Meet Our Friendly Leesville Dental Office Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into Gentle Dental is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Beverly prides herself on knowing everyone's name, and the other members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our terrific team below.


Julie Croteau, Registered Dental Hygienist
Julie was raised in New Hampshire and moved here with her family. She enjoys the empty nest now that her two children have grown, Additionally, Julie is an avid New England Patriots fan! Julie has been with the practice since 2004.
Melissa Taylor, Practice manager
Melissa is our practice manager after 22 years of dental assisting with our practice. She is thrilled to be in her new role as practice manager. She was raised in coastal Virginia and was educated in Petersburg. She and her husband have two children who keep them busy with their school and social schedules. She enjoys sports, especially women's basketball. Melissa has been with the practice since 1999.
Theenda Kinney, Dental Assistant
Theenda is a new addition to our team as of March 2021! She is a native of Wilmington, Delaware, but has made Stanford her home. As a DAII she brings 30+ years experience and she has a true PASSION for dentistry. She has been married to her husband LeVerne for 26 years and they have 3 children that attend NCSU- Ce'Vaun, Samiya and Kristian. She enjoys spending time with family and her granddog!
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