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Dr. Connell takes great pride in the tremendous staff at his Gretna and Uptown New Orleans practices. The entire staff works as a team to ensure that each day goes as smoothly as possible to reaffirm to their patients that they have put their trust in the right team.

The whole staff has a strong knowledge of cosmetic dentistry and family dental services, and they continue to better themselves with conferences and classes. It is important to Dr. Connell that his whole staff is educated in the latest advancements in technology and procedures so that his patients are guaranteed to receive the highest quality of care for their smile.

Call us today to schedule your first appointment and have a chance to meet our welcoming, knowledgeable staff. We can promise you that your smile has never looked or felt better than it will after trusting Connell Family Dentistry with all of your dental care needs.

Uptown Staff

Karen Bouquet, RDHRDH in New Orleans and Gretna, LA

Karen Bouquet graduated from Loyola University in 1974 and has worked as a dental hygienist for 37 years. Karen has been with Connell Family Dentistry for 4 years. Karen most enjoys helping patients maintain good oral health.

Favorite New Orleans Food: Gumbo
Favorite New Orleans Festival: French Quarter Festival


Andrea Sanchez, Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant in New Orleans and Gretna, LA

Andrea Sanchez is Certified Dental Assistant and Front Desk Manager at Connell Family Dentistry. Andrea graduated from Blue Cliff College as a Dental Assistant and X-Ray Technician in 2011. She became a Certified Dental Assistant and Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) from LSU in 2013.

“I like working in dentistry because I feel great helping others. Also, being bilingual lets me help the Spanish Community have access to dental hygiene.”

Favorite Festival: Jazz Fest
Favorite New Orleans Food: Gumbo and Alligator Po boy
Favorite Restaurant: Cowbell Restaurant


Kambri Davidson, Dental HygienistDental Hygienist in New Orleans and Gretna, LA

Kambri Davidson is a Registered Dental Hygientist and is a team member at both the Uptown and Westbank office. Kambri is from Batesville, Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas of Medical Sciences. She loves to explore the city and learn about the unique culture of New Orleans. She also enjoys playing basketball and cooking with her husband.
Favorite New Orleans Food: Beignets and chicory coffee!
Favorite New Orleans Festival: Creole Gumbo Festival
Favorite Mardi Gras Parade: Barkus! (I love dogs!)


Rachal CadresDental Assistant in New Orleans and Gretna, LA

Rachal Cadres is a Certified Dental Assistant at Connell Family Denistry. Rachal attended Baton Rouge Dental Assistant Academy for Dental Assisting and X-Ray Technician in 2016. She became an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) in 2016. She enjoys hunting and fishing with her friends on the weekend.
Favorite Festival: Gretna Fest
Favorite New Orleans Food: Boiled Crawfish
Favorite Restaurant: Velvet Cactus


Diana StouteDental Assistant in New Orleans and Gretna, LA

Diana is originally from Morgan City, LA. She came to New Orleans 11 years ago for graduate school. She has a Master’s in Molecular and Human Genetics from LSUHSC, New Orleans and a Bachelor’s of Science from Nicholls State University. She first entered the dental field via research at LSUHSC School of Dentistry in 2008. She has been working as a dental assistant for 3 years now and plans to apply to dental school to be a dentist within the next couple of years. Her passion for dentistry grows each and every single day every time she sees the smiling faces of her patients. The fact that we can get patients out of pain or improve people’s smiles on a daily basis affirms her decision for her career in dentistry. In her spare time, she loves going to Nola City Bark with her two pups and nannying. Her favorite New Orleans festival is the King Cake Festival. Her favorite New Orleans food is coffee and beignets. Her favorite Mardi Gras parade is Endymion.

Dr. Brian Connell

Connell Dental Care and Connell Family Dentistry offer family dentistry, orthodontics, and cosmetic dentistry to patients in New Orleans, Louisiana. Contact Connell Family Dentistry today to schedule your consultation!

Written by Connell Dental CareJanuary 10, 2014