Each member of our staff functions as a unique and invaluable component necessary to achieve our service goals. Our team is comprised of hard working, friendly people who know how to work well with others and maintain efficiency, while providing gentle, personal care. Their goal is to make your visits to our office as comfortable and easy as possible. They participate in continuing education to help us provide state of the art dentistry, and they are all trained in CPR. Our experienced assisting staff also ensures that all OSHA and CDC guidelines for infection control are not just fulfilled, but exceeded. We follow a strict protocol for sterilization of all our equipment and use as many disposables as possible.
Upon graduation from LSU School of Dentistry in 2002, Andrée was awarded the Outstanding Pediatric Hygiene Award. Andrée began practicing dental hygiene in New Orleans and moved to Monroe in 2006. She stays current with many hours of continuing education. She spent 5 years on the LDHA board as legislative chair, and she has represented the state of Louisiana as a delegate to the national association. In 2004, she was named the Outstanding Louisiana Dental Hygienists Association board member. Andrée currently works as a part time hygienist in our office. Andrée is the mother of two beautiful children, Camille and Thomas . She is an active member of her church and many other activities throughout the community.
Wendi Herbert Garnett is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (1998). Wendi currently serves as our Clinical Administrator and is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She is also President of the Northeast Louisiana Dental Hygiene Association, and is a serves on the ULM Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee. While in college, Wendi was honored with the Golden Scaler Award (presented to a student hygienist who had outstanding skills and provided exemplary patient care). Wendi was also included in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Wendi currently serves as our Clinical Administrator and is one of our Dental Hygienists. She is also the President of the Northeast Louisiana Dental Hygiene association, and is a member of the ULM Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee. She served as a part time instructor teaching Dental Hygiene from 2007-2012 at ULM and worked on the Fluoridation Committee for our local chapter of dental hygiene. Wendi is licensed in the administration of local anesthesia and is certified in Advanced Life Support. Wendi is an active member of the ADHA and Northeast Louisiana’s Dental Hygiene Association. A native of South Louisiana, Wendi and her husband Darryl have three children: Layton, Emily, and Natalie. Wendi truly has a passion for her profession, loves the dental team she works with, and enjoys providing comprehensive care to all of our patients.
Leslie Harbin Miletello, a 1986 graduate of Northeast Louisiana University has been practicing dental hygiene in our area of 31 years. She stays current with changing trends in dentistry by taking continuing education courses that help her better serve our patients of all ages and socioeconomic status. Leslie has worked full time in general practice and has also worked part time for several years in a dental clinic in a boy’s correctional facility. She is an active member in her church, Jesus Good Shepherd, and enjoys volunteering there as well as donating her time at the homeless shelter and Food Bank. Leslie is originally from Lake Providence, Louisiana. She has two sons and two daughter in laws she thinks of as daughters. Matthew and his wife, Marylane, and Colby and his soon to be wife, Courtney. Leslie is the proud grandmother of a beautiful granddaughter, Isla. Leslie loves spending time with Isla and all of her family and friends. Even after 31 years of practicing hygiene, she still considers her profession more of a privilege than a job. She loves taking care of her patients and enjoys working with our highly trained and motivated staff.
Taylor Lowery Dickens, RDH was born and raised in Monroe, LA. Taylor graduated from ULM with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in May 2018. While at ULM she was a member of The National Society of Leadership and Success. Taylor and her husband, Grant, have 2 children, Lowery (6) and Lee Allen (2). When Taylor is not at our office educating patients on proper oral hygiene, she enjoys spending time with her family and attending her children’s extra curricular activities.
Kiersten Kiersten Daniel, RDH is originally from Leesville, LA. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in May 2017. Kiersten was awarded the ULM Radiology Award by the staff of the ULM Dental Hygiene program and she was an active member of the Alpha Eta Honor Society. She is a member of North Monroe Baptist Church and she loves to spend time cooking and watching movies with her family and friends.
Kirstien Barfield is one of our Dental Assistants and has been at our practice since 2015. She is married to Colby Barfield and together they have two beautiful girls: Kinsley and Kiley. She is originally from West Monroe where she graduated West Monroe High School in 2010 and completed Dental Assisting School in March of 2012. She is now also a certified Expanded Duty Dental Assistant which was completed in October of 2016. She loves working at our practice and helping our patients. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and watching her girls do dance.
Jennifer Stover is one of our dental assistants. She is married to Casey Stover and a proud mother of three children: Laney, Lukas, and Landen. She graduated from Unitech Training Academy and is a certified Expanded Duty Dental Assistant. Jennifer desires to be a successful dental assistant. She wants to continue to learn and grow in our dental practice. She enjoys helping our patients and in her free time loves to watch her boys play ball and volunteering at her church.
After graduating as a valedictorian from West Monroe High School in 2012, Autumn attended University of Louisiana at Monroe, studied at Austin Peay State University, and completed dental assisting training in 2016. She is now a certified Expanded Duty Dental Assistant. Autumn married her high school sweetheart in 2013 and is a proud mother to a beautiful little girl, Ariana. In her spare time, Autumn loves getting to know her patients, spending time with her family and volunteering in the children’s ministry at Christ Church.
Casey Accardo is our financial coordinator and has worked in dentistry since 2003. She graduated from Ouachita Parish High School in 1991 and attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Casey married her husband Robbie in 1996, and they have a daughter named Sydney. In her free time, she loves gardening and spending quality time with her family.
Brittnie Heacock is one of our multi-talented team members who can easily rotate from the front to the back of our office. She loves every aspect of our office and adores all of our patients. She graduated from Ouachita Parish High School, and in 2016 received certification in dental assisting as well. Brittnie is a proud mother of a beautiful baby girl, Kristen Elise Jack. In her spare time she loves spending time with her daughter, dog ( Weezy) and of course her fiance’.
Nicole Ramsey is the sweet voice you will hear on the phone confirming or making modifications to your appointments. Nicole graduated from Neville High School in 1997. She married her husband Greg in 1998, and they have 2 boys Austin and Caleb. Nicole and her family live in West Monroe. She enjoys building relationships with all of our patients and getting to know them well. Nicole also enjoys traveling with her youngest son’s baseball team and watching her oldest son play baseball for the West Monroe Rebels. Nicole and her family enjoy Friday night football and are big Rebel fans! (She cut off her Tiger tail years ago!) Nicole has been with Eddleman Crigler Dental since 2014 and has loved being a part of the Eddleman Crigler Dental work family. She truly believes that we have a great work family and that our patients are the best around!
If you have questions about your dental insurance, Kristen will be happy to check on your policy details. Kristen is originally from West Monroe where she graduated from West Monroe High School in 2011. She then attended Louisiana Tech University where she graduated with her bachelor’s degree. She now lives in Sterlington with her husband, William Reppond. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys baking and spending time with her family.