Meet The Doctor


Endodontist Laurie L. Southard, BS, MS, DDS

Dr. Laurie Southard was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In Canada she attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton receiving her Dental Assistant Certificate and Dental Hygiene Diploma.  After working as a dental assistant and hygienist in Calgary and Edmonton she moved to the United States in her early twenties.   She then attended the University of Washington in Seattle and received a Bachelor of Science degree and later graduated from the University of Iowa in Iowa City with a Master of Science degree.  She then continued her education at the State University of New York at Buffalo and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery.  Dr. Southard then received her Postdoctoral training in Endodontics from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. 

Before coming to Tulsa she spent a year as an Associate Professor in Endodontics, teaching graduate and undergraduate students at Loma Linda University in California.  Dr. Southard has been in clinical endodontic specialty practice in Tulsa since July 1993.  She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics in May 1997.  Dr. Southard is member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics, American Association of Endodontists, Oklahoma Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, Oklahoma Dental Association, Tulsa County Endodontic Study Club and the Tulsa County Dental Society. 

Dr. Southard and her staff are on the forefront of modern root canal treatment incorporating digital radiography, computer imaging, microscope endodontics and microsurgery.  We are committed to provide outstanding service, and excellence in endodontics, to patients and dentists in our community.