Dentist Baton Rouge, LA │ Family Dentistry │ Timothy R Raborn, DDS

Meet the Dental Staff

The dental office of Timothy R Raborn, DDS in Baton Rouge, LA is proud to bring a whole new level of care to the field of dentistry. Our team has served the Central area since 1985. When you enter our office, you will immediately feel relaxed and at home. We have friendly faces that greet you, a dentist who truly cares about your dental health, and a facility with the most up-to-date dental technology to provide you with the highest quality of general and cosmetic dental care possible.

Barbara Christopher

Barbara Christopher, nicknamed "Babs", graduated from Loyola University with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene. In 2000 she attended LSU to become certified in administering anesthesia. Babs also taught clinical courses at Loyola University for 5 years in head and neck anatomy.

She has practiced dental hygiene for 30 years. Babs worked in New Orleans most of her career. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005 she joined Dr. Raborn's staff. As a testament to her excellent professional care, many patients from the New Orleans area travel to Baton Rouge on a regular basis to continue their hygiene care with Babs. She loves her patients, as well as the staff and plans to continue working with Dr. Raborn's office for many years.

Dental hygiene has not only been Bab's career but an important part of her life. Making patients feel comfortable and smile is her goal!

Leslie Bingham

Leslie joined the practice in August of 2006. She is x-ray certified, and has nine years of experience in the dental field. Leslie helps our office run efficiently by assisting the hygienist as well as the doctor in our busy practice. Many of our patients choose to whiten their smile. Leslie’s experience and knowledge in whitening procedures make patients feel comfortable during this process, and excited about their new smile.

Rita Martin

Rita has been a resident of Central since 1970. She is a graduate of Central High School (1973). Her experience in dentistry began in 1992. She joined Dr. Raborn’s team in November of 2002 as a part-time employee, but quickly became a full-time member. As a business assistant, her duties include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, accounts receivable, dealing with insurance companies and marketing. One of her favorite duties is managing the graphics for our electronic sign. She says it has been a pleasure working with Dr. Raborn and with her co-workers.

Rita has been married to her loving husband, Ken since 1973 and has two grown sons, Dale and Steven, who also graduated from Central High School. She also has four grandchildren. She loves spending time with her family.

Charlene Raborn

Charlene joined Dr. Raborn’s team as a business assistant in 2001. She enjoys talking with patients about the treatment they need and assisting with their dental insurance. Born and raised in Central, Charlene has been married to her husband, Bob, for 38 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren.

Michelle Whetstone

Michelle has been a member of our team for a number of years on a part-time basis. She is a graduate of Midlands Tech College in South Carolina and has an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene. Michelle also received her Anesthesia Certificate from LSU School of Dentistry. She has been a licensed Dental Hygienist since 2003.

Amie Fry

In January of 2011, Amie joined the staff at Dr. Raborn’s office. Amie is a great addition to our staff, and helps in all areas of the dental office. Amie is EDDA certified, radiology certified, and has been a chair side assistant since 1991. The entire staff appreciates that Amie is multi-talented in all areas of the dental field!

Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Amie has been married to her high school sweetheart, Jacob Fry, Jr. since December 1992. They have three great kids, Coby, Lauryn and Lindsey, all students in the Central schools. Another daughter is due in November of 2015. When Amie has free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her children’s baseball and softball games. She also loves fishing, being outdoors, painting, listening to music, and loves LSU!

Alyce Newlin

Alyce joined Dr. Raborn’s practice in 1998. She received her certification to Expanded Duties Dental Assistant in 1995. Overall she has been in the dental field for 26 years. Alyce graduated from Central High in 1982 and still resides in the area. She has three grown children, and so far, two grandchildren (and hoping for more).

Alyce loves her patients, and feels like they are family. She takes great pleasure in improving our patients’ smiles and appearance.

Rebecca Walker

Rebecca joined our practice in February 2018. With eight years of dental experience, we are super excited to have her as part of our team. Her top priority is that our patients have a positive experience and always leave with a smile on their face. In her free time, she enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with her husband and children. She welcomes the opportunity to meet you and provide you with an exceptional experience.

Lisa Hatfield - Business Assistant

Lisa joined Dr. Raborn’s team of business associates in August of 2016. She has specialized in Office Administration within financial businesses for 18+ years. Her years of customer service experience results in her assuring outstanding care for every patient. Originally from St. Landry Parish, she relocated to Baton Rouge in 1998 and she and her husband have lived in Watson since 2008. She is the proud mother of two amazing daughters as well as two wonderful grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening with her husband, relaxing in the pool, reading, crafting and has an undying passion for giving new life to all things vintage.