Meet Our Doctors
Northeast Louisiana Orthodontists
Meet Ricky Caples, D.D.S.
Dr. Ricky Caples has been practicing orthodontics since 1993. He is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Caples continued his orthodontic training at Louisiana State University as well. He is a board-certified member of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Caples is also an active member of several organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the Louisiana Association of Orthodontists, the Louisiana Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Northeast Louisiana Dental Association. Dr. Caples enjoys giving back to the community. He volunteers his services for the Give Kids a Smile Day program and is also a member of the Cleft Palate Team of Northeast Louisiana.
Dr. Caples enjoys spending his spare time with his family. He is the father of two children, a grandfather of two, and enjoys hunting and fishing.
Meet Chris Robinson, D.D.S.
Dr. Chris Robinson graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He also completed his orthodontic specialty training at Louisiana State University as well. Dr. Robinson has been in private practice since 2001. He is a board-certified member of the American Board of Orthodontics. Additionally, Dr. Robinson is a member of numerous organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the Louisiana Association of Orthodontists, the Louisiana Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Northeast Louisiana Dental Association. Dr. Robinson enjoys staying active in community events and volunteers his time and services. He participates in the Give Kids a Smile Day program and also serves on the Cleft Palate Team of Northeast Louisiana.
In his off time, Dr. Robinson enjoys spending time outdoors & with his family.
Meet Cammie Laird, D.D.S.
Caples and Robinson Orthodontics proudly announces the addition of Dr. Cammie Laird to their team of skilled orthodontic professionals. With an impressive track record and experience, Dr. Laird brings a wealth of expertise in orthodontics, further strengthening Caples and Robinson Orthodontics’ commitment to delivering comprehensive and top-tier dental care.
Having completed her education at LSU Health Sciences School of Dentistry in 2019 and Orthodontic Residency training with a Masters’ in Science in 2021, Dr. Laird is well-versed in the latest orthodontic techniques and technologies. She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics in 2022. Her dedication to staying up-to-date with advancements in the field will ensure that patients at Caples and Robinson Orthodontics will receive cutting-edge orthodontic treatments that yield exceptional results, comfortably and efficiently.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Laird to our practice,” said Drs. Caples and Robinson. “Her passion for orthodontics, coupled with her patient-centric approach, aligns perfectly with our practice’s values. We believe that her presence will further elevate our commitment to providing the highest quality of care to our patients.”
“I am excited to work as an orthodontic specialist alongside my childhood orthodontists, Drs. Caples and Robinson”, Dr. Laird remarked. Being a native of Monroe, she is thrilled to be back after practicing in Baton Rouge for two years while her husband, Mark Laird, completed his veterinary medicine training. They also welcomed their first child, a daughter named Lou, in May 2023. She and her husband both look forward to serving the community that they grew up in. She is an active member of the Louisiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, and American Association of Orthodontists.
When she’s not perfecting smiles, Dr. Cammie loves to spend her time with family and her 2 dogs, traveling (preferably to the water), cooking, reading, watching LSU sports-(Geaux Tigers), and listening to Taylor Swift. She is very excited to be back home and looks forward to building relationships and delivering quality care to the patients at Caples and Robinson Orthodontics.
Patients at Caples and Robinson Orthodontics can now benefit from an expanded range of orthodontic services, including Damon Ultima braces, Spark clear aligners, and other innovative treatment options. Our practice offers 58 years of combined orthodontic experience with 3 board-certified orthodontists on staff. Drs. Caples and Robinson’s reputation for creating personalized treatment plans that cater to each patient’s unique needs ensures that individuals of all ages will receive the most comfortable, efficient, and customized orthodontic care. Call today for your complimentary consultation.