Our Staff

Doctors

  • Daniel O. Bankhead, DDS
    Doctor

    Dr. Bankhead was born and raised in Baton Rouge, La. and graduated from Catholic High School.  After high school, he attended Louisiana State University and then went on to Louisiana State University School of Dentistry (LSUSD), where he was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Dental Excellence, as well as many other awards.  After graduation in 1990, Dr. Bankhead joined the practice of Dr. Donald Perrere, which opened in 1965.  In 1993, Dr. Bankhead took over the practice and in 1995 relocated to our current location on Historic Highland Road.

    Dan and his wife, Tiffany, have a blended family and are parents to 4 children, William, Elizabeth, Katherine and Colin. While they currently reside in Baton Rouge, they spend much of their time on their farm in the Felicianas. In his free time, Dr. Bankhead is an avid outdoorsman and beekeeper. 

    Dr. Bankhead is a member of the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association.

  • Nicholas J. Rauber, DDS
    Doctor

    Dr. Nicholas J. Rauber was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated from Jesuit High School. After high school, he attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge earning a bachelor’s degree in Zoology, as well as a minor in Chemistry. He continued his education at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry (LSUSD) where he was awarded the Pierre Fauchard and Grace Voigt Scholarships for outstanding academic achievement and greatest potential as a dental professional. During his senior year, he also served as president of SGA for LSUSD. After earning his DDS in 2007, he went into partnership with Dr. Daniel Bankhead.

    Staying very active in the community, Dr. Rauber is involved with many charitable organizations. In 1997, he started Swollfest Fishing Rodeo, which has become a premier charitable fishing tournament benefiting the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, as well as many other nonprofit organizations. Swollfest has raised more than $1,300,000 and helped many differently-abled children and armed service veterans get into the outdoors.

    In 2009, Dr. Rauber was named Baton Rouge’s Business Report’s Top 40 under 40 and, the same year, served as president of Baton Rouge Dental Association.

    Dr. Rauber has two children and is married to Samantha. As a family, they spend most of their time tending to their small farm and enjoying all the outdoor activities like fishing, hunting, hiking, gardening, and anything adventurous.

    Dr. Rauber is a gratis faculty member and preceptor for LSUSD. He serves on the Board of Admissions and Alumni Association Board of Directors for LSUSD. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association.

Staff

  • Dana Berthelot
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Dana Berthelot is a 1990 graduate of Louisiana State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has worked at BR Dentistry since 2002 after 11 years of experience in a periodontal practice after graduation.

    Dana grew up and currently lives in Baton Rouge. She enjoys reading, traveling, photography and volunteering with Swollfest Fishing Rodeo. She is also a Wellness Advocate with Doterra Essential Oils. Dana loves spending her free time with family and friends.

  • Tori H. LeBlanc
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Tori LeBlanc is a 2006 graduate of Louisiana State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has worked at BR Dentistry since 2008.

    Tori grew up and currently lives in Baton Rouge. Tori enjoys traveling, running, working in her garden, making jewelry and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Amy Marshall
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Amy Marshall was born and raised in Baton Rouge and is a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy. She is also a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009. Amy has been working for BR Dentistry since 2012.

    As a mother of three, when Amy is not here in the office taking care of our patients, she is probably volunteering in her son, Ford's, school cafeteria and library, or as the room mom for her daughter, Maris, and son, John Ellis', class. 

  • Terri Kivett
    Dental Assistant

    Terri Kivett has worked at BR Dentistry for more than 18 years and has been a dental assistant for 23 years. She is originally from West Monroe, Louisiana, but has lived in Baton Rouge for many years.

    Terri is married to her husband, Tad, and they have a dog named Sadie. Terri enjoys playing tennis, working in her yard, and exercising.

  • Lana Malone
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Lana is a 1997 graduate of Louisiana State University and a 2000 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry with degrees in General Studies and Dental Hygiene. Lana was raised in Oberlin, LA, but currently lives in Baton Rouge with her husband Sean and their three children-Keegan, Finley and Miles. Lana enjoys being an unpaid Uber driver for her kids, exercising, traveling and reading. 

  • Mary Olinde
    Dental Assistant

    Mary has worked for BR Dentistry since 2013. She is a 2007 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders and holds a paralegal license. She is a certified Expanded Duty Dental Assistant. Originally from Orlando, Florida, she now resides in Baton Rouge with her husband, Andrew Olinde, Jr.; their two children, Brooke and Drew; and two Labrador Retrievers, Olive and Charge. Mary enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing golf, and any time spent at the beach.

  • Hillary Rodriguez
    Dental Assistant

    Hilary has worked for BR Dentistry since 2019. Originally from Puerto Rico, Hilary has lived in Gonzales for the past 4 years. Hilary is a mother to two-year-old, Naia, and she enjoys spending time with her daughter, reading, making art and going on family walks. She is also bilingual and able to translate for our Spanish (Español) speaking patients. 

  • Brogan Shull
    Dental Assistant

    Brogan joined BR Dentistry in 2020. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders. She recently moved to Baton Rouge from St. Petersburg, Florida. Brogan and her fiancé, Ryan, also recently became engaged. She enjoys spending time at the beach, reading, and traveling.  

  • Jane Bateman
    Patient Coordinator

    Jane Bateman has worked at BR Dentistry for more than 12 years and has been a dental assistant for 12 years and recently transitioned to the front office.

    Jane has lived in Central, Louisiana for the past 19 years with her husband, Butch. She has been married for 33 years. Jane has two daughters, Kristen and Katie, and a dog named Harley. Jane enjoys exercising, traveling, riding motorcycles and going out to dinner with family and friends.

  • Tricia Hollis
    Practice Manager

    A 2007 graduate of Louisiana State University, Tricia Hollis joined our team in 2010 and has been in the dental field since 2003.

    With a passion for philanthropy and giving back, Tricia is proud to serve as Executive Director of Swollfest Fishing Rodeo ®, a charity fishing tournament that recently pledged $1,300,000 to Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Behind the Line BR, a nonprofit organization comprised of spouses and family members of first responders, supporting other first responders and their families in the Baton Rouge area.

    In her free time, she is an active member of ministry at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Baton Rouge and a volunteer at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School. Tricia enjoys cooking, crafting, traveling and filling her home with good food and the great company of family and friends. She and her husband, Brandon, reside in Baton Rouge with their two sons, Reed and Blake; and 2 rescue dogs, Sam and Bella.

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Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-3:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-1:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed