Administrative Team

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Kristal

OFFICE MANAGER

I have lived in Shreveport-Bossier my entire life. I love living close to my family and being in a place that I love. I started my college education at Northwestern University before transferring to Louisiana State University. Eventually, I finished my degree at LSUS. My family includes four kids, one girl and three boys. I love to sing and to direct stage musicals. I love the friendly, fast paced atmosphere at work. The team loves what they do and it shows. I especially appreciate that the dentists really have a heart for children. When I’m not at work, you can find me at my kids’ sporting events or on a last minute adventure with my husband.

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SHARI

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM LEADER, INSURANCE COORDINATOR & REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

I was born and raised in the Shreveport-Bossier area, but I call SOBO home. I graduated from Captain Shreve High School in 2006 and went on to graduate from Southern University at Shreveport in 2010 with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. I married my awesome husband, Bradley, in 2017, and together we have 2 wonderful kiddos Alexis and Bradley, Jr. Something fun about me is that although I am super short, I drive a lifted Chevy truck named Abigail. She was my first baby! Working at PDSB, co-workers become your chosen family, and I enjoy seeing their beautiful faces every day. I also love making patients feel great about their smiles!

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NATALIE

HOSPITAL COORDINATOR

I was born and raised in the Shreveport, LA where I attended CE Byrd High School and BPCC. I am the youngest of three girls and am a full-time aunt to two nephews and one neice. I love to create, learn, read and laugh. Learning is one of my favorite parts about my job at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier. I learn so much from my coworkers and the kids that I get to work with every day. I am excited to be a part of the team! When I am not at work, I love to travel, crafts, and to spend time with my family!

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NOHA

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR & EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born in Michigan but have been living here since I was 16 years old. I was raised in a large family with 5 brothers and a sister. I have 18 nieces and nephews so far, and love getting to spend time with the kids and making them smile! That’s what I love about work too, seeing kids grow and getting to work with such an amazing team. When I’m not at work, I love going to the gym, hanging out with my son, and binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy.

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HALEY

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

I was born and raised in Bossier City, Louisiana. My favorite person in the world is my son. I love to smile, laugh,  and spread kindness. I absolutely love the team of girls and doctors at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier! They are truly the best group of people! When I’m not at the office, I like to go for walks and spend time with my family. On the weekends I spend time with my son, playing and staying busy.

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KYLIE

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Originally from Castor, LA, I began my college career at ULM in Monroe and then transferred to Northwestern State in Natchitoches and have loved it ever since! I expect to graduate in May 2021 with a degree in Business Administration. I am the oldest child in my family with one sibling. A fun fact about me is that I have been both a college Cheerleader and dancer! I love working at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier because the people and staff here rock! They make work so fun and have truly become like family! Out of the office, I enjoy shopping, going out to eat, and spending time with family and friends1

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NANCY

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

My name is Nancy Herrington and I proudly serve in the Administration Department at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier. Originally a North Carolina native, I moved to Louisiana in 2013 to attend University of Louisiana Monroe where I studied Social Science and was a member of the ULM women’s soccer team. I have a loving husband of 3 years, Dalton, and a 6-month-old son, Kirk. I love Jesus, my job, and friends and family. Can’t wait to see you in the office!

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MAKALL

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

I am originally from Many, Louisiana. I moved to the area to be closer to Bossier Parish Community College. I earned my Associate degree in Science from BPCC after transferring from NSU in Natchitoches. My husband, Jay, and I have two kids and a dog named Nola. One thing I love about the team I work with is that we start the day by coming together and praying for the day ahead. On the weekends, I enjoy being outdoors and spending time with my family. I also like watching a Netflix series and doing crafts.

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KAYLA W

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

I am originally from Macon County in Georgia. I moved to the Shreveport area when my mother got remarried 9 years ago to her high school sweetheart. I am certified in CPR and a board-certified Registered Behavior Technician. I have also studied defensive training. I have one daughter, a toddler, and a Husky/Pit mix that keep me busy. I love to read, go on walks, and go swimming. I also love to go on spontaneous trips when I don’t have plans. One of the things I love about working here is that everyone gets along! It’s very calm & down to earth and it makes me happy to come to work each day. On the weekends, I enjoy spending time with my family, whether that’s going out to eat, cleaning the house or playing in their backyard. On occasion, you can find me at Flying Heart Brewing serving customers.

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HUNTER

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

I was born and raised in California until moving to Louisiana with my father as a teenager! I graduated from Northwood High School and received my dental assistant license from Ark-La-Tex Dental Assisting Program. Finally, I completed by Expanded Duty Dental Assisting certificate from ULM. I’m also CPR certified. My kids, Pierce, Avery, & Anleigh, are my world. I have a passion for photography, and an obsession with refurbishing furniture to making them like-new again. I love the atmosphere that everyone’s energy creates within the office. I also love the purpose our practice fulfills in the lives of our patients. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my loved ones and taking our Boxer for walks. I also love anything outdoors that I can find to do.

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ALICIA

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Originally from Atlanta, TX, I was raised in Vivian, Louisiana but graduated from Midlothian High School in TX before moving back to Vivian. I completed my Dental Assistant certification at Ark-La-Tex. My pride and joy is my son, Asher. I love being outdoors, and my friends tell me I am spontaneous and adventure seeking! One of the best things about working at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier is that we pray in the mornings together. This is very close to my heart! I like to dedicate my weekends to family and friends or just having fun and relaxing surrounded by good company.

Clinical Team

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TAMIKA

BOSSIER TEAM LEADER & EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born and raised in Benton, LA and have worked for Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier since May of 2004. Working for PDSB has been a great experience for me, and I love going to work every day, the friendships I have with my coworkers, and getting to work with kids to make them smile. I’m a wife, mother, and grandmother, so when I’m not working, I love spending time with my family.

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TIFFANI

SHREVEPORT/NATCHITOCHES TEAM LEADER & EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

Originally from Heflin, LA, I moved to Monroe for 6 years after high school and eventually made my way to Shreveport to pursue my career in dentistry. I graduated from Peachtree School of Dental Assisting in 2015 and completed my EDDA certification in 2016. Family is essential to who I am, and I credit my hardworking parents with teaching me strong work ethic and giving me a great sense of humor.  I love being silly and weird. Making people laugh is my favorite thing to do. That’s why I love working for PDSB. Every day presents a new opportunity to make a child laugh and help them learn to love their dental visits.

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HOLLIE

MINDEN TEAM LEADER & EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

Another Minden native, I graduated from Minden High and completed Peachtree School of Dental Assisting in 2014. I also received my Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) certification from University of Louisiana Monroe in 2019. Working for Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier has been a blessing. I love working for a strong Christian who truly values his employees and inspires such a close, fun-loving team. When I’m not at the office, I love to cook and entertain friends and family with my husband, Cameron, and two awesome pups, Essie and Lamar. You might also find us outdoors, rock climbing, camping and enjoying life’s adventures.

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JOCELINE

LEAD HOSPITAL ASSISTANT & EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born in Chicago, Illinois, but lived in Doyline most of my life and graduated from Doyline High School in 2016. After high school, I went on to pursue my Expanded Dental Assistant (EDDA) certification from University of Louisiana Monroe and began my career in the pediatric dental field. I love educating kids about dental hygiene and making them feel comfortable when they come to the office. Fun fact about me, I come from a big Mexican family and am bilingual! When not working at the office, I enjoy shopping and hanging out with my family.

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SIERRA

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

I’m from Opelousas, LA, but ended up here when I decided to attend school in north Louisiana. I fell in the love with the area! I have a Bachelor’s Degree from ULM and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist. Fun fact, I am also a registered yoga instructor. I am married to my best friend and have two dogs. When I am not working, I really enjoy getting to go on weekend trips, find new places, and explore new things to do in the area.

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KELLYE

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

I was born and raised in Shreveport, LA, and received my Bachelor of Science in General Studies with minor in business. I also have my Associates in sciences -dental hygiene. Working at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier has been a fantastic experience for me. I love my coworkers and enjoy educating parents and children about the importance of oral health in hopes of improving their quality of life and the health of their smiles.

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ENMA

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

I was born in Nicaragua, moved to Miami, Fl at age 3 and then came to Louisiana when I was 18. I graduated from American School of Business with a “Medical Specialist” certification, and graduated from SUSLA with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2016. My husband and I have 2 sons, Christian, age 6, and Noah, age 2. I absolutely love getting to work with kids every day and educating them on the importance of oral hygiene! On weekend I enjoy spending time at the park, going to the movies and painting with my boys.

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HAMDA

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

I was born in New Jersey and moved to Louisiana when I was seven years old. I have my bachelor of science in Dental Hygiene and I graduated from ULM’s dental hygiene program in 2020. I am the oldest of seven kids and recently got married! I love to bake, shop and spend time with family. I am so excited to get to work with children everyday and work with a team that feels more like family.

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JERRIKA

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

Originally from Minden, LA, I moved to Shreveport in 2012 after marrying my husband, Jeremy. I have a degree from Southern University Shreveport in dental hygiene. I have two beautiful daughters. I love to travel the world and working out. One of the things I love about my job is working with kids and educating them on how important taking care of their teeth is. I also find it rewarding when I can reassure a child who is nervous and help them see how fun it can be to go to the dentist!  When I’m not at work, I am generally hanging out with family and friends shopping and making memories to last a lifetime.

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CARLA

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

I was born and raised in Bossier City, LA! I have completed my Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. I am the youngest of 3 in my family and an aunt to two handsome nephews. I am also a “dog mom” to the most perfect Yorkie (named Mickey)! What I love most about working here is educating the kids on the importance of oral hygiene and working with such a fun team. I enjoy spending time with my family and going on spontaneous trips and adventures.

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ASHLEY

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

I was born and raised in Stonewall, but I now live in Bossier. I garduated in 2015 from Southern University in Shreveport with an associates in Dental Hygiene. My husband and I have 2 dogs, Sophie & Layla. I love hosting parties and decorating. The thing I love most about working for Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport Bossier is that we start the day with a prayer. The staff is awesome and I love getting to work with children and hopefully make an impact on them to enjoy dental visits. On the weekends you can find me shopping or relaxing at home! I also enjoy traveling.

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TAYLOR W.

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

A Bossier City native, I earned my Expanded Duty Dental Assistant certification in order to work in the pediatric dental field and love every minute of what I do. I love coming to work every day, I love my Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier team, and I love getting to make kids smile.  I also love to sing, and I enjoy finishing each sentence with song lyrics. When I’m not at work, I have a young son who keeps me on my toes and loves to cuddle and play.

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KATHERINE

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I’m a University of Louisiana Monroe graduate with an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) certification.  I love working at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier and getting to be a part of such an amazing team. Making kids smile is the highlight of my day! When I’m not working, I love hanging out with my own family, fishing and camping with my son, Ty.

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KAYLA

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born and raised in Minden, Louisiana. I am a dental assistant and Expanded Duty Dental Assistant at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier with a love for children and my work family. When I’m not at the office, I enjoy spending quality time with friends, family, boyfriend and my best four-legged friend, Hunny! I also enjoy getting to show my local team spirit by cheering on all LSU sports. GO TIGERS! I strive to work hard each and every day in my career, as well as comforting all the sweet smiles we see daily.

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MACY

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I am originally from Texarkana, AR. I moved to the area after meeting my fiancé. I am an expanded duty dental assistant registered with the state of Texas. I come from a large family with lots of brothers and sisters. Something fun to know about me is that I also own a photography business. I love working at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier because of the environment. I love helping our kids achieve bright, health, happy smiles! I spend my weekends with family and friends and of course growing my photography business.

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TAMELA

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born and raised in Shreveport! I received my Expanded Duty Dental Assistant certificate from ULM. I have a huge family with over 100 cousins, and the most perfect niece and nephew. I am always down for a spontaneous roadtrip! My favorite things about working here are the sweet angels I get to see every day. On the weekend I usually am with friends or family.

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LILY

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born and raised in Bossier! I have my Expanded Duty Dental Assistant certification. I have a daughter, whom I love. I’ve been working here since 2019 and when I’m not here you can, on occasion, find me in a deer stand or fishing. I enjoy working with the girls here at the office. They have become my second family. On the weekends I enjoy spending time with my daughter and teaching her all about life!

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SHEA

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born and raised in Bossier City, LA. I received my dental assistant certification from Ark La Tex Dental Academy. My family is very important to me and I love spending time with my son. I also have three chows! The team at Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier is like my second family and I enjoy getting to spend time with kids every day. On the weekends, I like to spend time with family and friends.

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SYDNEY

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I have lived in Keithville, LA my whole life! I received my Expanded Duty Dental Assistant certificate from ULM in 2020. I am the middle child in my family, also known as “the golden child”! I love hanging out at the beach and going on spontaneous adventures. What I love about my job is making kids smile and helping them to enjoy coming to the dentist. I also love coming to work every day with a group of coworkers who feel like family! When I am not in the office I am out making memories with family and friends.

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DANIELLE

EXPANDED DUTY DENTAL ASSISTANT (EDDA)

I was born in Mississippi but grew up in Haynesville, LA. I received my Bachelor degree in general studies from LSUS and my dental assistant certification from River Cities. My husband, Joshua, and I have been married since 2016 and we have two beautiful girls, Paisley and Henley. I love softball and play on coed teams. One of my favorite things about working with Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier is getting to build relationships with others. On the weekends, I enjoy spending time with family.

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JADE

DENTAL ASSISTANT

I was born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana! After graduating from Airline High School, I completed my Dental Assisting certification at Ark-La-Tex Dental Assisting Academy. My son is the most important person in the world to me. I love to laugh and look at the positive side of everything. One thing I love about my job is getting to work with kids, there is never a dull moment! On the weekends I hangout with my kiddo, stay in and watch Netflix!

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EMAN

DENTAL ASSISTANT

My family is originally from Palestine, but I was born and raised in Bossier City. I am currently majoring in Dental Hygiene. I have an older sister and two younger brothers. I like to travel to other countries and love a good laugh. One thing I love about my job is learning to love and be patient with the kids. There is always an opportunity to practice these skills each day. On the weekends I like to hangout with friends, do yoga, eat out, and find something adventurous to do.

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SAVANA

DENTAL ASSISTANT

I am from Benton, LA where I graduated from Benton High School. I have 3 fur babies. I joined the Army National Guard in 2018 and went to Cuba from early 2019-2020 on deployment! I love to see the beautiful smiles and sweet faces of our patients each day. On the weekends I take my fur babies to the dog park and spend time with family!

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LARISSA

DENTAL ASSISTANT

I grew up in Ruston, LA and moved to the Shreveport area my Sophomore year of high school. I graduated from Parkway High and then attended Ark-La-Tex Dental Assisting Academy. I am from a big family with seven siblings! I have a chihuahua named Diesel. I love the cute kids I get to work with every day and the great staff at the office. When I have time on the weekends I love to shop, hangout with my family and watch baseball.