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J.B. SuffridgeJ.B. Suffridge
D.D.S., P.A.

Dr. Suffridge is an Arkansas native who grew up in North Little Rock. After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, he attended the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry where he graduated with honors while attaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

Following graduation from dental school he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Parris Island, SC. During this time, he spent 8 weeks on board the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier to supplement the permanent dental staff. The following two years he served overseas while stationed at Naval Dental Center Far East in Yokosuka, Japan.
Once completing his military service, he moved to Ann Arbor, MI to begin a 2-year residency at the University of Michigan. After attaining his specialty certificate in Endodontics, he moved back to Arkansas and opened up a private practice in El Dorado, AR. He married Catherine McGlothin in 2009 who also grew up in North Little Rock. He opened a second office in Benton where he works 2 days a week in May of 2010 and continues to work 2 days a week in El Dorado so Dr Suffridge and Catherine split their time between Central Arkansas and South Arkansas.

He is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association as well as their state and local components.

Taneesha Taneesha Phillips
Registered Dental Assistant

Taneesha grew up in California and moved to Arkansas in 2005 where she met her husband Antwan Phillips who is an attorney. The two of them now reside happily in Bryant. Taneesha received her dental assisting certificate from Eastern College. She enjoys dental assisting as well as smiling, art, traveling, exercising, and Starbucks coffee. 

VickiVicki Hern
Patient Coordinator

Vicki, who is originally from Camden, has been married to her pastor husband, Lyle, for 31 years.  She moved to El Dorado a couple of months before Dr Suffridge and has been working for Dr Suffridge since the day the doors opened. Her job is to schedule your appointments, and will help you on any questions about our fees and your Dental Insurance and your estimated coverage.


Nicole Ragan
Registered Dental Assistant

Nicole graduated from Hampton High School in 1999 and went to college at SAU Tech and University of AR at Monticello.  She has worked for Dr. Suffridge since he opened in September 2005. She lives in Harrell with her 2 daughters Kaitlyn and Britney who keep her busy with girl scouts, soft-ball, and cheerleading.