DR BRUCE SCHNEIDER
Dr. Schneider is a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana - Lafayette). He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University in New Orleans. Dr. Schneider then completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery through Yale University School of Medicine and the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, Connecticut. Although not all residencies are alike, Facial Cosmetic Surgery and Facial Trauma & Reconstruction were major components of Dr. Schneider's training which differentiates him from other Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons in the Acadiana community.
Dr. Schneider's extensive depth of training uniquely qualifies him to address and treat your intraoral and facial surgical needs. He has also surrounded himself with a personable staff ready to assist you.
A question often asked of Dr. Bruce Schneider is, "Are you a Plastic Surgeon?" to which he proudly answers "NO". Dr. Schneider is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. The surgical specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, unlike Plastic Surgery, is specific to surgeries of the soft tissue and skeleton of the head and neck as well as the oral cavity. These surgeries include surgeries of the oral cavity (dental implants, tooth removal, pre-prosthetics), Facial Trauma, Reconstruction, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, as well as Anesthesia services.
My name is Megan and I am privileged to hold the title of Executive Assistant at Acadiana Oral & Facial Surgery. I am extremely fortunate to have had the pleasure of working for the greatest Oral & Facial Surgeon in South Louisiana for the past 8 years where I have been able to grow professionally alongside our incredible team. I strive to create an exciting work environment for our team as well as an inviting, family oriented atmosphere for our patients.
Hi! My name is Nicole and I returned to AOFS in 2015. I worked for Dr. Schneider in the past as a Surgical Assistant when he originally opened his office in Lafayette. As a licensed Medical Esthetician and Certified Dental Assistant, I take on many different positions within our office. Because of my past experience, I am very knowledgeable in surgical assisting, inventory control and most importantly, patient care. I am dedicated to my job and look forward to uplifting my coworkers and reassuring our patients’ needs are met.
Hello, my name is Jamie! I have been a Medical Esthetician here at Acadiana Total Skincare for three years but have been working as an Esthetician for 18 years. My passion and goal is getting to know my clients and offer them the best experience. My clients become my friends and I enjoy watching their lives change as they become more comfortable and confident in their own skin.
Hi! My name is Kassie and I am a Certified Anesthesia Surgical Assistant at Acadiana Oral & Facial Surgery. I have worked for Dr. Schneider for two wonderful years. During those years I have expanded my knowledge of the medical and dental field. I take pride in ensuring our patients have the best experience and are confident in their care.
Hello! My name is Brittany and I have been a member of the AOFS team for one year. My journey began when I became a patient of Acadiana Oral & Facial Surgery to remove my wisdom teeth. At the time, I was in school for Dental Assisting and was looking to start my career. After my visit, I was blown away by Dr. Schneider and “The World’s Greatest Staff” and I knew I wanted to be a part of it. Now, I’m finally here as the Patient Coordinator and I strive every day to treat all of our patients like family and make sure they feel at home. I’m so thrilled to be a part of “The World’s Greatest Staff” and working for the best Oral Surgeon in town
Hello everyone! My name is Sydney and I have been a member of Dr. Schneider’s surgical team for 2 incredible years. I make it my goal to treat our patients like family and to ensure all their needs are met. I consider myself privileged to work for such a smart and passionate surgeon who takes the time to help me grow within my career.
Hi! My name is Lauren and I have been a part of the AOFS team for a year. I am the patient coordinator and I love ensuring each patient has an enjoyable experiences and that they fully understand the treatment I am presenting. Patient satisfaction is my number one priority! I make sure every patient leaves our office with a smile!