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Kevin Lacour, DDS

Dr. Lacour has been in practice for more than 20 years. He was in private practice in the New Orleans area for 10 years and relocated to the Atlanta area in 2006. He and his wife, Andre’, met at LSU, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology with a minor in chemistry. He then attended the LSU School of Dentistry, graduating with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1997. GEAUX TIGERS! They have been married for 25 years and have four children – Cierra, Ellie, Holden and Beckett. Their children are very involved in football, baseball and soccer, and this keeps the whole family quite busy. In their down time, they enjoy spending time at the lake, playing board games and cheering on the Braves and their LSU Tigers. His hobbies include fishing, hunting and helping to coach his son’s football and baseball teams.

lacour familyHis goal is to take great care of you! He strives to build lasting relationships with his patients and continues to learn new techniques and how to utilize the latest technology to take excellent care of your dental health. He is a strong advocate for continuing education, and he participates in various continuing education courses and study clubs to advance his knowledge of dentistry. These include the Atlanta Seattle Study Club, the Gwinnett Challenge Study Club, the Fortune Platinum Circle and the Hinman Dental Society. He has received advanced training in CEREC one-visit crowns and sleep apnea. He is also a member of the American Dental Association®, Georgia Dental Association and NDDS.

Dr. Lacour enjoys being involved in his community, participating in events such as Lilburn Daze and the Lilburn Christmas Parade, Brookwood, and Parkview Cluster School events, and various in-office drives to benefit Lilburn Co-op.

Dr. Lacour is blessed with a great team which shares his commitment to take great care of you! He believes dental health is important both aesthetically and functionally, as well as playing an important role in your overall health. As he says, “A smile is so important and truly can affect how people feel about themselves – you should feel good when you smile! Discomfort when eating, sleeping or during times of stress can greatly affect a person, and there are many great options for patients to help alleviate these issues. I want my patients to know that my team and I are here to listen to them and work with them towards achieving a smile that they love and also achieving optimal dental health.”


Jeremy Smith, DMD

Dr. Jeremy Smith has over 20 years of private practice experience in Florida and Georgia. He is a native Kentuckian who grew up in the Louisville area, majored in biology, and played college soccer while attending Union College and the University of Louisville. He met the early admittance academic requirements for the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2000.

During his time practicing in Florida, Dr. Smith honed his cosmetic and reconstructive skills working with an instructor at the esteemed Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education. Continuing his practice experience in Georgia allowed him to become an even more complete dentist with Dr. Bill Williams, a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, a neuromuscular dentist and a former TMD instructor. Dr. Smith helped Dr. Williams and his office achieve eight straight Best of Gwinnett Awards, and he was also named as one of Gwinnett Magazine’s People To Know.

At the heart of Dr. Smith’s philosophy is his focus on building long-term relationships with his patients. He enjoys getting to know about his patients, their families, their likes and their dislikes. Dr. Smith believes in treating his patients as he would his own family by providing everyone with dental care that embodies comfort, compassion and excellence. Based on this wealth of experience and expertise, Dr. Smith is able to offer most every aspect of modern dentistry, whether the need is veneers, Invisalign®, implant restoration, laser dentistry, extraction or root canal therapy. A perfectionist by nature, he ensures that each procedure is handled with the precision and the attention it deserves. Dr. Smith keeps current with the latest technology and breakthroughs in dentistry as a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association®, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Georgia Dental Association.

Dr. Smith has given back to the community through his involvement in the Deserving Diva Foundation, volunteering his services at the Hebron Community Health Center, and providing dentistry to Russian orphans involved with the T.E.A.R. program. He has written for the Gwinnett Sports Medicine Magazine and has had several speaking engagements. Dr. Smith formerly served as a team dentist for the Gwinnett Gladiators and Georgia Force.

Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie, and his children: Addison, Parker, Isabella and Camden. Julie is from Gwinnett County and graduated from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!). She works as a physician assistant at a busy family practice and also coaches cheerleading. The kids are involved in baseball, basketball, soccer, and cheer. Dr. Smith’s hobbies include weightlifting, running and playing soccer on an amateur team in the Atlanta area. Dr. Smith is a huge sports fan and supporter of all of Atlanta’s professional teams, but his true sports loves are the Louisville Cardinals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta United and Arsenal FC.


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Stuart Knight, DMD

Dr. Stuart Knight attended the University of Georgia, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a minor in Spanish. He then attended the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, where he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD). He met his wife, Brandy, at the University of Georgia during their freshman year. They married each other in 2018 and hope to add some little bundles of joy to their lives over the next few years; until then, their hands are full taking care of their golden retriever, Chelsea. Dr. Knight’s favorite hobbies include playing soccer, golfing, reading and supporting the UGA bulldogs, Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and Chelsea FC.

dr knight familyDr. Knight tries to create a family-like atmosphere for all his patients so that he can truly get to know them and understand how to best take care of them. He believes the best way to practice is by always doing what is best for the patient. Dr. Knight works to utilize and implement the latest dental technology with his treatment by participating in numerous continuing education courses; he is also a member of the American Dental Association and Georgia Dental Association, with whom he has attended lobby days at the Capitol building in Atlanta and in Washington D.C. to meet with senators and discuss dental health related issues.

Dr. Knight enjoys giving back to the community through dental related service. He has been on a dental mission trip to Haiti and has also volunteered with Rehoboth Volunteer Dental Clinic, Ben Massell Dental Clinic, Good Samaritan Clinic and the Georgia Baptist Mobile Health Bus.


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Meet Our Team
Our caring team has worked closely together for a long time, and we are committed to making your experience at our office positive and comfortable from the first moment you contact us. We work hard to build personal relationships with each patient we meet and always seek to provide quality care that will help you enjoy a healthy smile. Please call Lacour Family Dentistry today at 770-921-6606 to learn more about dental care in Lilburn, Georgia, and to schedule your appointment with Dr. Kevin Lacour. We look forward to meeting you!

teresaTeresa — Appointment Coordinator
Teresa began working at our practice in 2001. She makes sure that each patient who visits us feels welcomed and cared for. She is grateful for her great co-workers and amazing patients. They make work something she looks forward to each day.

Teresa is a wife, mom and “bonus kids” grandmother. She has four adult children, two of whom have returned to their hometown in Northern California, and one who is living in Portland, Oregon. Her youngest child is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.

Teresa is a dog and cat fanatic, filling her home with rescues from the Gwinnett and Barrow County SPCAs. She loves gardening and is passionate about baseball, particularly the San Francisco Giants. In her spare time, she enjoys construction and crafts.


cherylCheryl — Administrative Coordinator
Cheryl joined our team in July 2017 and instantly became part of the family. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years and has experience in both the front and back office. She loves the positive work environment and having the privilege of helping our patients fit their beautiful smiles into their budget. Cheryl has three adult sons. She loves attending church, reading, baking, running and spending time with family.


AmandaAmanda — Administrative Coordinator
Amanda grew up in Gwinnett County. She has over 10 years of experience in dentistry. When she began her dental career, she was front desk personnel. She has since then expanded her knowledge of dental insurance and billing.

Amanda joined our practice in 2022 and says we already feel like family. Her favorite part of working with Lacour Family Dentistry is the great work environment. Taking care of patients’ needs is an important task for Amanda. She loves to help people and is a team player.

When Amanda is not at work, she enjoys outside activities like bike riding, walking in the park and gardening. She loves to spend time with her husband and son. She also enjoys cooking and trying new experiences.



coraCora — Registered Dental Hygienist
Cora joined our team in February of 2019. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from Ohio State University in 2007.

Cora is originally from Ohio and moved to Georgia by way of North Carolina. She considers herself blessed to be part of a great work family and enjoys being able to provide our patients with lasting dental health and continuous smiles.

Cora loves golfing, watching sports and spending time with her family. She is married and is the mother to a rambunctious son and two fur babies.



Christina — Dental Hygienist
Christina joined our team in September 2022. She received an associate degree in the science of dental hygiene from DeKalb College, now known as Georgia State University Perimeter College, in 1998.

Christina has lived in Gwinnett County almost her entire life but is originally from Dallas, Texas. She is thrilled to be part of such an outstanding team who treats both coworkers and patients like family! She is passionate about helping patients achieve optimal oral health and educating them about how it impacts their overall health while delivering gentle, excellent care.

Christina loves spending time with her family and visiting the beach as often as possible. She is married to Neal, and they have two sons, Jake and Zakk.


joyJoy — Certified Dental Assistant
Joy joined our practice in 1999. She completed the dental assisting program in Port Charlotte, Florida, which included expanded duties. Her CDA certification was completed through the Dental Assisting National Board. She has also received training and is qualified to use CEREC (ceramic restoration) technology, is CPR certified and continues to pursue the necessary continuing education courses to remain on the leading edge of dental technology, procedures, and materials.

Joy loves assisting and caring for our patients in a great family environment. She has the best co-workers and loves working for a doctor who respects the team and has a mutual desire to treat our patients using modern technology. Joy is a team player and strives to learn new things each day, making sure to pay attention to each individual patient. She loves coming to work each day and genuinely cares about what we do as a team. Her love and enthusiasm carry over to our patients, and she helps to provide an exceptional experience.

Joy is the happy mother to three children and has five marvelous grandchildren who live in the Atlanta area. She enjoys regular walks in her community and is an active member of her church.


Chandler — Dental Assistant
Chandler joined our team in January 2020 and we love her already! She received her certificate from the Dental Careers Institute in Atlanta. Her passion is dental assisting and caring for others. She’s excited to be a team member in this great family environment and embraces our marvelous technology as well as the ever-expanding learning opportunities dentistry offers.

“It’s me and my dog, Jake!” says Chandler. Outside the office she loves to occupy her time with family, friends and shopping. She’s a real country girl that enjoys spending weekends hunting and fishing on the family farm. She loves the Georgia Bulldogs and cheers them on every Saturday in fall!