Our friendly and professional team looks forward to helping you meet your goals for your health and smile. Take a minute to get to know us by reading about us below. We look forward to welcoming you to our New Orleans dental office!
Russell Schafer, DDS
Dr. Russell Schafer is happy and proud to call New Orleans his home. He was born in New Orleans, raised in Pearl River, and attended Jesuit High School and graduated in 2003. He went to Rice University in Houston where he graduated with a bachelors and masters in mechanical engineering degree. While at Rice, Dr. Schafer was a a cheerleader for all four years, active in Rice Catholic Student Association as well as student government, and tutored fellow students as well. Before attending dental school, Dr. Schafer spent time working for oil companies and both in the oil fields in Mexico as well as the refineries. Before he graduated though, he met his wife Alison who is also an engineer.
In the summer of 2009, they got married in Houston and moved to New Orleans so that Dr. Schafer could attend LSU Dental School. While in dental school, Dr. Schafer developed a love of learning, but he realized that dental school would not give him the knowledge he needed. While in school, he focused on learning modern dental techniques through attending courses given by the Louisiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. In the past decade, dental ...See Complete Bio
Ms. Tracey Kornbrust
Tracey was born and raised in Chillicothe, Illinois. She graduated from Illinois Central Colege in May 1990 with and Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene and was licensed to practice in Illinois. Her husband's job for the the rail road brought them both to Gretna, La in 1992. She attained her dental hygiene license through LSU to practice dental hygiene in the state of Louisiana in 1992.
She and her husband currently reside in Lafitte, Louisiana while their daughter, son-in-law, and 3 ...
Ms. Jeseka Hill-Ross
Front Office Coordinator
Jeskea was born and raised in Bastrop, LA. She graduated from Career Technical College in May 2015 with an Associates Degree in Radiology. She started working in dentistry right after graduation as a dental assistant in Monroe, LA before relocating to New Orleans in 2016 to work with Dr. Schafer.
At our office, Jeseka takes care of scheduling patients, working with dental insurance, and helping ensure that our patients get the best care possible.
Jeseka and her husband curently reside in ...
Ms. Angela Thomas
Back Office Coordinator
Angela was born in Monroe, Louisiana but spent her childhood and teen years traveling and living abroad. She is a proud Air Force brat that calls Bastrop, La home. Angela graduated from Peachtree Dental Assisting School in 2009. She received her Expanded Duty Dental Assisting certification from Univeristy of Louisiana in Monroe in 2010.
Angela worked 2 years in private practice and 5 years as a Clinical Manager in a corporate dental office. During her time in the corporate office, she ...