Dr. Kimberly Easley Bodden is a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Oak Forest Academy in Amite, LA and studied Biochemistry at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans. Dr. Bodden received multiple awards and scholarships while in dental school, including the Baldridge Scholarship and the JoEllen Smith Memorial Scholarship. She was inducted as member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, and she is a member of the C. Edmund Kells Dental Honor Society. Upon graduation, Dr. Bodden received the prestigious Dean’s Award from the LSU School of Dentistry. She practiced general dentistry for three years, and then returned for a 2-year orthodontic residency program at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans. While in residency, she received the J. Jerome Hebert Award. Her heart is in orthodontics, and she truly enjoys transforming smiles.
Dr. Bodden’s professional affiliations include: the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, the Louisiana Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Northlake Dental Association. She had the honor of serving as the 2012 president of the Northlake Dental Association.
Dr. Bodden and her husband, Shawn, are the proud parents of two children, Jillian and Eli. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening and watching football (especially LSU and the Saints).
Meet Our Team
Jean has been with Dr. Bodden since 2009. She has 20 years of experience in the field of orthodontics. She will be the person who will assist you with your insurance benefits and financial arrangements. She also serves as our treatment coordinator, and she explains all aspects of braces in a thorough and easy to understand way. Her kind personality makes our patients and their families feel comfortable. In her spare time, Jean enjoys spending time with her family and sailing.
Judy is the friendly face who will welcome you when you enter our office. She also schedules appointments and handles payments. Dr. Bodden is so thankful to work beside this very important person in her life - her mom!! Judy enjoys spending time with her family, and she is the proud “Nana” of four grandchildren. Reading and gardening are her favorite hobbies.
LeeAnna has been with Dr. Bodden since 2013. She has 5 years experience in the field of orthodontics. She will be the person who will assist you with your treatment in the clinic which includes taking photos and x-rays, and changing wires and colors. LeeAnna enjoys fishing, the outdoors, and spending time with her husband and kids.