Dr. Irby
Michael Irby, DDS
Dr. Irby is a graduate of Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

 

Dr. Lacoste
Joseph R. Lacoste, Jr., D.D.S.
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. Owens
Sean Owens, DDS
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 Doctor 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 VA Medical Center in 2012. In 2016, Dr. Owens completed a 300 hour, 1-year dental implant externship with Stony Brook University of the 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 and the American College of Dentists and is also 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. Trauth IV
Edwin “Buddy” Trauth IV, DDS
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.