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Casey Draper, Owner Dentist

Dr. Casey Draper graduated from the Maurice L. Kornberg Dental School at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he obtained great clinical experience. He was also involved in a service group and was able to visit Haiti twice to provide free dental work to the community. Casey has always enjoyed working with his hands and interacting with people, so he knew early in his education that dentistry would be a great fit.

Casey was born and raised in Heber City, Utah, into a family of seven siblings and loves being part of a big family. His wife, Lindsay, also grew up in Heber City, and they have been married for 12 years and have 3 amazing children. Casey and his family enjoy spending time outdoors golfing, camping, hunting, biking and skiing.

Beth Whitus, Office Manager

As the Office Manager for Lavon Family Dental, Beth's job is to oversee the office operations, and she is committed to making patients' and their family's experience in the office a positive one! Beth joined Lavon Family Dental in 2017 and has over 11 years of general dental experience and over 20 years of customer service.

Beth has also had the opportunity to serve patients as a Registered Dental Assistant before moving into the front office area. Her goal is to incorporate the wealth of knowledge and customer service that she has acquired to equip the team to best serve patients and their families. Beth is most proud of her family and in her spare time enjoys spending time with them, doing sporting events and relaxing in the sun.

Joanna Malecka, Hygienist

Joanna graduated from Wharton County Junior College with an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Joanna's goal is to provide her patients with the best long-term dental care possible. She believes explaining and understand treatment is one of the most important aspects of dental care and she takes the time to make sure all questions are answered. She loves being acquainted with her patients, offering them gentle, excellent cleanings. When she's not working, she loves spending time with her loving, supportive family and friends. She also enjoys traveling to all parts of the world.

Mary Smith, Hygienist

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Ruth Herrera, Lead Assistant

Ruth has been with Lavon Family Dental since 2015 and has been a Dental Assistant for a little over 4 years. Ruth graduated and received her Registered Dental Assistant Certificate from Carrington College in Mesquite in 2014. She loves working with patients and building relationships with them. She also makes sure that her patients feel comfortable in her chair.

Ruth was born in Tyler, TX, and raised in Quinlan, where she currently resides. Ruth has a beautiful daughter, which she spends the majority of her time with. In her spare time, she loves to hang out with her family and very close friends. She stays busy with being a mother, working full time, and going to college part-time. Ruth enjoys learning from her continuing education courses. She is also currently continuing her education in the dental field and hopes to become a dental hygienist in the next few years.

Kelly Bynum, Dental Assistant

Kelly is a dental assistant at Lavon Family Dental. She graduated from Dental Assisting school in 2016 at Careers in Dental Assisting in Royse City. Kelly was born and raised in Rowlett, Texas. She has two dogs named Stud and Fatty. Stud is a pitbull mix and Fatty is a Chihuahua (she is a bit obsessed with them).

Kelly loves hanging out with her family, especially with her two nieces and nephew. If she isn’t with her family. you will find her with her friends at Top Golf or any country concerts that comes to town. Kelly is always a happy person and has a bubbly personality. She enjoys seeing her patients and always makes sure that they are comfortable. She also likes to continue her education with new CE courses that comes up. Kelly is loving the dental field and hopes to work in the field for a very long time.