Meet Your Judgment Free Dental Team
DR. JUSTIN K. BONAVENTURE
A Baton Rouge native and Catholic High School graduate, Dr. Bonaventure earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from LSU’s School of Dentistry. Dr. Bonaventure devotes himself to mastering established and cutting-edge dental techniques, providing his patients with quality care tailored to their needs.
Dr. Bonaventure is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association, where he served as President in 2012.
In his free time, Dr. Bonaventure enjoys duck hunting, saltwater fishing, playing golf, cooking, and spending time with his wife, Lindsey, and daughters, Layla, Anna Kathryn, Reese, and Mary Mims.
DR. DANIEL MEGISON
Before joining the Bonaventure Dental Care Team, Dr. Megison owned his own dental office for 21 years. Originally a native of Shreveport, he came to LSU for his undergraduate degree, then finished dental school at LSUDS. After a 2 year dental residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, he settled in Baton Rouge to start his dental office.
Dr. Megison is a member of the American Dental Association and the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association.
In his free time, Dr. Megison enjoys golfing, woodworking, and traveling with his wife, Kathy and his children, Daniel and Hannah.
Jodi is our Office Manager. Jodi joined the Bonaventure Dental team in 2016. She has more than 10 years of experience in the dental industry. She loves every aspect of dentistry, especially patient care. She grew up here in Baton Rouge. She loves to travel with her husband, Dr. Clay Runfalo, and daughters, Carlyle and Josie.
Alexis is the head assistant of Bonaventure Dental Care. Alexis grew up in Arkansas before moving to Baton Rouge for undergrad at LSU, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She is currently working on her Masters in Healthcare Administration. She is always eager to learn and help patients feel as comfortable as possible. In her spare time, Alexis enjoys traveling with her husband, Alex, and their black labs, Brody and Riley.
Dani has been a dental hygienist at Bonaventure Dental Care since 2015. She grew up in Maurice, LA and received her RDH degree in Chicago, where she lived for 20 years before moving to Baton Rouge in 2014. She loves spending time with her husband and 2 boys and drinking wine. Dani enjoys spending time educating patients and making them feel comfortable at our dental office. Her specialty is telling cool dad jokes and driving Dr. Bonaventure crazy.
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Jenna joined the Bonaventure dental team in January 2021. She grew up in Donaldsonville, LA. Jenna earned her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from LSU School of Dentistry in 2009. Jenna enjoys educating patients about their oral health and getting to know them. She enjoys spending time with her son, Ethan, and her family and friends.
Nancy is our Hygiene Scheduling Coordinator. Nancy joins us after 15 years of experience with Dr. Megison’s dental office. She is a native of Baton Rouge and resident of Prairieville, Louisiana. She has been married to her husband Kerry for 35 years and they have two adult children. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her family and friends.
Chelsey is one of our dental assistants who joined our Bonaventure Dental Team in June 2021. She grew up in Pierre Part, LA and still lives there with her boyfriend, Kade and their dog, Sadie. She graduated from River Parish Community College in 2020 where she earned her Associates Degree in general studies. She then attended Unitech Training Academy where she got her dental assisting certification. She truly enjoys being able to interact with people and making sure patients are taken care of. In Chelsey’s spare time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends and doing anything outdoors.
Holly was born and raised in Jackson, MS She attended Ole Miss before she graduated from The University of Mississippi Medical Centre in 2018 with a bachelor of science in dental hygiene. Holly is a huge Ole Miss fan. In her free time she loves spending time with her dog Tucker & her family. Holly’s goal as a dental hygienist is to make her patients feel comfortable and have a positive experience with dentistry!
Brittany joined the Bonaventure Dental Care Team in February of 2022 and has been a registered dental hygienist since 2018. She grew up in Thibodaux, LA and received her bachelor of science in dental hygiene from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Brittany enjoys educating on the importance oral hygiene and creating a positive overall experience for her patients. Brittany is a huge LSU fan, and coaches the LSU Cheerleading team.
Nancy is our Hygiene assistant who joined our team in 2021. Nancy was born in Juarez, Mexico but she grew up in El Paso, TX. She graduated from Trident Technical college as a certified dental assistant. She has been married to her husband Todd for 34 years and they have 3 adult children. In Nancy’s spare time she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, having fun outdoors, and traveling.
Jailynn is one of our dental assistants. She joined our team in 2022. Jailynn is originally from Los Angeles, California but was raised in Baton Rouge, LA. She graduated from Woodlawn High. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, her dog and watching netflix.