About Your Orthodontist

Magdalena Carolan, DDS

My Mission

“My mission is to provide each of my patients with treatment that will reveal their best smiles. The most rewarding part of my profession is being able to improve a patient’s self esteem and confidence through simple treatment designed to maximize their natural potential.”

Education & Continuing Education

New York University College of Dentistry – New York, New YorkDoctor of Dental Surgery

Queens College, City University of New York – Queens, New YorkBachelor of Arts

After receiving her DDS degree, Dr. Carolan earned a General Practice Dentistry Residency certificate at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey, and an Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Residency certificate at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, New York.

Dr. Carolan is an Invisalign® Certified Provider.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Carolan is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics and the Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Carolan was born in Poland but raised in New York City. She has been a proud Wisconsinite since 2013. Outside of dentistry, she is a mom of two (mostly) wonderful children, caretaker of 5 furry friends, an avid reader, and an aspiring ballerina!

Colleen Connor, DDS

Dr. Colleen Connor was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She graduated from Loyola University with a degree in Biology (Magna Cum Laude). After college, she went on to Northwestern University Dental School, graduating in 1986 with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery and a Masters and Certificate in Orthodontics in 1988. She moved to Wisconsin in 1995 to join Dr. James Lipinski’s practice and together they created Deerwood Orthodontics.

Dr. Connor is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists,the Midwest Society of Orthodontists, the Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Greater Milwaukee Dental Association.

Dr. Connor has a husband, three children and a dog. Her hobbies include travel, reading, skiing, tennis and attending all of her children’s sports activities.

Dr. Connor’s favorite aspects of orthodontics as a career are creating beautiful smiles and interacting with all of her interesting patients. She has fun each and every day “at work” and strives to provide excellent orthodontic treatment in a caring, comfortable, fun environmen

Maylani Evangelista, DDS

Dr. Evangelista’s philosophy of treatment is to provide the highest quality of care possible while keeping in mind the goals and concerns of each individual patient. Her greatest satisfaction comes from interacting with her patients and knowing that she is giving them a beautiful smile.

Dr. Evangelista specializes in Orthodontics and Dento-Facial Orthopedics. She received her education and Masters of Science degree at University of Minnesota in 1999. After which, she continued further studies at Marquette University and received a certificate from Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2000.  Dr.Evangelista pursued a second Masters of Science degree specializing in Dental Biomaterials and graduated in 2006.

Maylani also speaks Tagalog and Bisaya, which are Filipino dialects. She is married and enjoys traveling, golf and tennis during her spare time