Meet The DoctorS
Christopher Padilla, DDS
Dr. Chris Padilla, a native of Albuquerque, is a graduate of the University of New Mexico where he completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He attended Baylor College of Dentistry and earned the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. After dental school, Dr. Padilla was accepted to the prestigious Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at Baylor. At which, he was trained to provide high quality and evidence-based care. Dr. Padilla was honored by the Baylor faculty with the award of “Top Resident” earned for his dedication to his patients and his academic achievement.
We believe you will ﬁnd Dr. Padilla a professional and caring person who strives to cultivate an environment based on trust and friendship.
In Dr. Padilla’s spare time, he enjoys watching Lobo athletics with his wife Dr. Stephanie Padilla and friends. He enjoys time with his two sons, ages 3 and 1.
Stephanie A. Padilla, DDS
Dr. Stephanie Padilla was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. She is a La Cueva high school graduate and continued on to the University of New Mexico. She played for the UNM women’s basketball team and graduated summa cum laude from UNM with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Spanish. She graduated valedictorian, both academically and clinically, from Baylor College of Dentistry with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Padilla was the recipient of numerous awards for exemplary dentistry. Dr. Padilla has pursued the field of orthodontics and has found her passion in providing orthodontic treatment for patients. She is excited to serve her local community with the highest level of dental care.
She is happily married to her husband Chris Padilla, DDS and enjoys raising their two sons, ages 3 and 1.
Michael J. Dunn, DDS
Dr. Michael Dunn was born and raised in Farmington, NM. He graduated from UNM with a B.S. in Biology. He earned his dental degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry. Dr. Dunn then continued his education with a degree from the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at UNM. Dr. Dunn joined Padilla Dentistry & Orthodontics in August 2020.
Rebeca Viego, DDS
Dr. Rebeca Viego was born and raised in Miami, FL. She attended undergraduate at Florida International University where she received her Bachelors degree in Biology. Rebeca later received her doctorate of dental medicine at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine Class of 2013. She decided to further pursue her career and completed a General Practice Residency program at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. Dr. Viego lived and practiced in both New York City and Miami for several years until she decided to start a life in New Mexico. Dr Viego is certified in Invisalign and is proficient in all areas of dentistry. Her passion is the working with the Cerec machine where she enjoys providing the patient a same day crown service.
She is fluent in both Spanish and English and some Portuguese. On her free time, Rebeca loves to travel, workout, cook, and explore new wines.