Meet our Friendly Dental Team

Rhonda Asfour

Dental Assistant

Rhonda is originally from Texarkana, AR and has spent 26 years in the dental field so far. Meeting new people is one of her favorite parts of being a dental assistant! She studied at the James Bowie High School before pursuing a career in dentistry. Since her formal education, she went on to receive additional training in CPR and dental X-rays before joining Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry.

When she’s not working, she’s spending time with her two brothers, two sisters, and raising her daughter. She also enjoys yard work, being outside, and flipping houses with her husband. One interesting thing about her is she’s pretty handy with her tools (her co-workers even poke fun at her for always having tools in her car!)

Katie Cobb

Dental Assistant

Originally from Texarkana, Katie has been in the dental field for several years now and greatly enjoys connecting with new patients, catching up with existing ones, and working with an incredible group of people at Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry. For her, one of the most rewarding parts of being in the field is seeing newfound confidence in her patients and their bright smile after treatment is done. After attending Genoa Central High School, she enrolled into the Texarkana School of Dental Assisting in Little Rock. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and visiting new places with family and friends and having girls’ nights out with the PGFD team!

Jenee Clayton

Dental Hygienist

Jenee’ has always loved being able to work with patients of all ages over her 26 years in the dental field. Establishing relationships and providing gentle and thorough treatment are two of her favorite things to do as a dental professional. Since graduating from Hope High School, she enrolled into Tyler Junior College and has received certification in skills like dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planing, head and neck oral cancer screenings, dental radiographs, and sealants. She’s been married to her high school sweetheart since 1997 and together they raise 3 kids. Her favorite hobbies include volunteering at her local church in the kid’s ministry, fitness, cooking, swimming, traveling, and yard work.

Tricia Leonoudakis

Dental Hygienist

A Texarkana native, Tricia attended North Texas State University before completing the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene at Baylor Dental School. Today, she has 25+ years of experience under her belt, and she has spent the last two full decades right here at Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry! Throughout the years, meeting patients and helping them get the absolute best dental care alongside a great group of people has continued to be her favorite aspect of her job. When she isn’t at our office, she enjoys hanging out with loved ones, cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time at the Caddo River.

Ashley Hemphill 

Front Desk Team

Ashley was born and raised in Texas! Now, she is a certified medical billing coder with more than a decade of experience in the dental field. For her, our patients, her colleagues, and the encouraging environment are the best parts of her job.

Ashley comes from a tight-knit family of introverts (with the exception of her husband). Outside of dentistry, her interests include reading, enjoying the outdoors, completing continuing education, and taking family trips out of state each year. One thing you may not know about her is that she likes watching Korean TV shows and plans to visit one day!

Michaelyn Marracino

Human Resources

Michaelyn holds over six years in the dental field, loves meeting with new and existing patients, and enjoys seeing her husband live out his passion for dentistry. Following her graduation from Ouachita Baptist University and Texas A&M University-Texarkana, she would eventually join the practice. To her, family time is the ultimate #1 and she cherishes every moment with her husband, Torin, their 14-month-old daughter Brynleigh, and their puppy, Bailey. She also enjoys relaxing at the beach, skiing, hunting, online shopping, and bonfires with friends! One interesting fact about her is her middle name Winnifred has been passed down for three generations.

Allyson Haynes

Office Manager

Allyson has an impressive 17+ years of experience in the dental field under her belt, and all of them have been spent right here at Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry. Although she attended NETX Community College and is a dental hygienist, she loves working with insurance. Throughout the years, her favorite parts of her job continue to be working with the best dental team, meeting new patients, and catching up with current ones! Outside the office, she loves spending time with her husband, Michael, and their two rambunctious boys, Whit and Beau. She also enjoys going to the beach and hanging out with friends.

Darla M. Crook

Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in Texas, Darla attended both Texarkana Community College and Tyler Junior College. She joined the field of dentistry (and our team) more than two decades ago now, and she has loved helping our patients enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile ever since. In fact, that’s her favorite aspect of her job! During her time off, she enjoys spending time with her grandkids and friends at the beach. One thing you might not know about her is that her grandmother’s name is Daisy.

Savannah Smith

Insurance Coordinator

A Texarkana native, Savannah completed her studies at McLennan Community College in Waco. She joined our team more than five years ago now and has since happily spent her days enjoying the wonderful family/fun environment at Pleasant Grove Family Dentistry. She and her husband, Brad, got married in 2014 and welcomed their first daughter, Reagan, three years later. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family, traveling, and doing yard work!


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