Meet the Staff
Dina - Registered Dental Hygienist
Dina was born and raised in the New Orleans area. After graduating from Immaculate high school she received her bachelors degree in history from LSU. A degree in Dental Hygiene was obtained from LSU school of dentistry in 1996. Dina is also certified in anesthesia and keeps current with her continuing education. She believes in keeping her patients up to date on issues that affect their oral health. She has been practicing hygiene with Dr. Colburn since 2004. Dina is happily married. Her favorite pass time is traveling and spending time with family and friends. Especially her niece.
Darrell - Staff
Born in California, then raised in Texas, Darrell started his dental career in the Navy while stationed in New Orleans. After leaving the Navy, he graduated from LSU School of Dentistry with a certificate in dental laboratory technology. He is happily married and also enjoys playing golf, computer technology, reading, and his new puppy, Ruthie Ann.
Sharon - Staff
Hi my name is Sharon I was born in Cincinnati Ohio but was raised in the New Orleans area. I started my dental career in 1989 working in Pediatric and Orthodontic dentistry. In 1997 I received my Expanded duty dental assisting certification from LSU school of dentistry. I also have my certification in Radiology . I have been with Dr. Colburn since 2000. I am married and have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. In my leisure time I enjoy barbecuing and swimming with family and friends. I also love going to Hornet games.
Maria - Staff
Hi my name is Maria. I attended UNO and received certification in Dental Assisting from LSU school of dentistry in 1981. In 1998 I received certification as an Expanded Duty Dental assistance. I have 13 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry and have been in general dentistry with Dr. Colburn since 2000. I was born in Cuba and came to New Orleans as a young child. I speak Spanish fluently and enjoy helping our Spanish speaking patients. I am married and have two children. I love animals, as well as gardening,reading and spending time with family.
Brittany - Staff
Hi my name is Brittany I was raised in Luling ,right outside of New Orleans. After graduating from high school in 2008 I attended Delgado for general studies. I went on to Eastern College of Health Vocations for dental assisting were I recieved my diploma and my Radiology certification.