Meet Our Team


We are very proud of our staff members! Our entire staff strives to treat every patient with the utmost courtesy and respect, and they give our patients the quality time they deserve.

We are thrilled that many of our team members have been with us for years and years, and include the following:

Jo Ann Wondra – Office Manager

Jo Ann has been involved with the business since its inception in 1999. She graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a bachelor’s in business administration. She was in banking for 15 years prior to working at the office. Jo Ann is actively involved in the day-to-day operations including front office administration and as a dental assistant, as needed. She takes a personal interest in each and every patient and is always looking to implement changes to deliver better patient care and to minimize the amount of paperwork for both the patients and the office. ” It is our goal to make sure that every patient is completely informed of any needed treatment and any out of pocket costs associated with the treatment”.

Jessica Aragon – Head Front Office Coordinator

Jessica has been in the dental field since 1999. She attended Santa Fe Community College where she studied computer graphics and advertising. Jessica has been employed by Wondra Dental Care, P.C. since 2003 and attended “Leadership in Dentistry” in 2004. She is a front office coordinator and works primarily with Dr. Wondra’s schedule. She works diligently to ensure that treatment plans are as accurate as possible and patients have a good understanding of their appointments and the fees that they will incur. She is a valuable asset of our organization.

Melanie Lopez – Assistant Office Manager

Melanie has been in the dental field since 2003. She received her certificate in Dental Assisting from Pima Medical Institute in August 2003 and attended “Leadership in Dentistry” in 2004. She has been employed with Wondra Dental Care, P.C. since 2003. Melanie is Dr. Wondra’s head dental assistant and has become a valuable asset to our organization with a thorough understanding of the needs of our patients.

Erica Ridenour

Erica joined Wondra Dental in 2014. Prior to coming to work at our office, Erica received her Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern New Mexico University in 2006. She graduated first in her class from Dental Hygiene school in 2010 from Amarillo College. Erica has lived and worked in the Rio Rancho area since 2010. Erica is committed to her patients and the high quality care that they deserve.
Gina Moraga

Gina has been part of the Wondra Dental Care team as a Dental Hygienist since September of 2009. Her Career in Dentistry began in 1998 when she attained her certificate in Dental Assisting. Gina also spent several years as an office manager for a specialty practice which provided her with a breadth of knowledge in the Dental Industry. In 2009 Gina graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Upon Graduation, Gina was presented with the Irene Navarette award for her leadership and maintaining a 4.0 in her clinical studies. Gina’s dedication to her craft can be attested to by her friends and family who know she is always looking at their teeth. In her spare time, Gina enjoys going to the gym with her husband and spending quality time with her 3 children.

Heather Navarrette
Heather has been in the dental field since 2010.  She received her certificate in Dental Assisting from Pima Medical Institute and has been employed by Wondra Dental Care since July, 2010.

Alana Williamson, RDH
Alana joined Wondra Dental Care in early 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Mexico in 2015. Alana was awarded the Dr. Vere Lane Scholarship and received the American Dental Hygienist Association award for best overall table clinic presentation. She has lived in New Mexico all of her life, and in her spare time, she enjoys camping and the great outdoors with her family.

Contact Us

  • Wondra Dental Care, P.C.
  • 701 Broadmoor Blvd.
  • Rio Rancho, NM 87124

  • Phone: (505) 891-1100
  • Fax: (505) 891-1094
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