Meet the Team


Dana, Office Manager

Born and raised in San Angelo, Dana relocated to Austin with her husband Roger in 1994. Since then, her family has expanded to one son, a daughter-in-law, and five beautiful grandchildren. She started working in the dentistry field in San Angelo in 1984. In 1997, she started working with Dr. Van Wicklen. When she’s out of the office, you can find Dana at the floral shop she co-owns with her husband. She enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, Harley rides with her husband, Roger, and spoiling her grandchildren.


Melinda, Administrative Assistant

Born and raised in Austin, TX, Melinda married her high school sweetheart, James, and is raising four beautiful girls. Melinda has been working in the dental field since 1996. In 2003, she started working with Dr. Van Wicklen. In addition to spending time with her family, Melinda enjoys shopping, traveling, scrapbooking, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Nichole, Dental Hygienist

Nichole was born and raised on a family ranch in Colorado where her family still resides and where she visits often. In 1995 she relocated to Houston. She attended UT dental branch of Houston where she graduated. After several years in the banking industry and attending college, she began her dental career in 2000. She has been living in the Austin area since 2009. She enjoys anything outdoor related activities. She also enjoys traveling, music, animals, friends, and family.

Cree, Dental Assistant

Lucretia (Cree) loves running, spending time with her family and watching the Texas Longhorns. She has the cutest little dog named Coco too! 


Michelle, Dental Hygienist

(bio to come)

Hayley, Dental Assistant

(bio to come)




We’re transforming lives in Austin, one smile at a time. Contact our dental office today at 512-448-3131 to reserve your appointment with Dr. Van Wicklen, and experience customized care for a truly fantastic smile.