Meet the Doctors

Stuttgart's leading denture and general oral health professionals

Dr. John Nicholas Clark, D.D.S


Dr. John Nicholas Clark was born and raised in Shirley, Arkansas. He graduated from Shirley High School in 1998 and attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, graduating in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Clark was accepted into the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis during the fall of 2005 and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in May 2009.

Dr. Clark is married to Dr. Kristin Dumboski Clark, an Orthodontist. They enjoy an active life with their two dogs, Porkchop and Sue-E. Dr. Clark is an avid sports fan who enjoys attending many Razorback games. His other leisure activities include spending time on the lake, travel, staying active outdoors or at the gym, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Clark has taken an active role in the dental community, and currently belongs to several local and national dental organizations, including the American Dental Association, the Arkansas State Dental Association, and the Central District Dental Society.

Dr. Clark recognizes the unique treatment needs of each individual patient. He believes that excellent patient care requires both exceptional skill and compassion. Since he began practicing dentistry, Dr. Clark has stayed up-to-date on the latest advances in dentistry through many hours of continuing education courses in order to provide the most current and comprehensive care possible for his patients.

Dr. Clark appreciates the time you have taken to visit this site in order to learn more about our dental practice and the services we can provide to help you achieve optimal oral health.

Dr. Ethan Ake, D.D.S

Dr. Ethan Ake grew up in Conway, Arkansas where he attended high school, played in the orchestra as well as on the football and wrestling teams. Dr. Ake went on to attend Hendrix College, playing lacrosse briefly before getting involved in student government and graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. 

 After completing his undergraduate studies, he was accepted at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. During this time, he served as president of the Psi Omega Dental Fraternity and Membership Chair of the American Student Dental Association before receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. 

Dr. Ake met his wife, Ashley, in middle school and they have been together ever since. Aside from spending time with his wife, he enjoys the outdoors, hunting, playing golf and woodworking. At the end of each workweek, Dr. Ake can usually be found in green and gold, cheering on his Green Bay Packers.

Dr. Ake is a member of the American Dental Association and the Arkansas State Dental Association. He has participated in multiple outreach programs such as Mid South Mission of Mercy, and plans to continue serving his community for years to come. He is proud to practice in Arkansas where he is committed to offering knowledgeable, considerate dental care in a relaxing environment.
Dr. Heathman

Personal philosophy

Dr. Montgomery Heathman, D.D.S.
Dr. Montgomery D. Heathman is an Arkansas native, born in Jonesboro and raised in Springdale. He graduated from Springdale High School in 1984. He moved to Dallas and attended Video Technical Institute, graduating with an Associate Degree in 1988. He then attended Brookhaven Community College in Dallas. Returning to Fayetteville in 1993 to complete his undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1997. He then attended dental school at the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis and graduated in 2000 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He is a member of Xi Psi Phi dental fraternity.
After graduation, Dr. Heathman joined his father, Dr. Dwight Heathman, in private practice in Springdale. In 2001, his father retired and Dr. Heathman continued in solo practice until 2009. In 2010, he moved to Little Rock and joined Aebersold Family Dentistry until 2013. Dr. Heathman treats patients of all ages, and enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry. His particular interest is in cosmetic dentistry, including implantology, surgery, and full mouth rehabilitation.
Dr. Heathman, his wife Kelli, and their three dogs, Puma, Oakley, and Madison, live in Roland. His interests include golfing, fishing, and all things Razorback-related. His personal philosophy of life is to treat people with dignity, respect, integrity, and understanding, with an open heart and mind. He has a great passion for excellent dentistry and highly values and enjoys the relationships he builds with his patients and peers. Dr. Heathman donates many days each year to free community clinics in order to help patients in need of urgent care.
Dr. Heathman is a member of the American Dental Association, the Arkansas State Dental Association, and the Central District Dental Society. He has served in many dental organizations, holding various positions and offices on the local, state, and national levels, and is actively involved in organized dentistry. Dr. Heathman has been listed for many years as one of America's Top Dentists and in 2014 was recognized by The International Association of Dentists as a Leading Physician of the World and Top Dentist in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Call us at (870) 551-3836 and get to know Dr. Heathman and his team!
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