Meet Our Dental Team
Paula Heller, Appointment Coordinator
Paula earned her Associate of Science in Business and joined our team in 2015. She graduated cum laude with honors. Patients love her caring nature and her focus on providing exceptional customer service. Paula finds her patients to be friendly and enjoyable, and cherishes the chance to learn more about them. Paula is a member of the Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and has volunteered with:
- Family Gateway Organization canned food drive
- Dallas Arboretum
- Salvation Army (following Hurricane Katrina)
- Allen Animal Shelter
Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her significant other, Jared, and their Pomeranian named Foxi. She likes photography, gardening, cooking, and baking. Favorite quote: “Hakuna matata”
Edith Gaut, Registered Dental Assistant
Edith attended Vernon College and joined our team in 2016. She also has earned her x-ray certification. Her patients love her personality, and Edith enjoys building personal relationships with her patients. She is married with three daughters. Outside of the office, she enjoys reading, writing, and making arts and crafts with her daughters. Favorite quote: “Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.”
Nada El-Asha, Business Manager
Nada attended the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, and San Jacinto College. She worked with us from 1997 to 2001, and joined the practice again in 2007. Nada has earned her scheduling certification from the Scheduling Institute. Patients appreciate her warm smile and friendly personality. Nada loves her patients and is proud to be a part of a great community. She is a member of the Travel Club and has been married to her husband, Mike, for 26 years. They have two children. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and is an avid moviegoer. Favorite quote: “I feel good when I bring a smile to someone’s day!” –Nada El-Asha
Chelsea Butler, Dental Assistant
Chelsea attended UEI College in Ontario, CA, and joined our team in 2016. She is CPR certified, and patients appreciate her caring personality and happy smile. Chelsea understands that patients look to her for comfort, and she loves that she can provide that. She loves the opportunity to make a difference in their lives, as well. She has volunteered with California Care Force, and is the oldest of four children, with a brother and two sisters. She has three cats (Zeus, Sox, and Cora) and one lion head rabbit (Bugz). Outside of the office, she enjoys going to the beach, seeing mountains, as well as playing softball, fishing, working in the yard, and spending time with her family. Favorite quote: “Don’t stop fighting for what you want in life, because only you can give you what you want.”
Nancy Sarafraz, Dental Hygienist
After graduating from Lamar University, Nancy joined our team in 2005. Patients appreciated her honesty and the level of care she provides. To Nancy, her patients are like family and she enjoys taking care of their smiles. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association (ADHA). She participates in food donation activities and helps distribute clothing to those in need. Nancy has three sisters and three brothers, as well as eight nieces and nephews. She has a cat and outside of the office enjoys walking, reading, gardening, and running.
Stephanie Rogers, Registered Dental Hygienist
Stephanie graduated from Texas Women’s University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Institutional Administration. In 2001, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Texas Women’s University. She’s been working with us since 2003. Patients love how gentle she is and the fact that she remembers details about heir families. She appreciates the chance to get top know her patients and helping improve their dental health. She has a 17-year-old son named Matthew and outside of the office enjoys working out, going to he lake, mountain biking, and decorating. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.”
Call Our Dentist’s Office in Frisco, TX Today!
As a top-notch general dentist in Frisco, TX, Dr. Afshin Vahadi and the team at Lone Star Dental Care know the importance of staying up-to-date with advanced dental practices and technology. In addition to a wide variety of general dental services, Dr. Vahadi and our team are also highly-skilled in advanced treatments such as dental sedation, pinhole surgery, laser surgery, implant dentistry, and more. Our expertise helps us provide fuller, more comprehensive dental care for you and your family. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Vahadi, call our dentist’s office in Frisco, TX, today at 972-335-7100. We proudly welcome patients from Frisco and all surrounding communities, including Dallas, Plano, McKinney, Prosper, The Colony, Carrollton, Lewisville, and more.