Dr. Cantrelle was born in Metairie, Louisiana, and grew up in Chalmette. After graduating from Holy Cross High School and completing undergraduate coursework at Louisiana State University, Dr. Cantrelle earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the LSU School of Dentistry in 2002. In addition to golfing, running and avidly supporting the LSU football team, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Dr. Michael Cason was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry. Dr. Cason enjoys playing golf, spending time with family and friends, and is a loyal Saints and LSU fan.
Dr. Karderro Dixon is a bayou boy originally from Houma, Louisiana. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from LSU in Baton Rouge and continued his education by attending Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee for his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. If you didn’t see him in the dental office, you can probably catch him doing what he loves most: working out, traveling the world and spending time with his family.
Dr. Jose Figueroa graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in New Orleans and received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University. He then earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Figueroa is married and has a son. He loves Camaros, working out, fast food and spending time with his family.
Dr. Lacoste was born and raised in the New Orleans area. After graduating high school from The New Orleans Academy in 1972, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans. He then went on to receive a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans in 1980.Dr. Lacoste is a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, the New Orleans Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He always finds time to be with family and friends, and enjoys fishing and playing music.
Dr. Ashley Lestrade is originally from Fairhope, Alabama, but has settled in Louisiana. She received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University, graduating in 2006 as a University Medalist with a 4.0 GPA. Dr. Lestrade subsequently earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery and Orthodontic credentials from LSU Dental School. She received the International College of Dentists Leadership Award as a graduating senior dental student and the Jerome Hebert Award for Achievement as a first-year resident. Dr. Lestrade is married and has two daughters. She enjoys spending her spare time playing with the children and going to the zoo.
Dr. Kimberly Luminais was born in Shreveport. She received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University, majoring in biological sciences and minoring in sociology. She then earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Dr. Luminais is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and the New Orleans Dental Association. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, cooking and reading.
Dr. Joseph Marino is a native New Orleanian, who attended Jesuit High School (1969), received his undergraduate degree at the University of New Orleans, and his doctorate from LSU School of Dentistry (1979). He is married with four children, and enjoys boating, fishing and all outdoor activities. Dr. Marino loves his chosen calling of dentistry, especially doing Cerec “same-day crowns” and cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Matherne was born in Lockport, Louisiana, in the heart of Lafourche Parish. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of New Orleans in 1995 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from LSU School of Dentistry in 1998. He also performed a General Practice Residency in the United States Navy in 1999 and went on to receive his certificate in Endodontics from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2007. Dr. Matherne served 10 years active duty as a Navy Dental Officer, with deployments to Spain and Guam. He is a big fan of LSU and Saints football.
Dr. Anthony Pham graduated from Louisiana State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science. He then earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California Dental School, where he developed an interest in all aspects of dentistry. In his free time, Dr. Pham enjoys playing volleyball, cooking and traveling the world.
Dr. Adam Quartano was born in New Orleans and spent the majority of his childhood in the Mandeville/Covington area. He went to St Paul’s School in Covington, and then moved to Athens, Georgia where he attended the University of Georgia, majoring in Genetics. He moved back to New Orleans after college, where he received his Masters in Cell and Molecular Biology from Tulane and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry. While in dental school, Dr. Quartano became particularly interested in cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery. He also spent all four years serving with the Student Government Association at LSU, acting as both class president and Student Body President as well as serving as the student member of the Alumni Board. He is currently a member of many dental organizations, including the ADA, LDA, and NODA. He also aims to be very active in the legislative aspect of dentistry.
Dr. Quartano comes from a family of dentists, with both his grandfather George Quartano and his brother Ross Quartano practicing dentistry. He is a huge fan of the patient interaction dentistry offers him, and he strives to get to know each of his patients on a person level. He desires all patients to feel at ease while they receive care, and he hopes to establish lifelong relationships with each and every patient.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Quartano enjoys staying active. He plays in local kickball leagues and enjoys coaching Crossfit. He grew up skiing and wakeboarding and continues to do so. He is an avid Saints and Pelicans fan, and enjoys college football cheering his on his alma mater. He is also a member of the 610 Stompers and can be found marching during Mardi Gras with the dance crew.
Dr. Snitzer has been practicing periodontics for over 25 years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Washington University in 1983, and his certificate in Periodontics from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1985. He enjoys playing tennis and golf.
Dr. Hillary Wright is a Louisiana native who received her undergraduate Bachelor of Science from the University of Louisiana – Monroe and completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2012 at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Dr. Wright is currently pursuing further training at LSU Dental School in order to become a Periodontist. In her spare time, she enjoys painting and sports, particularly softball and golf.
Dr. Wu was born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at the University of Kansas and his dental degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Wichita State University. Dr. Wu has an identical twin brother and enjoys golf, college basketball and football, reading, flying, and playing with his dogs. He is also strongly committed to continuing education in dentistry.