Ryan Thibodaux, DDS
Dr. Ryan is the “anti-hoarder” – he will trash anything if not used in 6 minutes… Dr. Ryan rides his bike to work most days to clear his mind before the work day starts. He is often found eating lunch in the back yard while meditating to take a break from all the chatting staff members each day!
Expert in anything Disney. Has a Masters in Architecture from Tulane University. Loves the beach, but hates sand and sunscreen. Got married in January 2019 and plans semi-annual Disney trips with her husband!
Andrea “Drea” Duran
Dental Assistant/Insurance Master
Drea joined our office almost two years ago. Originally from Argentina, she has taught our whole office Spanish and the tango. She got married January 2020 to her husband, Toni. Always confuses her “b” and “v” when speaking quickly keeping us all laughing daily.
Has worked with Dr. Ryan for over 8 years. She is also a thriving real estate agent. Diana enjoys traveling with her husband, of which they average 4-5 hours of sleep each night on vacation. She also owns our original office mascot, Pookie, a terrier that survived Hurricane Katrina on a boat. Loves eating sweets but brushes and flosses right after!
Mother of two girls, one boy, and one spoiled dog, Tommy. She begins each workday with a 5:30am workout. Never turns down a fitness challenge. Enabler of Mexican Fiestas and Kiki’s cookie addiction.
Rankia (Kiki) Joseph
Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Kiki is applying to dental hygiene school this coming school year. She has been an amazing dental assistant to Dr Ryan since 2017. She is a twin and TeeTee to her niece DyNasti. Hates bugs, rain, and cold. Nickname: CookieMonster. Elise enables Kiki’s cookie obsession by bringing home made cookies often!
Currently in her final year of hygiene school at LSU School of Dentistry. Ashlynn is a twin and married Michael in June 2019 after dating EIGHT years. He is also a twin! Plays kickball and loves queso! Future cat lady….