The LSUHSC School of Dentistry has three separate clinical programs, dental student, advanced education, and faculty dental practice, that offer a full range of dental services and procedures. In addition to routine dental procedures, patients have access to specialists in endodontics, oral pathology, orthodontics, oral surgery, periodontics,  pediatric dentistry, and prosthodontics.

Patient Centered Care:

LSUSD is committed to patient centered care and will be respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences and needs ensuring that the patientís values guide all clinical decisions.

Dr Toby Cheramie examines a patient in the student clinic.

Some of the Treatments We Provide:
Dental care for HIV/AIDS patients
Dentistry for children
Dentures, crowns, and bridges
Gum disease
Mouth diseases and oral cancer 
Root canal treatment
Smoking cessation counseling
Tooth bleaching
Tooth cleaning
Tooth extractions
Tooth implants   

Become a Patient
Student Clinics
Predoctoral dental students and dental hygiene students provide care under the supervision of LSUSD faculty. Dental care is not provided free of charge, but fees in student clinics are significantly reduced from the cost of private dental care. To become a patient at the LSUSD student clinic, please call (504) 619-8770 or (504) 619-8700 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to schedule a screening appointment. More

Advanced Education Clinics
In the advanced education clinics, residents provide patient care under the close supervision of faculty members. Dental care is not provided free of charge, but fees in advanced education clinics are reduced from the cost of private dental care. More

Faculty Dental Practice
In this clinic, full-time faculty members provide state of the art dental care.  Both general dentists and specialists are available.  Faculty Dental Practice is open to all patients, and fees are comparable to those charged by private dentists. For appointments, call (504) 619-8721 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  More

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