The LSUHSC School of Dentistry (LSUSD) has impacted your personal health care. Three out of every four dentists and dental hygienists practicing in Louisiana today are graduates of the school. From a national perspective, LSUSD is unique among the more than 60 dental schools in the United States because it offers degrees in dentistry, dental hygiene and dental laboratory technology. By training students in all aspects of dentistry, LSUSD offers a level of training that has resulted in the school’s reputation for outstanding clinical education. From 1972 to 2012, the LSUHSC School of Dentistry graduated 5,088 dental health professionals by conferring degrees. LSUSD is committed to educating dentists and dental hygienists throughout their careers. The school enjoys a national reputation for its continuing education program, which attracts dentists from throughout the United States. Courses are offered at locations throughout Louisiana, including Shreveport, Monroe, Alexandria, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Lake Charles. Providing service to community through patient care and outreach programs is also a vital part of LSUSD mission. In fiscal year 2012, LSUSD had 9,648 active patients with over 90,000 patient visits. LSUSD care for the poor, the elderly and the young. We also provide valuable outreach programs to educate children and adults about the importance of proper oral health.
The following is the list of scholars from School of Dentistry LSU Health New Orleans who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences