Business Team Leader
Alicia attended Monterey Peninsula College and has been in the dental field since 1998, both as Registered Dental Assistant for twenty two years and a front office team member.
She joined Prunedale Dental in May of 2020. Alicia enjoys the friendly patients and knowledgeable staff here, and admires the compassion of our dentists. She loves encouraging patients to achieve great dental health and helping patients understand their dental insurance coverage to make their benefits work for them.
When not in the office, Alicia spends her time with her husband and three boys who stay very busy with sports as she cheers them on.
Kelley Laird has been with Prunedale Dental since 2018, joining the team as insurance coordinator and support to the business team after thirty years in the dental profession.
She received her license as a Registered Dental Assistant by The California State Board of Dental Auxillaries, Coronal Polishing License, and X ray License, and assisted chairside for many years before transitioning to a business team role.
Kelley treasures interaction with patients and strives to help them keep their beautiful smiles, with support in insurance coordination and financial payment options to achieve this worthwhile goal.
Being a mother and grandmother is her "Happy Place," and as family is so important, she's been blessed to feel welcomed into Dr. Alfy's Office where it's very much a second family atmosphere.
Dental assistant, Destiny, has been at Prunedale Dental since 2019.
Passions of her career include assisting Dr. Alfy in implant procedures, helping patients during procedures, and learning new skills. She adores her coworkers, and feels the friendly atmosphere is very welcoming.
Destiny loves the outdoors. Hiking and working out are a vital part of her life style. Having grown up in Castroville, she spends much of her available time with family.
Stacey Brusa has been in the dental field for sixteen years, both assisting and coordinating treatment for patients. She especially enjoys interaction and dental education with our patients. Stacey is always willing to help with a smile.
A missionary trip to Thailand several years ago, serving orphanages and a village as a dental assistant, Stacey will always fondly remember. Giving is one of her many gifts, and we're certain our patients enjoy her professional, helpful attitude.
A Prunedale resident, she loves sharing stories about her two dogs, a Husky and a German Shepard, with whom her and her husband consider their "kids." Backpacking, hiking, skydiving, and bungie jumping are among her many interests.
A little known fact: Stacey also graduated from culinary school and can whip up an extraordinary meal!!!
Nicole graduated from dental hygiene school in 2010. She was born and raised in Monterey county. Nicole’s passion for dentistry started when she was a dental assistant, and she continued her education to become a dental hygienist.
Nicole’s favorite part of her career is having the opportunity to educate her patients on their oral health care goals and building close relationships with the people that she cares for. She strives to make every patient feel as comfortable as possible.
Outside of work Nicole enjoys traveling, spending time with her two girls and family.
Registered Dental Assistant
Michelle started her dental journey in 2022 by attending Monterey Peninsula College. She then joined Prunedale Dental in early 2023 and has enjoyed every moment since. She has learned so much from Dr. Alfy and is always excited to keep learning more.
She loves working in the fast paced office environment, always making it work smoothly with the amazing front office and back team. Michelle enjoys getting to know new and returning patients, as well as helping them understand treatment and answering any questions they may have.
On her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and working out.
Rocio started at Prunedale Dental in early 2021 after attending Monterey Peninsula College where she graduated from the Dental Assistant Program and received her Associates in science for Dental Assisting.
She enjoys the friendly work environment, and the positive feedback back she receives from patients. Her favorite procedures at the office are surgery based, including extractions and implants.
Outside of work, Rocio loves spending time with friends and family.