Meet Our Team
Serving Lakeview, West End, Metairie & Bucktown
Dana has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Her experience brings a wealth of knowledge to our office. Dana received her radiology and dental assisting certifications from Eastern Dental Assisting School and went on to earn her Expanded Duty Dental Assisting certification from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. She will meet with you one on one to discuss your treatment plan and talk about your financial options. While at home she enjoys cooking for her family, exploring the outdoors, and visiting her daughter in Utah who is currently in dental school.
Patient Care Coordinator
Ashley grew up loving going to the dentist and quickly realized that she knew the dental field was a career she wanted to pursue. After graduating high school in 2011, Ashley started her dental career as a dental assistant. She went to Louisiana State University School of Dentistry to earn her Expanded Duty Dental Assisting certification in 2013. After Ashley started with our team in 2020, she started her new role as a patient care coordinator. As you get to know Ashley you will quickly realize making people smile is what brings her joy and what better way to express that than by helping her patients achieve their best smile yet!
In her spare time she enjoys traveling the world with her husband and her two adorable sons.
"I try my best every day to improve lives, one smile at a time."
Stephanie has not only been with our office for 20 years, she’s married to Dr. Canatella. As our scheduling coordinatior she enjoys talking with our patients and helping them with their special dental needs. She previously studied at Louisiana State University.
Outside of the office, she is a licensed occupational therapist and enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and going to her children’s activities.
Stacy has been an incredible assistant for over 20 years now. As our clinical leader, she works hard to make sure your time in the dental chair is not only pleasant but meets your highest expectations. When assisting, Stacy works side-by-side with Dr. Canatella to help patients overcome their fear of dentistry and achieve a healthier smile. She is certified in CEREC, 3D imaging, OSHA, and EDDA.
When she’s not helping patients, she enjoys crafts, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Colby grew up in Luling and graduated from Hahnville High School. Shortly after graduating, Colby realized that she was interested in learning more about the dental field and is excited to share her dental knowledge with her patients. Her favorite thing about the dental field is seeing the amazing before and after results on our veneer patients! She says, "It truly is a work of art!"
When Colby is not in the office, she loves to work out and travel.
Nicole is a native New Orleanian who graduated from Mount Carmel Academy and University of New Orleans where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Biology. She continued her education at the University of Mississippi, earning her second Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys teaching her patients the importance of oral hygiene and how it affects their overall health.
When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading and traveling. She is, also, a big fan of napping with her French bulldog puppy, Spencer.
"Confidence starts with a healthy smile.""
Madi grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana and graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette. After graduating, she attended LSU School of Dentistry to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Dental hygiene. Madi has always been very passionate about her own oral hygiene, so when she was deciding on what career would be the best fit for her, she couldn’t think of a better path than helping others achieve optimal oral hygiene in their own lives.
In Madi’s spare time, she enjoys CrossFit, online shopping, and hanging out with family and friends. She is also newly married to her husband.
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and he will make straight your paths." Proverbs 3:5-6