The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Brandi Liles, R.D.A. Office Manager
Brandi has been with Dr. Southard since January 2009. She was born and raised in Jonesboro. She graduated from Valley View High School in 1997. She became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2004.
Brandi is responsible for all insurance related tasks. She can help you with questions regarding estimates, billing, or any financial concerns.
Brandi and her husband Kevin are raising two sons. She enjoys watching her boys play sports, spending time at the lake, and spending time with her family and friends.
Brandi and her family are active members of Christian Valley Christian Church.
Renee Brewer, R.D.A. Dental Assistant
Renee has been with Dr. Southard since she started her practice in 2005. She was born and raised in Jonesboro. Renee graduated from Jonesboro High School. She then became a Registered Dental Assistant, having 30 years experience.
Renee is responsible for assisting Dr. Southard with all dental procedures. She can help explain your dental procedures to you.
Renee and her husband Jim have three children. They enjoy spending their free time vacationing.
Lauren Qualls, R.D.A. Dental Assistant
Lauren started working with Dr. Southard in January 2013. She graduated from Harrisburg High School in 2005. She became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2006. Lauren works directly with Dr. Southard on general dental patients and TMJ patients.
Lauren is the mother of two boys. Lauren enjoys watching their sporting events and spending time with her family.
Amber Baldridge, R.D.H. Dental Hygienist
Amber started working with Dr. Southard in August 2011. She attended Arkansas State University, after graduating from Nettleton High School in 1996.While at ASU; she was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. She then went on to pursue her dental hygiene degree at Meridian Community College, in Meridian, Mississippi. There she was member of the honor society Phi Theta Kappa. She graduated with top honors in 2003. Since graduation she achieved her local anesthesia license. She looks forward to treating you and your family.
Amber and her husband Bryce have two precious children, Easton & Ellie Kate. Amber enjoys spending time with her family and friends, attending church, and traveling.
Karen Tripod, R.D.A. Dental Assistant
Karen started working with Dr. Southard in October 2015. She was raised in Senath, MO and graduted from Senath-Hornersville High School. She graduated from Dental Assisting School in 1988 and has over 30 years experience in the dental field.
Karen is married to Barry and they have three children and four grandchildren. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family and friends.