Meet Our Staff

Office Administrator 

Melanie Buisson

Melanie, a native of New Orleans, has been in the dental field since 2008 and has been part of our practice since 2015. Melanie will be politely greeting you on the phone and at the front desk. Melanie wears many hats for our practice. She specializes in managing dental insurance claims and explaining insurance benefits. As a scheduling coordinator, she can explain procedures, and also discuss payment options. Melanie also happily jumps in as a dental assistant when needed. Melanie is a proud mother of three and loves spending her free time with her family.

Clinical Assistant

Terrie Cuevas, CDA

Terrie, originally from Morgan City, has been a Certified Dental Assistant in the New Orleans area for over 25 years. She has extensive experience assisting in all fields of dentistry. She has been part of our practice since 2013, and mainly coordinates the clinical portion of our practice. Terrie also wears many hats. At times you may find her politely greeting you on the phone or at the front desk, explaining procedures, or scheduling appointments. Terrie has three beautiful children and two adorable grandchildren. She enjoys visiting with friends and family, leisure reading, and gardening.


Deborah Belanger, RDH

Deborah is originally from Houma. For over 30 years, she has been caring for the patients of our practice. She is committed to patient education and high-quality treatment with a gentle touch. Her caring personality has created the long-term patient relationships that have stood the test of time. Deborah spends her spare time with her husband and son, and they enjoy attending music festivals and college baseball games.

Staff Mary

Mary Stolf, RDH

Mary grew up in the greater New Orleans area. She has been working as a hygienist since 2013. Mary strives to make patients feel comfortable while maintaining an exceptional quality of care. She enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and their two fur babies, Raffie and Loula. She has a passion for cooking and food. She also loves attending festivals in the city with family and friends.

Our mission is to help patients live healthier lives. Call us with any questions or to make an appointment.

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