Dr. Lauren Standefer of Lauren Standefer & Associates DDSDr. Lauren Standefer MAGD
Dr. Lauren Standefer is a native Texan and proud of it! She graduated in the top of her class from Duncanville High School and then attended Texas A&M University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in biomedical science. Dr. Standefer is a fourth-generation Aggie and very proud of her alma mater. Gig’em Aggies!

While at Texas A&M, Dr. Standefer was very active in Fish Camp as a counselor and was a member of the national service organization, Omega Phi Alpha. Serving others was key in drawing Dr. Standefer to dental school, and she went on to attend the prestigious Baylor College of Dentistry. There, she served as vice president of the Texas Association of Women Dentists.

She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Collin and Dallas County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Spear Study Club, Modern Texas Dental Study Club and the Seattle Study Club. She completes more than 10 times the amount of required continuing education each year. Dr. Standefer has achieved her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and obtained her Mastership in June 2016. Dr. Standefer has been a Preferred Provider with Invisalign® and can place dental implants. If you are ever interested in a new smile, Dr. Standefer has been trained in cosmetic dentistry and smile design through the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry. She is well trained in functionality as well as aesthetics.

When Dr. Standefer isn’t in continuing education or at the office, she enjoys live music, fitness, tennis and skiing. Dr. Standefer does volunteer work in the community. She also loves spending time with friends and family and her rescued pets. Dr. Standefer wants to make you smile by making your dental experience a positive one. Dr. Standefer feels blessed to work in dentistry and looks forward to assisting you with your oral health.

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Dr. Jeffrey Pope of Lauren Standefer & Associates DDSDr. Jeffrey Pope
Dr. Jeffrey Pope received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University in 2005, his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2009, and his Master of Science in oral biology and Certificate in Periodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2012. Dr. Pope is a Board Certified periodontist by the American Academy of Periodontology. In addition to maintaining a private practice limited to periodontics, minimally invasive surgery and implant dentistry, Dr. Pope is an adjunct clinical professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry teaching implant placement and bone augmentation procedures to post-doctoral residents. Dr. Pope has authored and co-authored numerous publications that have appeared in periodontal, hygiene and dental journals. Dr. Pope has been named on D Magazine’s Best Dentist list and Texas Monthly’s Super Dentists list since 2017.


Dr. David Roberts of Lauren Standefer & Associates DDSDr. David Roberts
Dr. David Roberts received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois Dental School in 1985. He then spent two years in a dental residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

During his residency, he discovered his passion for dental and implant surgery. Dr. Roberts has extracted over 150,000 teeth and performed over 25,000 sedation procedures over the last 34 years of his career. He is currently serving as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He lectures nationally in the area of general dental surgery and travels to dental offices around the Metroplex to help serve his colleges.

When he is not taking care of his patients, Dr. Roberts enjoys spending time at home with his family. Each of his four children are involved in numerous sports and activities, which keep the Roberts family busy. Whenever he gets the chance, Dr. Roberts enjoys playing tennis and is known to take the occasional excursion “Top Gun” style as a passenger in a fighter jet.


Meet Our Team

Meet our friendly and talented team of dental professionals. Our dentists and team are ready to provide you with personalized and compassionate dental care in McKinney, Texas. Call our office today at 972-542-8733 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Lauren Standefer and associates!

Leticia, Front desk worker of Lauren Standefer & Associates DDSLeticia
Leticia has been in the dental field since 2004. As our schedule coordinator, she enjoys helping patients with multiple questions and concerns, and patients trust her with their needs. When Leticia is not at the office working hard, she is enjoying her first grandson and her two adult children, Marcos and Samantha. Leticia is very adventurous and loves to travel with her boyfriend, Sam, when possible, listening to live music, and spending time with her dog and cat.


Kelsey, employee at Lauren Standefer & Associates DDS in McKinney, TexasKelsey
Kelsey, a native Texan, has been in dentistry since 2012. She has experience in assisting as well as a bachelors in dental hygiene. Kelsey enjoys helping patients overcome their fears of the dentist and improving their oral health. When she’s not working, she enjoys time with her husband and kids. They love traveling and trying new places to eat.