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 and caring environment of our dental office. Trust, loyalty and satisfaction of our patients are of the utmost importance of our team.
Amy – Hygiene Assistant
After high school, Amy attended Murray State University and now has transferred to Three Rivers College to pursue her passion of nursing. Amy loves working in the family office and has worked during school breaks. During that time, it has helped her realize her passion for helping people.
Outside of work, she loves spending time with family and friends, especially her niece and dog, Roxie.
Diana – Insurance Specialist/Financial Coordinator
Diana has been part of Dr. Boyd's dental team since 1993. Over the past 21 years, 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 for 30 years and have one son, Cory; a daughter, Courtney; and a son-in-law, Devon. In her spare time, she enjoys bike riding, walking 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.
Ginna – Expanded Function 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 and in Orthodontics. 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 a 5-year-old set of twins, Taylor and Taner; and a 5-year-old son, Bryce. She loves to travel, shop and spend time with family and friends.
Julie – Office Manager
Julie graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Arts and master's in Elementary Education. She taught Kindergarten while David 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 and David have two daughters, Amy and Jenna; a son-in-law, Zach; and a precious new granddaughter, Evie. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and reading. She attends Living Stone Baptist Church, where she teaches the ladies' devotion.
Kimberly – Dental Assistant
Kimberly attended Arkansas Northeast College Dental Assisting Program in 2011. Kimberly has enjoyed being a part of the "We Care Team" since 2012 and loves helping people. She holds numerous certifications, including Missouri Basic Skills, CPR, Restorative I and V and Orthodontics.
Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband, Matthew, and twins, Brody and Aubrey.
Laura – Hygiene Assistant
Laura is working at Dr. Boyd's office part-time and temporarily. She likes cleaning teeth, but her true passion is people. She recently returned from living in Bangladesh for two years, where she taught in a slum school and served the Bengali people. Her heart is for the nations and showing Christ's love to them. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Union University and is attending Southwestern Seminary in the fall with hopes to live overseas the rest of her life!
Lindsay – Dental Hygienist
Lindsay graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2010 with an associate's degree in applied science dental hygiene and has worked with Dr. Boyd since August 2013. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and Missouri Dental Hygiene Association. Lindsay is experienced in treating periodontal disease and takes pride in helping patients maintain a healthy smile. She holds certifications in CPR, Nitrous Oxide and General Anesthesia.
In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, traveling and spending time with her husband, Derek, and their new daughter, Rylee.
Teresa – 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 brought the practice in 1982. She is experience with treatment in periodontal disease and cancer screenings. She is also CPR certified.
Outside of work, Teresa is on the sidelines cheering on her daughter, Callie, who is an avid softball player.