Meet Our Team

Our team has created a Christian, family-oriented environment for the purpose of serving and educating our patients on the goals that we have committed our careers and personal lives to accomplish. Our commitment to God, along with our commitment to providing the best dental health care available, will be evident in everything we do. Our commitment to continuing education, along with the use of state-of-the-art technology, allows our team to diagnose, educate and treat patients with uncompromised, professional, high-quality dental care.

As we serve God, we will serve our community and build relationships with our patients based on mutual respect nurtured in the safe, caring environment of our dental office. Trust, loyalty and satisfaction of our patients are of the utmost importance of our team.

428A5385-20171026Julie – Office Manager

Julie graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Arts and Master's degree in Elementary Education. Julie and Dr. Boyd have been married since 1980. She taught kindergarten while he attended dental school. When they moved to Portageville, she stayed home to raise their girls. She joined the practice in 2005, where she serves as the office manager. Julie enjoys working and getting to know patients; their care and comfort is her top priority. She is certified in Basic Life Support.

Julie is a member of Living Stone Baptist Church, where she teaches a Sunday school class for children ages 3-5 and also helps with the youth department. She is a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, an organization that completes various community projects throughout the year. They have been blessed with two daughters, Amy and Jenna, Jenna’s husband Zach, and two precious grandchildren, Evie and Axel.

Julie enjoys reading, walking and traveling. Her greatest joy is spending time with her family, including her children, grandchildren, mother, nieces, nephews and in-laws.

428A5377-20171026Teresa – Registered Dental Hygienist

Teresa started her dental career as a dental assistant in 1988. In 1994, she attended Southern Illinois University to further her dental career. She graduated in 1997 with an Associate's degree in Applied Science and received her certificate in dental hygiene. She has been with Dr. Boyd since he bought the practice in 1992. Teresa enjoys providing care to her patients.

Outside of work, Teresa is on the sidelines cheering on her daughter, Callie, who is an avid softball player and cheerleader. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family.

428A5369-20171026Lindsay – Registered Dental Hygienist

Lindsay graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2010 with an Associate's in Applied Science Dental Hygiene degree. She received an Associate’s degree in General Education from Three Rivers College. Lindsay has worked with Dr. Boyd since August 2013. She holds certifications in CPR, nitrous oxide and general anesthesia.

Lindsay has been married to her husband Derek since August 2010. Derek is employed at Associated Electric Cooperative. The family attends St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, where Lindsay participates in fundraisers for the church’s school, which her children attend. Lindsay enjoys shopping and traveling in her spare time. She and her husband love to spoil their daughter, Rylee Katherine and son, Cater Miles. As a family they enjoy spending quality time together at the beach and White River.

428A5317-20171026Ginna – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Ginna has been part of the "We Care Team" as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant since 2011. During her time here, she has completed the Missouri Dental Basic Skills exam as well as a certification in Restorative Classes I and V, Orthodontics and CPR. She loves her job and patients, and she loves helping them maintain their beautiful smiles.

Ginna is married to her adorable husband, Alex, and together they have four children. They love spending their free time together traveling, going to the lake and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals.

428A5379-20171026Codie – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Codie has been working with Dr. Boyd’s team since 2013. She attended Arkansas Northeastern College in Burdette, Arkansas, where she earned her certification in dental assisting, CPR life support, and the use of conscious sedation via nitrous oxide. Outside the office, Codie most enjoys spending time with her husband and being a foster mom.

428A5376-20171026Alexis – Dental Assistant

Alexis joined the “We Care Team” in April 2017. She graduated from Arkansas Northeastern Community College with a technical degree in dental assisting, and also has certifications in CPR and nitrous oxide. Alexis is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association and attends the Caruthersville Church of God. In her spare time, Alexis most enjoys spending time with her family, including her son, Kade.

428A5367-20171026Diana – Insurance Specialist/Financial Coordinator & Treatment Coordinator

Diana has been part of Dr. Boyd's dental team since 1993. She has taken great pride in working directly with insurance companies to ensure each patient is getting the most out of their insurance coverage. She enjoys working with the patients making sure that treatment plans are completed. She holds certifications for Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

She and her husband, Dale, have been married since 1983 and they have one son, Cory; a daughter, Courtney; and a son-in-law, Devon. In her spare time, she enjoys bike riding, walking, riding golf carts, and spending time with family and friends. She is an active member of the First Assembly of God Church in Portageville, where she teaches 1st and 2nd grade Sunday school. She has three grand dogs, Tyson, Ellie and Nash.