Meet the Doctors

Dr. Mujica | Dr. Wiggins

Marcela Mujica, DMD, MSD

Dr. Mujica

I am honored to be a pediatric dentist.

It is important to offer children a specialized “for me” tailored approach to dental care. There are many reasons why this is crucial, beyond the behavioral approach: for me, it’s about making kids smile while also finding and addressing problems before they manifest into worse issues.

It is important to address a patient’s clinical needs and their emotional wellbeing. By making those the top priorities, I make visits more comfortable, decreasing a child’s anxiety and building trust. In this, I am able to turn even the most apprehensive child into a fan of visiting the dentist!

Oral healthcare is the foundation of overall physical and emotional health. I want to set our patients up for success in life and I want to see them smile for a long time!

~ Dr. Marcela Mujica

Education and Experience

Dr. Mujica has worked in various dental roles, offices, and locations around the world. She truly enjoys working with children and was proud to open the doors of All Kids Pediatric Dentistry in 2014.

Continuing Education and Professional Affiliations

Through active pursuit of continuing education, Dr. Mujica continues to sharpen her skills and stay at the forefront of advancements in pediatric dentistry.

In addition to being a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, she is a member of the:

These organizations offer a wide range of advanced educational opportunities, including meetings, lectures, and seminars. They also provide numerous publications and journals addressing the latest research, newest technologies, and changes in treatment protocols.

Helping Others

Dr. Mujica recently returned from a dental mission trip with Heart for Africa’s Project Canaan, where she treated over 260 orphans. Closer to home, she has also participated in rural outreach dentistry in Virginia, caring for underserved individuals.

Beyond the Practice

Originally from Peru, Dr. Mujica has resided in Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2003, but for her time in dental school and her residency.

When Dr. Mujica’s not in the office, she’s most often found with her husband Ethan, their daughter, Charlotte, and their extended family. She enjoys diverse food, travel, and culture, and is always happy to share stories of her adventures and early life in Peru.

LaJoi Wiggins, DMD, MSD

Dr. Wiggins

I can remember two moments in my life. The moment I choose to become a dentist, and then the moment I choose pediatric dentistry as a career. Fun. Fact: I originally wanted to be a Veterinarian (because I love animals!), but over time but excitement for it withered. It wasn’t until I introduced to dentistry that the sparks flew.

Since I decided to devote my life to children, I have never been happier. Working with children has always been a fun experience, and I have never felt more connected to something so much as I have been with children and dentistry. Combining those two for me has been a magical experience that has brought my life so much joy.

I feel blessed to have the opportunity to work with children, in particular children with special health care needs. I look forward to creating a loving environment where children can develop and maintain healthy smiles that will transition into adulthood.

Dr. LaJoi Wiggins aka Dr. Joi

Education and Experience

  • Doctorate of Dental Medicine, East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine 
  • Master of Science in Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Certificate of Pediatric Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Board Eligible, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Continuing Education and Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • National Dental Association
  • Old North State Dental Society

Helping Others

Dr. Wiggins had the opportunity to complete mission work. Her most recent dental mission trip was with the VCU Jamaica Project, where she had the opportunity to provide comprehensive and emergency treatment to both adults and children in need.

Beyond the Practice

Originally from Hawaii, Dr. Wiggins has resided in North Carolina for most of her life until recently. She relocated back to Charlotte, North Carolina, after she completed her residency in pediatric dentistry.

When Dr. Wiggins is not in the office, she spends most of her time with her friends and family. She enjoys traveling and working out. She loves to share childhood stories and to connect with her patients.