Laura Smith, DDS, is a skilled periodontist at St. Tammany Periodontics & Implants, serving patients in Slidell and Covington, Louisiana.
Originally from San Jose, Costa Rica, Dr. Smith received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica in San Pedro. She then completed a year-long fellowship in implantology at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Dr. Smith fell in love with the area and remained at LSU for her post-graduate periodontal program.
Dr. Smith is extensively trained in periodontal disease and conditions. She received additional training in all aspects of implants, including aesthetic implant surgery, bone grafting, sinus elevation, microsurgery, aesthetic gum grafting, and full mouth implant rehabilitation. As a board-certified periodontist, Dr. Smith treats each patient as if they were a member of her own family.
Dr. Smith has been serving the community of South Louisiana for over ten years and looks forward to creating new relationships with her patients. She now lives in New Orleans with her husband and three children. When not in the office, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, biking, and exploring new places and restaurants.