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Dr. Courtney Richter


After graduating from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, Dr. Richter returned to her home-town of New Orleans to attend the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry.  She graduated with honors and immediately moved to Alexandria, LA where she has been treating patients in private practice for over 13 years.  As a student, she was a national and local leader in the dental arena and has continually served the profession in various positions ranging from representing the students of LSUSD to the Louisiana Dental Association, serving her local community as President of the Central Louisiana Dental Association, to Chairing the Council on the New Dentist for the state.  Dr. Richter has enjoyed speaking to groups of adults about various dental needs such as Diabetes and Oral Health, and also visits elementary schools every year to educate children about their teeth.  She has a passion for Orthodontics as a means of Early Intervention for optimal development, for TMJ and Craniofacial pain relief as well as for Cosmetic reasons.  Dr. Richter is an active member and Board member of the Rotary Club of Alexandria and Chairs the International Service Committee.  She has recently received several local honors such as the YWCA Woman of the Decade in her 30’s and the Town Talk’s “20 Under 40” for Local Professionals. She is a regular volunteer at the Community Health Worx, locally and also volunteers on Dental Mission trips in Jamaica.  She and her husband/partner, Dr. Carlton, III, share a love for their patients and their three daughters.


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Dr. Richter working in Jamaica  DR R in Jamaica  IMG_5325