Our Staff

Rosa Connally
Dental Hygienist

Rosa has been a part of our practice since 1988.  She describes her daily work as quite fulfilling.  She works with children and adults providing many services, including cleanings, making impressions, and various periodontal treatments prescribed by Dr. Martin.

A graduate of Saltillo High School, she received an Applied Science Degree from Northeast Community College in Booneville.

Rosa and her husband, Tom, have been married since 1988 and have two amazing girls, Monica and Montana.

On her days off, she enjoys the outdoors with activities including boating, skiing, and bike riding.  She attends church at Unity Baptist Church where she enjoys participating with youth activities and playing the piano in the music department on occasion.

Rosa says that working for Dr. Martin was a part of God’s plan for her life.  Blessing her with patients that seem like family and the most understanding boss that anyone could have.



Lisa Cryder
Dental Assistant

Lisa joined our staff as a dental assistant in October 2007.  She came to our practice with over five years experience in the dental field.

She is a graduate of Mooreville High School and attended Itawamba Community College in Fulton.  Lisa received her radiology permit from Hinds Community College in Pearl. Lisa has also had several training courses on crown design with E4D technology.

She is married with one son, Wes, who is her “star athlete,” playing several sports.  Lisa enjoys the outdoors, crafts, reading, and refinishing furniture in her spare time.

She says that she loves the laid back atmosphere at Dr. Martin’s office.  He is very patient and always willing to teach new things about dentistry.



Renée Smith
Office Manager

Renee has been at the practice since 1995.  She assisted Dr. Martin for nine years before becoming his office manager.

She manages all administrative functions of the practice including scheduling, insurance, billing, payroll, financing, marketing, and a lot of what she calls “good old-fashioned customer service”. 

She is a graduate of Tupelo High School and attended Itawamba Community College.  Renee has completed various continuing education courses throughout her years at the practice, and received her radiology permit through the University of Tennessee.

Renee has one daughter, Morgan, and is very active in her church and community.  She is a member of First Baptist Church, Saltillo, where she facilitates the Divorce Care Ministry. She loves the beach, reading, spending time with friends and family, and she is an avid Mississippi State fan.

Renee says that Dr. Martin is very easy to work for.  He is really understanding and fun to be around.  He truly values his employees and his patients.


Sharon Rodriguez

Patient Services

Sharon joined our practice in January 2010 serving in patient services. She schedules appointments, verifies patient dental insurance coverage, filing, payments, financing, and  general customer service.

Sharon graduated from South Panola High School in Batesville in 1983. She attended Blue Mountain College and Northwest Community College. She worked at Hancock Fabrics in Baldwyn for nine years as a graphic artist before joining our practice.

Sharon and her husband Tony have three children, Bethany, Ryan, and Wilson. They also have two wonderful grandchildren.Sharon enjoys all water sports, walking, working in the yard, and spending quality time with family and friends. But, Sharon says keeping up with Tony and the kids is a full time job in itself. Sharon and her family attend First Baptist Church in Saltillo.

Working for Dr. Martin has been a rewarding change from the manufacturing industry. She enjoys learning about dentistry and enjoys the friendly atmosphere she has found here.


Kelly Bryson
Dental Assistant

Kelly joined our practice in July, 2009. She has over 13 years in the dental field as a chairside assistant. Kelly assists Dr. Martin in all dental procedures making sure that the patient is as comfortable as possible. She takes xrays and makes sure Dr. Martin has everything he needs for the procedure at hand.

Kelly is a graduate of South Pontotoc Attendance Center and attended Northwest Community College, where she was a member of the Rodeo Team. She received her Radiology permit thru Northeast Community College in 1997.

Kelly and her husband, Bob, live in the Jericho community in Union County. They have one beautiful daughter, Emma Claire. Besides spending time with her family, Kelly enjoys her horses and being outdoors. She also loves restoring and distressing old furniture.

Kelly says that working here has been a refreshing change. She enjoys the friendly atmosphere and the fact that Dr. Martin is so easy to work for. She enjoys being part of a great dental team!



Vicki Peeler

Vicki Peeler joined our practice in 2011. We are excited to have her as a part of our team. Vicki graduated from East Union High School in 1985. She received her Hygiene degree from Northeast Community College in 1988, so she has 26 years experience in the dental field.

Vicki has two daughters, Kylie and Anna Beth, and a precious granddaughter, Mya. She enjoys spending quality time with them and her extended family and friends. She enjoys running, traveling, going to the lake, Ole Miss football games, and curling up watching a good hallmark movie.

Vicki says the thing she enjoys most about Martin Dental is that everyone is like her family rather than coworkers. Dr. Martin is very easy to work for and truly cares about his patients.