Amy first came to Barataria Dental, LLC in 1978 as Dr. Guy’s dental assistant. She now helps lead the team with Dr. Valerie and Dr. Maria as the Office Manager. She attended LW Higgins High School in Marrero. She has trained as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant and is certified in Radiology. She has over 30 years of experience in the dental field. Over the years, Amy has been an assistant, coordinator and office manager. She is married to Claude and has three sons, Victor, Bryan and Chad. She’s lived in Crown Point since 1969 and enjoys Scrapbooking, cooking, fishing and traveling.
Sherri has been part of the Barataria Dental family for over 25 years. She has been a team player in many roles such as Assistant Office Manager, Office Manager, and Patient Coordinator. She is currently Dr. Maria’s Clinical Assistant and is trained as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant with a certification in Radiology. She has the ability to help our patients understand their treatment and help them achieve a beautiful smile.
Sherri spends her free time with her husband Terence and two sons Terry and Dallas.
Tran joined our team March 2013 While shadowing. She graduated from Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science and is very enthusiastic about learning the dentistry field. She helps with scheduling patients, sterilization, and assisting the team. She intends to continue her education by attending LSU School of Dentistry in pursuit of obtaining her degree in dentistry. She spends her time volunteering at tutoring kids, painting, and singing.
Trang is a registered dental hygienist and has practiced since 2001. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene along with an additional license to administer local anesthesia from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Trang continues to grow in her profession by attending continuing education courses. She provides patients thorough and effective treatment with a focus on preventive care. Trang and her husband have three wonderful sons and reside on the Westbank.
Adrienne graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. Prior to that, she attended Immaculata High School and went on to Louisiana State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree. A member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, Adrienne loves to interact with her patients and is excited to be a part of the Barataria Dental family. In her free time she loves to watch movies. She and her husband Chad currently reside on the West Bank.
Maranda is Dr. Valerie’s right hand and smiling Clinical Assistant. She attended Blue Cliff College and received her dental assisting and x-ray certification in 2015. Working at Barataria Dental is the culmination of her goal to be a dental assistant since she was a freshman at L.W. Higgins High School. Maranda and her husband Chris are newlyweds and live in Marrero.
Chelsea will greet you when you call for an appointment with Dr. Valerie. As her Patient Coordinator, she makes sure to explain our financial options and encourages patients to improve their oral health with regular dental care. She attended Blue cliff College for her dental training and x-ray certification in 2016. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband Daniel and four year old son Brendon.
Tammy is a long-time patient of Barataria Dental and is now part of the team as Dr. Maria’s Patient Coordinator. She has been in the medical field most of her life and now is expanding her knowledge with emphasis on dental health. Tammy has two grown children Bethany and Andrew and a grandson, Peyton. She enjoys riding her bike and being with her family.