About the Staff
Linda - Office Manager
Linda joined our team in August, 2022. Prior to joining AGD she spent 17 years managing a small insurance agency and 14 years in pediatric surgery as an RN/clinical coordinator. As office manager Linda now combines her medical knowledge and insurance background to better assist patients in their dental care and helping them understand and navigate their insurance. Linda was born in Alaska and raised her 3 boys there. They enjoyed hiking, skiing, and fly-in fishing. She is now learning to garden and loves the warmer sunshine of Arkansas and our amazing, friendly patients!
Florence - Dental Assistant (RDA)
Florence started her career over 35 years ago as a dental hygienist in Bangladesh. Adversity brought her and her two beautiful daughters to the United States, where she remarried, adding another beautiful daughter and son. In 2006 she became a registered Dental Assistant. Florence is interested in healthful living and was thrilled to join Dr Clark in 2022 to begin her journey in biological dentistry. Florence strives to make every patient feel like they are family. When not at work, Florence enjoys cooking, traveling, gardening, photography, helping others and spending time with friends and family, including her grandchildren. She has a passion for Jesus and loves sharing Him with others.
Marlyn - Administrative Assistant/Dental Assistant (RDH)
Marlyn started out with Dr Clark as a thermographer in 2016. She went on to become a registered Dental Assistant in 2017. She is also certified in dental ozone treatments and has been trained in airway treatments. Marlyn in bilingual (Spanish/English) and is very knowledgeable in health and wellness. She loves learning all the ways our office can benefit your overall dental wellbeing. When she is not at work, she enjoys making her own all-natural, health products.
Marcia - Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Marcia has been a dental hygienist for over 40 years and has been with Dr Clark since 2020. She was previously the Secretary of Arkansas State Dental Hygiene Association and was inducted into the ‘Who’s Who’ in 2014. Marcia served as a volunteer with ‘Reach to Recovery’, supporting women with their breast cancer diagnosis. She is also a pharmacy technician. She enjoys Christian music and singing in her church choir. Marcia and her husband have raised 3 daughters. They currently have 3 cats and frequently provide food to strays that show up on their back porch. Marcia’s hobbies include fitness, nutrition, reading and needlepoint. She loves meeting new people and helping her patients experience better health by improving their oral hygiene.
Yanet - Dental Assistant
Yanet has been with Dr Clark as a Registered Dental Assistant for over 17 years. She has her Perfect Bite certification and is our primary lab technician. Yanet is bilingual in (Spanish/English), a wonderful liaison for our Spanish speaking patients. She has a warm and caring personality, helping patients overcome their anxiety. She enjoys reading, gardening, and going for walks. She is a wife, mother and grandmother. Yanet enjoys helping those in need and being the ‘hands and feet of Jesus’.
Ruby - Dental Hygienist
Ruby has been working as a dental hygienist for 20 years, graduating from LLUSD in Loma Linda, CA. She moved to Arkansas in 2022 with her husband and son. She started working at AGD September 2022. She
enjoys meeting all our wonderful patients and working in a biologic dental practice. She has lived in California, Washington and Texas. Ruby has enjoyed snow skiing, mountain biking, hiking and camping. Since moving to Arkansas she is developing some new hobbies. She has taken up farm life and is discovering the many warm and beautiful lakes Arkansas has to offer on her paddle board.
Ellen - Scheduling Coordinator
Ellen joined Amity Gentle Dental in 2021. She loves people and is very detail oriented, making her a great asset to our front desk. She works hard to accommodate our patients and their varied scheduling requirements. She shows each patient compassion and kindness. Her ever-ready smile greets each and every patient. She is bilingual (English/Spanish). When not at work, she enjoys bike riding and spending time with family.