We are open 8am - 5pm, Monday - Thursday and Fridays from 8am - 1pm. We are closed from 1pm - 2pm for lunch.
About Our Team
Dr. Tom Foster, Dentist
Led by Dr. Tom Foster, our office has twelve full-time team members available to cater to your needs. Should you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact any of our staff members by calling our office.
You may also e-mail any of them simply by clicking on their e-mail addresses listed below.
Shannon Foster, CFO
Shannon joined our staff in January, 2000. As our Business Manager, Shannon handles the accounting, patient billing, and assists in managing the front office.
Shannon enjoys working out, scuba diving, jet skiing, and LSU football.
Dale joined our staff in September of 2009 and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from LSU. Dale has worked in advertising for the past twenty years and worked in the dental industry for four years prior to that. She is excited to be working in dentistry again with such a great team!
Dale has been married to her wonderful husband, Brett, for 29 years and they live in Baton Rouge with their two daughters, Blakeley and Brittany. Her entire family loves LSU sports so she enjoys entertaining family and friends during football season. She loves to read and enjoys dancing and traveling in her spare time.
Kara joined Dr. Foster's team in 2009 bringing with her 12 years of banking and 20 years of dental experience. She has been married to her husband, Mike, for over 35 years and is looking forward to growing old with him. They have two children, Brandon and Ashley and two grandchildren, Brooklyn and Bryson--the love of their lives!
Kara's passion is "life in general" and views each and every day as a gift. She feels life is a journey full of opportunities and experiences to appreciate.
She and Mike enjoy all aspects of outdoor activities, traveling, and time with friends and family--and feels truly blessed to be a part of a great dental team!!
Heather was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and raised in Amite, Louisiana. She received her degree in Biology from Southeastern Louisiana University and her Dental Hygiene degree from LSU School of Dentistry. Heather has been practicing since 2005 and has been a member of our team since 2009. She is particularly excited about our commitment to our patient's oral health.
Heather and her husband, Randy, live in Prairieville with their three year old son, Leonardo. She is an avid runner and competes in fitness competitions and marathons. Other interests include raising and showing pugs and shihtzus, working out and riding her horse. She also enjoys attempting to cook, but the dogs usually end up with dinner!
Kayla was born in Amite, LA and has lived in Baton Rouge since 2006. She attended Southeastern Louisiana University and received her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from Louisiana State School of Dentistry. Kayla has been practicing dental hygiene since 2008 and has been with our team since 2010.
Kayla loves spending time outdoors and playing with her Labrador, Sam. While at Southeastern she played on the women's basketball team. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Beth was born in Baton Rouge and was raised in Prairieville. She graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from LSU in 2008. Beth joined our team part time in January of 2009 and decided to amplify her commitment to our patients by joining the practice full time in May of 2011. Beth is excited to continue to grow with our practice, team, and patients throughout the years ahead.
When Beth has free time she enjoys shopping, decorating, and spoiling her six nieces and two nephews. Hanging out with friends and famiy is her absolute favorite thing to do. She believes that is doesn't matter what you are doing, it only matters who you are doing it with!
Nina is an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant with more than 25 years experience in the dental field and has been Dr. Foster's leading assistant for over 15 years. She is a native of Krotz Springs and currently resides in Central. Nina has a passion for all animals, but is particularly crazy about her cats, Romeo and Rocky. Her hobbies include sewing, reading, LSU football and baseball, and attending youth hockey games with her family.
Jessica has been married to her husband Richard for 28 years and together they have three beautiful daughters, Samantha, Victoria, and Trisha. In addition, they have an awesome two year old granddaughter, Luna, and two grandbabies on the way. Four dogs and five cats round out the family. She enjoys cooking, camping, salt water fishing and spending time with Luna.
Jessica has been a Dental Assistant for 16 years and has her certification in both Dental Assisting and Expanded Duties. She has been a part of our team since October 2009 and really enjoys working in our office.