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 implent 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. 


Kim Lundquist, RDA

Kim has been in dentistry for over 23 years.  She enjoys her job, and developing relationships with patients.  She enjoys the outdoors, hunting and fishing.  She has a 14-year old son who is her life along with her dog Hank. 


Sydney Hathcok, RDH

Sydney has been a hygienst 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. 


Jan Demestre RDH, BSDH

Jan has enjoyed being in the dental field for 33 years.  She has a background in treating periodontal disease.  A passion of hers is helping patients become healthy and helping them understand how the health of their mouth relates to their overall health.  She has one son, Sam and a dog Charley.


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 friendlist 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 traveling with her boyfriend Shawn.  Her other hobbies include online shopping, going to the gym and spending time with family and friends.