Meet the Team

mariaMaria LeBlanc Allen, R.D.H.
Clinical Team

Maria enjoys being part of a dental team that provides advanced, comfortable care. She attended Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe where she earned a B.S. in Dental Hygiene.

Maria and her husband, Matt, have two teenage sons, John and David. She loves expressing her creativity as a licensed florist and enjoys working with brides-to-be in her free time. She also enjoys reading and kickboxing.


tammieTammie Nelson, R.D.H.
Clinical Team

Tammie loves working with her patients to help them build and maintain beautiful smiles.She is a native of Arizona and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. She is also an active participant in both the American and Louisiana Dental Hygienists' Associations.

Tammie is married to Ryan and has three sons. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and making gourmet cupcakes.


trudyTrudy D'Augereau
Clinical Team

As a certified, expanded-duty dental assistant, Trudy works chairside with Dr. Nichols during a variety of dental treatments. She particularly enjoys working one-on-one with patients and is always helpful and informative. Her cheery, outgoing personality allows her to excel in helping patients relax for a more pleasant dental experience.

Trudy is a native of the Lafayette area. She is married to Tim and has two children, Lyndsey and Jacque, and five grandchildren. When Trudy is not at the office, she can be found having fun with her grandchildren as "Mom-T," or on her boat, fishing.


alainaAlaina Joubert, R.D.H.
Clinical Team

Alaina enjoys providing quality care while putting patients at ease in a positive work environment. She attended LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, earning her B.S. in Dental Hygiene.

Alaina is married and has one son named Cayson. Some of their favorite hobbies include playing ball, reading, and spending time with their family and their dogs.


laylaLayla Shamp
Clinical Team

As a Certified Expanded Dental Assistant, Layla assists Dr. Nichols. She takes the time and effort to make sure our patients feel comfortable and at ease. Layla is also a licensed cosmetologist.

Layla and her husband, Aaron, have a daughter named, Nora, and a dog named Jolie. Layla enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and church family.


natashaNatasha Sinegal
Dental Assistant

As a dental assistant, Natasha assists Dr. Nichols, taking the time to make patients feel relaxed and comfortable so that they feel like they are getting the best possible dental experience. Natasha attended Delta School of Arts and Technology for dental assisting.

Natasha is a native of Scott, LA. When she is not in the office, she loves spending time with her family and friends and also enjoys traveling.






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