Meet Dr. McVey's staff who welcome you to our dental practice. ead on about each employee to learn more about our philosophy in dentistry.
Dr. McVey graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oral Roberts University in 1979 with a B.S. in biology. He graduated from Michael Cardone School of Dentistry at Oral Roberts University in 1983.
Dr. McVey has over 20 years experience serving the dental needs of southwest Kansas. He has helped thousands of people achieve better dental health.
He received the prestigious fellowship award in the Academy of General Dentistry. This means that he earned more than 500 hours of post-doctoral education and took and passed a rigorous examination covering all aspects of general dentistry. He is currently working toward the Master Level Award through a program offered by the Illinois Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. McVey has attended Continuums I through IV plus the Esthetic course at the L.D. Pinkey Institute. The L.D. Pinkey Institute provides top-of-the-line postdotoral education in dentistry and is recognized worldwide as one of the leading providers of post-doctoral education. Dr. McVey has completed all 9 levels of continuumcourses with Dr. John Kois. Dr. Kois is recognized as a leading expert in treatment planning, diagnosis, and delivery of care.
He has presented a seminar dealing with the effects of oral health and overall health for the staff at St. Catherine's and various area hospials.
He has done international dental missions in Mexico, Guatemala, Albania, and Uganda. He has done general missions in Mexico, Chile, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Malaysia. He has helped with the local dental Mission of Mercy and donates free dental care through the Donated Dental Services program in Kansas.
Dr. McVey is very active in the Garden City Presbyterian Church where he teaches, serves as a deacon and several committees, sings in the choir and plays guitar, piano, and sings with the worship team.
His hobbies include music, theater, reading and spending time with his four children, his wife and his grandchildren.
Dr. McVey's core values are integrity, respect and reverence. He is committed to listening to you and is committed to treating you with respect and integrity in every aspect of your care. He believes your health is your choice and can promise that he will do everything he can to help you understand your options and achieve your goals for dental health.
Rebecca McVey-Office Manager
Becky McVey is the office manager for Dr. McVey, and is also his wife. Becky assists Kyla in scheduling appointments, but she is the one you talk to if you have questions about your account or if there is an issue with insurance.
Becky has studied with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation in all aspects of caring for our conscious sedation patients.
By training, Becky is a teacher, but she has been Dr. McVey's Office Manager since 1988. Becky has also worked as a dental assistant when the need has arisen, but much prefers to work in the front office.
Becky and Dr. McVey have four children and two grandchildren. Becky likes to spend time with her grandchildren every chance she gets. Besides working in the office, Becky is active in the Presbyterian Church as a teacher and youth leader. She enjoys traveling and reading a good book.
Becky looks forward to working with you to help you reach your dental goals.
Kelli is a Registered Dental Hygienist. In 2008, Kelli received her Associate's Degree of Dental Hygiene from North Central Technical College which is an outreach program at Colby Community College. Kelli was a dental assistant at Dr. Maple's in Ulysses, KS for two years before attending the hygiene program in Colby. She has worked for Dr. McVey since June, 2008. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and has also participated in the Kansas Mission of Mercy. Kelli enjoys making people proud of their smiles.
In her spare time, Kelli enjoys spending time with her son, Westyn, running and a good cup of coffee.
Kelli looks forward to meeting you and helping you keep your smile beautiful.
Emily, RDH-Dental Hygienist
In January 2013, Emily joined Dr. McVey's team as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated in May 2012 from Manhattan Area Technical College, where she attained her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. Emily's passion for people and her love of teeth led her to the decision that dental hygiene was the perfect profession for her when she was just a freshman in high school.
Emily and her husband, Ryan, enjoy going back to Dodge City on the weekends to spend time with their family and friends. They enjoy traveling together. Their favorite place to visit so far is Jamaica, which will be hard to beat! Another one of their favorite traveling spots is Arlington, Texas where they get to watch Texas Rangers Baseball.
Emily looks forward to getting to know you and helping you to improve your oral health!
Tina has worked for Dr. McVey since 2004. She has fifteen years experience in the dental field. Tina enjoys dentistry because it gives her a chance to help others, work as a team member, and make a difference in patients' lives. Tina lives in Holcomb with her husband. She was born and raised in Texas and enjoys going back for visits every chance she gets.
Tina has studied with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation in all aspects of caring for conscious sedation patients. She has extensive training in implant placement assisting and has participated in the Kansas Mission of Mercy.
In her spare time, Tina enjoys traveling with her husband, Scott, and visiting her kids. Tina looks forward to meeting you and will do her best to make your experience as pleasant as possible.
Emilia has worked for Dr. McVey since August 2010. She has 10+ years of experience in the dental field. Emilia enjoys dentistry because it gives her a chance to help people and to also make a difference in their lives. She has several hours of continuing education on implant surgery, and she has participated in the Kansas Mission of Mercy.
She was born and raised here in Garden City. Emilia is married with three children. In her spare time, she enjoys bowling, BBQs with family, and watching her children play sports. Emilia looks forward to meeting you and will do her best to make you feel comfortable in the office.
Kyla is the Business Assistant for Dr. McVey. She is the voice that you hear when you call our office. Kyla has over five years experience in the dental field. Having been a chairside dental assistant for four years, Kyla has now made the switch to the front office. She has been Dr. McVey's Business Assistant since September 2013.
In her spare time, Kyla enjoys spending time with her husband, Nick, traveling to his rodeos, and running.
Kyla looks forward to meeting you and will do her best to help you find an appointment time that fits your schedule.
Anna studied healthcare administration and graduated with her Bachelor of Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver in May 2016. Following graduation, she worked a temporary job in San Francisco for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She is now excited to return to her hometown of Garden City to work at Dr. McVey's office. You can see her helping Rebecca and Kyla in the front office; she also acts as the webmaster for Dr. McVey's website, blog, and social media.
Anna enjoys spending her free time with her kids--Lily and LIam--, indulging in Brie cheese and lots of coffee, and bothering her cats.