Welcome Dr. Laura Smith to our New Orleans Smiles Family!!!!

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Dr. Laura Smith is a periodontal specialist who graduated from LSU dental school in 2017. She comes to our office twice a month to do periodontal surgeries, gum grafts, and implants. We are so grateful for her involvement and expertise!

Dr. Smith came to the United States in 2012 after marrying her husband; she is originally from San Jose, Costa Rica. She and her husband made New Orleans their home and have been building their family for the last ten years. They have three children together; Oliver, Emme, and Julian to whom they dedicate most of their time. They enjoy traveling as a family and sharing time with loved ones. During vacation time you can find them enjoying the warm weather in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. 

Dr. Smith likes to sit down with each patient and reinforce methods to prevent further oral and periodontal disease. She likes to explain to the patient the many different treatment options using the most up-to-date diagnostic tools available and then provide the best treatment to suit that patient’s individual needs. Her first choice is always saving natural teeth, but, if that is not possible, she will always present the most modern alternatives available for her patient. 

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "The new location is simply beautiful. Staff Always friendly and inviting. Thanks to Dr. V and her team #NewOrleansSmiles"
    Michel'le J.
  • "Such a wonderful experience that comes with every appointment! Sweet and kind staff members, excellent customer service and such a sweet, calm atmosphere! Edit: 10/5/20 - I just got my braces taken off and I love the results!! The quality of my smile has been enhanced by Dr. Velasco and her strong team! I must say, my experience has been spectacular with a major factor being the people!"
    Ms. E.
  • "I highly recommend Dr. V and her staff for your orthodontic treatments . The process was great from the initial consultation, procedures, scheduling and rescheduling appointments, payments, questions or concerns. The staff is professional and knowledgeable. The office is always clean and social distance is practiced due to COVID-19.The office has all the latest technology and equipment. I absolutely love my new smile."
    Zee H.
  • "The staff are very friendly! Due to my deafness, they even took their time to write notes to communicate with me to make sure I understand everything. I would highly recommend this business to anyone who need braces!"
    Latecia G.
  • "Staff is very friendly , Ortho does amazing work!"
    Eranisha G.
  • "I have excellent service. The staff is always friendly."
    Toni T.
  • "My experiences with New Orleans Smiles was always professional and the staff was very helpful and kind . The environment was very clean and i always felt welcomed . Thank you for giving me my perfect smile ."
    Sabrina D.
  • "She is the best Orthodontist .!! Very kind and understanding . Everyone is very nice in this clinic .!"
    Gabi L.
  • "Friendly and highly knowledgeable staff in a calming, fastidious office! An excellent experience!"
    Linda S.

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Hours of Operation

Lunch 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Primary Location

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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