Meet the Doctors
Dr. Robert Sutton III
Dr. Sutton attended Gulfport High School before graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1999 from Mississippi State University. From there, he moved to Jackson, Ms and began his journey into the dental field. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2006. That summer, he along with his wife Christie, moved back home to Gulfport and he joined Gulf Coast Dental Care (formerly Spraberry Dental Clinic.) He currently maintains countless hours of post-graduate training including implants and cosmetics. Dr. Sutton is a member of the American Dental Association, Mississippi Dental Association, Trinity United Methodist Church, Gulfport Yacht Club, Bayou Bluff Tennis Club, The Revelers Carnival Organization, and The Gulf Coast Carnival Association.
In addition to meeting the dental needs of his patients, Dr. Sutton enjoys reaching out to those in our community. He has served with Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport to coordinate dental screenings and distribution of dental products in our local school district. Spending family fun-filled weekends with his wife and beautiful daughter are essential and play a vital role in his life.
Dr. J. Patton Webb
Dr. Webb graduated from Gulfport High School before completing his degree in Chemistry at the University of Mississippi in 2009. After his time in Oxford, he then moved to Jackson, MS, to pursue his dental career. During his final year of Dental School, he married his wife Natalie, and completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine in May of 2014. After graduation, they immediately moved back to their hometown of Gulfport, where he joined the team at Gulf Coast Dental Care. A career in the healthcare field is something he had always been driven to do, and Dentistry is the profession he ultimately felt was his calling, allowing him to build relationships with patients that would last a lifetime. In his spare time Dr. Webb enjoys fishing with friends and other colleagues, as well as quality time with his loved ones.
Dr. Clyde Spraberry
Dr. Spraberry graduated from Grenada High School, then ventured to Mississippi State University to achieve his academic career. Finding a passion for the dental field early, he along with his wife Gina moved to Memphis where he attended University of Tennessee School of Dentistry. Dr. Spraberry graduated in 1965 with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, then enlisted in the army shortly after. He was quickly deployed to serve in the Vietnam War as an Army Dentist. After returning from Vietnam, he along with his family, moved to the Gulf Coast and Spraberry Dental Clinic opened its first location in 1969. Dr. Spraberry is a member of the American Dental Association and the Mississippi Dental Association. He was a Mississippi State Board Dental Examiner from 1979-1987. Dr. Spraberry is a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather to his wonderful family.
Our Hygiene Team:
Amber Ladner Henley
Amber Ladner Henley is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. Amber has been a part of the Gulf Coast Dental Care team since June 2005. She graduated from Pearl River Community College’s Dental Hygiene Program. Amber, along with her husband Rocky, are Poplarville, Ms natives. Amber loves the beach, but for family vacations she tries to go somewhere new each year for new experiences. Her family is very important to her and here at Gulf Coast Dental Care family is always a priority. She is glad that our clinic has the latest technology to better serve and diagnose our patients; "we are constantly looking for new ways to improve patient comfort and treatment".
Debbie Ford is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists who graduated from The University of Mississippi Medical Center. Gulf Coast Dental Care has had the pleasure of working with Debbie since 1975. Debbie is a hard working and diligent provider that ensures her patients get the best care. She is a Long Beach native who is married to her caring husband Steve. They have two children and one beautiful grandchild. Debbie and her husband enjoy traveling around the world as much as possible. When they aren’t busy exploring the world she enjoys going for long walks, biking on the beach, and spending as much time outdoors as possible.
Felicia Ross is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. Gulf Coast Dental Care has had the privilege of her being a part of the clinic for the past four years. Felicia is registered in the state of Mississippi as well as Louisiana where she is licensed to perform local anesthesia. She graduated from Pearl River Community College in 2010. Felicia and her husband, Teddy, are Bay St. Louis native who enjoy traveling with the company of their close friends and family.
Jane Thames, one of our Registered Dental Hygienists, graduated from LSU School of Dentistry/ Dental Hygiene. Prior to Gulf Coast Dental Care, Jane worked for her husband who practiced in Long Beach, Ms. When he retired in 1998, we then had the pleasure of welcoming Jane to our family practice. She loves seeing patients that she has been treating for years, and says "sometimes their appointments are more like a friendly visit than an appointment." Jane feels that working at GCDC is a pleasure because the staff is always friendly, as well as experts in their individual fields. In her spare time Jane loves being with her children and grandchildren.
Jennifer King is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists here at Gulf Coast Dental Care. She graduated with her degree from West Virginia University Institute of Technology in 2002 (Go Mountaineers!) and became a member of the team in 2007. Jennifer and her husband moved to the Gulf Coast in 2006. Jennifer enjoys her profession and loves working with the children as well as adults. Outstanding care is her main focus with emphasis on patient education and oral disease prevention. She looks forward to seeing you in the future!
Meghan Wilson, our Hygiene Assistant, started her journey with Gulf Coast Dental Care in 2014. She is currently enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, to achieve her degree in Elementary Education. Meghan is a Gulfport native who is active in the community. In her free time spending time with family is a main priority, and enjoying shopping experiences with her close friends are a weekend favorite.
Brooke Tapp is one of our Dental Assistants here at Gulf Coast Dental Care. Brooke has been with the practice since February of 2012. Brooke thoroughly enjoys every aspect of her job. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys fishing with her family, swimming, shopping, painting and playing with her sweet puppy Maci.
Tara Talbot, our Dental Assistant/ E4D Design Tech, just recently joined the Gulf Coast Dental Care team. Tara graduated from Broward Community College achieving her Associates of Science Degree. She is a Fort Lauderdale, Fl native who relocated to the coast in 2006. Tara enjoys spending her free time with her children, family, and friends. Tara loves being on the water, cruising around on the boat, as well as enjoying all of the beautiful amenities the Gulf Coast has to offer.
Tabitha Cagle is one of our Dental Assistants and has been with Gulf Coast Dental Care since 1994. Tabitha and her husband Joe have three kids that keep them pretty busy. They are an athletic family who enjoy sports and other outdoor activities. She truly enjoys working for Gulf Coast Dental Care and providing outstanding care for our valued patients.
Our Administrative Team:
Teri Cooper, our Patient Coordinator, has been with our office since August of 2013. Teri is a California native who has been in the dental field since 1977. Teri and her husband have recently relocated to the Gulf Coast to be closer to their children and grandchildren who reside in the area. They enjoy being outdoors, gardening, fishing, boating and everything the beautiful Gulf Coast has to offer.
Jennifer Covington has been with the clinic since 2002. She is originally from Louisiana and has been in the dental industry here on the Gulf Coast since 1997. Her current title is Office Manager. She is always happy to help our patients with questions regarding insurance or their accounts. She enjoys all outdoor activities and being active with her husband Chris.
Brandi DePumpo, our Hygiene Coordinator, is a Gulfport native. She graduated in March 2014 from Kaplan College in Jacksonville, Fl for Dental Assisting. She recently moved back to Mississippi with her daughter in May 2014 and began her journey with Gulf Coast Dental Care in July 2014. She absolutely loves the field she has chosen to work in and enjoys getting to come to work every day to change lives.