Carrie, our Office Coordinator at our Little Rock location, makes sure everything runs smoothly and effectively every day. She has over 15 years of experience in the dental field and is currently working in the Little Rock office doing a little bit of everything. Carrie first got into the dental field when her sister was working as a manager over orthodontics and needed extra help with administrative duties. From there, she took on a management position over the General Dentistry department and then moved into the role of our Office Coordinator. In her downtime, Carrie enjoys hunting and fishing with family and friends or sitting on a beach soaking up some rays.
Randi joined our team in 2017. She enjoys getting to know our patients and putting a smile on their faces. In her spare time, she loves shopping, traveling, and supporting her daughter’s competitive cheer team. Randi and her husband, Blake, have a local business in North Little Rock. They enjoy life with their two children, Blakely and Mason.
Joanna Brown, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist
Joanna has been part of the Central Dental family since 2011. She is passionate about preventative dentistry and educating her patients on the best way to achieve and maintain optimal oral health. She utilizes online webinars and CE courses to further her education. In her free time, Joanna can be found working on a Pinterest project, watching Criminal Minds marathons with her fiance, playing kickball, or checking on her latest Fantasy Football stats. She has four cats that she lovingly refers to as “his, mine, and ours” and enjoys curling up with one or two of them on the couch with a good book.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Austine graduated from UAMS in 2015 and has been a part of the Central Dental team since 2016. A career in dentistry was a natural fit for her as she always enjoyed visiting the dentist’s office growing up. Now, as a hygienist, one of her biggest goals is to make her patients’ visits just as enjoyable! When she isn’t cleaning teeth, taking x-rays or performing local anesthesia, Austine can be found at home in the country with her son, Weston, and her many pets.
Registered Dental Assistant
Chris Russell joined the Central Dental team after she and her husband moved from Michigan to Arkansas. She has been working in the dental industry for 15 years as a General Assistant and Orthodontic Assistant. In her free time, Chris enjoys working out, cooking and traveling.
Registered Dental Assistant, General Lead Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, CPR Certified
Samantha was born and raised in Arkansas. She moved to central Arkansas in 2006 after meeting my husband in college at Southern Arkansas University as she worked toward her Bachelors Degree in Communication. She has twins that are growing up way too fast. She became a dental assistant on a whim and she has been assisting ever since for over 10 years. Samantha loves to interact with her patients and see them leave Central Dental with a huge smile. Samantha believes that Central Dental is a step above the rest because of our cutting edge technology and comprehensive care that we offer to our patients.
Registered Dental Assistant, CPR Certified
Keri, a registered dental assistant in general dentistry, has been with Central Dental for 2 years. She enjoys being the best she can be for patients at Central Dental. In her free time, she spends her time with her family and her dog, Tucker. She and her husband have a total of 4 children between them, so with ball games, bottles, pre-k and their cattle farm, there isn’t too much free time for many other things.
TMJ Assistant, RDA, DMRT, Ortho, CPR Certified
Nita has been an RDA for over eight years. Her responsibilities at Central Dental include TMJ, sleep therapy, and assisting with orthodontics. She loves helping patients obtain relief from pain. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband Jeremy and their boys Josh and Carter. She loves to be outdoors and riding horses.
TMJ Assistant, RDA, DMRT, Oral Surgery, Ortho, CPR Certified
Gabby has been in the dental field since 2015 and assists with TMJ and sleep therapy. Gabby loves to interact with all of our patients and finds it incredibly rewarding to help relieve their pain. In her free time, Gabby loves to hang out with friends and watch movies.
TMJ/Ortho Schedule Coordinator
Kristi is a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been a part of the Central Dental family for 7 years. Her primary responsibilities include works with TMJ/Sleep Apnea/Ortho scheduling, referrals, and front office duties. Helping the patients to get out of pain and making them smile is what she loves most about her job. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her husband, Corey, and their boys Eli and Gannon. They enjoy spending lots of time at the lake, camping and traveling!
Registered Dental Assistant
Rachael has worked in the field of dentistry for twelve years. She is one of our Registered Dental Assistants that works with TMJ and Sleep Apnea. She loves building relationships with her patients and relieving them of headaches and pain. When she’s not working, she’s traveling and spending time with her family.
David has over 35 years of experience in the dental field. He graduated from Bryant High school in 1970 and is currently residing in Benton. He’s been married to his wife Lesa for 42 years and they have four children and four precious grandchildren. He enjoys being the head handyman for his family along with snow skiing and beach vacations. But most of all he loves spending time playing with his grandchildren.
Administrative TMJ Coordinator
Siana has 24 years of experience as an RDA and 14 years of experience in Oral Surgery. She is excited to bring her expertise to serve Central Dental patients as an Administrative TMJ Coordinator. Siana completed her Dental Assistants Anesthesia National Certifications Exam (DAANCE) in 2017 and is CPR certified.
She has a 9 year old daughter who she loves spending time with and when she’s not serving patients, you can find her at the lake, cheering on the Razorbacks, or singing karaoke. Siana is an Arkansas native and goes to First Baptist Church in Benton.