MEET THE MINT DENTAL CARE TEAM
Our team consists of a diverse group of people that genuinely care about our patient's treatment. Take a moment and get to know who you might be seeing at your next appointment!
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. ALYSSA LEBOEUF
Dr. Alyssa LeBoeuf completed her undergraduate degree at Pittsburg State University. Then attended Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska where she completed her Doctorate in Dentistry. She is originally a Northwest Arkansas Native, but recently moved back to the area. She has been apart of the Mint Dental Care team since November 2020. She originally chose dentistry due to her experience as a child having a congenitally missing tooth replaced. She has a strong passion to help those in need get out of pain, and to assist in giving patients a better smile. When not at the office she can be found doing all things outdoors with her husband and her pets. She has an outdoor cat, Obi, that loves to roam and play in the snow and rain. During quarantine, her and her husband got a border collie, Arlo, to take with them hiking, fishing, and camping.
DR. LONG THAO
Dr. Long Thao moved to the Northwest Arkansas area in January 2022 when he joined the Mint Dental Care team. He is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Where, in 2014, he received his Doctorate in Dentistry from The University of Minnesota. Dr. Long has a heart for patients that are in need of treatment, but would otherwise not be able to receive it without him stepping in to help. He is married with two children and one on the way. He is a big fan of sports especially football, and proudly proclaims his status as a diehard Vikings fan! He spends most of his time surrounded by family in the Siloam Springs area. In his spare time he plays with his kids and fishes mainly for largemouth bass. In general he enjoys the outdoors due to his history as an Eagle Scout.
TASHA, RDH - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR
Tasha is the Business Administrator for Mint Dental Care, and is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She received her Bachelors of Science from UAFS in 2016. She joined the Mint Team in June 2016 as the first hygienist! She is married to Jordan, and they have a one year old daughter, Zoe. She enjoys spending time with her family and her two French Bulldogs, Harley Quinn and Zusi. When not at work she likes to float on the Buffalo River, hike, and read fantasy books!
VERONICA, RDH - HYGIENE LEAD
Veronica is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is fluent in Spanish and grew up in Northwest Arkansas. She 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 joined the Mint Team in October of 2017. She loves Texas Sheet Cake and spending time on the lake. She's also an avid Razorback fan, an Enneagram 6, and a One Tree Hill aficionado.
Cadie is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She joined the Mint Dental Care team in June 2021. She graduated from UAMS, and recently moved here from Batesville, MO. She enjoys spending time with friends, and trying new places in the area!
Bailey is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from MSSU May 2021. She joined the team in June! She enjoys spending time with friends on the weekends, and exploring what NWA has to offer.
Jamie started at Mint Dental Care in December of 2022. She graduated with her degree in Dental Hygiene in 2021 from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. She has a sweet bubbly personality that patient's love, and her coworkers truly appreciate. Jamie enjoys being outdoors with her poodle, Edgar. She is a true "tent camper," non of that "glamping."
HANNAH, RDA - CLINICAL LEAD
Hannah is a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been in dentistry for a little over a year. She has recently moved from assisting chairside to improving our systems and helping behind the scenes! She is married and has a two year old daughter, Ezra. She spends most of her time outside of work with her family and friends.
DANELZY, RDA - LEAD LAB TECH
Dany has been with our office since 2017. She has worked in our front office, as a clinical assistant, and most recently as our resident Lab Lead. 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. She loves sour candy and chocolate cake!
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!
Monica is a Registered Dental Assistant that joined the team in December 2020. She works in most all areas of the office. She helps with lab, sterilization, with patients, and our social media! We catch Monica laughing and lifting everyone's spirits at all times of the day! She enjoys being with friends and family throughout the week trying new things. She is a first generation college graduate in her family.
Chrystalle joined the Mint Team in October of 2021. She is typically assisting on Dr. LeBoeuf’s team or working on our in office orthodontic trays. She is currently taking her prerequisite classes in order to apply for dental hygiene school at MSSU. When not at work, you will find her spending time with her fiancé Stephen❤️ and her 2 Frenchie's: Tot and Kit!
Arlete joined the Mint Team in November 2021. She works with Dr. Long as his assistant. She enjoys being with her family and playing with her French bulldog.
Mauricio joined our team in October 2022 as a dental assistant. He received his dental assisting license in 2020 from PETRA, a local assisting school. He is from Compton, CA but moved to Rogers, AR in 2008. In his free time he likes to watch movies, read books, write songs and poetry, listen to music, and workout.
Vanessa joined the Mint Team in November 2021 as an assistant! She was born and raised in NWA, and absolutely loves it here. She loves to sing and dance at any given time! She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. She’s also a huge Razorback fan as her whole family are alumni's!
Lacey is originally from Chickasha, Oklahoma. She joined the Mint Team as assistant in June 2022. She really enjoys cooking, country music and true crime documentaries.
Taylor is a Registered Dental Assistant that joined the Mint Dental Care Team in June 2022. She is married, and has a 2 year old son. She enjoys spending time with her family, and is expecting her second child in December 2022.
Megan joined the Mint Dental Care Team in October 2022. She is an addition to our dental assisting team! She has been practicing in dentistry since 2019. She lives in Centerton with her two children, and enjoys spending time with her kiddos exploring NWA.
Yashika started with our office as an intern and recently joined the assistant team in January of 2023. She was born in New York City, but has lived in Bentonville since she was five. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her dog. She loves to travel, watch tv, and just relax. Fun fact: she can speak up to 3 languages!
CHRIS - FRONT LEAD
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!
JENNIFER - INSURANCE LEAD
Jenn works at the front desk and manages our insurance claims process. She's an Enneagram 5 and loves The Office, Chick-Fil-A, 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 - TREATMENT COORDINATOR / COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Mary helps our patients check out at the end of their visit. She loves meeting patients and connecting with them. She also enjoys explaining dental treatment, and how to maximize your dental insurance benefits. She has been working in dentistry for over 20 years. She lives in Bella Vista with her husband Drew, youngest son Logan and 2 pugs Tedrick and Hanklin. Mary is an Enneagram 7w8, loves banana cream pie, reading, baking, kayaking, photography and being outdoors. When not at work, you can find Mary with her family, exploring all the trails and lakes in NWA, or volunteering in her local community.
MASHA - INSURANCE TEAM
Masha works remotely as part of our insurance team at our office. She moved to Arkansas in 2013 and truly loves NWA. She has been in dentistry for 6+ years. In her free time she enjoys all things creative, trying new recipes, reading, and serving in her church.
ALYSA - FRONT TEAM
Alysa is new to the Mint Team. She has never worked in the dental field before, but she is excited to learn all things tooth related. She has lived in NWA her whole life, and she currently lives in Centerton. She has a big family, consisting of 5 siblings, 2 girls and 3 boys. Though she loves animals she doesn’t have any at this time. She enjoys shopping, hanging out with family and friends, and traveling.
KATIE - FRONT TEAM
Katie started with Mint Dental July 2022. She and her husband lived in Ohio and moved to NWA in 2016. She has been in dentistry for 8 years, working in administration. She spends time with her dogs and cats. Enjoys kayaking, fishing and cooking in her free time.
JAYLA - FRONT TEAM
Jayla joined the Mint team in June 2022. She is originally from Pittsburg, Kansas. This is her first job in dentistry, before this she was a dog groomer, so she’ll fit right in with our therapy dog, Bourbon. She enjoys playing with dogs, reading books and being outdoors.
BAILEY - FRONT TEAM
Bailey joined the Mint team in January of 2023. She and her wife, Haily, moved to NWA from Kansas City in 2022, since Bailey is a Bentonville native. She spends her time outside of work going on walks, watching Marvel movies, and playing with her 3 kitties. She is also a part-time hairstylist in Fayetteville, and has been doing hair for 2 years.
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!