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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.

Our Doctor

Dr. 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.

When 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.

Click here to learn about Dr. Standefer’s accreditation with MAGD!


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.


Allison has been a certified dental assistant since 2006. She is originally from San Diego but is now a Southern Belle. She enjoys educating patients and making sure they are comfortable during their appointment. When she isn’t coordinating appointments for patients or tapping into her creative side with marketing for the office she is basking in the sunshine while riding her horse, trying out new restaurants, or at home with her puppy dog.


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.


Jennifer is originally from Louisiana but is glad to now be a true Texan! She has been a hygienist since 2004 and loves getting to know and serve her wonderful patients. She is married and has two beautiful daughters, Lilah and Jules. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, relaxing by the pool, working out and spending time with family and friends.


Tracie has been a hygienist since 2007. She lives in McKinney with her 2 children, Olivia and Grant. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is being able to make her patients smiles sparkle again. She enjoys reading, watching movies, going out to eat with her friends, and spending time with her kiddos.


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.


Lana is originally from Blue Ridge but now lives in Van Alstyne with her husband of 27 years, Eric. She has been a dental assistant for over 30 years and loves making sure her patients are happy, confident and comfortable during their dental appointments. She enjoys in her spare time, rolling over the mountain hills in her jeep, hiking, outdoor adventures, working out, and spending time with her 2 grown children or 3 pups.

The Team