About Our Doctor

AbouttheDoctorMeet the dentist who’s enhanced over 3,000 beautiful smiles – and counting!

“We've built our reputation by setting the standard for leading-edge orthodontic care with an emphasis on personalized care and patient comfort. And it's been that way ever since I began practicing over 14 years ago. Simply put, in our office, we follow the Golden Rule and treat you like we ourselves would like to be treated.”

A quality education is the foundation for success

“I received my education at some outstanding schools. And while I learned an awful lot about how to straighten teeth and make beautiful smiles, nothing could have prepared me for the education I receive every day in the office from my own patients. I’m glad I chose to become an orthodontist. Nothing is more rewarding to me than helping patients improve the quality of their lives with a beautiful smile.”

  • DDS: LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA, 1979
  • Orthodontic Certification: LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA, 1991
  • BS: Microbiology, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, 1976
  • Orthodontics Licensure: State of Louisiana

Building upon a firm foundation

“I'll never stop learning. As long as there are new advances in orthodontics, there are new benefits I can share with my patients.”

  • Continuing Education: Dr. Daire has completed over 280 hours of continuing education in order to stay up-to-date on the latest technologies in orthodontics, including Invisalign® invisible braces, clear and tooth-colored braces, adult orthodontics, advanced interceptive appliances and preventive orthodontics.

Respected by peers, trusted by patients

“My involvement with my colleagues has allowed me to stay up to date with the very latest technologies and leading-edge treatments. But more importantly, it allows me to deliver better care to my patients.”

  • Member: American Association of Orthodontists, Southwestern Association of Orthodontists, Louisiana Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, Acadiana District Dental Association (Past Treasurer)
  • Author: Published a research article in the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the Spring of 1993, "Changes in the Alveolar Nerve in the Dog Following Distraction Osteogenesis"
  • Researcher: One of the first to apply distraction osteogenesis to mandibular lengthening
  • Recipient: Bordelon Award for Clinical Excellence in Orthodontics, 1991
  • Personal Interests: In his spare time, Dr. Daire enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, woodworking and watching the LSU Tigers football team on Saturday nights at Tiger Stadium.

John C. Daire, D.D.S. | Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

  • Lafayette Office - 858 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Suite A, Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: (337) 291-9141 Fax: (337) 291-9495
  • Opelousas Office - 2426 Jake Dr., Suite 4, Opelousas, LA 70570 Phone: (337) 948-3491 Fax: (337) 291-9495

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