Dental Staff

All professionals at Nguyen Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Paul Nguyen

Dentist in Prairieville, LA
Nguyen Dental

Dental Staff in Prairieville, LA

He resides in Baton Rouge with his wife, Samira, and their son, Knox, and dog, Roni. They love to spend their free time traveling and are Disney fanatics. Dr. Nguyen's family resides in Baton Rouge and he has 3 sisters. Samira's family resides in Ascension parish and are happy to have their dentist nearby now.Dr. Paul Nguyen was born and raised in Baton Rouge and graduated from Catholic High School in 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland in 2009. Following graduation, he attended an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Nguyen returned to Louisiana in 2010 and has been practicing as an associate in the surrounding areas. He is delighted to have the opportunity to provide quality dental care in his new permanent location. Dr. Nguyen is committed to staying current with the latest advances in dentistry to provide his patients with the best care possible. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association.


Brittany Granger, Office Manager

Dental Staff in Prairieville, LA

Brittany is originally from Port Allen but currently resides in Baton Rouge with her daughters, Airyana and AJ, and her longtime boyfriend, Scott. They have an awesome cat named Caesar. She studied Business and Finance at Southeastern Louisiana University. Brittany is committed to ensuring that our patients have a positive experience in our office and receive the best care possible. With her extensive dental insurance knowledge, she enjoys helping patients maximize their benefits to meet their dental needs. Brittany loves bringing her girls to dance class, cooking, doing crosswords, and watching tv when she has a moment to relax.


Ashlyn Baker, EDDA

Dental Staff in Prairieville, LA

Ashlyn was born in Baton Rouge and moved to Prairieville when she was 8 years old. She is married to Landon and they have 2 kids – Ellie is 8 years old and Bradley is 4 years old. Ashlyn has been a dental assistant for over 6 years and is certified as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA). She enjoys learning about new dental technology and keeps up to date with new dental products. She loves her profession and is committed to providing exceptional care to our patients. Ashlyn loves animals and currently has 5 pets – 3 dogs and 2 cats!


Hailey Wells, Dental Assistant

Hailey Wells

Hailey is originally from St. Amant but now lives in Pierre Part with her fiancé, Cody, and their chocolate lab, Miller. She graduated from St. Amant High School and Nicholls State University. Hailey is a dedicated dental assistant who enjoys helping patients achieve their best smile. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with family and friends and traveling.


Heidi Bain, RDH

Heidi Bain, RDH

Heidi is a native of Warren, Ohio, but has been a proud resident of Louisiana for over 30 years. She graduated from West Liberty University in Wheeling, WVA., with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has 37 years of dental hygiene experience and has served patients in Ascension Parish for the last 34 years. Heidi is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, the Louisiana Dental Hygienists' Association and the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Hygienists' Association where she served as an officer for several years. Heidi is married to Dave Bain and has two grown sons and one daughter-in-law.  In her spare time, she loves to read, knit and watch college sports (especially LSU Tiger baseball!). However, her real passion is for music. Heidi plays the piano and the flute at her church and with the Baton Rouge Concert Band!


Catherine Garcia, RDH

Catherine Garcia, RDH

Catherine graduated from LSU School of Dentistry with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in May of 2017. Her favorite part of the profession has been learning the connection between oral and systemic health, which makes her job even more rewarding. She always had a passion for health and helping others. Catherine loves to educate her patients to enable them to take control of and optimize their oral health while building and maintaining new relationships and friendships with each patient. In her spare time, she enjoys a great cup of coffee and reading a good book. Catherine also is building a small calligraphy and crafting business called The Stationery Snail! She also has a passion for music, having studied Piano Pedagogy at LSU after 12 years of private lessons. She is an active member of Our Lady of Mercy Church, volunteering in music and young adult ministry, and loves to dive into scripture each day. Catherine’s motto is Enjoy life, and Smile on!


Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

Dr. Nguyen and his staff look forward to welcoming you to our practice.

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