Dentist in Little Rock, AR

Christi Weaver Shepard, DDS, PA

 Dr. Shepard started this practice in 1997 to meet the community’s need for high-quality oral health care in a warm and friendly environment. “I enjoy getting to know our patients,” she says. “They become part of our family. We truly believe in partnering with them to maintain and improve not only their oral health but also their overall health.”

 After receiving a BS in biology from the University of Central Arkansas, Dr. Shepard earned her DDS from the Baylor College of Dentistry. Committed to continued dental education for herself and her staff, she is an active member of the Arkansas State Dental Association, American Dental Association and Central Dental Society.

 Married with three children, Dr. Shepard attends Pleasant Valley Church of Christ. When not watching her children as they engage in extracurricular activities, she enjoys cooking, walking, needle painting, shopping and watching Razorback football and baseball.

 

Courtney Hill, Office Manager

Educated at Little Rock Central High and Pulaski Technical College, Courtney has been in the dental field since 2009.  She has had extensive training in management services and team building strategies.  She also has training in sleep appliance therapy and has attended CE courses to better implement these services.  

Courtney is the proud mom of two children. When not welcoming patients to our practice, she will be found either at a baseball tournament with her son's 13 Major travel team or cheering on her daughter during her high school volleyball games. She is also the proud fur momma of her two lab babies. 

 

Karen Ostrander, RDA

 

 

Sydney Hathcock, RDH

Sydney has been a hygienist for over 3 years now. She loves helping patients feel better about their smile! She is married to her husband Seth and has a daughter Ellie Grace.  She enjoys playing softball, camping & fishing, playing with her dogs Lexi and Bella, and spending time with her family. 

 

Amanda Noble, RDH

 

 

Kimberly Ugartechea, Hygiene Coordinator

Kimberly is the first welcoming face you see when you walk into our office. She strives to make your first impression the most efficient and friendliest experience while welcoming you to Dr.Shepard's Office. With over 12 years of customer service experience, she is very loyal and dedicated to our patient's having a great experience.  She also enjoys travelling with her boyfriend Shawn.  Her other hobbies include online shopping, going to the gym and spending time with family and friends.