Dr. Keaty received his D.D.S. from the LSU School of Dentistry and went on to a pediatric specialty residency program at Indiana University. He has been in practice for over 30 years and has written numerous articles in various local periodicals, covering a wide range of issues in children's dentistry. He is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Acadiana District Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. He is married to Phyllis Montgomery of Lafayette, and they have three children. In his free time, he enjoys the great outdoors by skiing, hunting and fishing.