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Dentist – Austin, TX

Get to Know 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 practice soon. If you’d like to learn more about his background and accomplishments, please continue reading below.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

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 practice 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!

What Kind of Advanced Dental Training Do You Have?

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:

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

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 practice, 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.

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