Denham Springs Team

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and our assistants are EDDA and X-ray certified. We aim to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

HOPE

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

HopeHope has been a part of the Hood Dental Care team since 1994. As the Director of Operations, she oversees all aspects of the offices and personnel. Her 28 years of experience have taught her that nothing is more important than the people she is allowed to touch every day. Her main focus as the Director of Operations is that the overall experience at Hood Dental Care is a great one! In her spare time, she loves spending time at the beach, enjoys her church family at Healing Place Church and living a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition and exercise. She is the mother of two grown married children, but most of all she is super blessed with four beautiful grandchildren who mean the world to her.

RAQUEL

OFFICE MANAGER- DENHAM SPRINGS

RaquelRaquel joined the Hood Dental Care team in August 2013. Her passion and dedication in her team and patients is her number one priority. She strives to make a personal connection with each and every person she meets. Outside of work, Raquel enjoys spending quality time with her family and her dogs. She also loves fishing, boating, and attending Saints football games. She looks forward to meeting you and helping to shape your great experiences here at Hood Dental Care.

ADDIE

DENHAM SPRINGS – OFFICE MANAGER

AddieAddie joined Hood Dental Care in September of 2017. She has 11 years dental experience and enjoys helping people regain their confidence with a beautiful smile. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, shopping, and watching LSU football and baseball. She is the mother of a wonderful son, and is married to her high school sweetheart.

JADE

HYGIENIST

Jade Jade graduated from LSU School of Dentistry in May of 2020, with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She intends to create a welcoming experience for her patients and provide comprehensive care in her hometown of Denham Springs. In her free time, she loves cooking and spending time with family and friends!

CAITLIN ORTEGO

HYGIENIST

CaitlinCaitlin joined the Hood Dental Care team as a full-time hygienist in June 2020 after graduating from LSUHSC School of Dentistry. She is passionate about providing comprehensive care while creating a positive atmosphere for all patients! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, shopping, and listening to any and all kinds of music.

MORGAN B.

HYGIENIST

MorganMorgan joined the Hood Dental Care team in September of 2021 as a full-time hygienist after graduating from LSU School of Dent istry . She is passionate about providing one-on-one care, establishing trust and shaping patient’s ideas of oral health through her care. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends, shopping and taking weekend trips to the beach!

LYNDSEY P.

HYGIENIST

Lyndsey P.Lyndsey joined the Hood Dental Care team as a full-time hygienist in November of 2021. She has been practicing dental hygiene since graduating from LSU School of Dentistry in 2019. She takes pride in making her patients feel comfortable and promoting oral health. In her free time, Lyndsey enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

JACIE E.

HYGIENIST

Jacie joined Hood Dental Care as a full-time hygienist in February 2021 after graduating from LSU School of Dentistry. She enjoys talking with patients and helping improve their oral health. In her free time, Jacie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and shopping.