Our Front Office

Meet our front office staff


Jody Erhart, CDA

Office Manager

Jody has worked for the Lander Dental Group since 1993. She worked as a chair side assistant for two years prior to that. She took the boards for her national certification at the University of Utah in January of 1999 and passed with flying colors. In 2013 she became our Office Manager but still enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her husband and daughter.


Raquel Pendergrass

Raquel joined the Lander Dental Group family the summer of 2012. She enjoys working with the public and is proud to be part of a very compassionate caring team.

Raquel enjoys decorating, reading, walking her dog, as well as spending time with her son.


Megan Whiteside

Megan joined our team in April 2006. She grew up in Olathe, KS and completed her Associate's Degree at Cottey College in 2002. She and her husband Kyle moved to Lander in 2006.

They have 3 girls and a black lab. Megan was a dental assistant before coming to Lander Dental Group. She loves Wyoming and getting to know our patients. Megan enjoys traveling, fishing, camping, cooking and decorating.


Judy Phillips, CDA “Emeritus”

Judy began work at the Lander Dental Group in May of 1981 as a Certified Dental Assistant after completing the Dental Assisting program at Sheridan College. She began doing accounts payable, payroll and other bookkeeping duties as well in 1993. She retired from Dental Assisting in 1998. She has a passion for her accounting duties and still does this part-time for Lander Dental Group. She says she has been here so long that her co-workers and the Dr.’s are like family. When not working, her time is spent showing and riding her two quarter horses, and spending time with her other “4-legged kids” and her family.