October Team Member of the Month

October 17, 2017

At Blackburn & Elrod Orthodontics we truly have an amazing staff! We would be amiss if we didn’t tell you about each of our team members!


  • Name: Deanna James

  • Birthday: August 14th

  • How long have you worked at Blackburn & Elrod Orthodontics 24 years

  • What is your job position? Scheduling Coordinator

  • What did you want to be when you grew up? Nurse

  • What do you like to do in your free time? Read, Cross-Stitch & Knit

  • What age in your life would you like to go back to, and why? 50- My 50th birthday party was so much fun!!!

  • If you could only have one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? I don’t know about meal, but if I could only have one food, it would be popcorn.

  • What cheers you up or makes you happy? Family dinners with my kids and grandkids

  • Who is your hero? Jesus

  • What was your favorite grade in school? Sr. High Years- grades 10-12

  • Why did you choose your profession? I was always fascinated with my dentist’s office, didn’t mind going to appointments. Kind of got into ortho while looking for a dental position

  • How do you like to spend your free time? I love to be outside with my family.

  • Describe yourself in one word: Caring

  • Best childhood activity: Riding my bike, roller skating and playing with dolls.