Meet Our Team

Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience every time you visit our practice. We welcome you with warm smiles to our practice!

Ana Sanchez

Position:
Treatment Coordinator

Duties:
As the treatment coordinator I get to communicate with our patients  about all available treatment options. Together we determine what is the best interest of the patient and provide a treatment plan to meet their unique needs. I am the main point of contact beginning with  scheduling the  initial consultation visit to the end result in  achieving their perfect smile.

What year did you begin working with this office?
I began working in this office in 2019.

What year did you start working in the dental field in general?
I began working in the dental field in 2005.

What is your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of my job is the interaction and professional relationship that I get to establish with  each and every patient.

Why do you love working with Dr. Hussaini?
I love working with Dr. Hussaini because I work with great people and great patients. He truly values his staff and patients. I love how Dr. Hussaini appreciates the work I do and always thanks me for the hard work at the end of the day.

Personal Information:
I am a proud mother of two wonderful boys. I enjoy listening to music and watching movies, but most of all spending time outdoors.

Shannon Fisher

Position:
Financial Coordinator

Duties:
My daily duties include assisting patients with financial arrangements and payments. I also handle all insurance claims and concerns. My most important responsibility is making sure that patients are provided excellent customer service.

What year did you begin working with this office?
2018

What year did you start working in the dental field in general?
I started my dental career as a dental assistant in the United States Air Force in 1999.

What is your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of my job is being able to assist patients/families by helping them achieve beautiful smiles within their financial means. I also enjoy getting to know our patients and family members during their orthodontic visits.

Why do you love working with Dr. Hussaini?
I love working with Dr. Hussaini because he is extremely compassionate about what he does. It’s refreshing to work with a dentist that truly cares about each and every patient and wants them to feel confident about their smile.

Personal Information:
I am an Army wife with three beautiful children and a lovable Boxer. I love cooking/baking, reading, traveling, but mostly spending time with my family. I am also very compassionate about helping other military families and our local community.

Tathiana Gomes

Position:
Clinical Assistant & Lab Coordinator

Duties:
I am responsible for handling the clinical work during appointments with placing wires and color ties. I also take care of bonding appointments where the braces are placed and take full records including x-rays, pictures, and 3-D scans. I also instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control. When I am not seeing patients, I am busy working in the lab making retainers.

What year did you begin working with this office?
2017

What year did you start working in the dental field in general?
2011

What is your favorite part of your job?
I love to see how happy the patients are when they are finished with the treatment and have their new beautiful smiles!

Why do you love working with Dr. Hussaini?
I love working with Dr. Hussaini because he is a great orthodontist!

Personal Information:
I love working in the orthodontics field, have been ever since 2011, and hopefully will become a dental hygienist soon!

Tiara Washington

Position:
Orthodontic Assistant & Marketing Coordinator

Duties:
Everything else you usually do not see the doctor do ;). I take care of patients when they are in the chair.

What year did you begin working with this office?
2018

What year did you start working in the dental field in general?
At the end of 2014, I started as a Front Desk Receptionist at a general dental office in Dumfries VA.  I went to ECPI University in Manassas to receive my Associates in Applied Sciences for Dental assisting, completing their program in 2016, I became an Orthodontic Assistant in January 2017!

What is your favorite part of your job?
DEBOND DAY!! We’ve worked so hard to create your beautiful SMILE; it’s so exciting to see the end result!

Why do you love working with Dr. Hussaini?
Dr. Hussaini is the most understanding and easy-going boss you could ever ask for! He’s very easy to talk to and never judgmental of any situation.  Working at Smileworks has honestly been the LEAST stressful job I’ve had in 7 years.

Personal Information:
I am all about cosmetics; I am a licensed Cosmetologist and Registered Dental Assistant.  I do hair, eyelash extensions, make-up, and SMILES!  Anything that I can do to make someone else feel better about them self makes me feel amazing, that I can make someone else’s day.

 

Kim Velasquez

Position:
Scheduling Coordinator

Duties:
I schedule all appointments and handle all medicaid authorizations. I also make confirmation calls for your appointments.

What year did you begin working with this office?
2018

What year did you start working in the dental field in general?
2018

What is your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of my job is interacting with patients, and seeing them start feeling confident with their smile 🙂

Why do you love working with Dr. Hussaini?
I love working with Dr. Hussaini Because he is very compassionate about his job and patients.

Personal Information:
I grew up in Southern California and just recently moved to Virginia. I am enjoying the different seasons Virginia has to offer. In my spare time, I love spending time with my husband.