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Our Dental Team

Our Doctors

Dr. Todd Higginbotham

Dr. Ashley Brewer

Dr. Bryan Copeland

Dr. Katie Bell

A native Arkansan who grew up in Monette and has a farming operation in Manila, Dr. Higginbotham graduated from ASU and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the UT School of Dentistry in Memphis. He is a member of the ADA (American Dental Association), DOCS (Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation), and ASDA (Arkansas State Dental Association).

From 2002-2006, Dr. Higginbotham practiced dentistry in Jonesboro with one of the largest general dentistry practices in the area. There, he gained tremendous experience treating adults and children. His dental practices feature state-of-the-art technology, including digital radiography, intra-oral cameras, advanced cavity detection, and anxiety-free dentistry through conscious sedation.

Dr. Higginbotham's practice philosophy is to develop long-lasting, health-centered relationships based on trust, integrity, and honest communication with patients. He wants to help patients understand the causes of their current dental condition and develop a long-term plan to increase their self-esteem and well-being by enhancing their appearance, comfort, and ability to sustain excellent dental health. His dental practices feature complete smile makeovers, but as a family dentist, he treats all dental needs, large and small.

Dr. Todd Higginbotham and his wife, Jennifer, are proud parents of Xander and Noah. They are pleased to be a part of the Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri communities, helping their friends and neighbors enjoy sparkling smiles and optimal oral health.

Ashley Brewer, joined the Higginbotham Family Dental team in July 2008. She was born and raised in Lake City, AR and is a 1997 graduate of Riverside High School. In 2001, she graduated magna Cum Laude from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Dr. Brewer obtained her dental degree from the University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry and graduated with high honors in May 2008. She is a member of the Richard Doggett Dean Honorary Odontological Society of UT College of Dentistry, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, ADA, ASDA, Northeast District Dental Society, and the American Dental Educational Association.

Dr. Brewer's calming demeanor, generous spirit, and keen sense of humor make her a favorite among our patients. Her eagerness to share her extensive experience and knowledge in solving difficult dental problems and restoring them to beauty and comfort is what makes her a great addition to the Higginbotham Family Dental team. She is excited to treat the families of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.

Dr. Brewer is married to Colby and they reside in Jonesboro, AR. They have three children, Bryson,Burkeley and Bevan. They attend First Baptist Church in Lake City, AR.

Dr. Copeland has been a lifelong resident of Jonesboro. His parents are Ken and Marilyn Copeland and he has a brother Drew Copeland. He graduated from Jonesboro High School in 1997 and then went to college at Mississippi State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2001 with a Degree in General Science. After college he went to dental school at UT Memphis where he graduated in 2006. While in dental school he was one of 5 students that was asked to go on a mission trip to Honduras to help them with their dental needs. Also, while in dental school he excelled in academia and was awarded several scholarships. He has been practicing dentistry for 6 years in the Jonesboro and Kennett areas at an established dental office and is now thrilled to join Higginbotham Family Dental and continue to serve dental patients in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.

Dr. Copeland is on the northeast Arkansas dental society board. His motto for dentistry is treat everyone like you would your own family and you can never go wrong. He is married to Ronda Copeland and they have two children Hudson and Addison Copeland. He believes in serving his community through outreach and charity work. He is a member of First Baptist Church and enjoys serving on committees at church. He just recently finished serving on the Hispanic committee in Jonesboro thru the Hispanic Center. His hobbies are my family, sports- especially cardinal baseball and Mississippi state sports, coaching his children's teams, running, and good movies.

Dr. Katie Bell graduated from University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 2008 and graduated from University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in May of 2014 with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She is a member of the ADA (American Dental Association), the AAWD (American Association of Women Dentists), and the AGD (Academy of General Dentists). Dr. Bell lives in Memphis, Tennessee, with her two dogs, Sadie and Maggie. She enjoys backpacking, gardening, traveling, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends. New to the Higginbotham Family Dental team, Dr. Bell aspires to build meaningful patient relationships and provide comprehensive care that will ensure her patients are healthy and happy. With her congenial personality and meticulous nature, she strives to put her patients at ease while they are under her care.

Dr. Steven White

Dr. Terry Turner

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Dr. Tony Pritchard

Dr. Shane Smith

Dr. Steven White was born in Jonesboro and has lived in the Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri area for the majority of his life. He graduated from Senath-Hornersville High School in 2001 and attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro where he graduated with a Bachelor's in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry in 2006. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) in May 2012. Dr. White pays attention to detail and seeks perfection in his endeavors, as illustrated in the smiles of his patients. His warm and caring personality will make any patient at ease during their dental treatment.

Dr. White enjoys spending time with his daughter, MacKenzie and supporting the Arkansas State Redwolves. Dr. White looks forward to returning to his home area to provide outstanding dental care to his friends and neighbors from the Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri communities.

Dr. Turner is a native Memphian. He Graduated with honors in cell biology and a minor in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1994. He graduated with honors from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis in 1999. Dr. turner works in our Blytheville office and has a private practice in Bartlett Tennessee since 1999. He married to Clarissa turner who graduated from dental school in 2001.She is from Little Rock. They have 2 children Estelle and Henry and live in East Memphis with 4 pugs, 3 of which are rescues. He enjoys duck and bird hunting, fishing, riding his road bicycle and spending time with family and friends. Dr. turner looks forward to providing great dental care to all the families of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.

Dr. Pritchard was born and raised in Bell Buckle, Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee’s College of Dentistry. Growing up in the south, Tony’s a country boy at heart with a love for the outdoors. Being the oldest of 7 siblings, Dr. Pritchard grew up with a love for family and a passion for people. From a young age, Dr. Pritchard knew he wanted to help people and at the climax of his college career, he realized there was no better way to do that than dentistry. Dr. Pritchard strives to help his patients feel more confident in their smile while helping them understand the importance of oral health. Dr. Pritchard looks forward to seeing you at your next appointment!

Born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Dr. Smith is a Northeast Arkansas native. After graduating from Brookland High School and completing his undergraduate at Arkansas State University, Shane moved to Memphis, Tennessee to pursue a dental education at the University of Tennessee’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Smith knew that he wanted to work in dentistry from an early age. From the moment his braces were removed as a teenager, Shane felt more and more confident with his smile every day. Dr. Smith strives to take this feeling and give it to every patient he builds a relationship with. Schedule your next appointment with Dr. Smith today!

Dr. Corey Haughey

Dr. Clay Nelson

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Dr. Haughey is originally from Jonesboro, Arkansas. After completing high school, Corey moved to Memphis, Tennessee to pursue his education in dentistry from the University of Tennessee’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Haughey realized at an early age that he wanted to pursue his passion for dentistry from going on missions trips to Bogota, Columbia with his father. There, Corey was able to study and assist other dentists in the field and saw what a difference oral health could make in the lives of people who desperately need it. Those trips sparked a passion in Dr. Haughey driving him back to his home of Northeast Arkansas to turn his passion for oral health into a reality for his patient’s smile. Now, Dr. Haughey’s love for people and passion for oral health make him a favorite with his patients. Schedule your next appointment with Dr. Haughey today!

As a Memphis native, Dr. Nelson is a friendly face known to western Tennessee. Beforejoining the HFD team in 2016, Dr. Nelson graduated from the University of Tennessee’s College of Dentistry and practiced dentistry independently for over 11 years. Clay and his wife, Stephanie currently reside in Memphis, Tennessee with their two daughters, Evie and Mary. Strives to bring a smile to his patients’ faces with a pleasant and pain free dental experience, Dr. Nelson’s passion for dentistry will give any patient a reason to smile. Dr. Nelson looks forward to seeing you at your next appointment!

Hygienists

Michelle Schmidt

Jessica Brewer

Raeann Carter

Dana Wiltfang

Registered Dental Hygienist
Jonesboro office
mschmidt@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Michelle Schmidt has been with Higginbotham Family Dental since 2006. She obtained her under-graduate degree at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR then continuing education at the University of Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR where she received her BA in Dental Hygiene. Michelle is a full-time clinical hygienist with main interest in preventing and treating periodontal disease. She also oversees the ordering for the hygiene supplies for all offices. Michelle volunteers for the American Cancer Society and is the silent auction chairperson for the Relay for Life in Jonesboro. She is a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church. She resides in Jonesboro with her husband Steve, and has 2 children, Blake and Andrea and grandaughter, Sadie.

Registered Dental Hygienist
Paragould and Jonesboro Offices
jbrewer@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Jessica Brewer began her career as a hygienist in 2007 with Higginbotham Family Dental. She attended Arkansas State University where she danced on the ‘A-Team’ and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 2005. She then moved to Kansas City and attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2007. She rotates throughout all five offices. Jessica is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association, the Arkansas State Dental Hygienists’ Association, and is licensed to practice dental hygiene in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. Jessica was the team captain for the 2010 Higginbotham Family Dental Relay for Life team with the American Cancer Society. Jessica and her dog Macy live in Paragould. She is a member of First United Methodist Church in Paragould. Please contact Jessica if you have any dental hygiene questions or concerns.

Registered Dental Hygienist
Jonesboro and Paragould Offices
rcarter@higginbothamfamilydental.com

RaeAnn Carter started her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in August 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. RaeAnn is experienced in treating periodontal disease, teeth whitening and helping you maintain your overall oral health. She is a native of Batesville, AR, but now resides in Jonesboro, AR with her husband Jon. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, shopping and traveling. If you have any questions or concerns about your oral health please contact RaeAnn.

Registered Dental Hygienist
Blytheville Office
dwiltfang@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Dana has been in the dental profession for 27 years. She is a registered dental hygienist and has practiced for the past 15 years. She is a graduate from Fresno City College Dental Hygiene Department in Fresno, California. Dana is an active member with the American Dental Hygiene Association. She served 13 years on the advisory boards at Fresno City College and San Joaquin Valley College Dental Hygiene Departments. When moving here from Hanford, California, she joined Higginbotham Family Dental in September 2011. Her passion is dental hygiene, treating patients and educating patients in their dental concerns. Dana resides in Osceola, AR with her husband Jon and son Justin. She enjoys gardening, watching her son play sports and traveling to California to visit her two other sons Bryce, Blake and her family.

Madison Allison

Lisa Burton

Tiffanie Hogue

Libby Swindle

Registered Dental Hygienist
Jonesboro, Paragould and Blytheville Offices
mallison@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Madison was born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville for three years prior to moving to Kansas City, Missouri. Madison attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in May of 2011. She returned back to Jonesboro and joined Higginbotham Family Dental in June 2011. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association, and she is a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro. Madison is eager to get to know you and discuss any oral health care concerns.

Registered Dental Hygienist
Trumann, Paragould, and Blytheville Offices
lburton@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Lisa began her career with Higginbotham Family Dental in June 2010.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in May 2007. Lisa currently resides in Jonesboro and attends Central Baptist Church. She enjoys running, cycling, and traveling.

Hygienist
Paragould
thogue@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Tiffanie has been with Higginbotham since May 2014. Tiffanie has an Associate Degree in applied science of dental hygiene. She resides in Jonesboro, AR and you can find her working at our Paragould office. Tiffanie loves getting to know each of her patients, along with educating them on their dental health. You can always find Tiffanie enjoying the outdoors. She enjoys playing tennis, working in the yard, attempting to play golf, and being at the lake. I have three dogs myself; an English Bulldog and two Shihtzus. They're my babies and all three are spoiled rotten. Tiffanie looks forward to helping you with any of your dental needs.

Dental Hygienist

Libby Swindle began her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2015. She is from Paragould, Arkansas where she graduated high school. She then attended Concorde in Memphis, TN and became a Registered Dental Hygienist. In her free time, Libby enjoys hanging out with her twins who are six. She also teaches Crossfit in Paragould. If you have any questions feel free to ask Libby.

Erin Lawrence

Jennifer Hatton

Jillian Dement

Madison Futrell

Registered Dental Hygienist
West Memphis
elawrence@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon

Registered Dental Hygienist
Harbor Town
jhatton@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Jennifer grew up in Hernando, Mississippi and graduated from Southern Baptist Educational Center in Southaven, Mississippi. Jennifer joined the team in 2016. Jennifer and her husband have two fur babies named Brantley and Lola. Jennifer loves shopping, decorating, and spending time with friends and family. Jennifer also loves helping patients achieve their best oral health and is excited to assist you at your next visit.

Registered Dental Hygienist
jdement@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Jillian was born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas and received her Associate’s of Applied Sciences from Concorde Career College in Memphis, Tennessee before joining the team in 2016. Jillian enjoys gardening, going to the lake, baking, cooking, crafts, and spending time with friends and family. Jillian is a passionate dental hygienist who strives to give her patients the best dental experience.

Registered Dental Hygienist
mfutrell@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Madison was born and raised in Pocahontas, Arkansas where she graduated high school before receiving her Bachelor’s of Science and joining the team in 2016. In her free time, Madison enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her soon to be husband. Madison’s passion is helping her patients achieve their oral health and enabling them to feel more confident in their smile!

Lexi Johnson

Registered Dental Hygienist
West Memphis
ljohnson@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Lexi was born and raised in Weiner, Arkansas before attending Concorde Career College, later receiving her A.A.S., and joining the HFD team in 2016. Lexi enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and watching sports on Sundays. Lexi loves forming new relationships with her patients and helping them achieve the oral health every patient deserves!

Hygiene Assistants

Jill Ulrey

Chelsea Boone

Rebekah Minton

Hygiene Assistant
cboone@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Chelsea Boone began her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2015. She is from Gideon, MO and graduated from MSSU and Southern State University, where she obtained her associates degree in dental hygiene. Chelsea is married to her high school sweetheart, and has two children, one boy and one girl. She enjoys spending her free time with her family. If you have any questions feel free to contact Chelsea.

Dental Assistant
Jonesboro & Paragould
rrichardson@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Rebekah minton started her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2015. She is from Brookland, where she also graduated high school. She is currently attending ASU online. In her free time Rebekah enjoys hanging out with her fiancé, being active, and doing anything outdoors. If you have any questions for Rebekah please feel free to contact her.

Assistants

Amber Murray

Sonya Standley

Kristen Yarbrough

Joshua Tomlin

Clinical Manager/Registered Dental Assistant
amurray@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Amber Murray received her dental assistant license from the Northeast Arkansas Dental Assistant School in 2006 and started her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in February 2007 as a registered dental assistant. As a dental assistant Amber works with all five dentists when needed and performs all dental assistant duties. She is responsible for ordering all the dental supplies for all five locations and acts as the liaison to the dental supply representatives. She is from Delaplaine where she resides with her husband Michael and they have one son, Bryson. Please contact Amber if you have any questions for her.

Registered Dental Assistant
sstandley@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Sonya Standley attended dental assistant school at Cotton Boll Technical School in Burdette, Arkansas and graduated in 2003. She has been a dental assistant since 2003 and joined the Higginbotham Family Dental Team in 2008. She works on a rotating schedule at all five locations with all the dentists when needed. Sonya is from West Memphis and is a graduate of Leachville High School. She currently resides in Arbyrd, Missouri with her husband, Lonnie, and they have two sons, Travis and Cody. Please contact Sonya if you have any dental questions or concerns.

Registered Dental Assistant

Kristen grew up in Marion, Arkansas and graduated from Marion High School. Kristen enjoys dance, volleyball, spending time with her boyfriend and pets. Kristen is excited about helping you at your next visit.

Dental Assistant
Blytheville
jtomlin@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Josh was born and raised in Dyersburg, Tennessee and graduated from Arkansas Northeastern College before joining the team in 2015. Josh enjoys road trips and playing soccer in his free time. Josh is looking forward to helping you at your next visit.

Rachel Hughes

Emily Lacy

Katy Strickland

Hailey Kent

Registered Dental Assistant
rhughes@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Rachel Hughes has been with Higginbotham Family Dental since July 2011. She graduated from Cotton Bowl Technical Institute in 1999. Since her graduation she has assisted in dental offices in Arkansas, Missouri and California. She lives in Walcott with her husband and two children. Please contact Rachel if you have any dental questions or concerns.

Registered Dental Assistant
elacy@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Emily has been with Higginbotham family dental since January 2012. Emily attended ANC in 2007 where she received her license as a registered dental assistant and has been a RDA for 5 years. Emily is originally from Joiner, Arkansas but is currently living in Paragould with her husband Dillon. Emily is an avid Hogs fan and enjoys hunting in her spare time. If you have any questions for Emily please give her a call.

Dental Assistant
kstrickland@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Katy has been with Higginbotham family dental since September 2014. Katy attended Parkey and Davis Dental Assisting Program in 2011 where she received her license as a registered dental assistant. Katy is from Piggott, Arkansas, but recently moved to Jonesboro, AR with her fiancé, Chris. Katy enjoys spending time with friends and family, and hunting. If you have any questions for Katy please contact her.

Dental Assistant
Jonesboro & Paragould
hkent@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Hailey Kent began her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2015. She is from Trumann, Arkansas where she also graduated High School. Hailey plans to continue her education in the future. She enjoys fishing and spending time with her family. She has four dogs who she loves very much, Zoey, Tuff, Jett, and Doodle and one cat Nips. If you have any questions feel free to contact Hailey.

Hailey Winningham

Millie Crawford

Keisha Watts

Ashley Carlisle

Registered Dental Assistant
hwinningham@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Hailey has been with Higginbotham family dental since April 2013. Hailey attended Parkey And Davis Dental Assisting Program in 2012 where she received her license as a registered dental assistant. Hailey is from Trumann, Arkansas. Hailey enjoys spending time with friends and family. If you have any questions for Hailey please contact her.

Dental Assistant
Jonesboro & Paragould
mcrawford@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Millie Crawford began her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2015. She is from Paragould, Arkansas which is where she graduated from. She also attended Arkansas Dental Academy. In her free time she enjoys do it yourself projects and being with her cats. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Millie.

Keisha Watts
Dental Assistant
kwatts@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Keisha joined the Higginbotham team in 2014. She now resides in Manila with her two daughts Kara and Sierra. She has been a dental assistant since 2001. She enjoys coaching and spending time with her daughters, family, and friends. If you have anything you would like ask Keisha, she would be happy to answer.

Registered Dental Assistant
Harbor Town
acarlisle@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Ashley was born, raised, and currently resides in Sanatoria, Mississippi. Ashley loves to travel, cook, cheer on the New Orlean Saints, and spend time with friends, family, and her adorable dog, Miley. Ashley joined the team in 2016 and is looking forward to assisting you at your next visit.

Joelle Nance

Lisa Beck

Victoria Kellems

Felicia Holden

Joelle Nance
Dental Assistant
jnance@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Registered Dental Assistant
lbeck@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Lisa grew up in Rector, Arkansas and currently resides in Paragould, Arkansas. Lisa loves to read, cook, fish, and spend time with her son and 2 cats. Lisa joined the team in 2016 and is excited about assisting with your dental needs.

Registered Dental Assistant
vkellems@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Victoria was born and raised and still resides in Blythevillie, Arkansas with her husband and her two children. Victoria went attended Arkansas Northeastern College and joined the team in 2016. She loves to make people happy while helping people achieve their oral health!

Registered Dental Assistant
fholden@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Felicia was born, raised, and still resides in Bay, Arkansas with her children Ryleigh and Creed, and their dog Apollo. Felicia graduated from Trumann High School and furthered her education at Arkansas Dental Assistant Academy before joining the Higghinbotham Family Dental team in 2016. In her free time she loves to spend time with family and friends, dance with Ryleigh, and play ball with Creed. Felicia is very friendly and loves to help educate people about their dental needs so they can achieve their dream smile.

Candace Johnson

Tambrella Malone

Candace Johnson
Registered Dental Assistant
cjohnson@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Candace was born and raised in Caraway, Arkansas, graduated from Riverside High School, received her Bachelor’s of Biology from Arkansas State University, and now currently resides in Brookland, Arkansas with her husband, Jarrett, and their daughter, Eden. Candace joined the HFD team in 2016. In her free time, Candace enjoys traveling and spending time with family. Candace loves working with patients and helping them achieve their perfect smile! Look for her at your next appointment.

Tambrella Malone
Registered Dental Assistant
tmalone@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon

Administration

Lai Ferrell

Tiffany Creecy

Elizabeth Rose

Kellie Ashlock

Marketing, Public Relations Director
Administrative Office-All Locations
lferrell@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Lai Ferrell has been with Higginbotham Family Dental since 2007. She began her marketing career at St. Bernards Healthcare in the marketing department, so her primary focus since graduation has been in healthcare. She obtained her BS from Arkansas State University and her Masters in Business Administration/Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. As Marketing/PR Director of Higginbotham Family Dental, Lai is responsible for overseeing marketing, public relations, and advertising for the six dental clinics and the entire counties they serve. In addition to business development, Lai creates the artwork for all the marketing efforts and coordinates special events, both externally and internally. She helps guide the marketing and charitable budget and internal marketing. She is a member of the Jonesboro Young Professionals Network. Lai is also the Executive Director for the Non-profit Organization sponsored by Higginbotham Family Dental. Lai resides in Jonesboro with her husband Doug, and their daughter Averie Bey and they have one dog, Tia. If you have any questions for her please give her a call or send her an email.

Financial Controller
Administrative Office All Locations
tcreecy@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Tiffany Creecy joined Higginbotham Family Dental in 2011 as the Financial Controller. She began her career in medical finances in 2005 and is responsible for overseeing the financial reporting, auditing, and accounts payable duties for Higginbotham Family Dental. She obtained her Business Finance degree from Williams Baptist College, where she also played college softball. Tiffany is married to Adam Creecy and they have one daughter, Linley. The Creecy's reside in Brookland, AR, where they are members of Woods Chapel General Baptist church. If you have any questions for Tiffany please give her a call or send her an email.

Hygiene Coordinator
Administrative Office All Locations
ekennett@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Elizabeth Rose has been with Higginbotham Family Dental since April 2011. She obtained her Bachelor Degree at Arkansas State University in Business Marketing/Management. She resides in Jonesboro with her husband Cord and sons Luke and Mack. As hygiene coordinator for all locations, Elizabeth schedules and confirms all hygiene appointments. Please contact Elizabeth if you need to make an appointment or have any questions.

HR Manager
Administrative Office All Locations
kashlock@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Kellie Ashlock joined Higginbotham Family Dental in 2011. She resides in Marked Tree, AR with her husband, Ford. Kellie is a proud mom to her two boys, Gavin and Hudson. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, any activity outdoors, and most of all spending time with her family. Kellie looks forward to meeting you, and helping you with anything you may need.

Misti Ross

Erica White

Ashley Nance

Molly Shaver

Insurance Manager
Jonesboro Office
mross@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Misti Ross joined the practice in April of 2010. She resides in Jonesboro and is married to her high school sweet heart Jonathan. Together they have two daughters Jordan and Macy. As the Insurance Coordinator for the Jonesboro office, Misti is in charge of all insurance related tasks. Please contact Misti if you have any insurance questions for the Jonesboro office.

Insurance Manager Assistant
anance@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Ashley Nance began her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2014. Ashley is from Jonesboro, where she currently resides with her family. She has worked in insurance for 6 years and enjoys helping with it. Ashley enjoys hanging out with her two sons and daughter, along with her husband Bart. She enjoys listening to all of their duck hunting stories. If you have any questions feel free to contact Ashley.

Treatment/Financial Manager
mshaver@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Molly joined Higginbotham Family Dental in April of 2011. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Arkansas State University in December of 2011. As a Financial Coordinator in the Jonesboro office, Molly will be happy to answer any questions regarding your financial needs.

Tyler Fry

Kasey Eakins

Sarah Freer

Amy Reeves

Media Coordinator & Graphic Designer
tfry@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon

Administration - Marketing Coordinator
keakins@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Kasey graduated from Buffalo Island Central High School and received her bachelor’s in Journalism & Public Relations from Arkansas State University. Kasey enjoys reading, singing, being involved with her church, and spending time with friends and family. Kasey and her husband have a precious 2 year old son. Kasey joined the team in 2016 and is excited about informing you about everything going on at Higginbotham Family Dental!

Financial Administrative Assistant
sfreer@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Sarah was born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas, attended Crowley’s Ridge Academy, and received her BBA in accounting and MBA from Harding University before joining the team at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2016. Sarah currently resides in Paragould, Arkansas with her husband, Wade, and their dog, Hazel. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with family, being time outdoors, and curling up on the couch watching netflix. Sarah loves working family atmosphere while helping others achieve their oral health!

Unscheduled Coodinator
areeves@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Amy was born and raised in Lonoke, Arkansas where she graduated high school before receiving her Associate of Science in 2012 and joining the HFD team in 2016. Amy currently resides in Bono, Arkansas with her husband, Brance, and their 3 children. In her free time, Amy enjoys photography and spending time with family. With many years of dental experience and a hardworking, outgoing personality, Amy will be a great help in getting you scheduled for you future dental treatment!

Insurance Verifiers

Tara Campbell

Lesle Boling

Insurance Verifier
Trumann Office
tcampbell@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Tara joined Higginbotham Family Dental in June of 2013. She resides in Lake City. She is a graduate of Riverside High School. She loves speding time with her family and friends. As an Insurance Verification Coordinator at Higginbotham Family Dental, Tara would be happy to answer any insurance questions. Feel free to email or call her.

Insurance Verifier
Adminstrative Office
lboling@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Lesle was born and raised in Lake City, Arkansas and received a Bachelors of Science from Arkansas State University before joining the Higginbotham Family Dental team in 2016. Lesle currently resides in Paragould, Arkansas with her husband RJ and their children Xander and Gracie. In her spare time Lesle enjoys watching scary movies, spending time with family and friends, and playing with her pets, Alfred and Addy. Lesle loves helping our patients achieve the smile of their dreams.

Financial Coordinators

Chasity Biggs

Heather Dix

Brittany Brandon

Lauren Carpenter

Financial Coordinator
Paragould
cbiggs@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Chasity Biggs began her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2015. She is from Paragould, Arkansas and graduated from Green County Tech. Chasity enjoys working with people and helping others. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, going to the lake, and being with her dog Boomer. If you have any questions feel free to contact Chasity.

Financial Coordinator
Jonesboro Office
hdix@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Heather Dix joined Higginbotham Family Dental in May of 2012as Financial Coordinator for the Jonesboro office. She was born and raised in Jonesboro and currently resides in the Valley View area with her husband, Brandon, and two boys, Brody and Bryson. She enjoys spending time with her very energetic boys. With over 6 years of medical and pharmaceutical experience, Heather will be happy to help you and answer any questions regarding your financial needs. Feel free to email or call her anytime.

Financial Coordinator
Blytheville Office
bbrandon@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Brittney joined Higginbotham Family Dental in August of 2011. She resides in Caraway with her husband, Hunter, and her daughter, Kendall. She enjoys shopping and spending quality time with her family. As the Financial Coordinator for the Blytheville office, Brittney is in charge of all insurance related tasks. Please contact Brittney if you have any insurance questions for the Blytheville office.

Financial Coordinator
Paragould Office
lcarpenter@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Lauren joined Higginbotham Family Dental in September of 2012 where she is currently working as an Administrative Assistant to the financial controller. As a native to Jonesboro, Lauren has lived there most of her life and still resides there today. She graduated from Jonesboro High School in 2005. She continued her education at Arkansas State University here in Jonesboro where she earned an Associates Degree in Biology and obtained a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Outside of work, Lauren is an active member of the NEA Delta Zeta Alumnae Chapter where she served as the active president for a year. She is also extremely involved with the Delta Zeta Omicron Epsilon Alumnae Association. In her down time, Lauren enjoys spending time listening to her boyfriend, Terry Finley, play music around town and playing with her sweet dog Maggie May. Lauren looks forward to meeting you and assisting you with any of your financial needs.

Taylor Riggs

Bobby Drew Rorex

Macey Shock

Adrenne Procknaw

Financial Coordinator
Trumann

triggs@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Taylor joined the Higginbotham Family Dental team in 2014. She now resides in Paragould, where she was born and raised. Taylor graduated from Green County Tech and attended Arkansas State University. She spends her free time with my boyfriend, Zach, and kitty, Loki. As the patient coordinator for Higginbotham Family Dental in Kennett, she would love to get you scheduled for your cleaning to keep a beautiful, happy smile.

Financial Coordinator
Jonesboro

brorex@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon

Financial/Insurance Coordinator
Hilltop Office
mshock@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Macey Shock began her career at Higginbotham Family Dental in 2014. She is originally from Stuttgart, but currently resides in Jonesboro, Arkansas. In her free time she enjoys couponing, doing anything crafty, and being with her little girl and fiancé. If you have any questions for Macey please feel free to contact her.

Financial Coordinator
West Memphis
aprocknaw@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon.

Financial Coordinator
West Memphis

nkitchens@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon

Amy Middleton

Financial Coordinator
Blytheville

amiddleton@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Amy grew up in Armorel, Arkansas where she graduated high school in 2009. Amy joined the team in 2015 and is currently attending Arkansas State University. Amy enjoys spending time with her husband and being outdoors with her four legged child, Coco. Amy is looking forward to helping you at your next visit.

Insurance Coordinators

Lucy Layman

Keeley Buchanan

Kimberly Dunlap

Insurance Coordinator
Jonesboro Office
llayman@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Lucy lives in Jonesboro with her husband Jeff and son Landen. She enjoys being outdoors, camping and spending time with her family. If you have any financial or insurance questions for her please give her a call.

Insurance Coordinator
Kennett
kbuchanan@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Keeley grew up in Kennett, Missouri, graduated from Delta C-7 High School, and currently resides in Steele, Missouri. Keeley enjoys trips to Kentucky lake, fishing, and spending time with her husband, Jeremy and their boxer named Dixie Belle. Keeley joined the team in 2016 and is excited to help you in any way that she can.

Insurance Coordinator
Blytheville
kdunlap@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Kimberly grew up, graduated, and currently lives in Osceola, Arkansas. In her free time, Kimberly likes to write and learn, watch movies, and loves to laugh and spend time with her friends and loved ones. Kimberly is excited to assist you at your next visit.

Patient Coordinators

Brooke Lenderman

Megan Johnson

Lauren Goff

Kaileigh Sutton

Patient Coordinator
Paragould
blenderman@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Brooke is originally from Paragould where she currently resides. She graduated from Green Co. Tech in 2009. She became patient coordinator in March of 2014. She is a mom to an amazing son, Jerzi. In her free time she enjoys Cardinal Baseball, Razorback Football, and spending time with family, and being outdoors. You can find Brooke at the Paragould office. Brooke enjoys working with others and helping patients with any questions that they might have.

Patient Coordinator
West Memphis
mjohnson@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon

Patient Coordinator
Kennett
lgoff@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Bio coming soon

Patient Coordinator
Hilltop
ksutton@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Kaileigh was born and raised in Brookland, Arkansas and currently lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Kaileigh is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration and is set to graduate in May 2017. Kaileigh enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her friends and family, including her two kids, Aspen and Ace. Kaileigh is looking forward to helping you at your next visit.

Maggie Croom

Patient Coordinator
Harbor Town
mcroom@higginbothamfamilydental.com

Maggie was born and raised in Marion, Arkansas where she graduated high school. Maggie enjoys shopping with her sister, cooking with her mom, and watch Grey’s Anatomy. Maggie joined the team in 2016. Maggie is friendly, outgoing, and is looking for to helping you at your next visit.

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