Dave Colburn, D.D.S.
Born and raised in Chalmette, Dr. Colburn is a resident of Algiers. After graduating from Holy Cross High School, Dr. Colburn earned his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University, his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from LSU School of Dentistry and then completed a 2-year General Practice Residency at Charity Hospital. He is a member of the New Orleans Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Colburn is also a member of both the Crescent City and Spear Study Clubs. He is a member of the Algiers Rotary Club where he served 2 years as president. He is married to Jamie Michelli Colburn and they have 2 daughters, Ashley and Emily.
Lacy Garrett, D.M.D. – Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Lacy Garrett, originally from Georgia, earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Georgia and received her dental degree and specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry from the Medical College of Georgia. She was appointed to chief during her residency, where she conducted and published several research documents on the topics of endodontics and craniofacial anomalies. Just after earning her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, she became Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Lacy is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, College of Diplomates of American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Louisiana Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Louisiana Dental Association and Southern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. After visiting New Orleans for several years, she knew that she must make Louisiana a home of her own and is very proud to be a new resident. Dr. Lacy enjoys traveling, reading, running and spending time with friends and family. She also travels to the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, where she provides pediatric dental care to patients with craniofacial anomalies.
Khaliq Khan, D.D.S.
Dr. Khan was born in New Orleans. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans and Northwestern University in Chicago. He went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Dr. Khan is married and his hobbies include watching the NBA and NFL, playing a wide variety of sports and traveling. He¹s dedicated to continuing to enhance his knowledge and skill in the dental field in order to best serve the local communities he loves.
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.
Eric M. Macaluso, D.D.S. – Orthodontist
Dr. Eric M. Macaluso is a life-long resident of the New Orleans metropolitan area and a proud alumnus of Jesuit High School and the University of New Orleans. After receiving his doctorate of dental surgery from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, Dr. Macaluso completed his orthodontic residency at Louisiana State University. When not working, he is a die-hard Saints and LSU fan and enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.
Ronald A. Mancuso, Jr., D.D.S.
Dr. Mancuso was born in New Orleans and graduated Jesuit High School before receiving his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans in 1976.
Among other positions, he served as Chairman for the New Orleans Dental Conference and had the pleasure of being its representative at several Dental meetings.
He enjoyed practicing family dentistry in his private Metairie practice for many years and continues to always enjoy the people aspect of dentistry.
Dr. Mancuso and his wife, Lee, reside in Old Metairie. They have two grown children and five young grandchildren. This brings lots of family fun along with other favorites — duck hunting, fishing, cooking the “catch of the day” and cheering the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints. Game days are always favorite days to make a gumbo!
Ryan Matherne, D.D.S. – Endodontist
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.
Yen Nguyen, D.D.S.
Dr. Yen Nguyen was born in California, but she was raised in Uptown New Orleans. She received her Bachelor of Science from Xavier University of Louisiana and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry. Dr. Nguyen spends her free time traveling, spending time with her family and enjoying good food.
Jeffrey Snitzer, D.M.D. – Periodontist
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.
Mark Tinney, D.D.S.
Dr. Mark Tinney was born and raised in St. Bernard Parish. He attended Brother Martin High School and graduated from St. Paul School post-Katrina. Dr. Tinney earned an undergraduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry, and is an avid hunter and fisherman.
Jeffrey Wiggins, D.D.S.
Born and raised in Slidell, Dr. Wiggins is a proud lifelong resident. A Slidell High School graduate, Dr. Wiggins earned his undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the LSU School of Dentistry. He is a member of the New Orleans Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is married to Amy Hall Wiggins and they have 2 sons, Brandt and Cole.
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.