To provide the best possible experience for you and your family.
All Patients Welcome
We treat people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you’re a long-time patient or haven’t been to the dentist in a decade, we’ll get your health on track.
Most Insurance Accepted
To ensure that all of our patients get the care they need and deserve, we accept most insurance plans and offer payment options.
Our team of perfectionists come from diverse backgrounds and are knowledgeable in all facets of dentistry. No matter what you’re experiencing, we can help.
Our office is located in the heart of Clinton and features private treatment rooms and a relaxing environment. Same day appointments available!
Care you can trust
At Audubon Dental Center, we’ve made it our mission to provide excellent and trustworthy dental care to all families in Clinton. Everything we do is to make sure your family stays healthy and your experience is convenient and empowering.
When you’re at our office, we want you to feel like you’re a member of our tight-knit family. From private treatment rooms and same-day appointments, to our expansive selection of treatments and friendly team, we offer all you need in a lifelong dental partner.
Hear from our patients
My family and I have been patients for over 8 years. I HIGHLY recommend and will continue to do so in the future. Their team is like extended family!!
– Robin D.
Meet Our Providers
Louis F. Baptiste, DDS
Dr. Louis Baptiste grew up in Chicago, IL and completed his undergraduate degree at Illinois State University. He continued his education at Howard University College of Dentistry, where he earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree.
After dental school, he became dedicated to increasing patients’ awareness and understanding of their oral health. Dr. Baptiste practiced with Allentown Family Dental Center for more than 10 years prior to its transition to Audubon Dental Center in 2017. He has dedicated himself to supporting patients’ oral health through excellent care and support.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Baptiste enjoys traveling, sports, watching movies, and spending time with family.
Kenneth Lamar Jr., RDH
Kenny Lamar is a registered dental hygienist with more than 20 years of experience and has been with Audubon Dental Center since 2015. He is from Cleveland, OH and relocated to the DMV after graduating college in 2007.
He loves to learn new things and has completed hundreds of hours in continuing education courses to offer patients the most up-to-date treatments available. His goal is to provide comfortable and ethical care, with a strong emphasis on patient education and oral hygiene instruction. Healthy teeth are very important to him and he takes great pride in serving our community as an oral health professional.
In his spare time, Kenny likes to travel and experience new cultural foods. He lifts weights and enjoys exercising, as well as interior design and home improvement.
Terry Lyles, DDS
Dr. Terry Lyles has been with Audubon Dental Center since 2020. A native of South Georgia, Dr. Lyles completed his undergraduate degree in biology before continuing his education at Meharry School of Dentistry in Nashville, TN. He then completed his residency at St. Elizabeths Hospital in DC.
Dr. Lyles has been in the DMV area since 2017 and has always strived to provide the highest quality of dentistry possible with compassion. He stays abreast of the latest techniques through many specialized continuing education courses. Dr. Lyles provides a full range of dental care, from simple fillings to more complex crowns and implant restorations. His goal is to make every patient who walks through the door know that they will be truly cared for.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Lyles enjoys watching soccer, spending time with his wife, and photography.
Frewoin Meskele, DDS
Dr. Frewoin Meskele joined Audubon Dental Center in 2021. She attended the University of North Carolina and continued her education at Meharry School of Dentistry. After dental school, she advanced her education with a dental residency at NYU.
Dr. Meskele is passionate about the profession of dentistry and helping patients achieve proper oral health in a comfortable and compassionate environment. She believes a healthy smile can be achieved through proper dental education, and is committed to providing oral health education to patients and how that relates to their overall health. Dr. Meskele enjoys working as a team to prioritize patients’ needs and oral health goals. She is bilingual and enjoys meeting people from different backgrounds. Dr. Meskele volunteers in community-based dental events as well as in mission trips abroad.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and doing activities with her son. She also enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and crocheting.
Tamatha Pantano, DMD
Dr. Tami Pantano grew up in western Kentucky. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and then went on to attend the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.
She moved to the DMV and opened Audubon Dental Center in 2011, centering the practice on patient experience, gentle care, an honest diagnosis, and respect for both patients and their oral health. Dr. Pantano is dedicated to advancing patients’ health through improved prevention and patient education. She considers a patient’s comfort and clinical efficacy top priorities, striving to decrease unnecessary wait times.
In her spare time Dr. Pantano enjoys traveling, cooking, playing board games with her family, and spending time outdoors.
$99 New Patient Special
A trusted dentist and healthier smile are closer than you think. For patients without dental insurance, get your first exam and x-rays for only $99.
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed
See For Yourself
Enjoy your time at the dentist. Here, you’ll find private treatment rooms, headphones to listen to your favorite music, a gentle touch, and a relaxing ambiance.