Dr. Smith is a native of Baton Rouge and attended both LSU and LSU School of Dentistry. He completed his Oral Surgery training at Charity Hospital (LSU Division) in New Orleans where he served as Chief Resident during his final year.
Dr. Smith's private practice, Oral Surgery Service LLC., has evolved over the years to be presently centered on dental implants, wisdom teeth extractions and bone regeneration procedures. Along with his partner, Dr. PJ Walters, they preside over the Crescent City Study Club and Peer Practicum Study Club whose main objective is to assist the local dental community in keeping abreast of the dynamic technological advances needed to provide the best care for their patients.
In addition, Dr. Smith is a vital member of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Children's Hospital where, along with a comprehensive group of specialists, he treats children with a vast array of facial abnormalities. He also contributes to the care of underprivileged children through his membership in Delta Dental Study Club, a humanitarian group of dentists and specialists in the New Orleans area. Dr. Smith maintains active staff privileges with Children's Hospital and Ochsner Medical Center.
Along with his designation as a Diplomate through his Board Certification by the American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Smith a member of several associates including the American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, New Orleans Dental Association and Louisiana Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and has present lectures at their annual meetings. Dr. Smith is a member of the ADA, Louisiana Dental Association and NODA.