Dr. Donna Winchester announced the transition of ownership of her dental practice to Dr. Richard McCasland.
It was effective Jan. 10.
McCasland grew up in Midland and graduated from Texas Tech University in 1991. He attended the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio and graduated in 1996.
After dental school, McCasland joined the Indian Health Service and was commissioned as a Lieutenant.
He served as a staff dentist from 1993-95 at W. W. Hastings Indian Hospital in Tahlequah, Okla.
McCasland would then complete a general practice residency in 1996.
McCasland served as a staff dentist in rural Alaska at the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation.
McCasland served the Yupik and Athabascan Indians in and around North Western Alaska for three years.
Then in 2002, he returned to Texas and has been practicing in Levelland from 2002 to present.
For more information, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite.