Tammy R. Severt, D.D.S., P.A.

Chapel Hill
101 Conner Drive
Suite 401
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 929-2365

35 Thompson Street
Suite 103
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-5481


Meet the Staff

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.


Retired - 2016

Pat has been working in orthodontics since 1975 and with Dr. Severt since 1999. Her focus has always been to “serve our patients and parents with compassion and quality care, and to assist Dr. Severt in promoting a happy and caring workplace." Pat has decided to retire to spend more time with her beautiful family.  We are so grateful and thankful, for her leadership, friendship and meticulous attention to the details. Pat has been a valuable member of our team,  she will be missed by our patients, staff, and most of all by Dr. Severt. Thank you Pat for your many years of devoted service.

Pat is a native of Ashe County, NC, (as is Dr. Severt; small world!). She and her husband moved from their long-time residence in Chatham County to Mebane in the fall of 2009. Pat and her husband, Tom, have four grown children and four grandchildren and an adorable rescue Siberian husky named Kalimae. Now Pat will have more time to enjoy camping, hiking, traveling across the U.S., basket weaving, watching her grandchildren play sports, and watching beautiful sunrises and sunsets in the North Carolina mountains.


Office Manager

Brenda joined our team in January of 2017. She and her husband ran a market research firm for over 20 years. Her skills in marketing, as well as being a business owner, and an office manager, bring a new perspective to our office. She has five years of recent experience in the medical field as well.   

Brenda's favorite thing about orthodontics is helping people feel more confident about their smiles. She enjoys getting to know the patients, and following their progress over time. Her favorite thing about working with Dr. Severt is her dedication to the practice, and her patients. "Dr. Severt is a wonderful boss, who values and appreciates her staff." 

Brenda is a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania who fell in love with N.C. eight years ago when she would frequently visit her daughter, and son in law, as graduate students at UNC. She has lived in Carrboro since the fall of 2015. 

Brenda, and her husband Steve, have four children, and four grandchildren. Her grandchildren Josie and Elliott live locally, Samuel and Tomas live too far away in Miami. Brenda enjoys spending time reading, walking, listening to live music, spending time with friends, and sitting on a beach. Most important to her is her family, the holidays they spend together, and the vacations they share. 



Financial Coordinator

Jennifer is one of the many smiling faces who will greet you at Dr. Severt's office. She will answer all of your questions regarding financial information and insurance. She also takes care of the business's financial accounts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, etc. Additionally, she helps out at the front desk and can schedule your next appointment for you. She has worked for Dr. Severt for 17 years.

Jennifer’s favorite thing about orthodontics is the final result — a beautiful smile! Her favorite thing about her job is having the opportunity to help others. Her favorite thing about this office is that Dr. Severt is an amazing person and an amazing orthodontist. "I love coming to work everyday. We have an amazing team and we are like family." 

Jennifer is a native of Alamance County. She and her husband, Kenny, have two daughters, Hayley and Kenley, and a son, Kendel. "I am a big family person. I enjoy every minute I have with my family. I enjoy watching my girls play softball and my son play baseball, and football. I enjoy date nights with my amazing husband. I love going to church with my family. God has richly blessed me with a wonderful family and a wonderful job, and work family."


Clinical Assistant

Betty is responsible for making your clinical visits run smoothly and for training new clinical staff. She has been in orthodontics for 33 years, and has been with Dr. Severt for 17 years. 

Her favorite thing about orthodontics is “seeing people’s lovely smiles!” Her favorite thing about working with Dr. Severt is her work family, and the patients. Betty’s favorite thing about her job is making beautiful smiles for our patients. 

Betty is a native of Hillsborough, NC. Betty and her husband, Russell, have two children. They have a son Rusty, married to Emily, and a daughter Maggie,  married to Mason.  Betty has three beautiful grandchildren. In her spare time, Betty enjoys cooking, reading, and her grandchildren.


Jennifer R.

Clinical Assistant

Jennifer has spent 27 years in orthodontics. She has been working with Dr. Severt for 13 years. The reason she likes working in orthodontics is because she likes seeing the change in patients when they feel more confident with their smiles. It has a "butterfly effect," a small change that can have a great effect.

Jennifer's favorite thing about her job and working in the office is getting to interact with people from different walks of life and interests, while helping to improve their smiles.

Jennifer is a native of Alamance county. She and her husband Keith have been married for 17 years and have two daughters, Samantha (15) and Lexie (13).  Jennifer enjoys sports, reading, going to Disney every chance she gets, attending her girls sporting events and choral concerts.  



Treatment Coordinator

Michelle is responsible for welcoming new patients to the office and coordinating everything necessary to get started with orthodontic treatment. She assists Dr. Severt during all initial examinations. Michelle has been in the dental field for thirty years, twenty seven of those years have been in orthodontics, and she has spent 11 years with Dr. Severt. 

Michelle likes working in orthodontics because she loves educating patients on the benefits of having orthodontic treatment. "I love to see their enthusiasm when they see a change in their appearance and actively participate in their treatment." Michelle’s favorite thing about her job, and this office is that "I love working with people, and I enjoy the opportunity to witness their transformations. I love my work family too."

Michelle is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and has lived in North Carolina for twenty years. She and her husband Henry have a son, Zachary, and a stepdaugher, Jessie. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys reading, studying spirituality, couponing, and dancing. She is a big fan of Boxers, and loves her dogs Ozzie, and Walter.  She enjoys spending time with her family, and watching movies.



Clinical Assistant; Lab Technician

Vicki joined our team in July 2010 after graduating from Alamance Community College. She has been a member of our staff for seven years now. She is responsible for completing new patient records, which include x-rays and digital scans of the teeth, assisting with patient care in the clinical area, and working in the lab.

Vicki enjoys orthodontics because "I like meeting new people, and listening to their stories, all the while helping them smile more." Her favorite thing about her job and this office is being involved in the unraveling of beautiful smiles alongside Dr. Severt, and being part of such a wonderful group of women.

Vicki is married to Daniel Speight, who is a Carrboro fire fighter. She and Daniel have a two year old daughter, Alayna.  Vicki enjoys spending time outside with her family, and her Boston terriers named Duke and Tito. She also enjoys online shopping. 



Clinical Assistant

Amanda joined our staff in October 2015.  She has eighteen years of experience as an orthodontic assistant. The reason Amanda likes working in orthodontics is because she had braces as a teenager, it was a great experience. Her new smile gave her self esteem during a very "awkward" time in life. She loves the relationships that she has formed with the patients and seeing the outcome of their smile transformations.  Amanda's favorite thing about this office is that, "it's a fun atmosphere, it's laid back." "Helping others achieve a beautiful smile is rewarding."  "Our office is caring and very positive, our staff and Dr. Severt are like family, and it makes coming to work awesome!"  Amanda lives in Burlington, and has one daughter, Elizabeth. She enjoys going to the beach, mountains, movies, hiking, and spending time with the ones that she loves. 


Scheduling Coordinator

Letitia joined our staff in 2017. She will greet you warmly, check you in, and out, answer your calls, and schedule your appointments. Letitia is new to the practice of orthodontics, but she is enjoying it! Being a part of this team is a sure way to spread the smiles. Her favorite thing about working with Dr. Severt is that she is a gentle giant. "Watching her quietly work around the office is amazing! Her spirit is what drew me to want to work here." 

Letitia really enjoys greeting, and meeting, our patients. After 25 years in the Chapel Hill school system she loves that her former students, their parents, community friends, and leaders, come into our office. Also, the staff is more like a family. "I love that part of the job." 

Letitia has lived in Chapel Hill most of her life. She has lived previously in Newark, NJ, and Durham, NC. Letitia attended Chapel Hill High School, NC AT&T University, and Durham Tech. Letitia lives with her daughter Aatia Jaine' who is an undergrad at UNC. She loves living near her mother, Janie, and Aatia. When not at work Letitia enjoys thrift stores, shopping, and traveling. She loves gathering with her large extended, and immediate family, and spending time with close friends. Her favorite thing to do is "hang out with Aatia when she lets me!"


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