121 Rue Louis XIV Suite 2
Lafayette, LA 70508

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Theriot
Dr. John C. Theriot grew up in Pierre Part, Louisiana. Dr. Theriot first attended Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, where he received a four-year degree. In 2002, he earned his DDS degree from the accredited Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans. After dental school, he gained experience in a group practice in Houma, Louisiana. He later established his own practice here in Lafayette. He continues his education monthly so he can attain the most recent and advanced information for his patients. There are many organizations that Dr. Theriot is associated with:

  • Acadiana District Dental Association
  • Louisiana Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists

To combine with these prestigious institutions, Dr. Theriot has received advanced training in oral conscious sedation, as well as implant training at the renowned MISCH Implant Institute. He has also been trained by the largest oral sedation dentistry continuing education provider in North America—the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania. Outside of work, Dr. Theriot loves spending time with his wife, Jeannie, and their children, Colin and Londyn. He also enjoys running, playing golf, and competing in triathlons with his wife.

Dr. Soirez
Dr. Kayla P. Soirez is originally from Erath, Louisiana. She earned her DDS degree from Louisiana State University in New Orleans. Prior to dental school she attended LSU, Baton Rouge as an undergraduate. Displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Dr. Soirez completed her dental education here in Lafayette. She worked in the Acadiana area before settling down with us in July 2007. She is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Louisiana Dental Association
  • Acadiana District Dental Association
  • Acadiana Southern Society

Dr. Soirez has also received advanced training in conscious sedation and Six Month Smiles®. She is continually learning throughout the year by both experience and by taking courses through various organizations. She’s been practicing in the area for 11 years.

In her free time, Dr. Soirez enjoys spending time with her sons, Cameron, Mason, Jackson, and Logan, as well as her husband, Jeremy. She also enjoys watching sporting events and spending time with friends and family. Her goal as a dentist is to help her patients improve their oral health and hygiene and have a better self-image.

Dr. Hebert
Dr. Robin M. Hebert graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2002 with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. “I always knew I wanted to go into the medical field, but was just unsure of which discipline. Around my last year in college I observed area dentists and saw a few extraction cases as well as crown and bridge cases. I knew then that dentistry was the field I wanted to get into. When a position came open at Theriot Family Dental Care, I was excited to apply. Not only was it the type of family-oriented practice I wanted, but I had met Dr. Soirez some years before and she told me what a pleasant atmosphere it was to work in.” Dr. Hebert is associated with the following organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Louisiana Dental Association
  • Aesthetics & Digital Dentistry Academy
  • Acadiana Southern Society

She has since been practicing in the area for nine years and received advanced training in oral conscious sedation. Dr. Hebert is the youngest of three children and has one brother and one sister. Her father runs a family-owned grocery store, and her mother is a registered nurse. She met her husband her last semester of college and married in July of 2003. Currently, they have three children, a boy and two girls. In her free time, she loves anything outdoors, running, and painting. Her goal as a doctor is to make people feel better about themselves and maintain overall health.

Dr. Gonsoulin
Dr. Carl Gonsoulin was born and raised in Loreauville, Louisiana. After graduating from Loreauville High School, he followed in his sister’s footsteps to complete a two-year pre-dental program at the University of South Louisiana. He proceeded to Loyola University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Three years later, he completed his internship and residency at Children’s Hospital and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham, Alabama. He then returned home to Acadiana and opened his private pediatric dental practice in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he has been practicing for many years.Dr. Carl is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Louisiana Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Acadiana Dental Association. He is an avid sponsor in the Acadiana community for children’s events and local school academic and athletic programs. When he is not dedicating his time to dentistry, he takes advantage of living in Louisiana sportsman’s paradise. His favorite hobbies are fishing and hunting.
Dr. Porter
Dr. Joseph Porter, a Baton Rouge native, received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Southeastern Louisiana University. He received his doctorate from the LSU School of Dentistry. Along with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, he has an advanced degree in family dentistry. Dr. Porter is an accredited orthodontist. This means that he is a dental specialist who has completed an advanced post-doctoral course, accredited by the American Dental Association, of at least two academic years in the specialty of orthodontics. While at the LSU School of Dentistry, he was honored to receive the prestigious Baldridge Scholarship, the General Dentistry Award, the Prosthetics Award, and the Diagnosis of Oral-Facial Pain Award. Dr Porter is a specialist in orthodontics and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Collins
Dr. Lindsey Collins graduated from the LSU School of Dentistry in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from LSU Baton Rouge. She then received the Chancellor’s Award for graduating first in her class. After completing dental school, she practiced general dentistry treating adults and children. In 2013, she and her husband moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where she began working at a pediatric dental office. She says, “This is when I truly came to enjoy treating children. It is very important to me to create a positive environment where children do not fear going to the dentist.” She also attends courses throughout the year to continue her dental education. She has been a practicing doctor for over six years and has worked in Lafayette for six months.Her husband, Andrew Collins, grew up in Lafayette and is an allergist practicing here in town. They have two children, a son and a daughter. She has enjoyed spending time with her family since she’s moved back to Louisiana. Her goal is to establish and maintain relationships with her patients and make them feel comfortable.
Dr. Guedry
Dr. Kelly Guedry graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2013. She completed her undergraduate studies with a bachelor’s degree in biological science. She continues her education every year through various organizations and training. She has currently been practicing in the area for almost two years. She and her family are somewhat new to the Lafayette area, and her parents love to come visit and try new restaurants and events. She is very close to her two siblings, and they are her source for advice as well as her travel buddies. She loves to travel and spend time with family and friends. Her goal as a doctor is to make her patients visit a positive and comforting experience.

Meet Our Team

The office of Theriot Family Dental Care is made up of educated, kind, and passionate individuals who care immensely about the services we provide. This makes our team qualified in handling any dental concern you have and opens the door to building lasting relationships. Check back soon for a more comprehensive list of our office and hygiene staff members and dental assistants.

Tanya DesOrmeaux
Tanya, a certified nursing assistant, was looking for a different opportunity in her field when this position came open. She has found it surprisingly fulfilling. Her favorite part is helping patients get the most out of their dental insurance coverage.She and her husband, Ryan, have four children together. She loves getting together with extended family over the holidays.

 

 

Carly Myers
Carly grew up with an aunt and cousin in the dental industry. Her respect for both of them is what drew her to become a hygienist. She loves the relationships she builds with clients, whose teeth she’s been cleaning for years.Carly loves running. Her heroes are Chrissie Wellington and Scott Jurek. She has a husband and a son and could live on the Ferdie’s Special at the Pizza Shack in Opelousas.

 

Shani Simon
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Amanda Dies
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Rachel Broussard
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Alyssa Boggs
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Inger Gauthier
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Stacie Fontenot
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Sonya Roberts
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Melana Power
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Kim Lett
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Taylor Romero
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Chasity Potier
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Leah Primeaux
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