Dental Team – Covington, LA

Compassion, Skill,
& 5-Star Service

Our team takes pride in delivering unparalleled patient experiences and is 110% dedicated to exceeding your expectations. We love working in the greater Mandeville area, and we love living here just as much.

Ashley, Patient Experience Coordinator

Patient experience coordinator Ashley

As an Iowa native, Ashley moved to Louisiana after she met her husband in Colorado. She earned her BA degree in communications from the University of Northern Iowa. She is also CPR certified and loves getting to know each patient to give them the best dental visit possible.

Ashley is very passionate about health and wellness. As a result, she loves to exercise and cook healthy meals for her and her husband. She also loves to laugh and make other people’s day brighter, making her a great addition to our team!

Tina, Treatment Coordinator

Dental treatment coordinator Tina

Tina studied at the University of New Orleans and is relatively new to the dental world. As a member of our team, she already loves getting to know the patients and being a part of their treatment journey towards a brand-new smile!

Away from work, Tina loves spending quality time with her large family and being outdoors. Boating, rollerblading, boxing, and doing yoga are some of her favorite activities. She also regularly goes for walks at the lakefront or the park if she happens to be visiting New Orleans. Something important to know about her is that she’s a HUGE animal lover. So far, she’s owned cats, dogs, and rabbits – next on her list is a duck and a miniature horse.

Julie Moreau, Practice Administrator

Dental office administrator Julie

Julie has been active in her husband's dental office since 1984. Her focus is on administration, office systems and procedures, policy, long-range planning, research and development, human resources, property and equipment acquisition and implementation, marketing, and promotions.

She grew up in New Orleans and has lived in Tylertown, MS, and Bessemer, AL. She earned a degree in Journalism from The University of Alabama and then followed her roots back to New Orleans to work. She met and married Dr. Moreau in 1983, and they have raised four children.

As the TMJ and Sleep dental office has grown, Julie has been instrumental in the development of the systems incorporated at MoreSMILES Dental. She manages our medical billing procedures and orchestrates the flow of TMJ disorder and sleep apnea patients from their initial contact with our dental office.

Romaina, Financial Coordinator

Dental office administrator Julie

A New Orleans native, Romaina has been working in the dental world for nearly five years so far. As our dedicated financial coordinator, her favorite part of this job is getting to experience such a positive, joyful atmosphere every time she walks into the office! Our patients certainly appreciate her funny, outgoing personality. 

Romaina is married to her middle school sweetheart, and they have three handsome little boys at home. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, experimenting with different types of food, watching sports, practicting gymnastics, and boxing. 

Madelaine, Marketing Coordinator

Marketing coordinator Madelaine

Madelaine joined the MoreSMILES Dental team in 2013, having earned her Bachelor’s in Communication and Informational Sciences from the University of Alabama. She has varying levels of training in journalism, film, graphic design, media law, political communications, and non-profit organization work. Today, what she likes most about her position is working on patient testimonials and getting to hear how much a healthier, happier smile has changed their life for the better. People often take good oral health for granted, but in the dental field, you see every day just how fixing a broken tooth, completing a smile makeover, or relieving TMJ pain completely transforms someone’s world. It’s always rewarding!

Madelaine is the oldest daughter of Dr. Moreau and Julie, with three other siblings. She and her husband married in 2018 after a decade of dating through college and his medical school training. Outside of working hours, she currently enjoys training for half marathons, going on hikes, hosting gatherings with friends, writing, and reading a variety of book genres. She also loves cooking/baking – in fact, she’s perfected her own jambalaya and gumbo recipes and even makes her own king cake from scratch every year on 12th Night.

Shannon, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA)

Dental assistant Shannon

Shannon has been a part of the dental world for over two decades so far, and she’s been trained in general dentistry under Dr. Moreau since 2008. In fact, she was part of the team that helped him fit Saints players for PPM performance mouthguards during their Super Bowl season! In addition to her EDDA training, she’s also completed courses regarding TMJ therapy and dental sleep medicine. Today, her friendly, loyal manner helps our patients relax, while her competence and professionalism assure them that they will receive the highest level of care possible. She loves changing smiles for the better!

Outside of working hours, Shannon spends plenty of quality time with her wife and other family members. Her favorite hobbies include camping and running.

Nicole, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA)

Dental assistant Nicole

Nicole grew up in East Germany, when the “Iron Curtain” still existed. She studied dental assisting there and is also certified as an orthodontic and pediatric dental assistant. Today, her overall career in oral healthcare impressively spans almost three full decades! She loves helping patients overcome their dental fear and smile again.

At home, Nicole has a wonderful husband and two children named Karla and Levent. When she has free time, her favorite hobbies include cooking, decorating/updating their home, and gardening.

April, Dental Assistant

Dental assistant April

April studied at the Accelerated Dental Assisting Academy and is certified in X-rays and CPR with more advanced training on the horizon. As a member of our team, she loves spending time with her coworkers and experiencing their amazing positivity and kindness towards patients! No matter how bad a day may be, she strives to keep a smile on her face and stay positive.

April is from Lacombe and has two sisters who are about to graduate from Louisiana State University, as well as a mother who’s planning to remarry soon. Spending quality time with her family and dog is always a top priority outside of working hours. She also loves to shop.

Theresa, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Theresa

Theresa has been a part of our dental team for over 15 years so far, and she never gets tired of caring for her wonderful patients. It’s an amazing feeling to be able to improve their health and quality of life while also building a personal connection! She studied dental hygiene at the LSU School of Dentistry and is trained in local anesthesia.

Away from work, Theresa and her husband Chris have three wonderful children – Carter, Annelise, and Piper – who keep them very busy. As for personal hobbies, she likes to run and compete in half marathons, as well as travel to national parks. Recently, her family went to Acadia National Park in Maine!

Jill, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Jill

Jill is a native of Meridian, MS and came to MoreSMILES Dental by way of Fort Walton Beach, FL where she graduated in 2002 with a Dental Hygiene degree from Pensacola State College. She also continued her online studies in dental hygiene at the University of Mississippi. Her favorite part of her job is being able to educate patients about their oral health and seeing their excitement as they achieve improvements and positive changes.

Jill and her husband Bill have three daughters as well as a Goldendoodle named Beaux. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys doing Crossfit, running, skiing, taking trips to the beach, following Ole Miss football, and spending time with her family. She didn’t try her very first raw oyster until she was 38 years old!

Katie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Katie

Katie’s experience in the dental field spans over a decade so far, with most of that time spent right here at our dental office. In fact, she’s known that she wanted to become a dental hygienist ever since high school. She completed her dental hygiene training at the LSU School of Dentistry and also has training in nitrous oxide and local anesthetic. Today, what she enjoys most about her position is building relationships with both patients and other team members. Everyone feels like family!

Katie and her husband Adam have three children named Landry Kate, Graham, and Cooper, as well as a Maltipoo named Lagniappe. Her favorite hobbies outside of work include spending time with loved ones outdoors, going to Lake Martin in Alabama during the summertime, completing yardwork, gardening with her husband, and shopping with her mom and sister.

Maritza, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Maritza

Maritza completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the LSU School of Dentistry. Today, she’s been working in this field for over 25 years! She has a true passion for helping patients improve and maintain good oral health while also building good relationships over time. As someone who speaks both Spanish and English, she can connect with people from many different walks of life.

At home, Maritza has a loving husband and two beautiful children. In her spare time, you can often find her attending sporting events with her family, going on fun trips to the beach, reading, and watching baseball – she’s a New York Yankees super fan!