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.
Headshot of Marilyn, our dental hygienist
Marilyn was born and raised in the Baton Rouge area. She's a graduate of LSU and Gulf Coast College. She's been practicing hygiene since 2013. She enjoys easing patients that may be anxious in the dental office. During her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her son.
Headshot of Nina Ha, one of our dental hygienists
Nina was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, where she graduated from LSU School of Dentistry with a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene in 2011. Shortly after, she moved to Baton Rouge to pursue her career as a dental hygienist. She's been practicing for over 10 years but has been with Kidder Dental since 2020. She enjoys interacting with patients, creating beautiful smiles, and educating patients on their oral health. Nina believes creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, playing with her French bulldog Thanos, traveling, hiking, and food hopping.
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's been a part of our practice since 2008. She's 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.
Your Comfort is Our Priority

Step into your new comfortable dental home and enjoy top-class Baton Rouge dentistry.

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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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We love getting to know our patients and developing relationships that transcend dentistry.