Meet The tEAM
Cara Smith, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Cara is a graduate of the TWU Dental Hygiene program. She graduated at the top of her class and quickly traveled to Guatemala after graduation to participate in a dental mission trip. Outside of the office, Cara enjoys spending time with her fiance, Ethan, and their two pups, Maple and Honey. She is well qualified to give you the best care available!
Paige McElvain, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Paige graduated from the Texas A&M and Baylor College of Dentistry Hygiene program with top honors. She is a wonderful hygienist and will instantly put you at ease with your visit. Paige is a wife and mother of two beautiful children, Nixon and Audrey. She is fond of traveling to new places, baking, and spending time with her sweet family!
“I have enjoyed getting to know my patients over the years, meeting families of every generation. Seeing my young patients grow is exciting, and it is great to see them lose their fear of the dental office. There is nothing better than seeing a patient become more confident in their smile.”
Courtney Paschall, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Courtney is a graduate of Texas A&M and Baylor College of Dentistry. She is from Mesquite, but now resides in Mckinney with her husband, Eddie, and their daughter, Jaycee. Courtney is the childhood best friend of our other hygienist, Paige, and is so excited for the opportunity to work along side her. She is excited to meet you and your family!
“What I love most about working for Lone Star Family Dental is creating relationships with every patient that walks through the door! My goal is always to get rid of the “I hate the dentist” kind of mentality!”
Colleen Delaughter – Office Manager
Colleen graduated from NCTC and has been working in the dental field since she was just out of high school. She is from Lewisville, Texas, and enjoys spending time with her husband, Nathan, and their two dogs, Tulip and Kona. Colleen enjoys quilting, crocheting, and any DIY project she can get her hands on!
“What I love most about working for Lone Star Family Dental is Dr. McElvain’s honesty. Working for a doctor that truly has the patient’s best interest in mind helps me to feel that my work is valuable. I love being a part of the Lone Star team!”
Veronica Medina – Dental Assistant
Veronica was born in Denton, Texas, but grew up in Pilot Point. She is now living in McKinney with her fur baby, Zeus. Veronica enjoys being active by playing several different sports. She has been a registered dental assistant for two years and has enjoyed every moment and learning opportunity!
“What I love most about Lone Star Family Dental is that the team welcomes anyone who walks through our doors as if they were family. I love how Dr. McElvain is thorough and detailed with his dental care. We strive for nothing more than excellence!”
Jonne Gerbig- Patient Coordinator
Jonne was born in central California and moved to Texas in 2006. She is currently working to continue her education at Collin College and aspires to be an art teacher. In her free time, Jonne enjoys running a small Etsy shop with her Cricut!
“I’m thankful to work with such a wonderful team at Lone Star Family Dental where everyone contributes to help the office run smoothly. Dr. McElvain is an outstanding dentist and truly wants the best for his patients!”