A great dental experience begins with meeting your friendly dentist and dental team. To get to know us better, we invite you to read through our biographies and find out why we love providing comprehensive dentistry in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, feel free to contact Midtown Dental Arts and meet with Dr. John Fonder.


John Fonder, DMD

Proud Member of ADA and the Tulsa County Dental Society

Dr. John Fonder hails from northern Illinois, having received his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Western Illinois University. He is preceded in the dentistry profession by his father, Dr. A.C. Fonder, a general dentist and pioneer in the fields of maxillofacial prosthetics and TMD therapy. Inspired by his father’s achievements, Dr. Fonder earned his own dental degree from Oral Roberts University, and has proudly served the Tulsa area since 1985. It is his personal goal as a dentist to create a friendly and caring environment within his practice and deliver quality dental care. He has received the C.V. Mosby award in recognition of his hard effort and professionalism. Dr. Fonder also has two twin girls, Sarah and Allison, who currently reside in New York City.




Meet Our Team

When you come to Midtown Dental Arts, you will be in the efficient and gentle care of our wonderful team. To learn more about these caring individuals, feel free to read through the following biographies and get to know us better. We look forward to meeting you!


Candice has been a wonderful addition to our team since March 2015. To contribute to the success of the practice, she works as a dental hygiene assistant and prepares patients for hygiene treatments. In her free time, Candice enjoys working out, fishing, watching movies, and taking walks with her husband, Kendall and her three children, Jordan, Joshua and Nevaeh. Other members of the family include her dog Roxy, cat Simon, and hamster Mickey.


ChanningChanning began with us as a dental assistant in 2006 and is now working as our office manager. She works hard organizing the operation of the office for our dentist, dental team, and our patients. To her, Midtown Dental Arts feels like home. When not managing the day-to-day flow of Midtown Dental Arts, Channing enjoys hiking, antiquing, working around her house, and spending time with her husband, Cayle, and their Boxer, Zeke.


MadisonMadison joined our team in February 2016 as a dental administrative assistant after completing her degree at Tulsa Technology. She is happy to provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office, and strives for timeliness and high quality. Her hobbies include playing soccer and golf and spending time with fiancé, Bobby, and young son, Austin.


ValerieValerie has been our lead dental assistant since August 2005, and uses 18 years of assisting experience to oversee the needs of patients and staff. Outside work, her passions include reading, exercising, and travelling to the Caribbean as often as possible. She has been married since 1996 and raises two Labradors with her husband.


WendyWendy has served as our dental hygienist for over 17 years. She loves building trusting relationships with our patients by providing valuable health care service. Wendy enjoys spending time with her husband, Nick, and two boys, Tucker and Reese. In her spare time, Wendy enjoys watching whatever her boys are doing, fishing and reading.

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