Meet Dr. Soileau
Dr. Kristi Soileau Practices full-time Periodontics in uptown New Orleans. Dr. Soileau graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1985, and completed post-doctoral programs in Advanced Education in General Dentistry(1986) and Periodontics (1988), and received a Master's in Education from the University of New Orleans in 1987. She is on-staff at Lafon Nursing Home, Touro Hospital, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
She is currently a member of the New Orleans Dental Association (Editor for the past 25 years, and President 2010), The Louisiana Dental Association (Alternate Delegate to the ADA House of Delegates 2011), The American Dental Association, The Pierre Fouchard Academy (honorary), The Louisiana Society of Periodontists( President for six of the last ten years), The American Academy of Periodontology (State and Regional Assembly Coordinating Committee 2010-present), and the International College of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Soileau is a 2014 inductee of the American College of Dentists.
She is a member, as well, of several community-affiliated functions, including the Ladies' Leukemia League, a women's Mardi Gras parading organization in New Orleans, Volunteer Dentistry Program for the handicapped, Eucharistic Minister at Saint Francis Xavier Church in Metairie, Louisiana, Parents' Council Of Rhodes College, is President-elect of the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry Alumni Board, and serves as President of the Board for Action Against Addiction for 2012.
Her Lectures and Presentations include:
Lectured multiple times at nursing homes regarding the geriatric patient dental and oral health for in-service purposes (1985-present)
"Dental consequences of hyperbilirubinemia in one child", presented at a confluence of residents, Manhattan, Kansas (1986)
Lectures on surgery, maintenance, etc. presented to hygienists and dentists in New Orleans, LA as a community service (1988-present)
"Variations in esthetic gingival surgical techniques" (2000-present)
"Differences in the clinical probing depths following the use of a polyglycolic acid/trimethylene carbonate regenerative membrane" Zuers, Austria (2004)
"Oral post-surgical complications following the administration of bisphosphonates given for asteopenia related to malignancy: a case report" Bay St. Louis, MS (2005)
Grand Rounds at Memorial Medical Center "Oral post-surgical complications following the administration of bisphosphonates given for osteopenia related to malignancy: a case report" (June 2005)
"A histologic evaluation of various stages of palatal healing following subepithelial connective tissue grafting procedures: comparison of eight cases" San Moritz, Switzerland (2006)
"A review of regenerative periodontics," New Orleans Dental Association Conference (2006)
Her research includes:
Participant in the project "Toxicity levels in cements on gingival tissues, " LSUDS (1983-1984)
Primary investigator for, "An in-vitro comparison of gingival epithelial cell attachment to commercial dental implants", Journal of Periodontal and Restorative Dentistry (1986-1988)
"A historical perspective of periodontal education" (not published) (1987)
Co-evaluate of dental radiographs in children for, "Prevalence of oral disease in an adolescent population, "Bogalusa, Louisiana (1987)
"Evaluation of increasing the zone of attached keratinized gingiva with frozen subepithelial connective tissue grafts: a report of 5 cases," Journal of Periodontology (2002)
"Differences in clinical probing depths following the use of a polyglycolic acid/trimethylene carbonate regenerative membrane" (2003)
"Treatment of a mucogingival defect associated with intraoral piercing," JADA (2005)
"Oral post-surgical complications following the administration of bisphosphonates given for osteopenia related to malignancy: a case report," Journal of Periodontology (2005)
"A histologic evaluation of various stages of palatal healing following subepithelial connective tissue grafting procedures: a comparison of eight cases," Journal of Periodontology (2005)