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AboutT. Kirk Crane, DDS

T. Kirk Crane, DDS is a Lafayette based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Crane and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 337-205-9565 and experience why our patients think T. Kirk Crane, DDS is the best dentist in Lafayette. Most insurances accepted.

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    Dr. Crane was born in Newellton, Louisiana, and graduated from LSU in Baton Rouge in 1972. After working as a state health inspector, Dr. Crane attended the LSU School of Dentistry and graduated in 1977. He moved his office to Lafayette in 1992 after he originally opened one in his hometown.

    He is a member of the American Dental Association®, the Louisiana Dental Association, the Acadiana District Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the American Orthodontic Society, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the Academy of Computerized Dentistry.

    Dr. Crane enjoys boating, hunting, playing golf, anything LSU, working in his yard, and doting on his grandchildren. He has served on the board of directors of the Krewe of Triton as secretary, president, and, in 2010, captain. In this role, he was responsible for developing and coordinating the ball and tableau theme — “Once Upon a Time” — including decorations, float design, and costumes. In 2014, Dr. Crane was selected by the Krewe of Triton XXXIV to reign over their ball and tableau. Dr. Crane was also named 232-HELP Doctor of the Year in 2014.

    Roxanne F.

    Dental Assistant

    Roxanne completed her dental assisting education at Southwest Dental Academy in Lafayette, Lousiana, in 2014. She also received certificates in dental radiology, infection control, universal precautions, CPR, and first aid. After beginning her dental assisting career, Roxanne then ventured on to take the expanded duty dental assistant course through the LSU School of Dentistry in 2016, and she is certified as an EDDA through the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry.

    Roxanne has been with Dr. Crane since June 2017. She has been continuing her education with dental conferences and seminars to keep up to date with the latest technology and research. She enjoys working in this office where the patient is the top priority.

    Ashley R.

    Office Manager/Dental Assistant

    Ashley has been a dental assistant in Lafayette, Louisiana, for over nine years. She began her dental career in 2014 at Unitech Training Academy. After working for a while, she completed the expanded duties dental assistant course through the LSU Board of Dentistry in 2015 and is now recognized by the state as an expanded duties dental assistant (EDDA).

    She is also certified in dental radiology, infection control, CPR, and Adult, Child, and Infant Basic Life Support (BLS). She often goes alongside Dr. Crane to continuing education classes to stay up to date on new technology and new techniques. She has been working with Dr. Crane for eight years and plans to work for many more.