Meet the Team

Serving Pleasanton and the entire Tri-Valley with state-of-the-art orthodontic care

You may schedule your appointment online or call us anytime.

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive 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 practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Financial Coordinator

Cheryl Vargas is our financial coordinator. She became a registered orthodontic assistant over 30 years ago but found her real love is working with our patients to be sure their dental insurance fully funds the proper amounts for treatment. She works diligently both in our office and also from her home office.

In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys RV camping with her husband, Tom and black lab, Cody. Cheryl and her husband of 40 years, have 3 grown sons and 3 (and more on the way!) grandchildren. Cheryl loves to entertain and has big family and friend gatherings in her backyard.


Treatment Coordinator

Lori could not be more proud to be a part of this amazing staff! As a matter of fact, she thinks she has the best job in the world! Prior to joining Schlicher Orthodontics, she worked in education as a teacher and administrator for over 20 years. Lori’s favorite part of her job is the daily interaction with new patients and having the opportunity to introduce them to our practice. She strives to put patients at ease by being available every step of the way to educate, guide and provide a clear understanding of what’s to come.
Lori is also a wife and mom to two adult children. She also loves exercise, cooking, travel and spending time with friends.


Patient and Public Relations Coordinator

Jen joined the Schlicher team in 2013 and is happy to work for such a fun office! Jen ensures the office operates smoothly and efficiently and our patients have the most rewarding experience. She has a great passion and enthusiasm for what she does. She looks forward to interacting with our patients and getting to know them better every day.

In her free time, Jen loves to hike with friends and explore new trails all over the bay area. She also loves to dance and especially loves the hip hop class she takes several times a week. Jen also enjoys volunteering with the Make A Wish Foundation. Jen has a close group of family and friends and loves spending time with as well.


Patient and Scheduling Coordinator

Lindsey is so excited to be a part of such a close and fun office family. She brings her energetic and quirky personality to the team.

Lindsey moved to the Bay Area from Southern California in 2015 with her husband Brett and two adorable doxie puppies, Cash & Stella. Their family recently grew by two feet when they welcomed a beautiful baby girl to the world in March. When she isn’t at home being a busy mommy, Lindsey enjoys spending time outside cycling with her husband, camping, strength training, doing DIY projects, and trying out new recipes.


Patient and Scheduling Coordinator

Amanda has joined us from the central valley. She graduated from a dental assisting program and moved to the Bay Area to pursue her new career. In her free time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, backpacking, and spending time with those important to her. She is really happy to be working in our office with such great people! With a strong background in massage therapy and customer service she feels like she was born to help people. The dental field is a new and exciting path for that purpose.


Registered Dental Assistant

Laurie has been an Orthodontic Assistant for 39 years. Her passion for her job reflects her positive, upbeat attitude in seeing her patient’s through the completion of their treatment.

She has a great family and has been married for 37 years. Laurie has a son and a wonderful grandson and they love spending time with family and friends on the weekends at their Houseboat.


Registered Dental Assistant

Veronica has been an orthodontic assistant since 1982. She started working with Dr. Will when he opened his practice in October 2008. She is glad she chose the orthodontic field. She finds it very rewarding, not only for herself but for her patients as well. She enjoys helping to create an award winning smile!

She is married and has one son and a BIG orange kitty, chickens and a grand doggie. When not at work she appreciates being able to spend time with family and friends. She also takes joy in cake decorating, scrapbooking, cooking and baking.


Registered Dental Assistant

Lisa started with Dr. Will in 2014. She worked for an orthodontist while attending Foothill High School and became a Registered Dental Assistant in 1999. Lisa grew up in Pleasanton and is now raising her son in this great town. We call her “Miss Pleasanton” since she knows so many people from town. She really loves seeing familiar faces in the office. She loves Orthodontics because she loves to make people smile! Out of the office Lisa works as a group fitness instructor and teaches UJam (hip hop) and kick boxing and loves to take any fitness class thrown her way. She also enjoys watching her son play baseball and soccer here in Pleasanton!


Registered Dental Assistant

Andrea is an RDA and has worked in the orthodontic field since 2014. She loves working with kids and making them feel comfortable and confident about their smiles. She grew up in Livermore and has always loved Pleasanton. During her free time she likes to explore new places, hike with her two dogs, bake, garden, and spend time with her family.