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Meet The Doctors

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Dr. Stephen A. Morgan

Dr. Stephen A. Morgan , DDS

Dr. Stephen A. Morgan, Jr. is from New Orleans, LA. He graduated from Jesuit High School in 1992.  He went on to finish his undergraduate degree in physics from Millsaps College in 1996. After graduation, he returned home to New Orleans where he attended LSU dental school graduating in 2003. Dr. Morgan and his wife, Amanda, and their three children have made Houma their home since 2005.   Outside of dentistry, Dr. Morgan is an avid runner, adventure racer, and Let Me Run coach. 

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.




Dr. Ross Cascio

Dr. Ross Cascio , DDS

Dr. Ross Cascio was born and raised in Gretna, Louisiana.  He has been a practicing Dentist since graduating from LSU School of dentistry in 2007.  After graduating from dental school, Dr. Cascio married his high school sweetheart. They currently reside in Metairie with their 3 children.  Dr. Cascio has been a member of the Houma Family Dental team since graduating and has loved his time on the bayou.  He couldn’t imagine practicing anywhere else.  When not improving the smiles of patients, he enjoys numerous outdoor activities and spending time with his family.




Dr. Rachael Marchand

Dr. Rachael Marchand, DDS

Dr. Rachael Marchand has been with Houma Family Dental for 5 years.  She has followed in the footsteps of her father who is a dentist on the Northshore.  Dr. Marchand attended LSU in Baton Rouge for undergraduate studies and LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans for dental school.  In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, traveling with her husband, and is an avid LSU football fan!






Dr. John Franck

Dr. John Franck , DDS

Dr. John Franck is a 1971 graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry in New Orleans.  Dr. Franck and his wife, Karen, reside in Metairie.  He enjoys working out, fishing, golf and spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren.






Dr. Kevin Astugue

Dr. Kevin Astugue comes from a family of dentists. He and his sister Shelly, who currently practices in New Orleans, were born and raised in Kenner by their parents Sharon and Polete. After graduating from Jesuit High School in New Orleans in 2007, Kevin attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where he received his BS in Biology in 2011. He returned to New Orleans, moving to Lakeview, where he currently resides, to pursue his DDS and graduated from the LSU School of Dentistry in 2015. 

Since completing dental school, Dr. Astugue has sought out additional training, continuing education, and various clinical opportunities to further his skills and stay abreast of the latest advancements in the field, including CAD/CAM technology. Additionally, he is actively involved in dental organizations such as the American Dental Association (ADA) and Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). Beginning in 2017, he is a delegate for the New Orleans Dental Association (NODA), and a state board member of the Louisiana AGD (LAGD), for which he will serve as CE-chair, effective in 2018. 

Outside of the dental office, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, watching and participating in various sports, and is a diehard LSU Football fan. He can always be found tailgating in Baton Rouge on Saturdays in the fall and he fully expects that 2017 will bring a national title back to Death Valley. Geaux Tigers!