Our team is highly skilled and extremely gentle. We believe in treating our patients like we treat our own families! Please take a look through our bios, where you can learn a little bit about us. We look forward to seeing you in our office!
Dr. Anthony Bartels, DDS
Dr. Bartels attended Arkansas State University, where he earned a bachelor's of science degree in zoology. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Louisiana State University.
Dr. Bartels is on the Board of Directors at St. Bernard’s Hospice and a staff member of St. Bernard’s Regional Medical Center. Dr. Bartels was voted “Best of the Best” by Occasions Magazine and KAIT8 television viewers. He received an award for many years of volunteer service to the Women’s Crisis Center of Northeast Arkansas in 2014, as well as the “Outstanding Young Dentist in Arkansas” award by the Arkansas Dental Association in 2002. He was selected for the General Dentistry Residency Program in New Orleans in 1995.
Dr. Bartels is passionate about using the latest technology to improve the comfort and quality of dentistry for his patients and their families.
He and his wife, Martha, have been married for thirty years. They have three children, Will, Walker, and Caroline. As a family, they enjoy watching Red Wolves and Razorback football, hiking and playing sports. They also attend Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
Brandy Crittenden , RDH
Brandy graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Medical Sciences with a degree in dental hygiene. She enjoys making sure her patients are well taken care of. We all love Brandy and her sweet disposition.
When she is away from the office, she enjoys watching the Denver Broncos and is a huge Peyton Manning fan. She also loves spending time with her husband, Tyler, and new baby girl, Piper! They also still love their two dogs, Allie and Booth:)
Whitney McPike, RDH
Whitney attended Arkansas State University and received her bachelor's of science degree in dental hygiene from Darton College in Albany, Georgia. She has worked with us for thirteen years and enjoys teaching kids and parents about brushing, flossing, and a proper diet. Since your oral health affects your overall health, she feels great about her profession!
She and her husband, Derek, have two daughters, Ella and Avery. They attend First United Methodist Church. They also enjoy cheering on the Red Wolves.
Carla Kerley, RDH
Carla is from West Memphis Arkansas and she received her bachelor's of science in dental hygiene from the University of Arkansas School of Medical Sciences. She has been with us for seventeen years and enjoys working with our whole team. She especially loves working with our patients and developing personal relationships with them.
Carla enjoys traveling and running. She likes to spend time with her husband, David, and their two children, Megan and Nathan.
Mandi Bauer, RDH
Mandi graduated from University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She is currently earning her Master’s degree in Public Health from UAMS.
While away from the office, Mandi enjoys running, reading, & traveling. She also loves spending time with her dog Luna.
Stephanie graduated from Nettleton High School and has seventeen years of experience in the dental field. She is also a registered dental assistant. She has worked with Dr. Bartels for fourteen years and enjoys helping our patients by making them feel comfortable during their treatment. When they leave with a smile, it makes her happy! She also enjoys giving Dr. Bartels a hard time.
She is married to her husband, Justin, and they have three children, Chance, Sloane, and Lanie. They attend Bono Church of Christ. Stephanie and her entire family enjoy sports and coach or play baseball, softball, volleyball, and basketball.
Allie has over 7 years experience in the dental field and is a graduate of Riverside High School. Allie loves her job and is great with making patients feel comfortable with her spunky personality!
She and her husband have two beautiful daughters, Phoebe Jean and Kohen Jayke and have a baby boy on the way! As a family, they spend time with their extended family and attend Friendship Assembly Church in Jonesboro.
Lauren, aka Lou, has 10 years of dental experience in the pediatric field. Lou said she always knew she wanted to go into the dental field because her grandmother had always worked in dentistry and we are so glad Lou joined our team!
Lou and her boyfriend Ronnie Dean have 4 children and they stay busy on the farm raising cattle. They attend the Rock of Northeast Arkansas.
Brittney has over 10 years of dental front office experience including over 4 years of practice management. Brittney loves focusing on providing patients with quality service, care and the attention they deserve.
In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling to visit historical sites with her son Jace, and long walks with her dog Sampson.
Brit is a Jonesboro native & attended Arkansas State University. She has 2 years’ experience in the dental field. Brit enjoys seeing our patient’s smiling faces & loves to make her team laugh.
When she’s not working, Brit likes to spend time with her daughters, MacKenzie & Gabryella. She enjoys hiking, working on craft projects, or curling up with a good book.
Front Office Coordinator
Brandy has over 4 years experience in the dental field and is a graduate of East Poinsett County. Brandy loves the dental field and working with people.
Brandy is married to Dustin and they have 5 children. They also have 3 beautiful dogs that are a big part of their family. When not working they are busy at ball games and in the summer they spend most of their time at the river.