Jody has been working with Dr. Powell since 2004. She graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Jody’s favorite part of dental hygiene is helping people feel good about their smiles and improving their oral and overall health. In her spare time she loves spending time boating and camping with her husband and two young children.
Marissa is a progressive dental hygienist with 20 years of experience. She has worked with Dr. Powell for more than 10 years. She grew up in El Dorado and graduated with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene with an emphasis on Expanded Duties from The Ohio State University. Marissa has a true love for dental hygiene. Her enthusiasm and passion for life is carried over into the close relationships with her patients. Educating people about the importance of optimum oral health is her top priority. In Marissa’s free time she enjoys playing team tennis, doing Zumba, playing more tennis, cycling, spending time with her family, and spoiling her daughter.
Michele has been working in the dental profession since 1995. She graduated from Pulaski Technical College as a dental assistant and worked for 7 years in an orthodontic office before going back to school to become a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2005. Michele is passionate about dental hygiene, educating her patients and helping them achieve the beautiful smiles they want. Her favorite part is building long-term relationships with her patients and their families. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Amber grew up in Little Rock and graduated from Parkview High School. She earned an Associate of Arts degree from UALR and completed the Dental Assisting Program at Pulaski Technical College. She received an award for Clinical Excellence by the State Board of Dental Examiners in 2005. She has worked as a Registered Dental Assistant with Dr. Powell since 2005. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Dental Assisting Program at PTC. Amber and her husband are the proud parents of a daughter. Amber enjoys reading, hiking, camping and spending time with her young daughter.
Melissa grew up in Sherwood and graduated from Sylvan Hills High School. She is a graduate of Pulaski Technical College’s Dental Assisting Program. She is a Certified and Registered Dental Assistant. With over 22 years experience as a Chairside Dental Assistant, she knows the importance and value of a person’s Smile! In her spare time she enjoys going to auctions, yard sales, and spending time with family and friends.
Leah grew up in Campbell, Missouri, and graduated from Campbell High School. She attended Cotton Bowl Vo-Tech, graduating from the dental assisting program. After working as a chair-side dental assistant for 3 years, she moved to the front office. She likes to read, go to auctions and loves all kinds of sports. She also enjoys working in the nursery at her church.
Jill has always had passion for dental work. She previously worked with Dr. Powell from 1999 to 2005. She took time off to be with her boys and is ready to get back to a job she really enjoys. She’s a graduate of North Pulaski and completed the dental assisting program at Pulaski Technical College. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband and three sons. She also enjoys spending time with extended family, friends, reading, going to the lake, shopping and volunteering at her son’s school.