We're all like family, everyone treats everyone with respect. Everyone knows their job and their duties. We have a no complaining policy, we have a policy to show up with a smile on your face and do your job and everybody's on board with that. It's nice to come in and not have to deal with any drama or any bad attitudes. The focus is always on the patient so it makes it really easy to work and it makes it enjoyable. I don't think there's anyone in this office that doesn't look forward to coming to work everyday and I think that says a lot.

The team at Ascension Premier Dental works hard to ensure that your experience in our care is positive, productive, and completely stress-free. We are highly trained and dedicated to making sure all of our patients – no matter their age – get the help they need. If you are ready to achieve the beautiful, healthy, functional smile you deserve, please contact us. We will be happy to help you schedule an appointment. You can give us a call at 225-963-5548 or send us a message using our online contact form.

Becky | Front Desk

Becky is originally from Baton Rouge, LA. She lives within two miles of our office, and she is married with three kids. Becky has been working for Ascension Premier Dental for a year and really enjoys her job. She has always wanted to work in the dental field, but this is her first experience. She is very thankful Dr. Bessonet and his wife were willing to take the time to train her. Becky loves the people she works with as well as getting to know the patients who come into the office. She will be there to help you figure out what date and time best suits your schedule, and she can also assist you with your financing options. When you call to schedule your appointment, you can always count on Becky to help you.

Becky enjoys spending quality time with her family, and her passion is dabbling in do-it-yourself projects. Both Becky and her husband are super creative, so it’s fun to see what they will create next.


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Cassie | Hygienist

Cassie was born and raised in Baton Rouge, LA. As of 2012, she decided to permanently plant her roots in Ascension Parish, and she couldn’t be happier. Cassie went to LSU for two years before applying to dental hygiene school. In 2011, she obtained her Bachelor of Biological Science degree and licensure in dental hygiene from the LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. She is also licensed in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation to make your experience at Ascension Premier Dental as comfortable as possible, and she can’t wait to see you in the chair!

In her spare time, Cassie works as a part-time fitness instructor. She is wife to her childhood sweetheart and a mother to three furry pets. She loves fishing, cooking, being crafty, and spending time with her friends and family.

Lauren | Front Desk

Lauren is originally from Donaldsonville, LA. She has lived there her entire life and has no plans to move. Despite her commute, Lauren loves the small-town atmosphere and finds safety in being rooted with so many good people from the area. She graduated from Ascension Catholic High School in 1981 and attended Nicholls State University for a short while before she realized God was calling her elsewhere.

Lauren has worked in the medical field for 20 years. Ten of those years have been for Dr. Bessonet. One of the things she enjoys most about working at Ascension Premier Dental is helping patients with scheduling, financing, and filing their insurance. Lauren also enjoys greeting the patients as they come into the practice. She loves to strike up casual conversation because she truly finds interest in all people. Lauren loves calming those who are fearful by gaining their trust.

When she is away from the office, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also has a special passion for reading and watching movies. We can’t wait for you to speak with Lauren, so call today!

Logan | Dental Assistant

Logan is from St. Amant, LA. She is a newlywed with no children, but she has a black Lab that she spoils like a child. Logan graduated three years ago with her dental assistant certification. She has been working for Ascension Premier Dental since 2015 and has never been happier. Logan loves all that Dr. Bessonet has taught her over the past year, and she enjoys watching him treat patients with quality care and service. He is truly the best dentist in town.

Logan loves being an assistant and easing the fears of her patients. She pays attention to their emotional needs along with their medical situation. If a patient wants to talk, Logan will make sure to comfort them with conversation, but if they would rather be quiet and just relax, she will make that happen. Logan is a hard worker who loves working with all of our patients, and we can’t wait for you to meet her.

Sherri | Dental Assistant

Sherri lives in St. Amant, LA. She has worked for Dr. Bessonet since 2007 but has been a dental assistant for more than 20 years. Dentistry has always been Sherri’s passion, and she loves working with Dr. Bessonet and his staff at Ascension Premier Dental. In the nine years that she has worked chairside with Dr. Bessonet, Sherri has seen some of the most amazing cases come to life. Watching people walk out of the office with such craftsmanship brings joy to her heart. Sherri has worked for many dentists in her career, so you can trust her when she says that she has been truly blessed to be able to assist Dr. Bessonet in some of the most amazing dentistry around. He is a perfectionist, and he truly loves dentistry.

Sherri is married to her husband of almost 30 years, and they have two grown children. When she is away from the office, she enjoys biking, hiking, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.


Bio coming soon!