Dr. Natalia Hodge

Dr. Hodge grew up in Brazil. She first came to Arkansas in her junior year of High School as an exchange student, where she attended Paragould High School. That’s where she met her eventual husband, Rob. Dr. Hodge attended dental school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. When she graduated in 2011 she was inducted to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor dental society, which is limited to the top five percent of a graduating dental class. Dr. Hodge then completed her orthodontics residency at the same school while simultaneously completing her Masters in Oral Sciences.

Building Smiles

In 2017, Dr. Hodge Orthodontics with the goal of creating a space where everybody feels welcomed and where she can offer excellent orthodontic care for kids, teenagers and adults. 

In 2019, Dr. Hodge partnered with Dr. Collazo and expanded operations to include two more locations: West Little Rock and Arkadelphia. Dr. Hodge considers it an honor to practice alongside someone who is recognized internationally for his excellence in orthodontics. Together, they continue to offer the best in orthodontic care with the latest in modern orthodontic technology.

Family & Community

When not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Hodge is spending time with her family. She and Rob have two daughters, Julia and Nora. They also have two pets: a greyhound named Donnie and a cat named Lindsey. 

Dr. Hodge is active in the community. She believes one of the greatest joys of being a business owner is being able to give back to the community. You will likely see her in her neighborhood and at school events. She is also involved with the dental community by serving as the Vice-President of the Central District Dental Society and the President of the Arkansas New Dentist Committee.

Achievements & Recognitions

To ensure a smooth and efficient visit, we kindly ask new patients to complete our simple and secure online patient forms. These forms gather important information about your medical history, dental records, and contact details. By completing these forms in advance, you can save time during your first appointment and allow our team to provide you with the best possible care.


University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014

Master of Science

University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014


University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011

Top Doctor

Little Rock Family Magazine, 2020 & 2019

The Cynthia Caceres Baker New Dentist Award

Arkansas State Dental Association, 2019

James R. Havera Scholarship in recognition of top ranking graduate student

University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011

Pierre Fauchard Academy - An International Honor Dental Organization

Member since 2020

OKU Honor Dental Society

Member since 2011

National Dental Honor Society

Member since 2011

Schedule Your
Consultation Today