Our Team

  • Dr. Patrick M. Moran
    General Dentist

    Dr. Moran is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He previously practiced at Community Clinic of Northwest Arkansas and serves as a dentist in the Arkansas Army National Guard at Camp Robinson in Little Rock. He is a member of the American Academy of General Dentistry and the Arkansas State Dental Association. Dr. Moran has completed continued training in root canals, pediatric dentistry and dentures. 

    When not in the office, you will find Dr. Moran exploring Northwest Arkansas trails and parks with his wife Cassie, sons Patrick Jr. and Oliver, daughters Marion and Charlotte, and Boston terrier Teddy. He also enjoys building model airplanes, playing golf, watching football, painting watercolor landscapes, eating tacos, collecting vintage ice cream scoops and volunteering at his church.   

  • Brandy McCarley
    Dental Hygienist

    Brandy has been in the dental industry for 23 years. Originally from Scranton, Arkansas, she graduated in the top 3 in her class at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Her favorite part of working at Dentistry of the Ozarks is getting to know her patients, many of whom have watched her daughter Natalie grow up through pictures in Brandy's work area. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with the Arkansas Mission of Mercy and binge-watching Netflix with her husband Brad, dog Oakley and cat Isabelle. 

  • Maria Martinez
    Dental Assistant

    Maria is a Springdale native who speaks both Spanish and English. She is currently focused on deepening her knowledge of dental implants and enjoys getting to know each new patient. When not assisting Dr. Moran, she is playing Barbies with her daughter Zaira. eating at Morelia's Mexican restaurant or traveling with her family to Irapuato, Mexico.

  • Kenia Guevara
    Dental Assistant

    Kenia is a registered dental assistant, originally from Maryland, who now resides in Springdale with her family and three dogs - Toby, Sisi and Pricilia. Her favorite part of her career is helping patients transform their smiles. Her hobbies include lifting weights, watching movies and trying new restaurants.

  • Bobbie Walker
    Scheduling and Billing Coordinator

    Bobbie has worked in dental offices for 20 years and is our insurance and billing manager. If you have a question about what is covered by your insurance policy, she can help. Reading mysteries and biographies are what she enjoys in her free time. Her favorite biography is Michael J. Fox’s Lucky Man. She also enjoys making memories with her two daughters and young grandson, Jackson, playing card games and trying new Italian restaurants.  

  • Evelyn Burkett
    Patient Care Coordinator

    Evelyn has been in the dental industry for close to 30 years. Many Dentistry of the Ozarks patients have known her since she had her now-grown children, Corrigan and Sydnie. As patient care coordinator, Evelyn forms special bonds with patients as she educates them about their oral care needs. Over the years she has received very special gifts from patients including a wedding band from a patient that is a retired jeweler and a hand-crocheted baby blanket. She enjoys volunteering for the Springdale High School softball team, rescuing dogs and baking when not in the office. Her brownies are epic!

    Dental Hygienist

    A graduate of UAMS and a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, Shannon has completed advanced training in gum disease and oral cancer over the course of her 23-year career. She enjoys getting to know her patients and was touched when one of them created a plaque made of horseshoes for her after her father passed away. A resident of Huntsville, Arkansas, she lives with her husband Darren, son Cameron, albino chihuahua Molly and miniature pinscher Gus. When not seeing patients, Shannon enjoys volunteering at Echo Clinic in Eureka Springs, reading Patricia Cornwell books and shopping for mid-century modern furniture, art and accent pieces. Her favorite mid-century finds are Rya rugs. 

    Dental Hygiene Assistant

    Maddie was raised in Springdale and graduated Har-Ber High School. She attended Northwest Arkansas Community College’s Dental Assisting Program and is currently working on her pre-requisites for dental hygiene school. She interned at Dentistry of the Ozarks in 2022 and we were thrilled when she wanted to come back to assist in our hygiene department. An avid crafter, Maddie makes clay earrings and prints custom t-shirts. She enjoys working in her church’s childrens ministry and playing with her chocolate lab Dax. 

  • Melissa Hale
    Insurance & Billing Coordinator

    An Arkansas native, Melissa “Mel” Hale grew up cheering on the Hogs and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers with her Dad. She began her career working at a dental office that specialized in general dentistry, orthodontics and emergency care in her hometown of Lincoln, Arkansas. After taking time to raise her four children, Reed, Caleb, Lainey and Huxley, she is excited to be back helping others achieve a confident smile. An avid motorcyclist, Melissa rode her Softail Slim Harley to Sturgis last summer, seeing Mt. Rushmore, Custer State Park’s American buffalos, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park along the way. Her next ride is Daytona, Florida but her bucket list ride remains the winding roads of Hawaii’s Big Island. You will most likely find her driving her ’65 Cadillac to lunch at Susan’s in Springdale on a Saturday afternoon.