MEET THE Family Dental Care TEAM
amber, registered dental hygienist
After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the LSU School of Dentistry, Amber joined the Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri, DDS team in 2011. Our patients appreciate Amber’s compassion and get a kick out of her sense of humor. A member of several professional organizations including the American Dental Hygienists Association and the Louisiana Dental Hygienists Association, Amber is a member of the LDHA. Amber and her husband, Joshua, have two sons, Hugh and Finn. In her spare time, Amber enjoys hanging out with her family and rooting for the New Orleans Saints.
beth, office manager
Beth joined the Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri, DDS team in 2017. She graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2013, earning her Bachelor’s degree for Health Management. She love’s working with patients and making sure they feel right at home when they walk in. She is originally from New Orleans but decided to stay in Acadiana when she met her Cajun husband, Tad. They have two beautiful yet spoiled pups whom they absolutely adore. They love to entertain in their new house, watch football, and cook fancy meals. Beth loves working in dentistry because it’s something new each day and she takes advantage of staying educated in this expanding field.
emily, expanded duty dental assistant
Born and raised in Crowley, La., Emily attended Southwest Dental Academy in 2014 where she earned her certification as a Dental Assistant. Certified in CPR and Expanded Duties, Emily is committed to excellence and making sure each patient leaves with a smile. She has truly become such an asset to our team and fits right in with our office team morale. Her openness to be a team player and help wherever she is needed, with a smile on her face is what we love about her. Emily treasures spending time with her high school sweetheart, Kaleb, and their two beautiful daughters, Laurel and Lydia. She loves food, traveling and cheering on her favorite baseball and football teams, too!
jennifer, expanded duty dental assistant
With over 10 years of experience in Orthodontics, she was the perfect one to join our team as our practice is growing and expanding our Ortho services. She organizes our carts, orders materials, confirms patients’ measurements, and is thorough in her explanation of the ortho process so that each of her patients know exactly what they need to do at home to get them to the next step in the process to a straighter smile! Additionally, she has recently become trained in operating our Ceph X-ray, which is a diagnostic radiograph used primarily for ortho treatment planning. Jennifer attended Academy of Acadian in 2006, where she earned her certification as a Dental Assistant. Not only does she have the tenure in Ortho, but she’s also certified in CPR and Expanded Dental Duties. She loves transforming amazing smiles and the joy that her patients have once their journey of ortho is complete. Jennifer and her husband, Josh have two amazing children, Brooke and Blaise. They love being outdoors, traveling and making memories as a family of four!
lindsey, registered dental hygienist
Lindsey joined the Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri, DDS team in March 2015, and she graduated from LSU’s School of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene in May 2012. Lindsey specializes in local anesthesia, providing patients with preventative dentistry and oral home care instruction to ensure her patients make the most of their beautiful smiles. She also works with Special Smiles, the dental division of the Special Olympics. Lindsey is a self-proclaimed Army Brat, so she has spent her life traveling the U.S. with her family; however, she has been a resident of Lafayette for 10 years, and loves calling Acadiana home. Lindsey and her husband have one son, Noah. In her free time, Lindsey loves spending time with friends and family and attending LSU football games. Lindsey and her family are members of Our Savior’s Church in Lafayette. She loves working with the team at Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri, DDS where everyone works to ensure patients are happy and comfortable.
skyler, hygiene treatment coordinator
Skyler joined the Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri, DDS team in 2014. Skyler attended Delta College of Arts and Technology where she gained her certification as a Dental Assistant. Skyler and her husband Cody are the proud parents to a daughter, Alysse Marie. When she is not working, Skyler loves spending time outside where she can soak up the sun and spend time with friends and family. Skyler’s favorite thing about working at Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri, DDS is seeing patients leave the office with a happy and healthy smile.