Your Dental Team – Rockwall, TX
Experience, Compassion, & Skill
Some of our team members have been with Dr. McNew for 15-20 years, which means they know a thing or two about running a dental practice! Thanks to our staff, your appointments will flow by seamlessly from check-in to checkout, all your questions will be answered, and even informing your payment options will be 100% stress-free. After your first appointment, you’ll feel like you’re visiting old friends whenever you come to see us, but first, you can start getting to know everyone below.
Cindy, Office Manager
Cindy’s career in the dental field spans well over two full decades, with most of that time spent right here at Dr. McNew’s practice. She attended Eastfield College and is also certified through the Scheduling Institute and Smart Training. What she enjoys most about her job is getting to know the patients so well over time.
Originally from Mesquite, Cindy has a daughter who is currently attending Texas Tech and a son who is studying automotive mechanics at UTI. Her husband works as a massage therapist. When she isn’t busy at work, her favorite hobbies include spending quality time with her family, reading books, and traveling. Her favorite vacation spot so far is Costa Rica!
Brandee, Dental Hygienist
Brandee hails from Terrell and has been working in oral healthcare for well over 15 years. She studied at Tyler Junior College and was a dental assistant for 12 years before deciding to change courses and become a dedicated hygienist. Today, her favorite part of this type of work is getting to know people so well over time and helping them come up with individualized plans that will lead to their dental hygiene gold star!
Brandee has a very active, adventurous family who’s always on the move, whether they’re traveling or searching for new places to eat. In her free time away from the office, she enjoys taking on DIY projects, meditating, cooking flavorful and healthy foods, and going to wine tastings. She also has a particular interest in journalism, having wanted to become a news reporter in her earlier years.
Maureen, Dental Hygienist
Maureen has been working with Dr. McNew for over 16 years now, and she never gets tired of interacting with our wonderful patients. A Dallas native, she completed her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene at Texas A&M and is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She also currently teaches dental hygiene at Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas as well!
At home, Maureen is married with two daughters. In her spare time away from work, she enjoys traveling as a family, reading, and watching movies.
Katie, Appointment Coordinator/ Dental Assistant
Katie’s career in the dental field spans over five years so far. After studying at Georgia Perimeter College, she attended East Texas Dental Assisting School. Today, what she enjoys most about being a part of Dr. McNew’s practice is getting to work with such wonderful women who feel just like family. The patients are awesome too!
Originally from Duluth, GA, Katie has a son named Nikolas and a kitty named Tim Tebow. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, running, and cooking while enjoying a glass of wine. Here’s an interesting story about her: when she was little, M&M’s had a promotion where if you found the grey M&M, you would win $1,000,000. She actually found it…and then promptly ate it after asking her mom for permission. They found out about the contest a week later. Whoops!
Briana, Dental Assistant
After studying at Collin County Community College, Briana completed her training at Houston Dental Assistant School. Today, she’s been working in the field for nearly five years. She loves seeing happy patients and their smiling faces every day at the practice!
Originally from Fitchburg, MA, Briana has a quiet household that includes her husband and three fur babies. Outside of working hours, you can often find her spending quality time with her loved ones, playing disc golf, building screen-accurate Star Wars costumes, constructing gaming PC’s, and participating in charity events with the 501st Legion.
Kari, Dental Assistant
Kari is a Rockwall native, and she’s been working alongside Dr. McNew for over 23 years so far. She attended Texas A&M Commerce and has a teaching degree in addition to her RDA status. Her favorite part of being a dental assistant is an easy answer – the patients!
Kari and her husband Mike have two teenagers who are currently in high school. Most of her free time away from the office is taken up by their busy schedules. Other hobbies include enjoying the outdoors and hanging out with their family’s various pets. They even have a chinchilla!