Dr. Hugh Bullard
Dr Bullard is a Pediatric Dentist with over 30 years experience. He attended LSU School of Dentistry and practiced in New Orleans until Hurricane Katrina, when he relocated to Little Rock, Arkansas. He & his family are now back in Louisiana and he is looking forward to serving your pediatric, adolescent & special needs patients.
In addition to being in private practice since 1985, Dr Bullard was also on faculty at LSU School of Dentistry Department of Pediatric Dentistry as well as being the Pediatric Dentist on the Childrens Hospital Cleft Lip & Palate Oral Facial Anomalies Team and was Chairman of the Pediatric Dental Department at Childrens Hospital New Orleans.
While in Little Rock, he was in private practice and on staff at Arkansas Childrens Hospital, but is happy to be "home" serving the needs of the children of Southern Louisiana again.
Dr Bullard is the father of five, and recently became a new grandfather.
Pediatric Dentistry is his passion and he has a way of handling pediatric patients like no other. His colleagues have the utmost confidence in his care, patients & parents love him and he now has former patients bring their own children to see him now because of the positive dental experiences that he and his staff provide.
Dr. Bridgette Jones
Dr. Brigette Jones is a Pediatric Dentist who is proud to be a part of the Just Kids Dental family.
After earning her Dental Degree at Howard University in 1998, Dr. Jones served in her General Practice Residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital until 2001. She completed her Graduate studies in Pediatric Dentistry at St. Barnabas Hospital in 2003, and then proudly served in the U.S. Airforce. After Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Jones felt it her calling to return home and give back to the city who had given her so much while growing up.
Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with her husband, three daughters and a small Jack Russell named Lea. Dr. Jones is also interested in the arts, traveling, watching sports and baking.
Speaking about her work, Dr. Jones says, “I LOVE working with children, and it’s very satisfying to know I’m getting these young patients off to a great start in dental care. I do my best to make each visit a fun and a can’t wait until next time experience”.
Dr. Sterling Roberts
Dr. Sterling Roberts is a native of New Orleans, LA. She received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology in 2009 from Emory University. In 2015 earned her Dental Degree from Howard University College of Dentistry. Following Dental School, she completed her postdoctoral studies at New York University in 2017 specializing in Pediatric Dentistry. Her training has provided her extensive experiences in all aspects of Pediatric Dentistry, encompassing care for children of all ages and patients with special needs. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and a diplomat, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
An avid traveler, this self-proclaimed foodie enjoys attending as many Saints games as possible, attending festivals and spending time with family. Dr. Robert’s passion for serving the underserved has brought her back home to Louisiana where she is excited to be a part of the Just Kids Dental family and continue to give back in the form of dental education and service.
Dr. Cynthia Abella
Dr. Cynthia Abella is a native of the Caribbean Island, Puerto Rico. She completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies on the Island and graduated from Dental School in 2009. Dr. Abella was recruited while in Dental School, by the US Navy and commissioned as a Lieutenant upon her graduation. She completed an AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) program where she learned how to work with both adults, teenagers, and children. In the Military she learned how to do multiple procedures under all kinds of circumstances and scenarios, preparing her for work in Civilian Practice. She joined Just Kids Dental in 2016.
Dr. Abella loves working with teenagers and children. She believes she can have a positive impact on them by teaching them about Oral Health in a fun, but relatable way. She takes on the role of cool Aunt, so that kids will listen to her, while providing valuable information for the parents as well.
In her spare time, Dr. Abella loves to try new restaurants with her husband, ride her bike and play with her two Siamese cats, Carabelli and Chambly.
Dr. Billy Hall
Dr. Billy Hall is a General Dentist and has been practicing dentistry for 34 years. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, he began his career as a family dentist in a small rural town in West Tennessee. After 15 years in the private sector, Dr. Hall shifted his practice and began working for The Church Health Center, a non-profit organization in Memphis focused on providing dental care to the working uninsured population. In 2009, he partnered with Just Kids Dental to fill a void in the dentistry world by providing quality dental care to low-income children in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Today, Dr. Hall is the dental director for all three Just Kids Dental locations.