Meet our team
We at Dr. Carroll’s office are very proud to be part of a team whose primary mission is to deliver the finest and most comprehensive dental services available today. We all spend many hours each year in continuing education classes to assure that our skills remain up to date in all aspects of dental care.
Dr. Pat Carroll
Dr. Carroll is a native of Pocahontas. After graduation from Pocahontas High School, he received his college education at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the University of Tennessee, graduating in 1978.
Dr. Carroll is a member of The American Dental Association, The Pierre Fauchard Academy, The Arkansas State Dental Association, The Northeast Arkansas District Dental Society, and the Crowley’s Ridge Dental Study Club. He is a past president of the Northeast Arkansas District Dental Society component of the American Dental Association, and he is a past president of the Crowley’s Ridge Dental Study Club.
Dr. Carroll loves to travel, and has seen most of the United States, plus visits to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, England, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Poland, The Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Greece, China, Israel, Egypt, Peru and Ecuador.
Fear not, however. Dr. Carroll’s active life takes only a few weeks out of every year. He is almost always available in the dental office, caring for his top priority: his patients!
Keri Ingram, R.D.H.
Keri has been our staff Dental Hygienist since 1991. She’s a native of Walnut Ridge but has many friends and relatives in Pocahontas.
Keri received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology from Arkansas State University and her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
She is an active member in the Arkansas State Dental Hygienist’s Association and the Northeast Arkansas Dental Hygienist’s Association.
Keri works with the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, and is a huge supporter of the Walnut Ridge Bobcats!
She loves the outdoor life, as long as water and beaches are involved!
Courtney is Dr. Carroll’s primary chairside dental assistant, but she also fills in at the reception desk sometimes when our practice manager is off work.
Courtney graduated from Walnut Ridge High School in 2007, attended black River Technical College, then received her dental assisting training from Arkansas Dental Assistant Academy before joining our staff in 2011.
She and her husband William have one son and enjoy a wonderful and happy life, residing in Walnut Ridge.
Rhonda has been with us for years as a part-time chairside dental assistant. Her daughter Brooke worked as a dental assistant before her mother joined us, but Brooke went on to become a dental hygienist.
Rhonda’s life revolves around her husband, Rev. Dwayne Smith, her children and grandchildren.
Wanda is our Practice Administrator. A graduate of Pocahontas High School, she retired in 1999 after 37 years with the Arkansas Department of Health, where she worked as an Office Manager, Records Management Analyst, and Area Manager.
An active person, retirement was not Wanda’s complete cup of tea, so she was happy to join our office staff beginning in 2001.
Wanda is active on the board of the Eddie Mae Herron Center, serving as board secretary. She is also a member of the City of Pocahontas Planning and Zoning Commission.
Wanda is an expert in filing insurance claims and dealing with dental insurance companies and she is ready, willing, and able to assist our patients in maximizing their dental benefits.