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 23 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 grew up and currently lives in nearby Omro. She enjoys getting to know each of our patients and works hard to make them feel comfortable and at ease while in our office. When she is not at work she enjoys ice fishing, camping, motorcycle riding and spending time with her husband and two Maine Coon kittens.

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.

Elise Kozlovsky, Treatment Coordinator
Elise Kozlovsky, Treatment Coordinator

New to Winneconne, Elise is excited to have joined the WFD team. She went to dental assisting school in 2019 and has been with Winneconne Family Dentistry since February, 2021. She enjoys boating in the summer and spending time with her family. She is very excited to welcome a baby girl later this fall. You will see her at our front desk helping you with your next appointment!