Dr. Lavelett was born and raised in Oklahoma. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma and his dental degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Dr. Lavelett has been practicing dentistry since 1987. In 1995, he started his own practice in Norman at his current location. Dr. Lavelett has been a member of the Oklahoma Dental Association (ODA) and the American Dental Association (ADA) since 1987. He is a delegate to the ODA and has served as President of the Oklahoma Central District in 1998, 2006, 2007 and 2008. He is also involved in D-DENT which provides dentistry to the disabled. Dr. Lavelett has two wonderful children, Taylor, 18, and Joseph, 16.