Dental Staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Larry Gould, DDS
Dr. Gould Graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1977, and has practiced Dentistry in Mountain Home since 1980. Dedicated to providing the best quality dentistry, Dr. Gould is a graduate of the Medical College Of Georgia (MCG/AAID Implant Surgery Maxi-Course) “Comprehensive Training Program in Implant Dentistry”. A Founding member of The International Stomatognathic Honorary Alliance, A member of American Dental Association, Arkansas Dental Association, Academy Of General Dentistry, The American College Of Oral Implantology, The International Congress Of Oral Implantologists, The Academy Of Osseointergration, and The American Academy Of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Gould takes pride in his office and staff, and enjoys changing lives by focusing on complex Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic procedures, Oral Surgery, Bone Grafting, Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Implant Surgery and the Restoration of Dental Implants. Dr. Gould continues to educate himself in order to provide his patients with the best quality treatment they deserve. Courses such as Dr. Michael Pikos and Dr. Maurice Salama’s “The Ultimate Bone Graft and Soft Tissue Grafting for Implant Reconstruction” (Partners In Synergy-Orlando Florida). Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry “Hands On Implant Placement with Live Patient Surgeries and I.V. Sedation”. Medical College of Georgia, Department of Anesthesiology and Peri-Operative Medicine Advanced Cardiac Life Support In-Hospital Training Program (ACLS Certification). Columbia, South America “Comprehensive Sinus Augmentation Surgery and Grafts, Nasal and Sinus Lifts, and Implant Surgery Placement Course. Dr. Gould was honored to be one of fifteen from the United States to be invited to France to study abroad with Dr. Hilt Tatum, (Founder of the Sinus Graft and Pioneer of Dental Implant Surgery and Bone Grafts). Dr. Gould’s interests outside of work include spending time with his family, anything outdoors to enjoy the beautiful Mountain home area, and when time allows he enjoys traveling to beautiful and exotic places.

Pam McKanna
Hi, my name is Pam and I am Dr. Gould’s Financial Coordinator.  I have been with Dr. Gould since 2001.  I have been to numerous continuing education seminars, arming myself with as much information as possible to be able to assist our patients with any questions or concerns they may have. I have been in finance and public relations since 1990. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, flower gardening, spending a lot of time outdoors, and just enjoying life.

Professional Certifications/Recognitions
CPR & AED, COMPUTER TRAINING, INVISALIGN, COLLECTION COMPLIANCE, INSURANCE COMPLIANCE, DEDICATION AWARD 2005, DEDICATION AWARD 2006

 

Joy Fortenberry, RDA, CDA
Hi, my name is Joy and I have been a Certified Dental Assistant since 1992. I have been with Dr. Gould since 2004. I have extensive training and experience in clinic, hygiene, and administration. I really enjoy working with Dr. Gould and assisting with his beautiful smile makeovers. I am happily married to my high school sweetheart David and we have a beautiful daughter and an adorable son. I enjoy cooking and entertaining.

Professional Certifications/Recognitions
RDA, CDA, AED-CPR, OSHA, N20, Invisalign, ZoomII, Associates of Applied Science, Award of Excellence, STM education

 

 

 

 

 

Melinda Felkins, RDH

Lindsey Boles, RDH

Maria Tabor