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Our Doctor & Team

Meet the experienced and friendly dentist and team who make Lauren E. Standefer, D.D.S. the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in McKinney.

Dr. LaurenDr. Lauren Standefer

Dr. Lauren Standefer is a native Texan and proud of it! She graduated in the top of her class from Duncanville High School and then attended Texas A&M University, where she received her bachelor’s of science in Biomedical Science. Dr. Standefer is a fourth generation Aggie and very proud of her alma mater. Gig’em Aggies!

While at Texas A&M, Dr. Standefer was very active in Fish Camp as a counselor and also a member of the national service organization, Omega Phi Alpha. Serving others was what attracted Dr. Standefer to dental school and she went on to attend the prestigious Baylor College of Dentistry. There, she served as Vice President of the Texas Association of Women Dentists. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Collin and Dallas County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Spear Study Club, Modern Texas Dental Study Club and the Seattle Study Club. She completes more than 10 times the amount of required continuing education each year.  Dr. Standefer has achieved her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and obtained her Mastership in June 2016. Dr. Standefer has been a Preferred Provider with Invisalign and can place dental implants. If you are ever interested in a new smile, Dr. Standefer has been trained in cosmetic dentistry and smile design through the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry. She has tried to be well trained in functionality as well esthetics.

BADGEWhen Dr. Standefer isn’t in continuing education or at the office, she enjoys live music, fitness, tennis and skiing. Dr. Standefer is very active at her church and does volunteer work in the community.  She also loves spending time with friends and family, and her rescued pets. Dr. Standefer wants to help you maintain a healthy smile and make you smile, by making your dental experience a positive one. Dr. Standefer feels blessed to work in dentistry and looks forward to assisting you maintain your oral health.



Stephanie is a trained dental assistant, that has been with our office since 2001. She wants to make our patients’ visit a pleasant experience, as she works with Dr. Standefer.

Stephanie is from Oklahoma. She is the mother of two children-Jake and Isabelle.


Waynee has enjoyed living in McKinney since 2004. She has been with our office since November 2005. Waynee started as a dental assistant and now handles various front office duties, as well. You may still see her occasionally assisting, as she enjoys spending time with our patients and learning new techniques as technology progresses!



Leticia has been working in the dental field since 2004. She works at our front desk where she enjoys helping patients with their questions and concerns.

When Leticia is not at the office, she loves spending time with her two adult kids, Marcos and Samantha, traveling when possible and live music.




Talia graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008.She moved to McKinney with her husband the summer after she graduated. She has been with our office since September of 2008.

She enjoys building relationships with our patients and her co-workers. Talia is also a mother to her son, Maddox.


Samantha has been a part of our dental family since May 2016. She plays an active role in keeping our community informed about our office, via social media. In her free time she attends classes at Collin College. She also loves to play soccer, travel and spending time with family and friends.