Dr. Landon Broussard grew up in Pride, Louisiana and has been involved in the Greater Baton Rouge area throughout his lifetime. He attended St. Alphonsus School before graduating from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, then went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, with a Minor in Business Administration, from LSU before attending LSU Dental School for his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.
Dr. Broussard looks forward to growing his career and serving his community. He is dedicated to continuing learning and growing his skillset in order to provide personalized, complete, and comprehensive treatment to every patient. Dr. Broussard is confident his blend of skills and life experiences so far will guide him to be a compassionate, personable, and well-rounded clinician and will allow him to give patients the best care he can offer.
Dr. Kirk G. Ellender was born in Houma, Louisiana. His father, Rudolph Ellender, was an ophthalmologist and ENT M.D. Dr. Ellender attended Catholic Elementary and high school, then earned an undergraduate degree from Nicholls State University in 1978 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry in 1983. He has practiced general dentistry for the last 40 years. Dr. Ellender enjoys serving the public in his profession and building meaningful relationships with people. Some of his hobbies and interests include cooking, fishing, tennis, playing guitar, eating out and attending Catholic mass.
Dr. Donna Foster grew up in Brookhaven, Mississippi. She started at Mississippi College as a Music Major but ended up receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry and was only the second female dentist to ever graduate in Mississippi.
Dr. Foster practiced in Lafayette, Louisiana for seventeen years, where all three of her sons were born. She moved back to Brookhaven in 1998 after working at the Fort Polk Army Base in Leesville, Louisiana. She has been in private practice for the last twenty years, but also participated in the Readiness Program for the National Guard for two years. Dr. Foster recently moved to Addis, Louisiana, where one of her sons and grandson reside. Her granddaughter also lives in Louisiana.
Dr. Foster loves music, playing oboe and piano, watching great movies and being with her family.
Dr. Lacoste was born and raised in the New Orleans area. After graduating high school from the New Orleans Academy in 1972, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans. He then went on to receive a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans in 1980. Dr. Lacoste is a member of the American Dental Association®, the Louisiana Dental Association, the New Orleans Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He always finds time to be with family and friends, and he enjoys fishing and playing music.
Dr. Sean Owens is originally from St. Gabriel, Louisiana, and is married with two sons and a daughter. He earned an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 2006 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2011. He then completed a hospital-based General Dental Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham-Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in 2012. In 2016, Dr. Owens completed a 300 hour 1-year Dental Implant Externship with Stony Brook University of New York/Dental XP. Dr. Owens has varied interests in the field of dentistry, including dental implant surgery and site development, third molar exodontia, periodontal surgery, and IV Sedation.
Currently, Dr. Owens serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor with the LSU General Practice Residency. He is faculty and co-clinical director for the LSU Dental Implant Continuum. He is also a Board Member for the Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education. Dr. Owens has served as President for the Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry, and for the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association. Recently, he was awarded the Kathy Uebel Scholarship Award from the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration. He also has earned Fellowship Status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and is a member of the Baton Rouge Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association (where he currently serves on the Board of Directors), the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Randy Roth was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry and completed his orthodontic residency there as well. In his free time, Dr. Roth enjoys working on cars, fishing and spending time with his family and dog.
Dr. Trauth was born and raised in Boutte, LA, and graduated from Hahnville High School. After high school, he attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, earning a bachelor’s degree in biology as well as minors in chemistry and psychology. He continued his education at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry (LSUSD) where he was a member of many organizations. In order to stay up to date on all the latest advancements in the field of dentistry, Dr. Trauth maintains active memberships with the American Dental Association and the Louisiana Dental Association. Outside of the office, Dr. Trauth enjoys fishing, hunting and everything else the Sportsman’s Paradise has to offer. He and his wife, Abby, are avid Tiger fans and love spending time with family and friends. They are active residents of the community, participating in charitable and fundraising events whenever possible.