We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
In order to help our patients maintain ideal dental health, Brittany has the pleasure of providing a wide array of hygiene procedures, such as helping Dr. McCuin with patient care, taking X-rays, placing sealants, assisting with whitening cases, and helping in our sterilization room. The most important aspect of her job, however, is having clear and open communication with our patients. For Brittany, it’s extremely rewarding to build relationships on a personal level and watch each patient’s progress to a healthy and beautiful smile. Brittany is a graduate of Wytheville Community College. She enjoys coming in to work on a daily basis not only because of the friendly environment we have created over the years, but also because working with Dr. McCuin and the rest of our team truly feels like a family.
In most cases, Katie is the first person our patients meet when visiting our office. As our receptionist, her main priority is to make sure patients’ questions or concerns are well-taken care of in a timely fashion. Her other duties include checking patients in and out, verifying insurance policies, and co-pay collections. Katie, who is sure to make you smile, enjoys working with Dr. McCuin and the rest of our team because we all work together to make sure our patients are satisfied with their visit. Katie, who began working alongside Dr. McCuin in 2011, is a country girl, and also a lover of animals. She lives in New River Valley and is engaged; the big day is set for October 2014!
Christina has been dedicated to our patients and has always been open to answer any questions or concerns since joining our team in 2010. A graduate of Wytheville Community College, she provides our patients with the best care she can and educates them on the best ways to improve and maintain their dental health. Christina’s favorite part about working at Dr. McCuin’s office is helping those in our community achieve a happy, healthy smile! Christina has lived in New River Valley her entire life and is married to Daniel, her husband of eight years. They have beautiful twin girls, Madison and Lauren.
Working at the front desk is a delightful opportunity for Elizabeth to meet and greet our patients, and to ensure they feel right at home here. Elizabeth, who joined Dr. McCuin’s team in 2009, is our ray of sunshine and has the wonderful job of welcoming patients to our office, checking them out, scheduling appointments, coordinating treatment plans, and working with insurance companies to help patients work within their maximums and budgets. Elizabeth resides in New River Valley with her husband and two dogs. She is also a huge Virginia Tech Fan! Go Hokies!
As a dental assistant, Missy helps Dr. McCuin manage the fine details of dentistry, and always does this with a smile! She is a valuable member of our team, and is always willing to help around the office. Missy feels lucky to have a profession that she loves and has enjoyed her time here since joining our team in 2007. In addition to assisting Dr. McCuin chairside, she works with impressions for whitening trays and night guards and helps with sterilization and other general lab work. Missy makes it her goal to make sure every patient who walks through our door feels welcomed, informed, comfortable, and confident in the level of care they receive. In her free time, Missy loves to spend time with her son, Josh, and grandson, Austin.
Executive Director/ Office Manager
Ruth brought her positive attitude and exceptional knowledge of dentistry to Dr. McCuin’s team in 2000. She serves as executive director of our practice, and is Dr. McCuin’s sister, not to mention his right hand. Ruth manages, hires, and trains staff, manages our marketing efforts, and keeps our practice running smoothly. She loves coming to the office every day not only because we create aesthetically-pleasing dental work or because we have the best dental team in the area; she knows we put our best foot forward every day and that we really care about our patients and each other. A graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental health and industrial hygiene, Ruth has been married to her husband, Mel, for 24 years. They have three girls, Ariel, Diana, and Olivia. In her free time, Ruth enjoys serving the Lord at the Rainbow Forest Baptist Church. She also loves spending time hiking, biking, boating, water skiing, and with family and friends.