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Laura Smith

Periodontist


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Education & Credentials
DDS

Universidad Latina de Costa Rica; San Pedro, Costa Rica

Specialty Certificate

Periodontics, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry; New Orleans, LA

Residency

Implant Dentistry Fellowship, LSU School of Dentistry; New Orleans, LA

Quote

I will explain your treatment options using the most up-to-date diagnostic tools available and then provide the best treatment to suit your individual needs. If saving natural teeth is not possible, I will present you with the most modern alternatives.

Favorites

I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking, biking around the city, and exploring new places and restaurants.

Biography

After obtaining my DDS, I practiced general dentistry for three years in a private practice in Costa Rica. Since completing my four-year postgraduate education, I have been serving the community of South Louisiana as a periodontal dental specialist. I live in New Orleans with my husband and three wonderful children.

Professional Associations

American Academy of Periodontics

Achievements

Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontics; Certified in IV Sedation, Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide, ACLS, and CPR