Meet Our Team

Led by Dr. Ryan Gonzalez, the team at Winneconne Family Dentistry maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry to provide you with a comfortable and safe experience.

Winneconne Dental Team

Taylor Hunt
Taylor Hunt, Treatment Coordinator

A life long patient of the dental office, Taylor has been with Winneconne Family Dentistry since 2012. Taylor grew up in nearby Omro. She is our dental benefits and treatment coordinator, helping our patients and our team navigate the often times tricky world of dental benefits with ease and grace. Her passion for people is obvious. She says: “I absolutely love what I do and truly enjoy coming to work everyday. I’m very lucky to have the opportunity to work in such a fun and caring setting.” Outside of work, Taylor enjoys spending time with her family, her boyfriend Jared and their adorable children Rhylee and Beau.

Gina Nikodem, Dental Assistant
Gina Nikodem, Dental Assistant

A life-long resident of Winneconne, our dental assistant Gina is passionate about spending time and traveling with her husband Dean and daughters Paige and Sydney. At work, her passion for taking care of others is obvious as she moves about the office. Gina is a caring and compassionate team member who takes care of all of her patients as though they are her family. Gina has been a dental assistant with Winneconne Family Dentistry for 18 years.

Sandy Van Asten, RDH
Sandy Van Asten, RDH

Originally a patient of the practice, Sandy joined Winneconne Family Dentistry as a full-time hygienist in November of 2014. Sandy was born and raised in Omro and graduated in the same class as our dental assistant/treatment coordinator Taylor. Sandy enjoys learning about and using new techniques to care for her patients and is certified to use a laser for the treatment of gum disease. When she is not at work she enjoys camping, boating and spending time with her husband Tyler.

Julie Laux, RDH
Julie Laux, RDH

The newest member of our team, Julie joined Winneconne Family Dentistry in March of 2015. She has lived in Winneconne for the past 13 years and is happy to be working in the same community where she lives. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors and while participating in sports activities.

Laura Dueitt, RDH
Laura Dueitt, RDH

A hygienist since 1992, Laura is a very talented clinician and more importantly a very caring person. Laura is new to the team, joining Winneconne Family Dentistry in 2013. Laura is a warm and friendly professional who has a knack for relating to her patients and putting them at easy while taking care of them. A native of the Winneconne area, Laura moved back from Texas a couple of years ago to be closer to her family. Laura says: “I feel blessed to not only be working for a wonderful dental office, but also to be working in the same town I graduated high school from!”