The Amazing And Caring Team At Puissegur Family Dentistry

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

 

Tori Bayard

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tori BayardReady to dazzle up your beautiful smile. Meet Tori Bayard, our Registered Dental Hygienist. Tori is originally from New Iberia but was raised in the town of Youngsville. She graduated from Erath High School and pursued her academic goals at ULL. She later transferred to the University of Louisiana Monroe where she graduated in 2020, with her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves football season (especially LSU and Saints) and supporting Joe Burrow and the Bengals of course! In her spare time, you can find her spoiling her cat Ash. Tori also loves traveling to the beach and spending time with friends and family. She is a summer girl but also just recently fell in love with snow skiing, too. Her goal is to travel to Greece one day. Tori chose dental hygiene because she has always loved going to the dentist and loves making patients feel good about their smiles and helping them improve their oral health.

 

Shannon Miller

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

Shannon Miller staff photoIf you mention Puissegur Family Dentistry, this little gem of an assistant is the rock of our practice. Shannon joined our team in April 1990 and has been devoted to our patient’s well being ever since. She earned her expanded duty dental assistant certification in April 1994, from LSU School of Dentistry, and is CPR certified.  She has attended numerous continuing education classes to keep current with today’s dental changes. Shannon is also our OSHA regulatory manager. It is not uncommon to find her bouncing from room to room without hesitation to provide quality care to our patients. Shannon is Dr. Mike’s right hand, and can usually read his mind in assisting with dental needs. She indeed is a vital and very important asset to our practice. Shannon is happily married, is a proud parent of a United States Marine, and has two stepchildren all of whom she adores. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and bakes the best chocolate chip cookies.

 

Angie Hebert

Business Office Manager

Angie Hebert staff photoIn March 2016, Angie rejoined our practice as our Patient and Financial Coordinator. She previously worked with Dr. Mike in 1988, as his dental assistant. In January 2018, she gladly accepted the position of Business Office Manager. Angie has extensive managerial experience and has worked in the dental field for over 25 years. She is extremely happy to be a part of the tight-knit family of Puissegur Family Dentistry once again. She works diligently for our patients to get the most out of dental insurance benefits and coordinating financial matters. Angie has been married to her high school sweetheart since 1980. She is the proud mother of two children and has six beautiful grandchildren who are her heart and soul. You can find Angie cooking and baking for her family on the weekends and enjoying quality family time. She also loves decorating and antique shopping as well as traveling.

Please email our office manager, Angie Hebert for any billing or insurance questions you may have.

 

Kylie Duhon

Scheduling Coordinator

Kylie Duhon staff photoWhen you walk into our office, you will be greeted by Kylie. She is our Scheduling Coordinator who joined our practice in September 2018. Kylie comes to us with many talents and offers a cheery smile and upbeat personality to all who meet her. She also completed her training as a dental assistant in 2013. You can find her enjoying many activities in her spare time such as camping, deer hunting, fishing, singing as well as numerous art and craft projects.
 
 

Suzy Fowler

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

Suzy staff photoIn November of 2020, we were lucky enough to have Suzy rejoin our practice. Suzy began her dental assisting career in 2002, and earned her EDDA in 2004. She has been utilizing and mastering her dental assisting skills since then. She previously worked for Dr. Mike as a dental assistant from 2003-2012, before moving out of state. Suzy is extremely happy to return home and we are fortunate to have her back on our staff. She finds joy in establishing a rapport with our patients and educating them in any way she can.

Suzy married her high school sweetheart, Nathan, in 2007, and has two handsome sons who are her pride and joy. In her spare time, she loves to spend quality time with family and friends. She loves shopping, fishing and traveling.
 
 

Penny Guidry

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

Suzy staff photoHard work and determination sums up this little addition to our team. Penny graduated dental assisting school at the top of her class and was recognized for the Director’s Choice award. She did her clinical shadowing in our office and it didn’t take us long to realize that she would fit in perfectly. After breaking during Covid closure and maternity leave, she was determined to enter the workforce again. We are the lucky ones to have her back on board. She went on to attain her EDDA in 2022.

Penny married the love of her life and they enjoy camping and road trips. Her hobbies include cooking, entertaining friends and family, singing karaoke and savoring every opportunity of spending time with their nine children and three grandchildren.