7833 Office Park Boulevard Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809 (225) 926-1986 * (800) 388-6642 * FAX (225) 926-1886 LOUISIANA DENTAL ASSOCIATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Meredith Simoneaux or Jeffrei Clifton April 9, 2008 Communications & Public Affairs Interns (225) 926-1986 Intern@ladental.org Madisonville Dentist Installed as President-Elect of the Louisiana Dental Association BATON ROUGE, LA – Madisonville dentist Dr. Charles B Foy, Jr. was installed as president- elect of the Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) for 2008-2009 during its 128th House of Delegates, April 12, 2008, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. Foy received a bachelor of science in zoology from LSU in 1978. He has been practicing dentistry in Madisonville since 1985, following his 1984 graduation in dental surgery from the LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. He has been a member of the LDA and the American Dental Association for 24 years. Foy has served on the LDA board of directors, on the Council on Annual Sessions, on the LDA Insurance Council, and as a delegate to the House of Delegates. In his local component, the Northlake Dental Association, Foy served as president in 1992 and has been a board member since 1986. He is also a fellow for the American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Dental Society and the International College of Dentists. Foy was also president of the Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry. He has a mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry and he recently finished a fellowship in Forensics from the University of Texas. Foy is involved in the Kiwanis Club and the Knights of Columbus. He also serves on the Advisory Council of the LSU School of Dentistry and the LSU College of Arts & Sciences. The Foy family belongs to St. Peter’s Church in Covington where Dr. Foy is a lector. He also volunteers at the Samaritan Center and the St. Vincent DePaul Society’s All Saints dental clinic. He has been married to Anne Bailey Foy for 13 years and they have three daughters, Elizabeth, Catherine and Sarah. Founded in 1878, the Louisiana Dental Association is a voluntary, non-profit, professional health organization composed of more than 1,800 practicing, retired and student dentists in Louisiana. As a constituent of the ADA, the LDA works to protect and to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry, and to represent the interests of the members of the dental profession and the public it serves. For more information, go to www.ladental.org # # # Enclosure: Dr. Charles B. Foy, Jr.
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