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Dr. Thomas H. Wingo, Jr.

Thomas H. Wingo, Jr. - Pediatric Dentist in Hammond, LADr. Wingo grew up in Hammond, LA where he attended Hammond High School and Southeastern Louisiana University. After graduating from college, he completed dental school in 1980 at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. After completing a two year post-graduate program at LSU School of Dentistry and Children’s Hospital in New Orleans in 1982, he opened his practice in Hammond. This residency program prepared him to provide for the oral health care of infants, children, and adolescents, in addition to handicapped children. In addition to his practice, Dr. Wingo is on the medical staff of North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond and is a faculty member in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at LSU Healthcare Center in New Orleans. He has served as President of the North Lake Dental Association and Louisiana Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Wingo and his wife Olenda reside in Madisonville and have five children.

Dr. MiMi Lacour

Mimi Lacour - Pediatric Dentist in Hammond, LADr. MiMi Lacour was raised in Arabi, Louisiana where she attended and graduated from Archbishop Hannan High school. Dr. Lacour received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, LA before attending and completing dental school at the LSU Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. For her achievements in the field of Pediatric Dentistry as an undergraduate she received the Pediatric Dentistry Excellence Award. Upon graduation from dental school, she completed a two year post-graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry at the LSU School of Dentistry and Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, LA. During her residency, she received advanced training with concentrations in special needs patients, pediatric sedation, and hospital dentistry.

Dr. Lacour and her husband reside on the Northshore and have a pet cat named Prince Harry.

Dr. Richard D. Olinde

Dr. Richard Olinde earned his dental degree from LSU School of Dentistry. After two additional years of study he was awarded a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at LSU. He has practiced Pediatric Dentistry on the Northshore since completing his education in 1977. Dr. Olinde has served as president of the Louisiana Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Northlake Dental Association and the Mandeville Dental Study Club. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He currently serves as an examiner for the Oral Clinical Exam for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and as a consultant for that group. He is a member of the Medical Staff of North Oaks Hospital, St. Tammany Hospital and Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.

Dr. Olinde joined the faculty of LSU School of Dentistry in 1977 and currently holds the title Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry where he teaches residents and dental students at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and the dental school.

Dr. Olinde currently limits his private practice to Pediatric Hospital Dentistry.

Dr. Olinde and his wife Monica have five children. He and Monica reside in Covington.

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