Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Dr. Kristen Knecht attended Louisiana State University where she received a BS in Biology. She immediately attended the LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans where she graduated 2nd in her class. Dr. Knecht is a member of numerous professional societies for outstanding academic and clinical performance including the C. Edmund Kells Honorary Society and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society.
Before pursuing her DDS degree, Dr. Knecht knew she wanted to specialize, and began spending time in a local orthodontist’s office. She quickly realized that this specialty was a perfect fit for her and her personality. She is a perfectionist who loves “attention-to-detail”, and she was seeking a professional fit that would allow her disposition to impact peoples’ lives in a profound and positive way.