Paschal Orthodontics

Fewer Visits. Better Smiles. Orthodontics Simplified.

Dr. James "Jep" Paschal and our talented staff make up an orthodontic team committed to providing the highest quality orthodontics and exceptional service in a fun atmosphere. Please use this site to learn more about the orthodontic services we offer for adults and children, including Invisalign Clear Aligners, SLX System using the Damon Philosophy, Accelerated Orthodontics, and the Sagittal First Technique.

Whatever your orthodontic needs may be, you will see that each member of our team is committed to excellence and will courageously accept nothing less from themselves or their teammates!  Click the Healthy Smile Exam Button, Chat online, Call our office, or send us an e-mail.  We will be happy to schedule an appointment for you.

Your Paschal Orthodontics Team

Clinical Team


Lauren Epps is an Orthodontic Assistant and has been with the practice since 2008. She has been working at Paschal Orthodontics for six years now and is our lead assistant.  She is happily married with three dogs that are excited to become “big brothers” in June 2015!  Baby Epps is on the way.   Lauren enjoys taking photos and being crafty whenever she can.


Taylor Shepherd is an orthodontic assistant and has been with our team since January of 2013. Taylor is a native to Madison and has lived here her whole life. She graduated from Morgan County High School Class of 2011 where she loved playing volleyball. She even got to go play after high school at Agnes Scott College. Taylor is newly married to her high school sweetheart, Caleb. They both enjoy spending their free time camping and hiking in the mountains. If Taylor is not in the mountains, you can usually find her at the gym working out.


Lindy Hamrick is one of our orthodontist assistants. She has been with the team since May 2013. Lindy was born and raised in Morgan county, and graduated from Morgan County High School in 2006. Lindy and her husband Corey have two little girls, Jenna and Lily. In her free time Lindy is usually hanging out by the pool or spending time with family and friends.

Mitzi Johnson is an orthodontic assistant who has been with Paschal Orthodontics since June 2015, and she loves watching patients smiles transform. Mitzi enjoys life with her husband Jesse, her children, Rylee, Reese, and Rendi, and their boxer Roxy.  On the weekends you will find her with the family at the softball fields, taking a cruise, or camping.  When Mitzi is not working or taking care of her family she enjoys spending her quiet time with a good book in her hand and soaking up the sun by the pool.

Administrative Team


Lisa Torino has been with Paschal Orthodontics since 2009.  She serves as the Office Manager and Treatment Coordinator for the practice.  A graduate from Georgia College and State University, Lisa loves spending time with her daughter, Mia Lane, and her husband Chris.  She enjoys golf and attending any sporting event.  She also enjoys cooking and entertaining guests at her home. 


Cathy Stell has been with our practice since 2010.  Cathy is our Patient Advocate and is the lovely voice you hear when you call the office.  Cathy has three beautiful daughters, Rachel, Madison, and Savannah.  She enjoys gardening and being active in her daughter’s activities.

Miranda Parson has been with Paschal Orthodontics since 2014.  Miranda grew up in Madison and managed to make her way back to small town life after living in Savannah for a few years.  She loves to travel and believes nothing is better than having her toes in the sand.  Miranda’s perfect day would be cuddling on the couch with her husband Matthew and her two Labradors, Ellabell and Reni watching her favorite television shows.