Meet Our Team – Madisonville LA

Our team consists of passionate individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your child’s visits to our office. Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with both you and your child to provide the best care possible.

Clinical Team

Nicole – Dental Hygienist

A graduate from LSUSD in 2002 with a BS degree in dental hygiene, Nicole is our Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). In addition, she attended UNO, receiving a Master’s degree in Health Care Management. She has enjoyed working as a dental hygienist for the past 13 years and particularly loves working with children.

She has two young boys, ages 8 and 9, which keep her very busy. She also enjoys playing tennis at a competitive level!!

She feels blessed to have joined The Children's Dental Cottage, which enables her to work with children every day!  “Being able to work with fearful children in the dental chair and then turn them completely around by the end of the appointment with smiles and hugs and wanting to come back to the office is the biggest reward!”

Nicole is our expert in hygiene care at The Children's Dental Cottage, making your visit a Fun Learning Experience!


Gail – Clinic Manager/EDDA AssistantGail, Clinic Manager/EDDA Assistant

Gail, an EDDA certified dental assistant, has been assisting since 1974–that makes 41 years!!!!!

She resides in Madisonville with her husband of 20 years, has 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren.

She takes true pride in her job as a dental assistant, but most of all, takes much joy in being able to help children overcome their fear of the dentist.

Gail is who will assist you with your oral hygiene care while making your visit at The Children's Dental Cottage FUN and memorable!


Mindy – EDDA Assistant

Mindy, EDDA AssistantMindy, an EDDA certified dental assistant, has been in dentistry for 5 years. She has worked in general dentistry and orthodontics, but has found her heart in pediatrics.  She has always adored children and her goal is to give each child a good dental experience and provide a positive attitude about dental care.

She currently resides in Kentwood with her fiancé, Josh, and their son. Mindy enjoys the outdoors and loves spending time with her family. 

Whether you need dental treatment or oral hygiene care, Mindy will be excited to assist you in having a wonderful visit at The Children's Dental Cottage!


Front Desk Team

Candy – Patient Care CoordinatorCandy, Patient Care Coordinator

Candy is our patient care coordinator, who will greet you with a joyful smile and infectious giggle. She was born and raised in Louisiana, currently residing in Mandeville with her husband Richard for the last 18 years. She has adult children and several grandchildren whom she enjoys spending much of her time.

A veteran of 18 years in pediatric dentistry, Candy has rejoined the practice and enjoys meeting wonderful families and children.

She will always be more than happy to assist you in any way and cannot wait to greet you at your next visit to The Children's Dental Cottage.