and catching up with all of the patients.
Patient Concierge Coordinator
Susie has called North Carolina her home for the past 23 years, along with her husband Steve, their three grown children, and their dog. She joined Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics as a Scheduling Coordinator in February 2010, and has almost eight years of administrative experience in the field. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, taking long walks with her husband, going to the theater, and experimenting with new recipes. For her, there’s nothing more precious than spending time with family and friends.
Melissa is an Alabama native – “Roll Tide!” Her experience is in early childhood education. She has been with Dr. Bo for four years. Cary has been her home for the past 13 years and she has two children. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, and spending time at the beach. Melissa looks forward to meeting new patients and their families and assisting them with orthodontic treatment at Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics.