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. Le
Andy Le, D.D.S.
Dr. Andy Le was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, and attended Acadiana High School. He was initially trained as a dental hygienist but decided he wanted to expand the scope of his practice to offer more comprehensive care to his patients. Dr. Le received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering, exploring New Orleans, golf, football, riding his motorcycle, and food.

Dr. Moncada
Luis Moncada, D.M.D. — Periodontist
Dr. Moncada was raised in Miami, Florida, where he attended Florida International University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2002. He then attended Boston University and earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine. After graduating, he practiced general dentistry in the Boston area and was appointed to the position of Managing Clinical Director of a group practice. His quest for knowledge and understanding of dentistry led him to pursue a three-year, highly-specialized program of periodontal and implant training at Louisiana State University. During his residency, Dr. Moncada dedicated much of his time to research involving the genetic factors of aggressive periodontal disease, as well as clinical studies involving early placement of dental implants. His research and studies helped shape his belief that periodontics is the foundation of dentistry. Dr. Moncada is committed to providing optimal and comprehensive treatments that restore the mouth to a healthy state that is free from gum disease. Dr. Moncada is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontics, Louisiana Dental Association and American Dental Association, and he has served as Vice President of the Hispanic Dental Association. He and his wife, Jennifer, are active Uptown Lions Club members, and they enjoy getting involved in projects that are dedicated to rebuilding and preserving New Orleans music and artistic culture. They are proud to call Louisiana home.

Dr. Nguyen
Thai Q. Nguyen, D.D.S.
Dr. Thai Q. Nguyen is from Plaquemine, Louisiana. He earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Louisiana State University and went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Dr. Nguyen enjoys treating both adults and children of all ages. He is a member of the New Orleans Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, International Dental Implant Association and Academy of General Dentistry. He is also pursuing a fellowship in both the Internal Dental Implant Association and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Nguyen is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date dental care. He is interested not only in “fixing teeth” but also in helping patients enjoy a better quality of life by maintaining the health and appearance of their teeth. Dr. Nguyen is married and has one dog. His hobbies include riding motorcycles, fishing and watching LSU football.

Dr. Wiggins
Jeffrey Wiggins, D.D.S.
Born and raised in Slidell, Dr. Wiggins is a proud lifelong resident. A Slidell High School graduate, Dr. Wiggins earned his undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the LSU School of Dentistry. He is a member of the New Orleans Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is married to Amy Hall Wiggins, and they have two sons, Brandt and Cole.