Boyd Family Dentistry Doctors
McKenzy K. Boyd, DDS
Dr. McKenzy Boyd is originally from Wasilla, Alaska and ventured to the South after graduating from high school. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology from Louisiana State University and then attended dental school at Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI, where she graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. After graduation, Dr. Boyd practiced in Mitchell, South Dakota before returning to Louisiana. Dr. Boyd is happy to be back and loves being able to help our patients achieve their oral healthcare goals while providing them with a positive dental experience.
Dr. Boyd is an avid LSU Tiger and Saints fan. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, running and spending time with Dr. Jared and their 4 children.
Jared M. Boyd, DDS
Dr. Jared Boyd was born in Shreveport and his family relocated to Wasilla, Alaska when he was in middle school. After high school graduation Dr. Boyd played college football at Tyler Junior College and Mississippi College before transferring to Louisiana State University to get his bachelor’s degree. Dr. Boyd subsequently achieved his Doctor of Dental Sciences degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry.
When not helping patients or raising awareness on the importance of good dental care, Dr. Boyd enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and LSU sports. When asked about his ambitions for the future, Dr. Boyd noted that he wants “to help the community by taking care of their oral health needs and concerns. I am excited to be back in Shreveport and working in the community where I grew up.”
Frank Gaensehals, DDS
Dr. Frank was born in Alabama, but spent most of his life in Shreveport and graduated from Fairpark high school. He did his undergraduate studies at Louisiana Tech and earned his DDS from LSU Dental School in New Orleans.
Dr. Frank is a proud member of the Louisiana and American Dental Association. He has practiced in Shreveport for 40 years and continues to provide exceptional dental care to his patients. On his spare time he enjoys exercising and cheering on the LSU Tigers. He also loves spending time with his two grandsons.
Barbara, Office Manager – I am married with 2 grown children. My husband Tony and I enjoy fishing and going to Eldorado together. I have lived in Shreveport for most of my life. I started as a dental assistant in high school at this office. I met the Boyds in 2011 when they joined the practice as associates. Boyd Family Dentistry began in 2012 and I was given the opportunity to continue working with all of our great patients! My favorite thing to do is spend time with my buds, Sadie, Beau, Ty and Betty.
Cindy – My name is Cindy. I have 5 children and 20 grandchildren with whom I enjoy spending time. I enjoy working at Boyd Family Dentistry because I love interacting with all of our great patients.
Tara – My name is Tara and I have been working in and serving the dental community for over 27 years. I have been married to my husband Scott for more than 17 years and am the mother to my ‘Pride and Joy’ son, Kade. In my spare time I enjoy hanging out by the pool and cheering on my son who plays Lacrosse for Captain Shreve High School.
Cindy – I live in Haughton with my husband Steve. I have been a dental hygienist for 30+ years. I worked in this office about 15 years ago, before moving to Fort Worth. I am enjoying being back in the Shreveport area and working at Boyd Family Dentistry.
Jennifer – I am originally from the Kansas City area, but I have called Shreveport home for over 10 years. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Texas at Arlington and associates in Dental Hygiene from Southern University at Shreveport. I have been a hygienist since 2012 and was thrilled to join the Boyds’ in January, 2017. I have a passion for my work and love getting to know our patients. In my free time, I enjoy cooking and spending time with my husband.
Sharon – My name is Sharon Leethy. My husband, Todd & I have 3 children and enjoy traveling with them sharing many adventures including mountain climbing, camping, and all things outdoors. I’ve been a dental hygienist for Dr. Frank since 1991 and I am so excited to be working with the doctors and staff at Boyd Family Dentistry. Building relationships with our patients and ensuring their optimum oral health is the best part of my job.
Tori – My name is Tori and I have lived in the Shreveport-Bossier area my whole life. I have 6 fur babies (4 dogs and 2 cats) that I dearly love. I am currently in school working on my second degree. In my spare time I coach competitive cheerleading and tumbling classes at Louisiana Cheernastics and I enjoy every moment of it!
Candie – Hello my name is Candie. I was born in Texas, raised in Louisiana, lived for a short time in Alabama and now call Louisiana home again. When I moved back I knew there was no other place I would rather work than back at home with Boyd Family Dentistry. I have been in dentistry for over 15 years. I absolutely love working with our doctors and our amazing patients. In our practice I’ve been fortunate to learn the Cerec ‘Same Day Crown’ technology and love giving patients top quality care. My husband has triplet daughters and a son and we have one fur baby at the moment. I enjoy spending time with my husband whether it’s fishing, working out or listening to him play music.
Janet – I started working as a dental assistant when I was in high school. I have been in this office since 2001. I was excited to join team Boyd when they took over this practice in 2012. I am blessed with 2 grown sons, daughter-in-laws, and 4 grandchildren. I love spending time with my family going to the lake and estate sales.
Chelsea – My name is Chelsea. I have 1 child, Brynnlee. I live in Rodessa on Black Bayou Lake. We love to hunt, fish and doing anything outside. I love being a dental assistant and have been doing it for 3 years.
Kara – My name is Kara and I have 2 children. I have worked in the practice as a dental hygiene assistant for 11 years. I enjoy a great relationship with our patients and look forward to meeting new patients.