Our Staff


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 have Expanded Duty Dental Assistants and X-ray certified, as well as trained in ACLS.
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.


Clinic Administrator

Hope has been a part of the Hood Dental Care team since 1994. As the Clinic Administrator, she oversees all aspects of the offices and personnel. Her 22 years of experience have taught her that nothing is more important than the people she is allowed to touch every day. Her main concern as the Clinic Administrator 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.



Kerri joined the Hood Dental Care team as a full-time hygienist in 2012. She is an LSU Alumni earning a degree in Kinesiology in 2007 and a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2011. With a passion for preventative dentistry, Kerri believes in gentle, comprehensive care. She looks forward to providing excellent care to her hometown with a smile. Kerri is an LSU fan, loves painting, and spending time with friends and family.



Allison joined the Hood Dental Care team as a full-time hygienist in June 2015 after graduating from LSU hygiene school. She is eager to continue HDC’s legacy of providing patients with comprehensive and compassionate dental care in her hometown of Denham Springs. In her free time, Allison loves to shop with her mom and spend time with family and friends.



Kaycee joined the Hood Dental Care team as a full-time hygienist in June 2017. She has worked as a dental hygienist since graduating from LSU’s School of Dentistry in 2011.  She enjoys helping her patients achieve a healthy smile by promoting total oral health.  In her free time, Kaycee enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, being outdoors, and traveling.


Office Manager

Sareen is the Office Manager for our NEW Watson location which opened on July 24, 2017! With 5 years of dental experience, we are super excited to have her as part of our team.  Her top priority is that our patients have a positive experience and always leave with a smile on their face! In her free time, she enjoys shopping, traveling, and above all else spending time with her family.  She welcomes the opportunity to meet you and provide you with an exceptional experience and dental home!


New Patient Coordinator

Raquel joined the Hood Dental Care team in August 2013. As the new patient coordinator, her job is to establish a personal connection with all of our new patients, making them feel welcome from the moment they contact our office. Outside of work, Raquel loves spending time with her husband Augie and their three daughters Alexa, Alyssa, and Madison. She also enjoys fishing, boating, and Saints football. She looks forward to meeting you and helping to shape your great experiences here at Hood Dental Care!



Blair joined the Hood Dental Care team as a full-time hygienist in September 2017. She has worked as a dental hygienist since graduating from LSU’s School of Dentistry in 2012. Blair enjoys being an oral health advocate and making dental visits enjoyable and educational for all patients. Blair is a huge LSU baseball fan and loves animals. She is engaged to get married in November 2018!



Jade joined the Hood Dental Care team as a part-time hygienist in 2018. Jade has been providing optimal oral health care since she graduated from LSU School of Dentistry in 2017. As a resident of Zachary. Jade is eager to continue to serve her community as a hygienist and educator. In her free time, Jade loves traveling with her husband and spending time with friends.



Kim joined our team in July 2018 after Owens Family Dentistry became Hood Dental Care-Zachary. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Dental hygiene from LSU School of Dentistry in 2011 and has worked as a hygienist in the Zachary office since 2013. She believes in a customized approach to dental hygiene and enjoys getting to know her patients so that she can provide specific care to each person. Kim has been married to her husband and best friend since 1995 and is the mom of 3 boys, the youngest of which just graduated high school. She is also a mom to two dogs and two cats whom she loves to pieces. In her free time, she enjoys reading, salt-water fishing, tailgating at LSU football game,s traveling, and spending time with family and friends.



Amanda joined the Hood Dental Care team as a full-time hygienist in May 2018. She earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from LSU in 2012. Amanda loves helping patients reach their goal of a healthy, beautiful smile! After work, Amanda loves spending time with her husband, John and their two kids, Jackson and Harper. She also enjoys reading, movies, and spa days.