Our Unique Practice & Caring Team

Our long-serving team is at the forefront of our dental practice.

Meet the Kidder Dental Team

Welcoming you into our family as we care for all your needs.
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Teara “Tea” Stewart was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She now resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her husband Louis, and they have three sons – Michael, Malachi, and Caleb. Tea has been in dentistry for 9 years. She began her dental career as a dental assistant and then worked her way up to becoming an Office Manager. Tea enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. She also enjoys reading and singing at her church in New Orleans where her father is the Pastor. “The most rewarding thing about this job is that I get to meet new people every day and develop new relationships! I get to do what I love!" – Tea
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Paula, a native of Baton Rouge, joined Kidder Dental in March of 2018 as the Insurance and Billing coordinator. She has over 30 years of dental experience and has worked in all areas of the dental field. Paula began her dental career as a dental assistant then moved to the front office where she has performed all duties, including the position of office manager for 20 years. She loves the challenge of dental insurance and enjoys working with patients. She received her Expanded Duty Dental Assisting and Dental Radiology certification from LSUNO. She is also CPR/AED certified. Paula has one daughter named Brittney. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and loves to travel.
Smiling Jody who is part of our hygienist team
Jody graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Biological Sciences in 2003, and LSU School of Dentistry in 2007. She has been a part of our practice since 2008. She is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration. Jody enjoys developing personal and professional relationships with her patients while providing quality care. She married in April 2016 to Chris "Spunky" Engolio and has a stepdaughter, Lenin. They enjoy spending time together cooking and traveling and cheering for the LSU.
Lisa is on our hygiene team and is seen here smiling
Lisa is originally from Canton, Mississippi. She attended the University of Southern Mississippi and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Dental Hygiene School. She has been a registered hygienist for 34 years and has been with our practice for 33 years. She has enjoyed making lasting relationships with all of her devoted patients. She is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration. Lisa has two sons, Michael and Cory. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, reading, and is a fan of all LSU sports.
Brittany is one of our caring dental assistants and loves being on our team
Brittany was born and raised in Baton Rouge. She has been involved with dentistry for the past five years and also currently serves in the Army National Guard. She attended Delta College for dental assisting and earned her EDDA Certification through LSU School of Dentistry. Her favorite part of dentistry is making patients feel better and transforming smiles. Outside of work, she enjoys bowling, and spending time with friends and family.


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Family Care
Caring for the oral health of families brings us the most satisfaction. We welcome all ages to our dental home and deliver personalized first-class service to each and every patient. Our husband and wife Baton Rouge dentists have a range of treatments to fit all your needs.
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Feel Comfortable
By getting to know you personally, we are able to put you at ease and provide a visit built around your needs. We couple this approach with our patient comforts (pillows, blankets, headphones, and TVs) to ensure you have a worthwhile and relaxing visit.
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Personalized Visits
We want you to have a seamless visit from start to finish, so do all we can customize your visit. We offer early morning and evening appointment times, to fit into your lifestyle and make dentistry part of your routine. We do whatever it takes to bring a smile to the faces of our dental family.

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