Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic, sincere, and caring service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a registered dental assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses in infection control, OSHA safety regulations and CPR certification.

Meet Our Staff:

Deanna — Financial Coordinator

Deanna has been in the dental profession for over 20 years.  She began as a dental assistant and then moved into financial roles.  She is responsible for contract implementation, insurance filing and patient scheduling.  She has worked at Stafford Orthodontics since June 2014.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends, is a Hawkeye and Chiefs fan, and is very active in community theater.

Kelsie — Clinical Assistant

Kelsie graduated from Metropolitan Community College with a certificate in dental assisting in August 2012. She has worked for Dr. Stafford since September 2012.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dogs Lady and Molly and family and friends.

Jenni — Clinical Supervisor

Jenni graduated from Omaha College of Health Careers. She has been working as a certified orthodontic assistant for 40 years with a brief hiatus to raise her three daughters.

Jenni’s many skills include chairside assisting, retainer fabrication and inventory control. She has been performing these tasks for Dr. Stafford for 22 years.

Family and friends play a huge part in Jenni’s away from work activities.

Katherine — Scheduling Coordinator/Clinical Assistant

Katherine has been a certified chairside assistant in orthodontics since she graduated from Metro Community College. She has worked for Dr. Stafford since May 2005.

Katherine also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and staying fit. She has several pets to keep her busy at home.

Brittany — Clinical Assistant

Brittany has been a certified chairside assistant in orthodontics since she graduated from Iowa Western Community College.  She has worked for Dr. Stafford since August 2017.

She has a new puppy Millie and a cat Ellie to keep her busy, as well as an upcoming wedding to James in June 2019.


Betty — Clinical Assistant

Betty works with Dr. Stafford in our Atlantic office. She has been with Dr. Stafford since 1995. She is a registered chairside expanded duty assistant with Dr. Trewet and Dr. Nelson at the Atlantic Dental Center.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, and is a great Iowa Hawkeye fan.