Dr. Lindi Perkins, DDS
Dr. Perkins grew up in a rural town in Michigan. She attended Michigan State University graduating with a major in business management and a pre-dental minor in 2008. Shortly after graduating, she moved to Mandeville, Louisiana with her family working in the dental field as an office manager and dental assistant for the next 5 years.
She attended LSU Dental School where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). Dr. Perkins is extremely passionate about giving back to her community through her dental knowledge and demonstrated that while in school doing as much volunteer work as she could.
In her spare time, she enjoys boating, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Paulo, and daughter, Avery.
She is excited to grow with South Rivage Dental and can't wait to educate her patients about the importance of oral healthcare.
- Member of the Academy of General Dentistry
- Member of American Student Dental Association | LSU Chapter President
- Member of American Dental Association
- Member of Louisiana Dental Association
- Award of Excellence from ASDA for Outstanding Dedication and Service
- LDA Outstanding Senior Dental Student Award
- LSUSD Alumni Association Student Leadership Award
- Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center | School of Dentistry | 2013-2017
- Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI | 2003-2008
- University of New South Wales | Sydney, Australia | 2007 (Study Abroad)
Dr. David F. Davenport, DDS
David F. Davenport, DDS, graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry and has since obtained certification in nitrous and conscious sedation as well as in Lumineers, super-thin veneers.
He has undergone training in dental implant techniques and is a member of the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and Northlake Dental Association. As the visionary behind the business, his main focus is the quality of patient care provided by the team at Mandeville Dental Care, ensuring our office provides a comfortable, compassionate experience for everyone.
Dr. Davenport and his wife live in Covington with their two beautiful children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, dining out, traveling, and snow skiing.
Meet Our Team
Catrina Lanza graduated from Carthage High School in upstate New York in 2008. She then traveled to Baton Rouge where she attended Louisiana State University and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences. From there, she decided to make New Orleans her home after her acceptance to LSU School of Dentistry and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2013. She currently enjoys being an oral health advocate and being able to practice her passion for patient education as a part of the South Rivage Dental team.
Alexa is a recent graduate of LSU School of Dentistry where she was class president receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Born and raised in Kenner, Alexa is passionate about promoting oral health throughout her community. In her spare time, she enjoys being adventurous, music, movies, and spending time with her family and friends.
Practice Manager of Operations
Lindsey has been a member of our company for 5 years now starting at our Mandeville location. She has been the Practice Manager of Operations at South Rivage since December of 2016. During her free time, she enjoys singing, crocheting, and spending time with her boyfriend, friends, and family.
Our Dental Philosophy
Extraordinary Patient Care
We want to make every trip to our office absolutely extraordinary. From the minute you walk through our doors to the very end of your visit, you will receive genuine, attentive care. Our kind, polite and compassionate team members will do everything they can to meet your needs. We want to earn a reputation for extraordinary patient care.
What else about our practice is one-of-a-kind? Our advanced technology! We invest in the best techniques and technologies in order to deliver the highest standard of care. Our state-of-the-art facility allows us to deliver a safer, more comfortable and more accurate dental experience. We always aim for the most advanced care possible.
Comfortable & Relaxing Environment
Your comfort during your visit is our top priority. Our caring team creates a relaxed and welcoming environment and works with a gentle touch in every service they provide. If you feel anxious at all about coming to the dentist, we will put you at ease! It’s our goal to help you enjoy every aspect of your visit.
Treated Like Family
What do our patients love about our practice? That they feel like family here. Our kind and friendly team will always treat you as an individual and take the time to get to know you personally. We know that you have unique needs and desires, and we do everything we can to fulfill them.
Our team is welcoming, friendly and accepting. We truly care about you, and want to help you achieve lasting oral health for years to come. No matter your background, your oral health struggles or your experience with dentistry, you will be treated with the utmost kindness here. You will be in excellent hands.
You deserve to have a patient-centered dental experience. Patients often tell us about how comfortable they are in the chair at our practice, and it’s because we design your entire experience around you. We will communicate everything you need to know about your visit so you can feel at ease. You can trust that we have your best personal interests in mind.
If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!