Family and General Dentistry

T. Kirk Crane, DDS
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®, Louisiana Dental Association, Acadiana District Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American Orthodontic Society, Academy of Laser Dentistry and Academy of Computerized Dentistry.

Dr. Crane enjoys boating, hunting, playing golf, anything LSU, working in his yard and doting over 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 2014.

Meet Our Team
Our team is friendly, caring, knowledgeable and ready to treat your smile! We are dedicated to helping you maintain a healthy smile that will stay bright for a lifetime. Call our office today at 337-232-3873 to schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. T. Kirk Crane, and learn more about dental care in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Katurah — Office Manager
Katurah graduated from Delta College as a certified medical office administrative assistant, biller and coder. She is the receptionist and assists the office manager with daily tasks here at the office. She considers it a privilege to work for a dentist who appreciates his team, and she also appreciates that she is able to be a part of a great team and work with a dentist who takes great care in helping restore smiles to those who are seen every day.

Ashley — Dental Assistant
Ashley has been a dental assistant in Lafayette, Louisiana, for over five 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 three years and plans to work for many more.

Roxanne — 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 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 of 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 top priority.

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Our Reviews

You’re in Great Hands

My Mother sees Dr. Crane and she loves him and his staff. They have been great with her. I think I'm switching Dentists now!

- Stephanie J.

Three fillings with no shots, no drill, or numbness done by laser! I love these new fillings and not being numb! Thanks Dr. Crane!

- Deirdra H.

Dr. Crane is very professional, kind, and has a great staff. We were traveling and they stayed late on a Friday to fit my husband in with an emergency. We couldn't have been more pleased. We highly recommend this office.

- Rosa P.

My first time at this facility was awesome. The dentist there explained to me that I was going to be excited with my new white smile as well as fixing my front tooth that was cracked bad!!!!! Thanks Dr. Crane for giving me my smile back!!!!

- Brenda W.

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