Your Trusted Arkansas Dentist in Mena & Hot Springs

Your Trusted Arkansas Dentist in Mena & Hot Springs

Comprehensive General Dentistry for Every Smile


More than just teeth, Healthy Connections is your partner in oral health. From first smiles to confident grins, our family-friendly clinics in Mena and Hot Springs, Arkansas, cater to every stage of life. We believe everyone deserves quality, affordable dental care, which is why we offer a wide range of services and compassionate support. So, ditch the anxieties and step into a brighter future. Healthy Connections, where your smile truly matters.

Comprehensive Care for Healthy Smiles

Teeth Cleaning & Exams

Regular dental exams are an important part of preventive health care. During a dental exam, the dentist or hygienist will clean your teeth and check for cavities and gum disease.

Digital X-Rays

Similar to traditional dental X-rays that use film, your dentist inserts a sensor into your mouth to capture digital radiography images of your teeth. They are available instantly.

Fillings, Extractions & Root Canals

Root canals and tooth extractions are procedures dentists can use to treat teeth that are damaged or infected in some way.

Crowns & Bridges

Bridges and crowns are fixed prosthetic devices that are cemented onto existing teeth or implants by a dentist. Crowns are used to entirely cover or “cap” a damaged tooth or cover an implant.

Other Services Include

Teeth whitening is not a medical procedure but it can result in whiter teeth and a brighter smile. This in turn can make people feel better about themselves.

Velscope Oral Cancer Screenings: Head and neck cancer, including oral cancer, cancer of the larynx, and cancer of the pharynx, is the sixth most common type of cancer worldwide.


Dental Providers

Kaleb Harp, DDS

Kaleb Harp, DDS

Director of Dental Services

Sukhmandeep Bhandal, DMD

Sukhmandeep Bhandal, DMD


Kayla Goodson, DDS

Kayla Goodson, DDS


Kristen Irby, RDH

Kristen Irby, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kevin Villeda, RDH

Kevin Villeda, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Dental Clinics

Mena Health Park

136 Health Park Lane

Hot Springs Chippewa

1723 Malvern Ave.

Affordable Dental Care for Everyone: A Smile Within Reach

Everyone deserves a healthy, confident smile, and at Healthy Connections, we believe cost shouldn’t be a barrier to achieving it. We understand that dental care can be expensive, but we’re committed to making it accessible and affordable for everyone in our community.

We accept most major dental insurance plans, including Medicaid, so you can use your existing coverage to cover a portion of your treatment. And if you don’t have insurance, don’t worry! We never turn anyone away for lack of funds. We offer a sliding-fee scale based on your income and family size, ensuring that everyone can get the care they need.

We believe that oral health is an essential part of overall health and well-being, and we’re passionate about helping our patients achieve optimal oral health. We offer a wide range of services at affordable prices. We also work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that fits your budget and your needs.


What insurance plans do you accept?

We accept most major dental insurance plans, including Medicaid. If you’re unsure, please give us a call and we can verify your coverage.

I don't have insurance. Can I still receive care?

We understand that not everyone has dental insurance. That’s why we offer a sliding-fee scale based on your income and family size. We never turn anyone away for lack of funds.

Do you see children?

Absolutely! We love providing gentle and compassionate dental care for children of all ages. We offer fun and engaging experiences to help make dentistry a positive experience for little ones.

I'm nervous about going to the dentist. What can I do?

We understand that some people have dental anxiety. We offer a gentle and caring approach to dentistry and will do everything we can to make your experience as comfortable as possible. We also offer sedation options if needed.

How do I schedule an appointment?

You can schedule an appointment online through our website, or by calling us at 888-710-8220.

Feel free to contact us at 888-710-8220 for more in-depth information on these topics. We’re here to support you at every stage of your dental journey.


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