Meet Our Metairie Family Dental Team



Heather is originally from the Metairie area where she and her family still reside. Heather is married and she and her husband have three children. When she is not in the office, Heather spends most of her time taking care of her family. In her free time, Heather enjoys going shopping, watching movies, and a trip to the beach. Outside of work, school, and family time, Heather and her family enjoy serving and being a part of their church community.



Jena is born and raised in New Orleans. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene with Dr. Lonergan’s practice since 2005. Jena graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from LSU School of Dentistry in 1980. Jena contributes to the fun and energetic atmosphere of our office and patients appreciate her humor and friendliness. Jena grew up in the dental profession as her father was a dentist here in New Orleans. Jena has 3 children who are now adults. In her spare time she enjoys attending concerts, trying new restaurants and cheering on the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers!



Molly is born and raised in New Orleans and Dr. Lonergan’s daughter. Molly grew up working for the practice during her summers off and always enjoyed the dental profession as well as working with the patients. She graduated from LSU School of Dentistry Dental Hygiene program in 2015 and has been practicing with her father since. Molly’s favorite part of what she does is getting to know her patients and having the opportunity to teach them about oral health. When Molly is not in the office she loves to serve in her church, workout, cook and bake for her family and friends, and root for the LSU Tigers!



Morgan was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, AL but now calls New Orleans home. She went to Highlands College in Birmingham, AL and has a certificate in children’s ministry. She made the move to New Orleans 5 years ago to be a part of a church plant here. She was recently celebrated 1 year of marriage to her husband, Bowen. Morgan completed the Expanded Duty Dental Assistant program at LSU School of Dentistry. When she’s not at work, Morgan enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and cheering on the Crimson Tide!



Cheryl is Dr. Lonergan’s wife for over 30 years. She brings so much heart and life to the office, her family, and friends. Cheryl is such a valuable member of our team due to her experience. She has the knowledge and skill to backup or fill-in at dental assisting, clerical and the front desk. She and Dr. Lonergan have two children who are now adults. Cheryl loves spending time with her family, especially her grandson. She also loves cooking, baking, shopping and going the her and Dr. Lonergan’s favorite restaurants around the city.

Cheryl and Dr. Lonergan

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