Lesley, Office Manager
Lesley received her education at Carencro High School, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Coastal Caroling Community College. She has worked in her field for over 15 years and all but her first three of those years have been with Dr. Price. When asked what motivates her to come to work every day, she says, “My work family and our wonderful patients.” She particularly enjoys being able to help patients who are very anxious about getting dental work done: seeing their faces transform from fear to happy smiles is very gratifying.
Lesley has been married to a wonderful husband for 18 years, and they have a beautiful daughter and three poodles, a tiny toy, a toy, and a standard. When she is not working, Lesley enjoys planning family vacations, making memories, and biking, boating, fishing, and reading.
Laycie, Clinical Lead
A native of Lafayette, Laycie has been in the field for over 20 years and has spent more than the last four of those with Dr. Price. She received her schooling at Acadiana High School, and loves Lafayette for both the wonders of the food and the strength and companionship of family. Laycie is married with one son, one daughter, and a cat named Meaux Meaux, she is currently in the midst of remodeling her house, and loves to travel.
When asked what motivates her to come to work every day, she says the staff and patients along with her desire to help people smile more. In addition, she says she loves helping people feel better about coming to the dentist and, ultimately, helping feel better about themselves.
Ciara, Registered Dental Hygienist
Ciara loves this area—the cajun culture, beautiful scenery, the festivals. Every chance she gets she dashes to New Orleans. But, when she’s at work she’s just as happy. She’s passionate about helping people develop healthy smiles. Seeing their smiles transforms feels like she’s making a difference. The office is a delightful place to work. Everyone treats both patients and co-workers like family.
Bryanna, Marketing Director & Patient Concierge
Bryanna is a native of South Louisiana and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Louisiana has the best food, people, and football. Though a native of Breaux Bridge, she and her fiance Brandon are building a home in Rayne and plan to get married in the upcoming year.
A graduate of the University of Louisiana— Lafayette, she started working with Dr. Price in 2018. She’s finally getting to live out her passion for dentistry. When she sees patients walk out with a smile, thrilled with their teeth, it brings her great satisfaction and makes her day special. That’s not the only thing she enjoys about work. “The staff as a whole is one great big family and that makes coming to work that much more enjoyable.”
Whitney, Registered Dental Hygienist
Whitney has had a lifelong love of beautiful teeth and smiles. Helping patients realize their health goals, especially after a large treatment plan, gives her great joy. Getting to know her patients motivates her to come to work every day. Hearing about their lives and getting to know them along with her fantastic co-workers makes her day pass quickly.
When she’s not working, she’s spending time with family and enjoying the outdoors. She’s also passionate about the food in the area, hiking, photography, and Harry Potter.
Micah, Dental Assistant
Micah lives with her mom Betsy, her dad Ryan, her three little brothers Payton, Ezra, and Zayne, and a cat named Lana. She also has an older sister named Taylor whose involvement in the dental field inspired Micah to pursue her education at the Southwest Dental Academy here in Lafayette.
She finds caring for patients particularly satisfying, saying, “I love making sure they are comfortable and happy.” The relationships she has with both patients and co-workers motivate her to come to work each day.
When she is not working, Micah likes to go shopping and hang out with friends. She also loves singing at her church and creating things through art.
Jaclyn, Dental Assistant
Jaclyn is the mom of two beautiful boys. She loves spending time with them and going swimming. Growing up she felt insecure about her smile, so one of her favorite parts of her job is helping people gain their confidence by achieving the smile of their dreams. It also doesn’t hurt that she gets to work with a fantastic upbeat team.
Samantha, Dental Assistant
Samantha was born in Cincinnati but raised in Carencro, Louisiana. Her caring nature is what drew her to dentistry. She wanted a career where she’d genuinely get to make others happy. The most satisfying part of her job is when she gets to make a patient feel better both physically and emotionally.
A graduate of Southwest Dental School, LLC, she started working for Dr. Price in 2017. “When I leave for work every day, I know I am coming to a great team who cares about our patients and we all work together to get the best results.”
Hillary, Hygiene Coordinator
Hillary received her education at Vermillion Catholic High School and the Southwest Dental Academy before coming to work for Dr. Price. She had always been very conscientious about oral hygiene, and chose to study at the Dental Academy, where she fell in love with the dental field. She says her co-workers motivate her to continue doing better, and she loves the positive atmosphere and the fact that the patients are always leaving feeling better and happier than when they came in.
Hillary is happily married to her husband, Matt. They love to spoil their adorable puppy, Tug. When she is not working, she enjoys watching movies, going to the gym, and helping friends and family with their interior design challenges.
Madison, Insurance Coordinator
Madison is a nursing student who started working with us in 2017. She wanted to spend some time in the dental industry during her nursing studies in order to obtain a better understanding of how dental health affects a patient’s overall health.
When she’s not working or studying, she enjoys spending times with family and friends, working out, shopping, and watching Netflix.
Kaitlyn, Treatment Coordinator
Kaitlyn, stumbled into a career in dentistry accidentally while working on her criminal justice degree. Once she started working for Dr. Price, she was hooked. “I instantly fell in love. Watching the way our team works together and each particular role makes this opportunity the most satisfying.”
Originally from New Iberia, her family moved to Lafayette where she graduated from Lafayette High School. She then continued her education through South Louisiana Community College and the University of Louisiana— Lafayette.
The light of her life is her son, Brixton, who’s fun-loving, energetic, and the best thing which has ever happened to her.