AboutMMS Family Dentistry

At MMS Family Dentistry, our patients will be cared for by a truly stellar team of doctors who have plenty of time-tested experience and clinical talents to offer. Dr. McElveen and Dr. Stevenson are proud to carry on the wonderful legacy first established by Dr. White several decades ago, supporting families and families at every stage of life as they pursue healthier, happier smiles.

MMS Family Dentistry is a Austin based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. McElveen and Dr. Stevenson and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 512-590-6638 and experience why our patients think MMS Family Dentistry is the best dentist in Austin.

Dr. Wayne

Dr. McElveen

O. Wayne McElveen, DDS

As a senior partner and owner of MMS Family Dentistry, Dr. McElveen is committed to serving his community through dedicated, clinically excellent oral healthcare that helps to improve each patient’s overall quality of life. He looks forward to welcoming you and your family into the dental office soon. If you’d like to learn more about his background and accomplishments, please continue reading below.

A native of Vaux Hall, NJ, Dr. McElveen’s college career started at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. There, he completed both his Bachelor of Arts in Applied Science and his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. He proceeded to pursue his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the New York University College of Dentistry, graduating in 1973. He accepted a General Practice Residency position at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in New Jersey, completing his certification in May of 1974. After practicing at a group dental office in East Orange for over a year, he decided to move to Austin, TX and joined with Drs. White and Dr. Mason to continue his career – and the rest is history!

Dr. McElveen has consistently participated in continuing education courses and seminars over the span of his career. His strongest interests include cosmetic dentistry, implantology, Invisalign, and full mouth rehabilitation. He has additionally been affiliated with various dental organizations, including the following:

  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Gulf State Association
  • National Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Dr. McElveen has been married to Arnolda Janet McElveen for over 50 years, and together, they have 4 daughters, 12 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. Outside of the dental office, he has been active in many community and civic oriented organizations at the local and state level, including the NAACP, Urban League Advisory Board, Boys and Girls Club of American Advisory Board, Texas Organization of Professionals, Austin Striders Track Club, the Texas Title XIX Advisory Board, KXAN Advisory Board Member, and Sinai Baptist Church Member, as well as many more. His aspirations are to continue serving his community and mankind well into the future while also ensuring that his descendants have a prosperous future and live a life that’s beneficial to themselves and others. He and Janet are working together to build a financial legacy for themselves while also helping others accomplish the same.

    Dr. Stevenson

    Christopher Stevenson, DDS

    Dr. Stevenson is our newest doctor at MMS Family Dentistry, and we couldn’t be happier to have him on board! Because of his efforts, we have been able to expand our care to children from six months old all the way up to young adulthood. He is delighted to relocate to Austin, providing dedicated service to patients from all walks of life throughout this wonderful community and the surrounding areas. Interested in learning more about him? Just keep reading below.

    Dr. Stevenson is originally from Zachary, LA. He attended the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, achieving his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2012. He has also been an active member of the Army Reserves since 2010.

    Dr. Stevenson strives to stay up to date with the latest developments in dental techniques and technologies for the sake of his patients. He also enjoys studying all areas of comprehensive dental care, including preventive treatment, simple restorations, root canal therapy, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and much more. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Dental Association.

    When he isn't busy at the dental office, Dr. Stevenson enjoys spending as much free time as possible with family. His favorite hobbies include cooking, traveling, and entertaining good friends.

    Soraia McElveen

    Financial coordinator

    Job duties/title: Financial coordinator; assist with phones, scheduling appointments, assist with treatment plans for patients, bill insurance, follow up with insurances regarding payments, A/R reports, collect money finalize deposits daily.

    How do you interact with patients?
    Greet patients as they arrive, make sure they feel welcomed and comfortable during their visit.

    What do you like most about your job?
    The teamwork between the staff, which makes the day go by easy. We work together and help each other in all areas. Our main priority and goal is wanting the best for our patients.

    About me:
    I was born in New Jersey, but raised in Austin, Tx. I love spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy traveling, watching all sports especially basketball and football.

    Alysa Nunez

    Dental Hygienist

    Job duties/title: Dental Hygienist- Treatment from basic prophylaxis to root planning and scaling (Soft tissue management), Educate patients regular home care (materials and techniques) and the effectiveness of our perio-protect program and system.

    How do you interact with patients?
    Treat them like family, help them establish a long-lasting oral hygiene routine with latest products and research.

    What do you like most about your job?
    The TEAM! Getting to know the patients, seeing dramatic before and after improvements in patients’ oral health.

    Hobbies:
    I enjoy outdoors, biking, camping, cooking, reading, nutrition, movies, live music, spending time with husband and family.

    Monica Garcia

    Office Manager

    Job Duties/Title: Office Manager, plan and manage dental business operations to ensure excellent patient support services. Oversees daily office activities and provide directions and guidance to staff as needed and respond efficiently to patient and Doctor’s needs and inquires. Ensure that patient appointments, cancellations and last-minute adjustments are handled properly.

    How do you interact with patients?
    I am here to help my patients have the BEST experience with us.

    What do you like most about your job?
    I have been with the practice for 28 years; it is my second home. I enjoy working with patients, co-workers and my doctors.

    Ana Jaimes

    Dental Assistant

    Job duties/Title: Dental Assistant; assist any kind of procedure, taking X-rays, scheduling patients, sterilizing instruments, assist other areas as needed within the office.

    How do you interact with patients?
    I always make sure I introduce myself and make the patients feel comfortable in all their dentist appointments. Making sure they leave with good homecare after any kind of procedure that gets completed.

    What do you like most about your job?
    Helping patients and making them feel welcome and comfortable every visit and making sure they leave satisfied.

    About me:
    A true Austin native, Ana studied at The College of Health Care Professions. She is very proud to be a member of the MMS family and has a true passion for helping patients smile with newfound confidence. Her responsible nature makes her a great fit for our dental office! When she isn’t busy at work, she enjoys spending quality time with her three sisters and two brothers.

    Rosalinda Bustos

    Dental Assistant

    Job Duties/ title: Dental Assistant; take impression, assisting in procedures, schedule appointments, x-rays, assist with other areas in office as needed.

    How do you interact with patients?
    Introduce myself, inform them about their procedure, making sure they feel comfortable.

    What do you like most about your job?
    My patients- it gives me joy when I see my patients.

    Hobbies:
    I like to paint whenever I can, enjoy my time with my dog Coco, and listening to music. Graduated from College healthcare of Professions.

    La’Rachels Piper Brown

    Receptionist

    Job Duties/Title: Financial Officer Coordinator; assist with phones, scheduling, and insurance. Resolve basic patient concerns and situations. Update office apps and take payments and lab cases.

    How do you interact with patients?
    Greet patients as they arrive and make them feel comfortable and help them with a great experience during their visit.

    What do you like most about your job?
    The team and the patients and getting to interact with each member of the team and becoming a unit. Getting to know and understand our patient’s individual needs to provide the best possible care for our patients.

    About Me:
    I enjoy traveling, crafts, spending time with my family and friends. I also like any kid of basketball.

    Tanya Glasco

    Certified Dental Assistant

    Job Duties/Title Dental Assistant; assist any kind of procedure, taking X-rays, scheduling patients, sterilizing instruments, assist other area as needed within the office.

    How do you interact with patients?
    Always make sure I introduce myself and make the patients feel comfortable in all their dentist appointments. I inform the patient about their procedure, making sure they leave with good homecare after any kind of procedure that gets completed.

    What do you like most about your job?
    The teamwork between the staff, which makes the day go by easy, helping patients and making them feel welcome and comfortable every visit and making sure they leave satisfied.

    About me:
    I was born and raised in Austin, Texas. I have been in dentistry for about ten years plus. I love spending time with my family and friends. I love being a grandmother!!! Everything I do in this life I do it for them. I enjoy working for MM Family Dentistry.