Meet your Monroe, Louisiana dental team!

Each member of our staff is a highly-trained professional and genuinely committed to compassionate care for our patients. We work hard to make sure that your visit runs as smoothly as possible and that you receive the best dental care.

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Marissa Lane

Marissa Lane

Receptionist 

Marissa joined our team in 2016. She was born in Dallas, but she has lived in Louisiana for 15 years. She graduated from Neville in 2014. She also recently graduated from dental assisting school in Lafayette and attends ULM, where she is majoring in health studies. She recently had a little boy, Maddox, who is her entire world. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with Maddox and bonding with her family.


Kelcie Martin

Kelcie Martin

R.D.H.

Kelcie is one of our dental hygienists. She joined our team in 2016. She graduated from ULM in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is a longtime resident of Monroe, where she went to Ouachita Parish High School. Teaching each patient the importance of good oral hygiene while offering quality care is something she loves to do each day.

While not at work, Kelcie loves to spend time with her husband, two children, and their English bulldog. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, hunting, and fishing.


Angela Stephens

Angela Stephens

Clinical Coordinator

Angie has been working at Bayou Dental Group since 2014, but she has been working in the dental field since 1989. She is certified as an expanded duties dental assistant, but she works at our office as the clinical coordinator. Angie genuinely loves working for Dr. Finley. Our office is a place where staff members can be their best and really enjoy working together. Angie especially loves all the laughter and fun the staff has because it creates a warm and inviting atmosphere for patients.

When Angie is away from the office, she enjoys gardening, birdwatching, and spending time with her family.


Rachel Robinson

Rachel Robinson

Rachel joined our team in 2012 before attending college at Louisiana State University. She graduated from LSU in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and focus on pre-dentistry. Following graduation, she moved back to Monroe and rejoined our team to gain more knowledge and experience in the dental field as she applies to dental school. Rachel is enjoying being back in Monroe and close to her family and friends.


Jenni Lafferty

Jenni Lafferty

Jenni joined our Bayou Dental Group team in 2000. She graduated from Neville High School and is one of our expanded duty dental assistants. Jennifer enjoys working with our patients and training our new staff members. She and her husband, David, have a son named Krew. Her hobbies include going to LSU games and mud riding.


Ashley Ecker

R.D.H.
Ashley is one of our Registered Dental Hygienist. She joined our team in 2013. She graduated from ULM in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene. Ashley is a recipient of the Whitehead Scholar award. While in school, she was nominated for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. Ashley is a long time resident of West Monroe. She comes from a large family and loves to spend time with her family. Ashley spends her free time with her two nieces and her two nephews. Ashley also enjoys running and has competed in numerous races.

Ashley loves her profession, and the opportunity she has with each patient to teach them the importance and value of good oral habits. Ashley has aspirations to pursue her master’s degree of dental hygiene in the future.


Rachel Duty

Rachel Duty

Scheduling Coordinator
Rachel joined our team in 2014. She is a graduate from Ouachita Christian School. Rachel attended ULM and graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administrator in 2009. She is married to Ben Duty and they have a daughter, Livi Duty. Rachel loves spending time with her family and playing with her daughter Livi.


Anna Johns

Anna Johns

Dental Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Anna joined our team in 2013. She is a 2012 graduate of West Monroe High School. She manages our practice’s marketing along with being a dental assistant. She is currently attending Louisiana TECH, where she is pursuing a marketing degree. Anna is an alumna of Phi Mu Fraternity. She is one of our Expanded Duty Dental Assistants. Anna has a large family and loves spending time with each and everyone of them.


Brittney Dodd

Hygiene Assistant
Brittney joined our team in 2011. She is a Downsville High school graduate of 2009. Brittney is the team leader in hygiene department. Brittney is married to Chris Dodd. She enjoys spending time with her nephews, Trace & Peyton and her niece Raelynn. She also loves doing CrossFit and spending time with family and friends.


Jennifer Flickinger

Clinical Assistant
Jennifer joined our team in 2000. She graduated from Neville High School and is one of our Expanded Duty Dental Assistants. She and her husband David have a son named Krew. Jennifer enjoys working with our patients, and training our new staff members. Jennifer’s hobbies include going to LSU games and working out.


Dawn Ballard

Dawn Ballard

Clinical Administrator
Dawn joined our team in 1995. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 1993 with a Bachelor of Physical Education. Dawn takes care of all patient scheduling. She has held various positions in the practice over the years. Dawn has a daughter named Chloe. Her hobbies include bowling and spending time with her daughter.


We treat every patient like a member of our own family, and we truly enjoy seeing them leave the office with healthy, beautiful smiles.

If you have questions about your dental health, please don’t hesitate to call our Monroe, LA dental office at 318-302-4236 or use the online form. We look forward to meeting you.