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About Our Waco Dental Team

Dr. Wendy Winarick


Dental Station Family Dentistry dentist, Dr. Wendy Winarick Born and raised in Ennis, Texas, Dr. Winarick continued her family tradition and earned her Bachelor's Degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University in 1997. While working at the medical school on campus, she discovered that dentistry combined two of her favorite things: “construction” and “medicine.”

After completing her studies at A&M, she earned a graduate degree from the University of Texas School of Dentistry-Houston in 2001. She purchased her practice right out of school and has been in Waco ever since.

Dr. Winarick loves serving adults and children in and around Waco. To provide the best care possible, she continues to learn new dental techniques and attends multiple continuing education courses each year. She believes that her practice is her second family and aims to make each dental visit as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. Dr. Winarick attends the annual Solea meeting as part of her continuing education, these conferences allow her to learn the latest updates and capabilities of the laser. Dr. Winarick knows the value of these courses in providing the best care available to her patients.

Dr. Winarick is also involved in the:

  • American Dental Association
  • Central Texas Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of GP Orthodontics

“Outside” is the word that describes Dr. Winarick when she’s away from the office. She enjoys gardening, sports, camping, and sewing. She spends as much time as possible with her husband, Brian and their two children, Maggie and Philip.

Brian Winarick

Office Manager

Male wearing a grey button up Brian has been the office manager for Dental Station Family Dentistry since joining the practice in 2006. He Previously studied at Texas A&M University for his undergraduate degree in finance and completed the EMBA program at SMU while working as National Sales Trainer for The Associates Home Equity in Dallas. Working in our front office has given him an opportunity to develop wonderful, lasting relationships with our patients, and he works hard to make sure that everyone who comes to see us has a great experience.

When he’s not helping us create a great practice, he enjoys basketball, poker, traveling and being outdoors. Brian is a former board member of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame and continues his passion of sports by coaching at both Waco Montessori and Vanguard College Preparatory School. Brian’s favorite times are spent with his wife and kids (Wendy, Maggie and Philip)!

Arica Ramirez

Front Office

Arica, front officeArica came to Waco in 2006 to become a Wacoan. She completed her dental assisting degree in 2017 and then spent the last 5 years working for The Family Health Center Dental Department. Arica is excited to join the team here at Dental Station Family Dentistry and eager to meet every patient that comes through our doors. She truly likes helping our patients in any way she can and is looking forward to meeting you all.

In her free time, Arica loves spending time with her husband and kids (Robert, Romeo, Brianna, Bobby and Marissa). And, when you get to know her better you'll know she's a HUGE Dallas Cowboy fan. Go Cowboys!!!

Evan Behnke


Even Behnke Evan was born and raised in Waco. After attending Robinson H.S. she completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Texas A&M University. Evan recently graduated from Temple College with her degree in Dental Hygiene.

She enjoys getting to work with a great team of dental professionals and has learned so much with the help of everyone in the office. Away from the office, Evan enjoys spending time with her family and friends and likes to travel.

Allison Cooper


Allison Cooper Allison was born and raised in Waco and graduated from Midway High School. She attended Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls where she graduated in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is excited to join the team at Dental Station Family Dentistry where she can carry out her passion to help others and educate patients about proper oral health.

In Allison's free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, going to the gym, and most of all she loves playing with her two dogs, Lily and Dakota.

Lindsey Percivill

Registered Dental Assistant

Lindsey Lindsey is originally from Louisiana. She has been a Dental Assistant for over 7 years with a focus on general dentistry as well as pediatric dentistry. Lindsey enjoys working at The Dental Station specifically for the team atmosphere and dedication to patient well being.

In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys playing golf, watching football (Geaux Tigers!!!) and watching her husband team rope. She and her husband reside in North Waco with their two dogs, Cheyenne and Sadie.

Lauren Hejl

Registered Dental Assistant

Lindsey Born and raised in Waco, Texas, Lauren graduated from Rappoport Academy and quickly got into the Dental Assisting program at TSTC- Waco. Graduating in May of 2019, Lauren joined our team and we cannot be happier. Lauren really enjoys working with our great patients and the team here at the Dental Station, as well as getting great experience with patient care!

Outside of the office, you can find her working Xristo's Greek Cafe, where she has worked since high school. She also enjoys the gym and loves hanging with friends & family.