Meet the Staff

Dental Staff in Rogers, AR

Our Rogers, AR dentist and staff at Artistic Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the dental field. Read on to learn more about our staff’s experience and training.

Robert C. Goldtrap, DDS

Dentist Rogers, AR

Dr. Robert Christopher Goldtrap was born in Fort Smith Arkansas, in 1970. He graduated from Southside High School in Fort Smith and attended Colorado State University. Dr. Goldtrap graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a BSBA in 1992. From August 1993 – August 1997, Dr. Goldtrap attended and graduated from the University of Tennessee School Of Dentistry. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in June 1997. Dr. Goldtrap entered a General Practice Residency School at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda Maryland. Upon completion, he was stationed at Cherry Point Marine Corps Station in North Carolina till his Honorable Discharge in 2000. After the 911 attack on the World Trade Center, Dr. Goldtrap rejoined the military by entering the Arkansas Air National Guard. He served at the 188th FW, 920 Rescue Unit in Florida, and the 189TH Airlift unit till his retirement in March of 2019 as a full Colonel.

Dr. Goldtrap is married to Cathy Goldtrap for the past 20-plus years and enjoys raising their kids in Rogers Area. Dr. Goldtrap enjoys outdoor sports and swimming. He is a registered USA Swimming Coach and an NCAA College Official for the University of Arkansas Swim team.

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Marianne

Office Manager

Marianne has been in the dental field for over 8 years, offering experience in both the chair side and front office.

Marianne oversees the entire office, making sure all patients are getting the up-most care from beginning to end of appointments. She loves making connections with patients and helping them understand their insurance benefits. On Marianne’s time off, she enjoys listening to live music and reading books.

Claire

Registered Dental Hygienist

Claire graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2017 and started her dental hygiene career at Life Style Dentistry.

Claire specializes in treating gum disease with laser-assisted non-surgical periodontal therapy. She loves educating her patients and helping them improve their overall health. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and golfing.

Mary

Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Mary now calls Northwest Arkansas home. With double bachelors in Public Health and Dental Hygiene, she’s a Registered Dental Hygienist. She’s passionate about helping patients regain their smiles and ensuring their ability to enjoy food comfortably, inspired by her childhood dentist.

Outside of work, Mary enjoys quality time with her husband, Eric, and their 2 1/2-year-old son, Wesley. She has a soft spot for the elderly, loves having dinner and drinks with friends and family, and is a dedicated Hog sports fan. Most of their time is spent exploring NWA with little Wesley, and they recently moved back to the Rogers area.

Kate

Registered Dental Assistant

Currently, Kate is attending the University of Arkansas, pursuing a degree in criminology. She holds the title of the reigning USA National Miss Arkansas 2022-2023. As a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority chapter at the University of Arkansas, she actively participates in various activities. Outside of her academic pursuits, she finds joy in assisting her dad with all aspects of dentistry when she is not attending classes.

Cecilia

Registered Dental Assistant

Cecilia, a Springdale, Arkansas native, is dedicated to her community. She attended Springdale High School and is now studying at NWACC, with aspirations to join the Hygiene Program at UAFS.

Her commitment to dentistry stems from a strong desire to impact lives positively. She thrives on witnessing her patients’ smile transformations, boosting their confidence and joy.

Beyond work, Cecilia cherishes her large family, enjoys tennis, and savors matcha and chai. She’s an avid fan of the TV series, Vampire Diaries, and finds comfort in the world of books.

Yessenia

Registered Dental Assistant

Yessenia is a dedicated Register Dental Assistant at Artistic Smiles. She earned her associate degree from Northwest Arkansas Community College, where her fascination with dental procedures and tooth surfaces confirmed her career choice. Her passion for the dental field and eagerness to learn have made her an invaluable member of the Artistic Smiles team.

Outside of work, Yessenia is a first-generation college graduate who enjoys giving back to the community through charity work. She is also continuing her education with the goal of becoming a dental hygienist, showcasing her commitment to both her profession and personal growth.

Cassie

Registered Dental Assistant

Cassie is a Registered Dental Assistant at Artistic Smiles, was born and raised in Bentonville, AR. She graduated from Bentonville High School and earned her RDA certification from Petra Allied Health in 2012. Inspired by watching dental assistants work with her own children, Cassie pursued a career in dental care, finding joy in transforming smiles and alleviating patients’ pain.

Outside of work, Cassie enjoys spending time with her large, loving family and is a proud grandmother to her baby grandson, Kayson. She loves kayaking, outdoor activities, crafting, and attending concerts with her husband. Cassie’s vibrant personal life and dedication to her family complement her professional commitment, making her an invaluable member of the Artistic Smiles team.