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Meet Our Dentist

Dr-Duhon.jpgDr. Karlnelius Duhon is a Lake Charles native who graduated as the valedictorian from Lake Charles Boston High School. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette before studying for a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from New Orleans' LSU (Louisiana State University School of Dentistry). While at the University of Louisiana, he was a Gates Millennium Scholar, Dell Scholar, and Toyota Scholar, and completed Louisiana State University as a National Health Service Core Scholar.

Dr. Duhon has spent his entire life volunteering for groups like the Knights of St. Peter Claver, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. His professional affiliations also include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Louisiana Dental Association
  • Southwest District Dental Association
  • National Dental Association
  • Pelican State Dental Association

Dr. Duhon is a parishioner of Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart Catholic Churches. In his spare time, he enjoys lifting weights, outdoor cooking, and Mardi Gras. Not to mention, he is also a prominent New Orleans Saints supporter.

Our Dental Specialty

Your smile means everything to us at Duhon Family Dentistry. Dr. Duhon and the rest of our team are committed to providing customized, high-quality dental care to you and your entire family in Southwest Louisiana.

Our mission is to offer our patients the best general, restorative, and cosmetic dental services. We prioritize assisting our patients in achieving and maintaining healthy, attractive smiles that will last forever.

Patient education is an integral part of our commitment to providing high-quality dental care. We think that the more you know about your oral health, the more confident you will be in the decisions you make at our dental clinic for you and your family.

If you have any queries or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please get in touch with us by calling us at (337) 221-0072 or emailing us at

OUR Blog

Allow our family dentistry clinic to care for your oral healthcare needs with our comprehensive list of services, including dental crowns, dental restorations, teeth extractions, teeth cleaning & examination, teeth whitening, etc. In addition, we also offer essential dental care services such as dentures, partial dentures, veneers, and dental implants. Learn more about these dental services and trending oral healthcare topics in our monthly blog.

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