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. Emily Eggart. All three doctors have spent hundreds of hours focusing on their areas of interest including IV sedation, sports dentistry, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry.

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 insurance 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


Emily Eggart, D.D.S.

Dr. Emily Eggart, a native of Louisiana acquired her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry.

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.

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.


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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.

Ambre Sonnier Daigle, RDH

Ambre is originally from Loreauville Louisana. She attended the University of Lafayette and graduated in dental hygiene in 2011. In 2014 she made the move to New Orleans. Ambre is a huge foodie and an avid fitness enthusiast because she wants to be able to enjoy all of the great cuisine here! Ambre is always sharing delicious and healthy recipes with her patients and has even had them publish in The Times Picayune. The activities she enjoys the most are reading, walking her Dog Mackie, drinking coffee, cooking, going for happy hour and spending time with her family.

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.


Eliani Avila, EDDA

Eliani Avila began her career in dental assisting in June of 1995 and later became EDDA (expanded duty dental assistant) 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. Eliani enjoys exercising, spending time with her two kids and is expecting her first grandchild!

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 southern California and came to New Orleans over a decade ago and 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 four 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 five grandchildren and one on the way!

Brianna Indovina
Schedule Coordinator

Brianna is our scheduling coordinator at Audubon Dental Group. Originally a dental assistant, Brianna is fantastic at scheduling, explaining procedures, treatment options and costs with patients. With years of experience in customer service, she enjoys meeting new people and ensuring they have the best possible experience! In her spare time, Brianna loves to cook and try new food with her fiance Scott and spend time with their one year old Labrador.

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 optimize your available benefits. When not at the office, Tina enjoys the outdoors with her husband Terry, her eight children, four grandchildren and four fur babies.