Meet the Team

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Yvonne, office manager.

Yvonne Mier - Office Manager

Yvonne is from El Paso, Texas and has over 25 years of experience in orthodontics. When she is not working, she enjoys reading, traveling, hiking and cooking. She is continually striving to provide support and motivation to our team, encouraging them to always put our patients’ needs first.

“I am most proud of our commitment to delivering compassionate, effective and efficient care to our patients.”


Emily, administrative director

 Emily Hudson - Administrative Director

Emily is from Amarillo, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in communications. She has over 3 years of experience in the dental field. Emily loves spending time with family, being outdoors and traveling with her boyfriend, James. They are both animal lovers and have two dogs and two cats. Emily contributes her outstanding customer service skills to our office and is always finding new ways to help her team members with anything they may need.


Veronica, financial coordinator

Veronica Chavez - Financial Coordinator

Veronica was born in Carlsbad, New Mexico and has over 4 years of experience in the orthodontic office. She regularly volunteers with her family in worldwide Bible education. She loves to read, sew, cook, travel and explore new places with friends and family. Veronica contributes an exemplary work ethic to our team. She is extremely effective in her position while always showing concern and compassion to our patients.

“I love everything about San Antonio Orthodontics: the patients, the parents and the care and concern we show every person that walks through our door, including our team members.”


Erika, scheduling coordinator

Erika Luna - Scheduling Coordinator

Erika is from San Antonio, Texas and has over 4 years of experience in the orthodontic office. She loves traveling, exercising and spending time with friends and family. Erika’s friendly, helpful manner, great office skills and her ability to remember people make her such an important part of our team.

“I love the positive environment that we strive to create here.”


Kendra, insurance coordinator

Kendra Marquez - Insurance Coordinator

Kendra Marquez is from Midland, Texas and has over 4 years of experience in the dental field. She has a sweet daughter named Naviya. When she is not working, she loves to fish and hunt. She considers herself a country girl who is trapped in the city. Kendra brings a fantastic attitude to the team and is able to fill many roles at our office.

“I love the smiles we put on people’s faces.”


Nelly, clinical supervisor.

Nelly Urrutia - Clinical Supervisor

Nelly is from Houston, Texas, but was raised in Guatemala. She has over 15 years of experience as an orthodontic assistant. She and her husband, Ramiro, have two beloved dogs, Reyna and Buddy. She loves traveling, salsa dancing, remodeling her home and spending time with friends and family. Nelly contributes her expert skills and passion for teaching to our office. She is in charge of sharpening assistant skills and improving the efficiency of our clinical team members.

“I have been working for Dr. VandeBerg for over 7 years, and it has been such a pleasure. What I love most about San Antonio Orthodontics is our commitment and loyalty to our patients. Each day, our office strives to provide the best patient treatment and customer experience ever!”


Roxann, orthodontic assistant

Roxann Bellamy - Orthodontic Assistant

Roxann is from Harlingen, Texas. She has over 9 years of experience as an orthodontic assistant. She is married to Coley and has two beautiful daughters, Alana and Avery. Roxann is our most tenured assistant. She contributes superior clinical skill and a warm, friendly attitude to our team. Her smile brightens our office.

“The highlight of working at San Antonio Orthodontics is seeing our patients smile. I love that part of my job.”


Alessa, orthodontic assistant

Alessa Sepulveda - Orthodontic Assistant

Alessa is from El Paso, Texas. She has been a dental assistant for over 7 years. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her three beautiful boys. Alessa brings her warm personality and excellent work ethic to our team. Alessa was actually a patient at our office when she decided she wanted to join our team.

“I loved the treatment I received here and could tell it was a great place to work.”