MEET YOUR TEAM
Wendy Walker, DDS
Dr. Walker received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and her dental degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Her father is a certified dental technician and a dental laboratory owner. Dr. Walker and her father have worked together for her entire career and often attend continuing education classes together. Currently, Dr. Walker serves on the Bates Technical College dental lab advisory board.
Dr. Walker is a member of the Enumclaw Rotary Club. She has completed continuing education classes at the Zimmer Institute, through the BIOMET 3i Synergy Training Program®, and on Nobel Biocare All-on-4®Implants.
In her free time, Dr. Walker enjoys listening to audiobooks, traveling, playing golf, gardening and reading. She also volunteers with the White River Credit Union, Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation, and Bates Technical College.
Daniel J. Kraus, DDS
Dr. Kraus graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in biology and then graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Kraus went into dentistry because he wanted to help people. He has spent 23 years with HealthPoint and 21 years in private practice. Dr. Kraus also worked at the King County Regional Justice Center for six months, performing dental work on inmates.
Dr. Kraus is a member of the Washington State Dental Association and the Seattle-King County Dental Society, and he is an ATSU adjunct faculty member. Dr. Kraus has completed many hours of continuing education in pediatric and oral surgery. Around the office, Dr. Kraus’s key to keeping the office running smoothly is his sense of humor and his laid-back personality.
Dr. Kraus and his wife, Elizabeth, have six children and five grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, hunting, and spending time with family.
Olga Gil-Dental Assistant
Olga has been with our practice for 27 years and keeps the office organized and running on time. Olga completed her dental studies through the Victorville dental assistant program in California, and she is CPR, first aid, and WISHA certified. Olga and her husband have two daughters, two sons, and nine grandchildren. When she’s away from the office, she enjoys reading historical fiction and suspense books, traveling, and camping with her grandkids. She also makes delicious baklava.
Krista King-Dental Assistant/Front Office
Krista has been with our practice for 4 and a half years but has been in the dental field for 23 years. Patients love her gentle, comforting ways. She attended Western Baptist Bible College, where she focused on general studies, and she then attended Concorde Career College where she studied dental assisting. Krista is CPR and WISHA certified. Krista and her husband, Greg, have one son, Kyle. Krista enjoys hiking, camping, playing the piano, watching her Seahawks, and drinking coffee.
Greg Pecheos – Registered Dental Hygienist
Always quick with a smile, Greg is at home socializing with patients and getting to know them better. He is a graduate of the Clark College Dental Hygiene School with additional training in Suicide Prevention.
Greg is married to Susan Jouflas and they have 1 son, 3 stepsons and a granddaughter. Outside the office, Greg enjoys snow skiing, water skiing, cycling, hiking and is an avid bird hunter. He regularly competes in bird hunting competitions. He is also loves to golf and to spend time with his English Cocker Spaniel.
Christina Mahaney – Registered Dental Hygenist
Christina graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Music Education in 2014 and from Pierce College with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 2018.
Her hobbies include volunteering at church, singing, reading, writing and traveling. Vancouver B.C and Scotland are two of her favorite places.
In the office, Christina is know for her gentle manner, thorough care and ability to develop good rapport.
Elizabeth Carney- Office Manager
Elizabeth is new to our office and has been in the dental field 7 years. She loves teeth and to serve patients and help them with their dental needs! She attended college at Valdosta State University, and has a degree in Early Education and Psychology. Elizabeth is CPR and WISHA certified. Originally from Florida, she moved to the PNW 15 years ago and has a daughter and 2 puppies. Elizabeth enjoys her church family, hiking, Earl Grey tea, being with friends, and in her spare time loves to travel.