Audubon Dental Group

Progressive Dentistry. Caring Approach. Experience The Difference!

Meet Our Team

Our practice provides an array of services from our three general dentists: Dr. Kristopher Rappold, Dr. Tony Hammack and Dr. Reid Owens. All three doctors have spent hundreds of hours focusing on their areas of interest including IV sedation, sports dentistry, dental implants, and comprehensive dentistry, especially esthetics and prosthodontics.

Services we provide in our Uptown Riverside office include digital x-rays, conebeam CT scans (3D X-ray), cleanings, sealants, fillings, root canals, extractions, dentures, crowns, bridges, Invisalign, veneers, flippers, in office and take home teeth whitening. We also offer implants (placement and restoration), wisdom teeth extractions, IV sedation, oral sedation and nitrous oxide gas. All of our providers accept insurances and we file on your behalf to your insurance carrier. To obtain more information on dental benefits, please contact our office.

Appointments can be scheduled 24 hours a day on our Facebook page and here on our website. We are open six days a week, accept after hours emergencies and are always accepting new patients!

General Dentists

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Kristopher Rappold, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Kristopher Rappold loves serving the New Orleans community and appreciates the honor to be given the opportunity to help individuals with their dental needs.
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Reid Owens, D.D.S.

Dr. Reid Owens, a native of Destrehan, Louisiana acquired his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry.
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Tony Hammack, D.D.S.

Dr. Tony Hammack is a Louisiana native, born and raised in Lake Charles, LA. After graduating high school from Lakewood Christian Academy and spending over a decade in the oil industry.

Hygienists

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Katie Montalbano, RDH

Katie Montalbano moved to New Orleans in 2007 to attend LSU School of Dentistry. After graduating as a registered dental hygienist in 2008, and falling in love with the city, Katie has happily made New Orleans her home. Her favorite things to do in the city are to take bike rides around town and spend time with her friends and family. Weekends are spent rooting for the LSU tigers and the Saints while being a new mommy to her sweet boy, Benjamin. With over 12 years of experience, she loves working in dentistry and making people feel comfortable and at ease while in the dental chair.

Taylor Detillier, RDH

Taylor Detillier graduated from LSU School of Dentistry’s Dental Hygiene program and was very active in her years as a student. She was the Student Government Representative and was also the recipient of the Compassion and Excellent Management of the Pedodontic Patient Award. She is sure to brighten your day with her smile and her incredible attitude! Taylor is a native of Lutcher, Louisiana. In her spare time, Taylor loves spending time with her family and friends, shopping and is an avid LSU football fan! Geaux Tigers!

Brittany English, RDH

Brittany English is originally from Ville Platte Louisiana and moved to New Orleans in 2009. She graduated from LSU School of Dentistry’s Dental Hygiene Program in 2011. Brittany has a passion for making smiles more beautiful and building relationships with her patients! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family in City Park, listening to live music and watching the Saints play in the dome!

Hygienists are our ambassadors of oral health! At Audubon Dental Group they are gentle and caring professionals who work with our patients to achieve the ultimate smile! They are prevention-oriented, stressing good home care in conjunction with regular professional dental hygiene visits. The hygienists will individualize treatments for each patient to determine how often professional cleanings should be performed and if any additional services are necessary.

Assistants

Eliani Avile, EDDA

Eliani Avila began her career in dental assisting in June of 1995 and later became EDDA trained. She loves working with patients and is happiest when they are well cared for. A native of Honduras, Eliani often translates for our Spanish-speaking patients. She also collects gently used clothes to send to Honduras in her mother’s memory.

Kristen Strecker

Kristen has only been in the dental field a short time but has picked up the techniques and lingo like a champion! Dr. Rappold even says she does the BEST full mouth x-rays! Kristen’s smile and personality lights up any room and she is really enjoying her new career choice! Kristen is also our in house makeup and hair aficionado!

Emily Vogel

Emily Vogel is a New Orleans native and graduated from De La Salle High School. Emily grew up around dentistry as her mother is also in the same field. Emily knew she wanted to follow in her footsteps and went to Delta College Dental Assisting school in Slidell Louisiana. In Emily’s free time she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and watching the Saints win! Emily enjoys sharing her contagious smile with patients in the office and is looking forward to applying to dental hygiene school in the future! 

Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown is from St. Bernard, Louisiana. After realizing her aspiration was to become a dental hygienist. Jessica enrolled in dental assisting school at Blue Cliff College and upon graduation was hired here at Audubon Dental Group. In her spare time she enjoys doing outdoor activities with her son Blaze and her fiancé Brock. She also enjoys hosting her family and friends at her house for holidays and Saints games. 

Jessica knew she wanted to be involved in dentistry because she loves to help give patients a reason to smile. 

Welcoming Committee

Constance Daniel
Office Manager

Constance Daniel was born in California and came to New Orleans over a decade ago. She has been calling Lousiana home ever since. With a background in sales and management, she was hired at Audubon Dental Group in August of 2014. Constance wears many hats, including office manager, marketing director, interior decorator and director of renovations. In her spare time she enjoys painting, spending time with her three dogs and traveling for sporting events including the National Hockey League especially her favorite team The Pittsburgh Penguins. Constance’s favorite part of working in dentistry is working with our team to make sure patients who have had bad experiences in other offices leave Audubon Dental Group with a new, positive outlook on dentistry. 

Catherine Uli
Patient Concierge

Cathy is our welcoming committee and greets every patient with a smile! Cathy has been with Audubon Dental Group since 2015 but has nearly ten years of experience in health care. Helping patients optimize their insurance benefits and understand their treatment options are only a few of the many skills she possesses. When not at work, Cathy enjoys spending time with her husband Pete, her four kids and four grandchildren.

Kailyn Verdin
Scheduling Whiz

Kailyn is our scheduling coordinator at Audubon Dental Group. A graduate of Chapelle High School, she is currently studying business administration. With years of customer service under her belt, she enjoys meeting new people and ensuring they have the best possible experience!

Tina Boudreaux
Insurance Coordinator

Tina has been a medical receptionist for over 10 years with experience in different health services. Tina’s goal is to work seamlessly with your dental insurance to get the most benefits possible.