Meet The Dentist and Our Team
Dr. Van O’Dell Cosmetic and Family Dentistry was founded in 1975 with the vision of creating a dental practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. The clinical and office staff are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting a dentist can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate dental professionals will ease your fears. Dr. O’Dell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Arkansas and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1972.
Dr. O’Dell is a member of the American Dental Association and the Arkansas State Dental Association. Dr. O’Dell has been honored every year since 2010 as a finalist in the Best of the Best of Central Arkansas as a General and Cosmetic dentist. In 2011 he was the winner in both categories.
Office Administrator / Financial Coordinator
Donna has been with Dr. O’Dell almost 20 years. She loves her job and the opportunity of helping others achieve their goals for a long-lasting beautiful smile. Donna has two children and four grandchildren she enjoys spending time with.
Registered Dental Assistant
Collette Conley, RDA, has been in the dental field for over 16 years. ‘Teeth’ have been her thing since she was a little girl! She enjoys working for Dr. O’Dell. He is amusing and a perfectionist. He even sings to his patients occasionally.
Collette has two children and she enjoys spending time with her family.
I have been a dental assistant for almost 20 years. I love getting to know the patients and learning about them and their family.
I have lived in the Little Rock are for 5 and I love the area. I have been married to my husband for 33 years. We have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. I am very active in my church and love making crafts and scrapbooking
I have worked in Dental Insurance for about 18 years handling verifications, chasing claims and helping patients will all their insurance questions.
I enjoy being outside and spending time with my family and friends.
Katie joined our office in August 2016. Katie graduated from UCA in 2011 and went on to graduate from UAMS with her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene. Katie loves meeting new people and works everyday to help patients reach their oral health goals. Outside of the office, Katie enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her dog Maggie.