ABOUT US

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Welcome!

It is Dr. Manuel’s personal goal, as a hometown orthodontist and dedicated local practitioner, to bring only the finest equipment and latest technology to the community.

Caroline Manuel Orthodontics welcomes you and your family to visit our office, where our highly trained team provides patients of all ages with the very best in orthodontic treatments. Whatever questions and concerns you might have about orthodontics, our team is made up of knowledgeable, experienced professionals ready and willing to set your mind at ease.

We are confident that we can expertly answer all of your questions and invite you to schedule a free consultation to discuss all of your orthodontic needs.

Our dedicated approach to personable, individual client attention and the warm, inviting environment they have created here at our Caroline Manuel Orthodontics is what has helped us to form lasting relationships with our patients and their families. As the area’s premier full-time, hometown orthodontist, our credentials and care are simply heads (and teeth) above the rest.

MEET OUR TEAM

The mission of Caroline Manuel Orthodontics is to continually contribute to the welfare of the community and the profession by providing ethical, predictable, and exceptional care to all patients in a compassionate manner. We are committed to lifelong learning in order to enhance our skills of practice and improve our patient’s total well being. The staff of Caroline Manuel Orthodontics is dedicated to using the most efficient materials and current technology, and strive to exceed every expectation of individualized, skilled, and sincere service.

Dr. Caroline Manuel, DDS
Dr. Caroline Manuel, DDS
Dr. Caroline Manuel: Dr. Manuel holds a Bachelor of science degree in Dental Hygiene (2002), a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (2007), and an Honors in Teaching certificate, and a postgraduate certificate in the specialty of Orthodontics all from the LSU School of Dentistry (LSUSD). During her time at LSU, she was the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Student Total Achievement Award, the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Dental Student Award, and the Outstanding Student Leader Award. As a student she was inducted into the C. Edmund Kells Honorary Society as well as the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society. Upon completion of her dental surgery degree, she completed a two-year post-graduate training program in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics through the LSUSD orthodontic residency program. Being the seventh of eight children, and having three children of her own, Dr. Manuel enjoys most of her free time with her family. Her hobbies include cooking, running, traveling, and any kind of yard work.

Dr. Manuel is currently a member of the following organizations: The American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and the Acadian District Dental Association.

Hope
Hope
Hope graduated from Southwest Dental Academy and has been in orthodontics since 2015. She loves seeing the transformation of each patient’s smiles from start to finish. When Hope is not working, she enjoys being outdoors, antiquing, listening to old vinyl records and traveling with her husband and three boys.
Natalie
Natalie
Natalie has been in orthodontics for 13 years and joined Dr Manuel’s team eight years ago. She loves getting to know patients and their families and thinks there is nothing quite as rewarding as seeing the change both on the inside and out as patients become confident and proud of their new smile! On her days off, Natalie enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. She is the mother of two beautiful boys!
William
William
William is the son of Dr. Manuel. He has been working for the practice for a year and has become an integral part of the team with job duties including trimming models, pouring impressions, making retainers and sterilizing instruments. In William’s spare time he enjoys making duck calls.
Laurie
Laurie
Laurie has over 17 years as an orthodontic assistant and loves seeing the beautiful smiles Dr. Caroline creates and the confidence it brings to each patient. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Laurie is the mother of two children and four stepchildren and grandmother of one grandson and two step grandsons.
Morgan
Morgan
Morgan has been working in orthodontics for two years. She loves her job and co-workers. Fun fact about Morgan – she comes from a family of 9 and was homeschooled! She loves her job because she enjoys seeing the transformation of each patient’s confidence through their new, beautiful smile!
Camille
Camille
Camille has 17 years experience in the orthodontic field. She works with new patients at their initial exams and loves seeing how each patient becomes more confident as a result of treatment. Outside of work, Camille enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is the mother to three wonderful children!

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