Meet Our Destrehan Dental Professional
Sandy B. Owens
Sandy graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. As a retired medical technologist, she joined Dr. Owens' team as office manager in August 1993 integrating the use of computers in the office. She enjoys tennis, gardening, and attending Saints games. Sandy also enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Owens and two boxers, Bacco and Stella. She also spends lots of time with her four children: Rachael, Richard Jr., Ross, Reid and grandchildren Austin and Madelyn.
Gwen has 16 years of dental assisting experience and has been a part of Dr. Owens' team since June 2000. She attended Eastern College Vocational School for dental assisting and received her certification as expanded duty dental assistant in December 2000. She especially enjoys the complex surgical cases and loves creating excellent bleaching carriers for improving her patients' smiles. She adores her two children Aleaya and Cade, and enjoys camping, outdoors, and gardening.
Shantel T. Lions
Shantel was born and raised in Southern Louisiana. She has been a part of Dr. Owens' team for 9 years as a certified expanded duty assistant. She especially enjoys the smile make-over cases and loves using the intra-oral cameras and the CEREC CAD/CAM technologies. Shantel is happily married and loves spending time with her wonderful stepson, who loves the outdoors. She is very outgoing and enjoys reading and cinema.