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Suzanne K. Coco, DDS, MDS

Dr. Suzanne Coco earned her degree as a dental laboratory technician in 1988, and became nationally board certified in ceramics in 1994. She served as a dental laboratory technician for eight years in the United States Air Force, where she was chosen ‘Dental Airman of the Year’ by her peers for this entire branch of military service.

Dr. Coco, while stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska, co-owned and operated a full-service dental laboratory, with her focus on dental ceramics (crowns and bridges) and dental implants. Her close relationships with her referring dentists and specialists, as well as her interest in the clinical side of dentistry, led her to return to Arkansas where she completed a Bachelor of Science Degree at Williams Baptist College in 2001.

She then attended the University of Tennessee, Memphis, Health Science Center and graduated in 2005. In 2008, she received both a Prosthodontic degree and a Master of Dental Science degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, Health Science Center. Upon graduating, Dr. Coco joined Dr. Hart in a partnership in Little Rock, Arkansas, as well as served as a faculty member of Prosthodontics at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. 

Dr. Coco and Dr. Hart continue their relationship with the University of Tennessee Prosthodontic residency program training and mentoring residents in full-mouth reconstructions using crowns and bridges, as well as dental implant supported prosthetics.

In her downtime, Dr. Coco likes to enjoy quality time with her husband, son, granddaughter, and all of her animals in her own little slice of heaven in the country.  Along with her husband, Chris, Dr. Coco lives at home with her four dogs, five chickens, and a ferret.  Some hobbies of hers include painting, making soaps and candles, and taking long walks on her land, enjoying the sounds of nature.  A good book is also never far from Dr. Coco's reach.  

Jonathan M. Hart, DDS, MDS

Dr. Jonathan Hart earned his Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Central Arkansas in 2001. He attended the University of Tennesee, Memphis, Health Science Center graduating in 2005. In 2006 he received a certificate in General Practice Residency (a hospital-based residency program), and in 2009 he received both a Prosthodontic degree and a Master of Dental Science degree from The University of Tennessee, Memphis, Health Science Center.

Dr. Hart also completed a three year intensive mentorship with Dr. William McHorris, a world-renowned TMJ therapy specialist. Upon graduating, Dr. Hart joined Dr. Coco in a partnership in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he has not only incorporated a proprietary process for managing TMJ and Migraine headache-related pain, but has also led the practice in its charge to be on the cutting edge of digital, computerized dentistry.

When Dr. Hart isn't working on patients, he enjoys time with his beautiful family.   He and his wife, Ali live the adventure of a lifetime with their awesome toddler twin children, Scarlett and West.  Along with their babies, they also have three fur babies, Ollie, Cowboy, and Hugo, who make household life really interesting, hectic, but fun!  When they are able, Dr. Hart and Ali like to fit in a date night where they can, going out to eat or watching a movie.  Dr. Hart also loves the outdoors, and doesn't miss a chance to ride on his road bike, or make a trip to Pinnacle Mountain or Two Rivers Park.  

Zack Coco, BSN, RN, Aesthetic Nurse

Zack comes to us with not only a background in dentistry, with his mother, grandfather, and great-grandfather all being dentists themselves, but with a medical knowledge as well, as he is a RN with his Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Zack started at Hart & Coco in February of 2015 as our new office manager.  He has since stepped down from this position so that he can focus more on his patients, clinically.  He is certified in multiple aesthetic procedures, including Botox and Xeomin injections, dermal filler injections, and neck fat reduction with Kybella.  Along with helping patients with their aesthetic needs, Zack also serves as our patient coordinator, making sure all of our patients are well taken care of.  

Zack originally graduated from Arkansas State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  He then moved to Little Rock to pursue an education in nursing.  While in nursing school, Zack served on the boards of multiple organizations, and served as President of the Arkansas Nursing Students' Association.  He is currently enrolled in a Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program and plans to graduate in May of 2019.  Zack is currently a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as well as the American Nurses Association.  He has a beautiful daughter, Olivia, who he loves spending all of his free time with, as well as a dog, Hank, who is his entertainment at home.  His wide range of leadership abilities paired with his love of helping others makes him perfect for the Hart & Coco team!

Grant Metz, Dental Laboratory Technician

After graduating high school from Dover, Arkansas, Grant received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Arkansas Tech University in 2002.  He then moved on to receive his Associate of Science in Dental Laboratory Technology from the Southern Illinois University in 2005.  While in school Grant received the Illinois Dental Laboratory Association scholarship, American Dental Association scholarship, and was a Recognized Graduate with the Nation Board for Certification.

Grant started at Hart & Coco in August of 2016 after over 3 years of experience at a commercial dental laboratory.  A few of his many skills include the design and milling of zirconia dental restorations, pre-sinter staining (coloring) of zirconia crowns and bridges, and final shade match and glaze of dental ceramics.  He is so good at color matching that Dr. Hart has named him the King of Color!

When Grant isn't working, he loves spending time with his growing family!  Along with his beautiful wife, Jeanifer, he also has 4 children, Donavon, Davis, Dylan, and Phoebe.  He likes to coach youth basketball and baseball because it gives him even more time with his kids.  

Toshua Thomas, Registered Dental Hygienist

Toshua began her career in dentistry as a chair side assistant from 2003-2011. In 2012, she received a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene with Highest Honors from UAMS. She worked as a Hygienist at a family dental office, and then at UAMS, before joining the Hart & Coco team in the summer of 2014.

Toshua’s qualifications include intra- and extra-oral cancer screenings, nutritional counseling, Tobacco Cessation and treatment planning, and she is certified to administer local and electronic anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide and Oral Conscious Sedation Monitoring.

As a student, Toshua was acknowledged for her dedication and commitment to excellence in dental hygiene by being presented the Colgate Star Award and the Patterson Clinical Performance Award. She is a member of the Arkansas Dental Hygiene Association and the American Dental Hygiene Association and also serves as Hart & Coco’s HIPAA and OSHA Privacy Officer.

Talor Shumaker, Registered Dental Assistant

Talor joined our team in late March of 2016 as our new dental assistant.  Showing great skill and promise, she has quickly grown into her new position as surgical assistant, as well as being in charge of infection control in the office.  She was born in Little Rock, AR and raised in Maumelle, where she worked clinically as a veterinarian assistant for the last four years.  Talor graduated from the Little Rock Dental Assisting School in 2016 and started working for Hart & Coco soon after. Talor is ready to put a smile on your face.  Give her a call today!

Morgan Gallaway, Registered Dental Assistant

"Seeing a patient get to transform their lifestyle with their unique smile is so exhilarating and such a joy to be a part of!"  Working in the dental field has always been a dream for Morgan.  She attended Harding University and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2014.  Following graduation, she pursued education from Dental Assisting School with expanded functions in coronal polishing, radiography, nitrous oxide and CPR certification.  Soon after school she began working and has been with the Hart & Coco team since June of 2016.  Morgan has proficient skills as a chair-side dental assistant.  Her past experience working in the laboratory is a huge asset for our clinic as well.

Allie Horn, Receptionist

Allie recently decided she needed a change from her four year career in banking, and says she has always found dentistry so interesting.  “The way your office really pays attention to your patients’ wants and needs, I couldn’t imagine working anywhere else!”  Coming from a banking background, Allie has great customer service abilities and is able to multitask and prioritize responsibilities in a way to better serve our patients.  She says helping people is what she does best, which is why she has always been in the customer service field.  “Being in the healthcare environment, I’ll be able to help in a completely different, more meaningful way.” She is very excited to be the “face” of Hart & Coco and can’t wait to meet you at your next appointment!