The Smile Team
Elena joined the team as an orthodontic assistant in 2012. She is the graduate of the Kenmore Dental Assisting Training Center and is fluent in Romanian, Russian, & Italian. Elena enjoys volunteering at her church and helping families understand the bible. She also enjoys camping, long walks, and spending time with her family, including her newly-adopted kitten, Phoebe.
Wendy is a senior assistant and coordinator. She began her dental career by completing the Dental Assistant program with Lake Washington Technical College, followed by more than six years of work in general dentistry. She joined Dr. Naficy’s practice in 2000 and has developed her skills in orthodontics over the past fourteen years. Wendy loves working with patients to create their dream smiles. A Northwest native, Wendy enjoys skiing, fishing, hiking, and camping with her husband and son.
Senior Orthodontic Assistant
Kelsey is an orthodontic assistant who has been working in the dental field since 2011. She began her training in Early Childhood Education and completed her dental assistant training at Pima Medical School. A fan of the orthodontic field, Kelsey finds it amazing that a single bend in a wire can help create a beautiful smile. During her spare time, Kelsey loves hanging out with her friends and family, shopping, dancing, and singing in her car.