Friendly Faces, Compassionate Care
Our staff is dedicated to making your visit as comfortable as possible. With an average of 16 years experience, our team has extensive knowledge in the field of dentistry. You’re sure to recognize a familiar face every time you visit our office.
Cathey: Business Assistant
Cathey is our Business Assistant. She has been with mckinneydentist.com for 22 years. Cathey has 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren. When she is not at work, she enjoys shopping, being outdoors, and, most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.
Pam: Insurance Coordinator
Pam has been in dentistry for 30 years, and has been with mckinneydentist.com for 19 years. She has two adult children, Krista and John, and she loves spending time with both of them. When Pam is not at work, she is shopping, golfing, or spending time with family and friends.
Lori: Greeter/Business Assistant
Lori is a real people-person, and she loves communicating with our patients. She finds it fun to hear about their families, and what is going on in their lives at the moment. She lives in Allen, Texas, and has 3 kids: a daughter, Robyn (23), and two sons, Matt (21) and Connor (17). He is a senior at Allen HS and is still undecided where he wants to go to school next year- either Texas Tech or TCU. She has been married to Tim for 24 years now. Her favorite pastime is watching football, playing fantasy football, cooking, and gardening. Go Allen Eagles, TCU Horned Frogs, and Dallas Cowboys!
Angie: Business Assistant
Angie has been in the dental field since 1995, and enjoys every moment. She attended Texas Tech, and graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelors of Science degree in biology. She loves the beach, all outdoor activities, and spending time with friends and family.
Jennifer: Business Assistant
Jennifer has been in the dental field for 13 years. She thrives on making patients feel comfortable, and enjoys helping them achieve that beautiful smile that they want and deserve. When not spending time with the McKinneyDentist.com family, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and traveling.
Vicki: Dental Hygienist
Vicki joined our team 21 years ago, and she hasn’t regretted a single day. “Work is easy,” she says, “when the people surrounding you are committed to offering the best to our patients.” She is dedicated to learning about the latest in dentistry, and enjoys sharing her knowledge with the rest of the staff. She has been married for over 24 years, and she and her husband have a young son.
Wendi: Dental Hygienist
Wendi has been in dentistry since 1990, and has enjoyed every minute of it. When she’s not making teeth shiny, you can find her in one of two places– abusing her body on a softball field, or scuba diving with sharks. Wendi has four rescued animals, which she refers to as her children– three dogs, Nila, Oreo, and Milli, and the leader, a cat named Calli. They are full of energy and keep Wendi on her toes.
Mary: Dental Hygienist
Mary has been with MckinneyDentist.com since 1997. She has been practicing dental hygiene for 29 years. She feels that Dentistry has changed a lot during this time. Science and technology have helped to improve the care that we are able to provide for our patients. It is an honor to be able to help patients maintain a healthy smile and educate them about its importance to their overall health. She is married with 3 children. In her spare time she enjoys boating on Lake Texoma with her family and friends.
Cynthia: Dental Hygienist
Cynthia has been practicing dental hygiene with us for over fifteen years. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with her dental hygiene degree, and says it was the best thing she ever did. She loves making people smile. Cynthia is a proud parent of her daughter, Brittany, who is pursuing a master’s degree in psychology. She and her husband, Matt, enjoy outdoor activities, such as biking, boating, swimming, and tennis.
Charity: Dental Hygienist
Charity has been with mckinneydentist.com since 1995. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with her degree in dental hygiene. Charity grew up in Odessa, but calls North Texas home with her husband and 2 children. She enjoys the interaction with her patients saying, “I feel like they are family, I’ve seen kids grow up and begin having families of their own.” “I wouldn’t trade this career for anything, being a part of giving people their smile back is priceless!” When she is not working at mckinneydentist.com, she is a full-time taxi driver for her 2 very active children.
Michelle: Dental Hygienist
Michelle has been practicing dental hygiene for 14 years, five of which have been with McKinney Dentist. She works with Dr. Lynch to provide optimal oral health for patients of all ages. Michelle moved from California to attend dental hygiene school at the University of Kentucky. She feels at home in McKinney, and loves spending time outdoors in the hot, Texas sun. She has two active kids, Dylan, who loves tennis, and Macie, who enjoys gymnastics. When she has time, Michelle likes water skiing, mountain biking, playing tennis, and going on vacations to the beach.
Tracy: Dental Hygienist
Tracy has been practicing dental hygiene for over 13 yrs. She graduated with her dental hygiene degree from Midwestern State University, and has enjoyed her profession ever since. She loves being a part of the committed team here at McKinneyDentist, and helping patients to improve their overall oral health. When she is not at work, she enjoys traveling, doing volunteer work, and spending time with her friends and family.
Paola: Registered Dental Assistant
Paola has been in dentistry since 1995 and has been a part of our team since 2006. Her favorite thing to do is cosmetic dentistry. She really enjoys being part of changing patient’s lives through their smiles. Outside of work, Paola has 2 great kids, Adrian and Daphnie. Their favorite thing to do is spontaneous road trips to south Texas.
Kristy: Dental Assistant
Kristy has been in dentistry since 2004. The last 6 years have been spent here at Mckinney Dentist. She loves getting to know patients and can not imagine doing anything else. She and her husband have a 3 year old little girl. In her spare time she enjoys CrossFit, shopping and spending time with her daughter.
Shelva: Registered Dental Assistant
Shelva was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She has been in the
dentistry field for over 16 years. She received her training in the
U.S. Air Force in 1996 and loved every minute of it so that is why she
is still assisting. She has a son in middle school that loves sports,
especially baseball. Most of her spare time is spent either
volunteering at church or watching her son play baseball. She
currently assists both Dr.Wood and the hygiene team.
Tosha: Registered Dental Assistant
Tosha has been in the dental field since 2003. She loves educating her patients and helping their visit be as pleasant as possible. She has served in many areas of the dental office such as, chairside assistant with Dr. Lynch, business assistant, and now she is our Office Manager. Her passion for dentistry is contagious!
Tosha married her sweetheart in 2001, and they now have two beautiful children who are the center of their world. She is a very outgoing fun loving girl. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, working out, playing sports, shopping, and of course, laying out by the pool in the Texas heat.
She feels very blessed to have such a great family at home and at work.
Toni: Registered Dental Assistant
Toni is a certified dental assistant and a native Texan. She has been in the field of dentistry for nearly 30 years. Her passion for healthy teeth shows through the work she does every day. She loves to educate our patients on their cosmetic teeth whitening options, and she can show you the dazzling results in our smile gallery. Outside the office, Toni likes watching her children play sports and spending time with her family and friends.
Martha: Registered Dental Assistant
She has been a dental assistant for 17 years and a part of McKinney Dentist since 2006. She enjoys meeting people from all walks of life. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for 13 yrs. They have two children, Vanessa and Matthew. She keeps busy with schoolwork and church activities. She enjoys reading good books and playing guitar if time permits. Her goal is to continue to expand her knowledge in the dental field for many years to come to better serve you, her patient.
Stephanie: Dental Assistant
Born and raised in North Texas. She has been a registered dental assistant since 2006, and has worked with Dr. Berlin since 2010. She plans to continue her dental journey with Dr. Berlin until he retires. Outside of work Stephanie really enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 kids. They are planning for a bigger family in the future. She really enjoys being involved in their church and sports, and of course beach front and some R&R time.
Kassi: Sterile Technicians
Kassi is a Registered Dental Assistant, and has been with McKinneyDentist since February of 2013. Kassi loves helping everyone where ever she can. She likes working with patients, and enjoys the busy atmosphere.Kassi is married to Danny, and together they have three little girls that keep them on their toes!
Jessica: Lab Technician
In Feb. 2007, Jessica Castro joined our team! Throughout the day she can be found in sterile helping with instruments, assisting a Doctor or Hygienist, ordering supplies up front, or in the lab with Tony, (where she is really suppose to be anyway) helping him keep our In House Lab running smoothly. Her two beautiful daughters, Jaydah and Naomee, are involved in various sports, and are both super crafty! They can even make something from nothing! They enjoy spending time both indoor and outdoor, and especially taking trips to their Granny’s house! 3 peas in a pod for sure!
Tony: Lab Technician
Tony is our veteran technician. He has been with McKinney Dentist for over 19 years. He’s Irish, but we don’t give him too much trouble about that. He’s a proud parent of seven children and 16 grandchildren! Most of his spare time is spent with family, and, when possible, relaxing with his girlfriend, Alma.