Meet the Mint Dental Care Team
These are the faces of our wonderful staff that you will meet when you come visit our office! Learn more about our dentists and the rest of the staff by clicking on the pictures!
Dr. Trent McCord
Dr. Trent McCord grew up in Northwest Arkansas. He attended college at William Jewell College in Kansas City, MO, where he met his wife, Sara. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. In dental school, he was the class vice president and won the Edward L. Wilson Award. Active in his community, Dr. McCord serves as a volunteer dentist with the Samaritan Community Center in Northwest Arkansas. In 2015, he was named their volunteer of the year. Dr. McCord and his wife have three beautiful daughters, Collins, Finley, and Perin, a little boy named Tate, and their dog, Bourbon. When not at work, Dr. McCord enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, reading, and fishing. He is also a big Arkansas Razorbacks fan!
Dr. Chelsea Knox
Dr. Chelsea Knox attended the University of Oklahoma, completing her bachelor’s degree in zoology. She then earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, where she received pediatric dentistry honors. While in dental school, she ranked #2 in her class and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, which is a national dental honor society based on clinical skills, merit, and community outreach. Dr. Knox is a member of the American Dental Association and the Arkansas State Dental Association. She enjoys volunteering and has gone on a dental mission trip to Peru. Outside of dentistry, she loves to kayak and hike, enjoying the natural beauty that Northwest Arkansas has to offer. She also plays in an adult volleyball league. Although Dr. Knox is an Oklahoma native, she is an avid Razorback fan.
Chris is our Front Desk Manager. She loves Starbucks, the color pink, and anything chocolate. Chris has two grown children and four dogs. When not at work, you can find Chris at home with her husband, probably making something delicious in her kitchen!
Sarena works at the front desk and manages the schedule. If you've called our office, you've probably talked to her!. She's an Enneagram 5, and loves poetry, fun ink pens, and all the sour candy! When not at work, you can find Sarena spending time with her cocker spaniel Arya and walking the trails around Crystal Bridges!
Adrienne works at the front desk and works on verifying your insurance. She's a dog lover (especially her Great Dane), an Enneagram 2, and would never turn down a good chocolate chip cookie. When not at work, you can find Adrienne hanging out with her daughter or playing pickleball - and watch out, because she's really good!
Jenn works at the front desk and manages our insurance claims process. She's an Enneagram 5 and loves The Office, Chickfila, and peanut M&Ms. Jenn is a big fan of dogs! She has two of her own, and when she's not at work, she can be found volunteering at the Humane Society in Rogers.
Mary works at our front desk, and helps our patients check out at the end of their visit. She recently moved here from Washington State with her husband, youngest son, and a pug named Tedrick Snickerdoodles the III. Mary is an Enneagram 2 and loves banana cream pie and watching HGTV. When not at work, you can find Mary with her family, exploring all that NWA has to offer - especially the hiking trails!
Lindsey works at the front desk, and also handles many of the "behind the scenes" tasks in the office, like Marketing and HR. Lindsey is from Siloam Springs, is an Enneagram 1, and loves unsweet tea, reading, and chips and queso. When not at work, you will find her kayaking with her husband and two boys, binge-watching Food Network, or spending time with friends!
Dany is our Lead Registered Dental Assistant. She was born in Honduras, and has lived in NWA since she was five. When not at work, you’ll most likely find her at home grilling for her family or going on a bike ride around NWA with her husband and their daughter. Dany is an Enneagram 9, and loves sour candy and chocolate cake!
Forrest is a Registered Dental Assistant. She loves coffee, sushi, and living in Northwest Arkansas. When not at work, you can find Forrest with her family, either on the river floating or at the Wild Wilderness Safari in Gentry. The kangaroos are her favorite! And if it happens to be raining, she’s probably (definitely) at Target. She is an Enneagram 2, and loves chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream and Stranger Things.
Austin is a Registered Dental Assistant. Austin also has a Bachelors degree in International Political Studies and German and a Masters degree in International Affairs, German & European studies. Austin is an Enneagram 3, and he loves black iced coffee, cheesecake, and sour gummy candy! When he's not at work, you can find Austin visiting family in Mountain Home, studying for Dental School, or hanging out at Bentonville Brewing Co!
Brooke is a Registered Dental Assistant. Brooke has two cats, loves cookie dough ice cream, and spending time with family. When she's not at work, you can find her at the lake fishing or on a patio somewhere enjoying a drink!
Ro is a Registered Dental Assistant. Ro is a Kansas City Chiefs fan and loves sushi, Dr. Pepper and German Chocolate cake! When not at work, you can find Ro at Barnes & Noble or hiking the trails with his dog, Rocco!
Tasha is our Lead Registered Dental Hygienist. She is an Enneagram 1, and loves lemon raspberry cake, Dr. Pepper, and Hobby Lobby. When not at work, you can find Tasha building forts with her niece Aubrianna, reading, and binge watching Handmaid's Tale with her husband and their two French Bulldogs, Harley Quinn and Zusi!
Veronica is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is fluent in Spanish and grew up in Northwest Arkansas. She is an Enneagram 8 and loves coffee, anything pink and glittery, and chocolate! When not at work, you can find Veronica gardening, shopping, or spending time outside with her friends and family!
Kimberly is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She loves mimosas, German Chocolate Cake, and a day spent on the lake. She's also an avid Razorback fan, an Enneagram 6, and a One Tree Hill aficionado.
Sara is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She grew up in Huntsville, Arkansas and loves to be outside. When she’s not at work, you’ll probably find her hiking and exploring our beautiful state with her boyfriend and dog, Jato. Sara is an avid FRIENDS fan, an Enneagram 2, and loves to travel!
Kaila is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is originally from Harrison, AR and loves red velvet cake, coffee and the Missouri Tigers. When she’s not at work, you’ll find Kaila outside hiking and floating or crafting if it’s a rainy day!
Bourbon is a Bernedoodle and has completed six weeks of off-site training to be a certified therapy dog for our office! He loves his toy llama and going on walks, and he really dislikes balloons. And of course, his favorite sports teams are the Razorbacks and the Chiefs!