Meet the Doctor

Dr. David Guidry is a Louisiana native, born and raised in Morgan City. He attended Louisiana State University where he earned a degree in Biological Sciences. He continued his education at the LSU School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree. He also completed his Orthodontic Residency program at the LSU School of Dentistry where he received extensive training in the management of tooth movement and facial development or dentofacial orthopedics.


While earning his undergraduate degree at LSU, Dr. Guidry was a member of the LSU Tiger Football team. He was also a member of The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society.


During his dental school career, Dr. Guidry was a 2-year Baldridge Scholarship recipient and he was awarded membership to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society as well as the C. Edmund Kells Honor Society.


Dr. Guidry has done a great deal of research in the fields of dentistry and orthodontics. A piece of his research was chosen to be presented at the 2013 American Association of Orthodontists annual conference in Philadelphia, PA.


Dr. Guidry is a proud member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and the Louisiana Dental Association. Dr. Guidry also took steps beyond his orthodontic residency to gain his Board Certification; as such, he is recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

When he’s not in the office, Dr. Guidry hunts and fishes as much as he can. He and his wife also enjoy exercising and going to the movies.


Dr. Richard Maness has been practicing orthodontics for over 30 years. He opened Acadian Orthodontics in 1991. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the LSU School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Maness completed his orthodontic residency at St. Louis University.


Aside from orthodontics, Dr. Maness’ passions include traveling, hiking, skiing and community service through programs such as Habitat for Humanity. He and his wife Susan have two sons, Brock and Barak.