Dr. Mandy LeBourgeois Ford was born and raised in Franklin, Louisiana. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry. Dr. Ford is married and has a one-year old son and a seven-year old golden retriever. She enjoys spending time with her family, tailgating, volunteering, and trying new restaurants.
Dr. Robert Freeman was born and raised in Western North Carolina. He earned a Bachelor in Psychology and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Freeman completed his specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry and his Masters of Science in Dentistry from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He is a member of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. After completing his residency in Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Freeman made Louisiana his home and is very proud to be a new resident. He believes in a gentle and friendly style of dentistry for his patients and their families.
Dr. Samir Hamdan earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Louisiana Dental Association. Dr. Hamdan enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, staying in shape and traveling. “Love what you do, and you will never work a day in your life. My mission is to remain up-to-date on new techniques and the latest advances in dentistry to provide high-quality and efficient dental care to all. I have a passion to help others and give back to the community.”
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. Le was born in Saigon, Vietnam, but he was raised by a Cajun in Basile, Louisiana. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biochemistry from Louisiana State University, and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from LSU School of Dentistry. Dr. Le enjoys doing charity work and watching football. He also loves his job: “I was born to be a dentist,” says Dr. Le.
Dr. Luong received an undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette, then a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He completed a residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Luong enjoys soccer and golf.
Dr. Moncada was raised in Miami, Florida, where he attended Florida International University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2002. He then attended Boston University and earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine. After graduating, he practiced general dentistry in the Boston area and was appointed to the position of Managing Clinical Director of a group practice.His quest for knowledge and understanding of dentistry led him to pursue a three-year, highly-specialized program of Periodontal and Implant training at Louisiana State University. During his residency, Dr. Moncada dedicated much of his time to research involving the genetic factors of aggressive periodontal disease, as well as clinical studies involving early placement of dental implants. His research and studies helped shape his belief that Periodontics is the foundation of dentistry. Dr. Moncada is committed to providing optimal and comprehensive treatments that restore the mouth to a healthy state that is free from gum disease.Dr. Moncada is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontics, Louisiana Dental Association, and American Dental Association, and he has served as Vice President of the Hispanic Dental Association. He and his wife, Jennifer, are active Uptown Lions Club members, and they enjoy getting involved in projects that are dedicated to rebuilding and preserving New Orleans music and artistic culture. They are proud to call Louisiana home.
Born and raised in New Orleans East, Dr. Nguyen is of Vietnamese descent. He graduated from McMain High School and earned an undergraduate degree from Xavier University. He went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2012. Dr. Nguyen is family-oriented, and he enjoys meeting people, hanging out with friends, and forming lasting relationships. His hobbies include building computers, and watching Saints football and LSU sports.