Meet Your Local Dental Team in Bossier City, LA

Part of what makes Rabalais Dental Centre an exceptional dentist’s office is our friendly, talented team. From the front desk to the dental chair, we go above and beyond to ensure you feel relaxed and at ease while you’re with us. At our office, you’re more than just a patient, you’re family. We’re dedicated to providing you with the highest quality care!

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Dr. Shelly Rabalais and family

Meet. Dr. Shelly Rabalais

Dr. Shelly Rabalais was raised in Plaucheville, a small town in central Louisiana. She earned a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Louisiana Monroe, a master’s in molecular biology from Louisiana Tech, and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans.

In 2007, Dr. Rabalais and her husband Brian Plauche’ moved to Bossier City. Two years later, Dr. Rabalais purchased her very own practice, Rabalais Dental Centre. She and her team are passionate about serving the community and helping patients of all ages achieve great oral health. Dr. Rabalais is currently a member of the Northwest Louisiana Dental Association, American Dental Association (ADA), and Louisiana Dental Association. She also participates in numerous continuing education classes throughout the year. She has completed extensive continued education on implant dentistry and other leading-edge restorative procedures.

In 2014, Dr. Rabalais and her husband welcomed their beautiful daughter, Ella, into the family. Dr. Rabalais looks forward to providing you and your family with personalized and comfortable dental care for years to come!

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Terri was born and raised in Southern California where she attended college and began her career in the dental field. She made Louisiana her home in 1987. She has had the privilege of working with Dr. She has had the privilege of working with Dr. Rabalais since 2007, both as a chairside assistant and at the front desk. Terri resides in Shreveport with her husband Kirk and granddaughter Peyton. Outside of work Terri enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and working in the garden.


Sarah was born and raised in south Bossier and graduated from Parkway High School. She became a dental assistant in 2005. Sarah took a break from her career to add a beautiful daughter to her family. She later joined Rabalais Dental Centre in 2016. One of her favorite pastimes is spending time outdoors with family and friends. She currently lives in Haughton with her husband, Shane, their two children, Macy and Blane, and their two rambunctious dogs.


Kelly was born and raised in the Shreveport-Bossier area. She graduated from Northeast Louisiana University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Kelly has been a local practicing hygienist for over 25 years. Kelly stays up-to-date with preventive care techniques by attending continuing education classes throughout the year. Her main goal is to provide you with comfortable and professional dental checkups in a family-oriented environment. Kelly and her husband Terry have two children. When she’s not creating happy smiles, Kelly enjoys camping with her family in their travel trailer. They ride four wheelers and dirt bikes, and they love baseball.


Brandi grew up in Bossier City and attended Southern University where she received her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She then continued her education to administer local anesthesia. Brandi enjoys keeping up with current preventive and restorative dental care by attending continuing education seminars. She has always thought of her patients as family and friends, and she takes pride in helping them obtain optimal oral health by providing thorough treatment and education with a good laugh and a big smile. Brandi lives in Benton with her husband and three daughters.


When you call our office, Ashley will be the first sweet voice to greet you, as well as the first smiling face you see upon arriving to Rabalais Dental Centre. As our appointment coordinator since February 2002, Ashley manages hygiene recall, verifies insurance, and assists with a variety of other services to keep the office running smoothly. Ashley grew up in north Louisiana and graduated from Haughton High School. After college, she decided to pursue a career in the dental field. Ashley is the most happy when she is traveling with her family, swimming, and watching her daughter perform with Vicki’s dancers. She and her husband live in Bossier City with their beautiful daughter, and their rescue chiweenie Maggie.


Ashley was born and raised in the Ark-La-Tex. Ashley has been a dental assistant for over 10 years, with specific training in implant dentistry. She is happy to call Rabalais Dental Centre her home. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three children and watching them participate in their many activities.


Caitlin joined Dr. Rabalais’ team in 2017. She oversees marketing for the office as well as assisting wherever needed on a daily basis. The Haughton area is where she proudly resides with her high school sweetheart, their son Anthony and dog Maverick. You can find her on the ballfield cheering on her son’s current baseball team when she is not working at Rabalais Dental Centre.


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