Meet The Team

All professionals at Medina Family Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Annette Rangel


Annette Rangel is one of our full-time registered dental assistants. In May of 2006 Annette began her training as an assistant with Dr. Danna. She picked up the skills very quickly and has since been a valuable member of our team. Annette is trained to assist Dr. Danna in all phases of dentistry. Her quiet demeanor can quickly put the anxiety of any patient at ease. Annette was born in Hondo and raised in LaCoste.

Annette's hobbies are cooking, spending time with her four children, Alyssa, Rafael, David and Victor and caring for the needs of our patients.

Bonnie Werner


Bonnie Werner is our outstanding hygienist. Bonnie is skilled in the latest techniques for preventative and periodontal care. She served in the United States Air Force where she worked as a dental assistant and a prophy tech from 1983 - 1987. After her tour in the military Bonnie furthered her interest in dentistry which led her to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where she earned her bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene in 2004. Bonnie has enjoyed 25 years in the field of dentistry.

Bonnie is a native of San Antonio but has lived in Hondo since 1990. In her free time she enjoys reading, swimming, bible study, church activities and spending time with her three children, Vickie, Chris, Andy and her canine companion, KC!


Carmen Rivas Danna

Patient Coordinator

Carmen Rivas Danna has worked with Dr. Danna since 1996. She spent 17 years prior to that as an elementary and middle school teacher. Carmen works at the front desk and obtains and files all dental insurance claims. The best part of her job is "visiting" with our patients.

Carmen was born in San Antonio but was raised in Devine. Her degrees are from A & M in Kingsville and the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio.

She and Dr. Danna have been married for 37 years and have three children, Frank III, Paul and Kathryn. Carmen enjoys reading and spending time with family.

Meghan DeCock Bendele

Head Registered Dental Assistant

Meghan DeCock Bendele attended San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants where she was trained as a dental assistant. Upon completion of her training she was hired by Dr. Danna in 2004. Meghan's responsibilities are maintaining dental supplies for the office and assisting Dr. Danna during all phases of dental treatment. Meghan enjoys being part of a team that can restore a patients' smile both cosmetically and functionally.

Meghan is a native of San Antonio but has lived in Castroville since 1990. Her hobbies are cooking, having dinner with family and friends, dove hunting, fishing and "just hangin-out" with her Yorkie, Samson.

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