Meet The Team

Mariette Paone

Dental Assistant

Mariette began her dental assisting training in 2006. She interned on the Fort Polk Army base here in Louisiana. She started at DiLeo Dental Group in March 2021. Mariette is great with patients and an asset to the practice. She loves the outdoors, animals, and spending time with family and friends.

Cody Dixon

Registered Dental Hygienist

No Stranger to DiLeo Dental Group, Cody spent a year and a half apprenticing the previous hygienist, Regan, as well other hygienists and periodontists with the New Orleans area. He graduated from LSU School of Dentistry in 2021.Cody is passionate and knowledgeable on dental products and at-home oral care tips so each patient can meet their personal needs and goals. He offers a spectrum of treatment modifications from gentle cleanings for sensitive patients to more aggressive periodontal therapeutic options to combat gum disease. He is also able to provide in-office whitening with ZOOM whitening technology.He is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association and various peer groups to stay current on the latest oral hygiene treatments and recommendations. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys the performing arts (my first degree is in music and play the clarinet!), and growing an indoor plant garden. 

Elva Schwartz

Office Manager

Elva has been a dental office manager for over 30 years. Having previously worked as a hospital administrator and licensed insurance agent, she is very knowledgeable with billing, coding, and claim processing. She always tries to do the best for her patients utilizing their benefits. Elva attends seminars and continuing education courses to enrich her knowledge of the codes and billing changes. She is very caring and compassionate and thinks of her patients as family. Elva was born and raised in Lafitte, La. She is a very proud grandmother of 6, whom the 2 younger ones she has adopted.

Cathy MaGee

Front Desk Coordinator

Cathy works in the dental office at the front desk and loves to be able to interact with the patients. She greets all with a friendly smile, and makes everyone comfortable and at ease. Cathy enjoys spending her free time with her dog Shea, her children and her grandaughter.