Meet the Sandstone Team


Shalana

Shalana

Oral Surgery Assistant

Shalana came to Sandstone Oral Surgery with two and a half years of experience in oral surgery. She graduated from Metro Technology Center for Dental Assisting. Shalana is from Choctaw where she lives with her husband, their newborn son and two dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family and walking their dogs. Her interests are hanging out at the lake and just spending time with family and friends.

Rachel

Rachel

Financial Advisor and Insurance Coordinator

Rachel came to Sandstone in early 2018 with over 14 years of general dentistry experience. She was raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas and moved to Edmond in 2013 where she met her husband, Ryan, at bible study. They have one son, Jack, and another child due in 2019. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and watching theater shows and the ballet. Rachel loves learning about the specialized treatment involved in oral surgery as well as getting to know her patients, answering questions or concerns they may have and helping them feel welcomed and at ease from the first phone call to their treatment date.

Lauren

Lauren

Office Manager

Lauren came to Sandstone Oral Surgery with seven years of experience in the healthcare industry. She has been with our team since 2015. Her main focus is to ensure each and every patient is treated like a family member. She understands the stress and anxiety dental problems can cause and is dedicated to help you feel comfortable and confident while in our care. She grew up in the small town of Piedmont, Oklahoma. Lauren is newly happily married to the love of her life, Nicholas. He brings a loving, full of life, five-year-old daughter to the family named Cora. Together, they have three dogs: Hollie – Chihuahua, Jake – Blue Heeler, and MiMi – Aussie/Dachshund mix. Lauren always jokes and says, “She will never be bored”. As a family, they are beginning a new chapter of their lives together and are relocating to the small town of Luther, Oklahoma. When Lauren is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing with her dogs, and being outdoors.
Melanie

Melanie

Oral Surgery Assistant

Melanie came to sandstone with five years of experience in oral surgery. She graduated from Metro Technology Center for Dental Assisting. She grew up in Wichita Falls Texas and now lives in Yukon OK with her husband and three dogs. Her interests include going to the movies, spending time outdoors with her dogs, and spending time with her friends and family.