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Meet the Staff

Dr. Woodrow Wagner DMD with wife


Dr. Woodrow Wagner St. George DentistDr. Woodrow Wagner DMD

Dr. Wagner was born in Provo, Utah and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He completed his undergaduate schooling at Brigham Young University and later graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University - School of Dentistry in May of 1989.

After practicing in Las Vegas from 1989, he started a part time practice in St. George in 1994, and became full-time in St. George in 1997. Dr. Wagner has been happily married since 1983, and has 3 wonderful children.  He and his family are very happy to call the St. George area home.

Dr. Woodrow Wagner fishing


Gayla Ruesch Dental Assistant


Gayla Ruesch portraitGayla Ruesch
Dental Assistant

Gayla Ruesch was born and grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. She attended and earned an associates degree from Clark County Community college. She served a church mission in Ireland and Virginia. Gayla started working for Dr. Wagner and his father in Las Vegas in 1993. When Dr. Wagner moved his practice to St. George, she was able to make the move also and continue to work for him. She enjoys her work as a dental assistant, helping her co-workers, Dr. Wagner, and his patients. In her spare time, she enjoys bowling and making chocolate chip cookies for friends and family.


Wanda Handy Office Manager


Wanda Handy portraitWanda Handy
Office Mgr. / Receptionist

Wanda was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She married her high school sweet heart and has 2 grown children and 2 granddaughters. They moved to St. George in 1996 and this has become their home since and love it here. After working in banking for 20 years, Wanda came to work for Dr. Wagner in December 2000. She enjoys being a receptionist and working with her co-workers and the patients.