Meet Our Staff


Dr. Jimmy Leonard

Dr. Leonard is a graduate of   Ruston High School

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe
  • LSU Dental School

He is a member of  The American Dental Association

  • The Academy of General Dentistry 

Jimmy and his wife, Susie, attend The Bridges Community Church in Ruston.


Susie Leonard


Susie is the registered Dental Hygienist at Cox Family Dentistry. She loves people and helping them have optimal dental health. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going on mission trips with her husband, Dr. Jimmy Leonard.



Candace McGrew

Office Manager / Insurance Clerk 

Candace was born and raised in Dubach, Louisiana and has lived in Choudrant, La for the last 13 years. She has been in the medical field for the past 17 years and the last five of those she has dedicated to the field of dentistry.

Candace and her husband Jeff have been married for 14 years and have two beautiful children, Blake and Sydney. They are active members of Pineywoods Christian Church in Downsville, LA.

She graduated from ULM in Phlebotomy, is CPR certified, and also completed Dental X-ray Function Course at Southern University Department of Dental Hygiene.

She loves coming to work at Cox Family Dentistry because it is such a loving Christian environment and that overflows to our patients. Outside of work Candace enjoys spending time with her family, camping, fishing, and also singing with her church music team.

Sally Smith

Administrative Assistant

Sally has been the friendly face at our front desk for the last two years. She loves working with people and getting to know new patients is her favorite part of her position.

In Sally's free time she enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoys photography and being outdoors.

Frances Springfield

Dental Assistant

Frances began working at Cox Family Dentistry in 1993. She enjoys working with our patients as they become part of our team. In her spare time, Frances enjoys spending her spare time riding a road bicycle in groups, meeting new people, and she loves animals.



Angie Herron

Dental Assistant

Angie has been one of the friendly faces you've seen assisting here for the past 22 years. She loves helping people. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her growing family, cooking, and being outdoors.




Lisa Davis

Dental Assistant

Lisa is a native of Minden, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Minden High School and Bossier Parish Dental Assistant School.

Lisa and her husband, Jack Davis, have been married for fourteen years. They have a 13-year-old son, Jaron. Lisa and her family attend First Baptist Church of Minden.

Lisa loves working at Cox Family Dentistry and knows that this is her calling.Meeting and getting to know our patients is such a blessing.
Lisa's hobbies include spending time with family, deer hunting, fishing, and swimming.



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Office Hours
Monday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:7:30 AM - 12:00 PM