Meet The Doctors

Morgan Habetz, DDS

Dr. Morgan Habetz, DDS


Dr. Habetz, a New Iberia native, earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Louisiana State University.

She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry in 2015. Dr. Habetz is licensed by the Louisiana State Board and is a member of the Louisiana Dental Association and the American Dental Association. She holds certification in Nitrous Oxide sedation. Dr. Habetz enjoys hot air ballooning with her family. She resides in Hammond with her dog, Bentley.

Dr. Melanie Chelette

Dr. Melanie Chelette


Dr. Chelette, a North Louisiana native, earned her undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry in 2007. Dr. Chelette is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry and holds certification in Nitrous Oxide Sedation. Dr. Chelette enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband and two young boys. She resides in Denham Springs, LA.

David F. Davenport, DDS

Dr. David F. Davenport, DDS


Licensed by the Louisiana State Board, Dr. Davenport graduated from the LSU School of Dentistry in 2006.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Northlake Dental Association. He holds certification in Nitrous and Enteral (Conscious) Sedation. In addition, he attended the BICON Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied Surgical and Prosthetic Principles and Advanced Surgical and Prosthetic Techniques in implantology.

Meet Our Team

Staci Miller Seale, RDH

Staci Miller Seale


Staci is a native of Amite, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Oak Forest Academy. Staci earned her Bachelors of Dental Hygiene at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2010. Staci is certified by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry in dental anesthesia and nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia. She enjoys sports and being outdoors. Staci loves children, and enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Nicole Husser, RDH

Nicole Husser


Nicole (Niki) is a native of Ponchatoula, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Ponchatoula High School and Louisiana State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Niki has been a practicing dental hygienist in Hammond for nearly twenty years. One of the most rewarding aspects of her career has been the privilege of treating and caring for so many wonderful families in our area over the years.

Niki is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, the Louisiana Dental Hygienists' Association, and the Baton Rouge Dental Hygienists' Association. She enjoys traveling and photography, but most of all, she loves watching her boys play baseball.

Samantha Ellzey, RDH

Samantha Ellzey, RDH


Samantha is native of Watson, La. She is a graduate of Amite High School. Samantha graduated from Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina in May of 2011. She graduated with a Associate in Applied Science, Concentration in Dental Hygiene. Samantha had the privilege to serve our military community and their families while practicing Dental Hygiene in North Carolina. She moved back home to Louisiana in 2014 where she is now licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry for Dental Hygiene and local dental anesthesia.

When Samantha is not at the office serving her patients, she loves to spend time with her daughter and family. She loves to travel and experience new cities, attend her local church, and workout. Samantha currently resides in Holden, Louisiana.

Our Dental Philosophy

We Put Patients First

At Hammond Dental Care, we put our patients first. We genuinely care about you and your overall well-being and it shows in the way you are treated here. We take the time to get to know you personally, listening to your concerns and putting ourselves in your shoes so we can better understand how to provide the best care possible. You matter to us.

Highly Trained Team

As part of our dedication to always doing what’s best for our patients, we also dedicate ourselves to delivering only the highest standard of care. Our team is highly trained in a wide variety of dental services, from general and cosmetic dentistry to restorative dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics and more, and we deliver every service with detailed expertise. We deliver lasting results you can trust.

Caring Environment

When you walk through our doors, you’ll immediately notice the welcoming feel of our caring environment. Our friendly team will greet you with a smile and will always be ready to assist in any way. Beyond that, we keep our practice clean and organized because we know how much the feel of an environment can add to your overall experience.

Up-to-Date Technology

Why are we so passionate about working with the most current dental technologies? Because they help us better serve you! We use technologies like digital x-rays and lasers to help us deliver more accurate diagnosis, better comfort and faster results. We understand how much technology helps us improve as a practice, and we invest in it with you in mind.

Patient Comfort

In addition to the soft blankets and pillows, you’ll quickly find that your comfort is top priority to us. Our caring team provides great TLC for each patient and also offers conscious sedation for those who might feel a little more anxious in the dental chair. We work hard to help our patients feel at ease because we want your experience with us to be an enjoyable one.

Clear Communication

Our constant goal is to build an open, trusted relationship with our patients, and we know that clear communication is key in making that possible. If needed, we offer separate consultation visits to go over any concerns you might have, and we will answer all your questions. All the details of your care will be explained in a clear and easy-to-understand manner. We want you to feel comfortable about your dental care and be able to make informed, confident decisions.

If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

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