Our Ruston, LA Team Treats You Like Family

Our Ruston, LA team makes you feel at ease as soon as you walk in our door, and they keep the warm feelings coming during your entire visit


Registered Dental Hygienist

Connie has been working alongside Dr. Stuckey, her husband, since 1989 when the practice started. She graduated from LSUSD in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Each year, Connie seeks continuing education courses and has completed training in CPR, Invisalign, Sonicare, and Inspired Hygiene. She really enjoys her job and her opportunity to establish lifelong relationships with people. She especially loves to help her patients get the smile they desire!

Connie is a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and is a life member of Junior Auxilary of Ruston. She has two children: Beau, who is a graduate of LSU and a medical device rep, and Katie, who is a graduate of Ole Miss and a student at Southern College of Optometry. In her free time, Connie enjoys playing tennis, running, visiting her children, and watching LSU football!

Registered Dental Hygienist - Jamie | Patrick Stuckey, D.D.S.



Jamie graduated from Northeast Louisiana University (now the University of Louisiana at Monroe) with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene before embarking on a long career with Dr. Stuckey. Jamie is also CPR certified. Away from the office, she loves spending time with her family. She and her husband, Mike, have a daughter, Emma, and twin boys, Dean and Drew. Other favorite activities include traveling and watching her kids play baseball, softball, and soccer.

Registered Dental Hygienist - Nikki | Patrick Stuckey, D.D.S.



A 2002 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Nikki graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She is CPR certified and licensed for local anesthesia. She is married to Jeremy and has two children, Slade and Alyssa. When not at work, she enjoys being outdoors, going to the beach, and watching her children play basketball and softball for the Choudrant Aggies. Nikki also enjoys supporting Jeremy’s two children, Hayden and Madeline, who play Little Aggie basketball and softball.

Registered Dental Hygienist - Erica | Patrick Stuckey, D.D.S.



Erica graduated from the LSU School of Dentistry with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 2009. She is also licensed to administer local anesthesia and is CPR certified. A Baton Rouge, LA native, she’s married to Kyle, a Ruston native. They have two children, Jack and Stella. She and her family are members of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. She enjoys playing with her kids, cheering on the Tigers, attending St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, and traveling to see her family.

Dental Assistant - Bailey | Patrick Stuckey, D.D.S.


Dental Assistant

Bailey is a graduate of the River Cities School of Dental Assisting. She joined our team in 2017 and has been helping patients have a fantastic experience in our office ever since. Bailey is certified in CPR and X-ray usage. The best part of her job is visiting with our patients. When away from the office, Bailey enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and cooking.

Receptionist - Dodie | Patrick Stuckey, D.D.S.



Dodie will be there to greet you with a warm smile when you walk into our reception area. She enjoys meeting and helping everyone who visits our office, and she can’t wait to be there for you at your next appointment. In her free time, Dodie enjoys spending time with family, fishing, hunting, and shopping.

Receptionist/Patient Coordinator - Brenda | Patrick Stuckey, D.D.S.


Receptionist/Patient Coordinator

A long-time team member and Ruston, LA native, Brenda graduated from Ruston High School and is CPR certified. She is married to Gary. They have two children, Lane and Mollie, and three grandchildren: Abbie, Lillie, and Mac. In her time away from the office, Brenda enjoys running, biking, and spending time with her grandbabies.

Certified Dental Assistant - Neelie | Patrick Stuckey, D.D.S.



Neelie graduated from Ruston High School and aids Dr. Stuckey as a certified dental assistant. Her certifications and training include:

  • Expanded Duties Dental Assisting
  • PlanScan®
  • CPR certification

She and her husband, Chris, have one son, Bryer. They also have two pets: a lab named Lilley and a cat named Kali. In her spare time, Neelie enjoys hunting, fishing, and painting.

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