About Our Lab

 

It's not what we create...

but how we create it.


We hire great people and invest in their development.

Working with suppliers, manufacturers and industry leaders, we ensure our team has access to quality education and training resulting in skilled craftsmanship supported by the latest technologies.

Leadership Team

Darius Hall, CDT

President - Certified Dental Technician


Appreciated for his case planning expertise, Darius is well respected by his peers for his dedication to ensuring the best looking and fitting work for his clients and his honest a fair approach to business.

Full Biography
Darius pursued his education in Dental technology in Maryland upon the recommendation of his brother in law who was attending dental school. After school, Darius had the unique experience working with a dentist where he developed an understanding of chair-side challenges. This experience ingrained an elevated standard in Darius which he operates by to this day.

After spending the next ten years building crown and bridge departments in Biloxi and Denham Springs, Darius ventured out on his own to start Bayou State Crown and Bridge Laboratory in 1986.

Darius is actively involved in the dental community with the LA Dental Association and well know for his involvement growing the Fun-N-Sun Dental meeting in Biloxi. This tradition of contributing to industry carries on with his commitment to emerging technical talent by supporting full dental technology association membership sponsorship for graduating dental tech students.

Appreciated for his case planning expertise, Darius is well respected by his peers for his dedication to ensuring the best looking and fitting work for his clients and his honest a fair approach to business.

If you have attended any Bayou State events you can attest to his talent for cooking. Darius's ability to put others at ease through genuine hospitality and respect for his colleagues. Centred on family, Darius enjoys his downtime with family and friends at the beach or quality time at home.

Tristan Hall, CDT

General Manager - Certified Dental Technician


Tristan's understanding of traditional dental technology combined with his ability to adapt to change and new technology has expedited Bayou State's transition over the last 4 years to convert from an analog lab to 90% digital lab.

Full Biography
Motivated by the lure of a new guitar, Tristan began working for his father Darius at Bayou State at the age of 15 cleaning the laboratory. At 19 he began a full time career at Bayou State working his way up through the departments, and today, he is the General Manager.

Professionally, he is very passionate about doctor and patient satisfaction, striving daily to make sure the work that leaves Bayou State lab exceeds both their expectations. What most excites him about his work is the direction our industry is going in the digital era. As we utilize more technology in our industry and our business Tristan's goal is to create increasingly predictable and consistent outcomes.

Tristan's understanding of traditional dental technology combined with his ability to adapt to change and new technology has expedited Bayou State's transition over the last 4 years to convert from an analog lab to 90% digital lab.

His goal is to ensure dentists will always have a dental technician to consult with. Tristan enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with Bayou's clients for overall case direction, material choices, prep design and shade determination. Our clients would say that he has a high standard for both himself and clinicians and will go above and beyond to make sure their work is done correct and in time.

Tristan is actively involved in the American Cancer Society through participation in a local relay. He is passionate about this charity because, like millions, his life has been directly affected by cancer and wants to do all he can to help cancer research.

Personally, Tristan is very passionate about his family, friends, golf and music. He really enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing golf and playing guitar.



Our Team

Bayou State is confident in its people and processes to deliver great fitting esthetic restorations.

We continually seek to build our team with skilled technicians that share our passion and high standards that go above and beyond doctor patient expectations.

 


Lab Credentials

Our Certifications & Associations

  • DAMAS Certified (Dental Manufacturers Audit Systems)
  • CDL (Certified Dental Laboratory)
  • NADL (a member of the National Association of Dental Labortories)
  • LDA (Premiere sponsor of the Louisana Dental lab Association)
  • CAL (member of Cal-Lab Group)
  • DTS (Dental Technicians Society)

Proudly Made in America

 

Our Quality Statement

Our Mission Statement

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Our Mission

OUR MISSION is to provide a dedicated work staff that can guarantee each client extraordinary customer service while providing the highest quality restorations daily. Dedicating ourselves to the constant betterment of our technical knowledge and skill. And finding new and creative ways to provide the best customer service, will ensure we succeed in achieving this mission.    

 

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