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 twenty-eight 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.
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.
Leanne has over nineteen years of experience as a dental assistant. She is from Bono, Arkansas, and attended Westside High School. She received her Registered Dental Assistant Certification from the State of Arkansas. Leanne has worked alongside Dr. Bartels for over eighteen years. She loves interacting with our patients and keeping up on their lives.
She and her husband, David, have been married for twenty years. They have two sons, Garret and Cole. They enjoy camping & spending time outdoors.
Nikki is our newest dental assistant and joins long-timers Leanne and Stephanie in the back office assisting Dr. B. Nikki jumped right in and is a marvelous dental assistant! She is very conscientious and puts any patient at ease.
Nikki is married to Jeremy and stays busy chasing two precious babies Reese and Reagan! They all love the outdoors and you will often find them at the lake, hunting or fishing; often with their three dogs, Reid, Emma, and Dax.
Valerie is originally from Missouri and moved to Arkansas a few years ago. She is married to Nick and they have two children, Dawson and Hannah and one furbaby, Gronk! As a family, they love hiking and going to the lake.
Val is wonderful with our patients and helps create payment plans to fit every budget. We are fortunate she is a part of our team because she is wonderful at what she does and she keeps us on our toes with her shenanigans.
Hayley graduated from Berryville High School and went to Crowley's Ridge College to play volleyball and basketball. She is attending Arkansas State to obtain her Bachelor's in Business Administration. In her spare time, Hayley plays with her two fur babies, Ruger Dean and Abby Jo, attends Nettleton Baptist Church and is an avid Red Wolves and Razorback fan. Hayley is a bundle of energy and brings lots of laughter to our day! She has 3 1/2 years experience in the dental field and can help answer your insurance questions.
Ashley is originally from Cabot, Arkansas, moved to Jonesboro in 2012 and has several years of experience in the dental field. She is married to Clay and has a new baby girl named Charlotte. Ashley and her family love spending time together and doing anything outdoors.