When you become a patient at Dental Solutions, you become a part of an extended dental family. We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the members of our team!
Dr. Lauren Harmon-Grantham, DDS
Lauren Harmon-Grantham, DDS, is a family-friendly dentist dedicated to helping her patients achieve optimal dental health. She believes communication regarding treatment options, financial options, as well as alternatives for anxiety relief are some of the most important concerns that must be addressed with each patient on an ongoing basis.
A 2002 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Dr. Harmon-Grantham attends many courses in cosmetic and restorative dentistry to further her education and has completed extensive orthodontic coursework. Dr. Harmon-Grantham also has a special interest in treating TMJ disorders. She serves as Secretary of the Northeast Arkansas District Dental Society and is actively involved with several dental organizations:
- American Orthodontic Society
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Academy of Craniofacial Pain
- American Dental Association
- Arkansas State Dental Association
Dr. Harmon-Grantham is native to Northeast Arkansas, having graduated from Nettleton High School and Arkansas State University. While in college, she was a 4 year member of women's volleyball team and was twice named the Sunbelt Conference Player of the Year. As a senior, she was chosen as the Terry Gwin Award winner, one of the most prestigious awards given to Arkansas State scholar-athletes. Dr. Harmon-Grantham was also a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, has served on the Sigma Omicron Chapter's Alumni Advisory Committee, and is an ongoing member of the local AOII Alumnae Chapter.
Dr. Harmon-Grantham enjoys spending her free time with her two children, Jackson and Hayden, and loves to travel and play tennis.
Dr. Brett Burris, DDS
Dr. Brett Burris strives to help his patients achieve the highest possible standards of oral health by providing comprehensive dental care in a relaxed, family-friendly environment. Dr. Burris hopes to make your trip to the dentist as stress free as possible. He will design a custom treatment plan to fit your goals and needs. Above all else Dr. Burris believes it is not against the rules to have fun and be at the dentist at the same time.
Dr. Burris is a a native of Northeast Arkansas and graduated from Westside High School in 1999. He graduated with honors from Arkansas State University in 2002 . Dr Burris completed his professional training at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry
To help ensure the highest quality dental services possible, Dr. Burris has attended extensive continuous education in fields including implant restoration, endodontics, esthetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and preventative oral health care. In 2017 he completed his fellowship at the MIsch Implant Institute, a worldwide leader in dental implant surgery and prosthetic training. He earned the distinction of Diplomate from the International Congress of Oral Implantology in 2018, the highest honor given by the association.
Dr Burris is married to Dr Brooke Burris, the Dental Director of East Arkansas Family Health Center. They have 2 beautiful children, Bentley and Bryant, and a frisky kitty named Nora. When not doing dentistry or spending time with his family Dr. Burris enjoys finding challenges in endurance athletics including long distance cycling and running.
Kristi Adams, RDH, began her dental career at the age of fifteen as a dental assistant in her hometown of Augusta, Arkansas. She received her Associate of Science Degree in 2002. Kristi then graduated in 2004 with honors from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in dental hygiene.
She has been a member of the Dental Solutions team since graduation. Kristi is empathetic and compassionate about delivering exceptional dental hygiene services. She attends a variety of continuing education courses in order to help her patients make educated decisions for the best course of periodontal disease treatment and prevention.
Kristi is an active member and serves as Children’s Director of Finch Baptist Church. She enjoys crafting, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends. Kristi and her husband, John, are blessed with three beautiful daughters, Hanna, Haley and Morgan Jewell.
Gretchen loves her job as a dental hygienist and has been practicing for more than 17 years. She enjoys getting to know her patients, and strives to give them the most comprehensive and individual care possible. She is also committed to educating both children and adults on the importance of brushing, flossing, and the link between oral health and overall health.
Gretchen is a local girl, and attended Jonesboro High School. She and her husband, TJ, have 2 sons; Will and Sam. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, reading, shopping and running her boys around town to all of their sporting events and activities. Gretchen and her family attend Blessed Sacrament Church in Jonesboro, AR.
They also enjoy cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and the ASU Red Wolves!
Alexandra Gann, RDH, graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 2010, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been a member of the Dental Solutions team since October of 2013.
Alex is committed to using her knowledge and experience in order to provide comprehensive dental hygiene care to maintain patients’ smiles and overall dental health. She is a gentle, kind-hearted person who strives to treat her patients the way she would want to be treated. She also attends continuing education courses in order to stay current on the latest developments in dental hygiene and educate patients on the importance of maintaining good oral health.
A hometown girl, Alex attended Valley View High School. Alex is blessed with a wonderful husband, Darrell Gann, a daughter, Julia Kate and three stepchildren, Kayli, Michael, and Taylor Grace. She enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, Annie and Axle. Her hobbies include traveling, crafting, shopping, and being an active member of Central Baptist Church in Jonesboro, AR.
Mandy joined the Dental Solutions team in 2012 and is dedicated to providing excellent customer service. She graduated from Weiner High School and has two children, Kaylen and Eli. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her hobbies include: writing, playing guitar and all things music. Mandy is also the karaoke director at Pintails in Waldenburg on the weekends.
Born and raised in Smithville, Arkansas, Vicki is a graduate of Lynn High School. She obtained her RDA certification and has been with Dental Solutions since September 13, 1971 – more than 40 years!
When Vicki is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves all types of sports, is a proud supporter of the ASU Red Wolves, and is a St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Cassidy Thomas graduated from Weiner High School in 1999. She then went on to become a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been a part of the Dental Solutions team, assisting Dr. Lauren Harmon, since October of 2006.
Cassidy is dedicated to helping educate every patient on the importance of good oral health, as well as helping patients achieve the smile they desire. Cassidy is the proud mother of one son, Deacon Thomas. She enjoys spending time with her son, family, and friends.
Sarah is a graduate of Corning High School and a native of Corning, Arkansas. She has worked in the dental field for 23 years and has been with the Dental Solutions team since 2009. She loves helping her patients achieve their dental goals.
Sarah is married to her wonderful husband, Tommy. She is a loving mother of four children and the proud grandmother of six beautiful grandchildren. Sarah loves the beach and enjoys spending time with her family, church, and friends.
Lindsay began her dental career in 2006. She is a hometown girl from Brookland. She believes once a Bearcat, always a Bearcat. Lindsay has two children, Adalyn and Preston who are also Brookland Bearcats. She enjoys jogging, atv riding, fishing and spending time with her precious family and friends.
Lou Ann is originally from Northeast Missouri. She and her husband, Randy, have two married daughters and two grandchildren. She graduated from Robert Morris College in 1979 with her CDA. Lou Ann was a Dental Assistant for two years before moving into the banking field for 24 years. In 2006, she returned to dental and joined the Dental Solutions team in March of 2012.
Lou Ann takes pride in serving Dental Solutions patients with their insurance and financial needs. She enjoys being with her family and friends and is a huge St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Heather joined the Dental Solutions team in January, 2014. She has actively worked in the medical and dental field since 2001. Customer service is her top priority, and she is always ready to assist you with any questions or concerns that arise.
Heather is a native of Oxford, Mississippi. She now resides in Paragould, Arkansas, with her husband, Chris, and their two shih-tzus, Bella and Macy. In her spare time, she enjoys her church family, spending summer weekends at Lake Norfork, entertaining friends and family, cooking, baking and shopping for just about anything.
Liz began her dental assistant career in 2010. She is a native of Jonesboro and graduated Jonesboro High School. Liz joined the Dental Solutions team in 2020 and strives to provide excellent care to all our patients. Liz is a loving Mom to three children. Her hobbies include running, reading and spending time with her friends and family