Cyrous Ardalan, DMD, MS                                                                       

Dr. Cyrous Ardalan grew up in Winston Salem, North Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003. He then moved to Boston, where attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and received his DMD degree in 2007. After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in 2008. 
Dr. Ardalan then moved to New Orleans and was a National Health Service Corps Loan Recipient and spent most of his early dental career treating uninsured and underinsured patients while serving as a Dental Director of a federally qualified health center. He continued to practice dentistry in New Orleans, as well as teach part time at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry.  He then completed an Endodontic residency at the Virginia Commonwealth University while serving as Chief Resident. 
During residency Dr. Ardalan was selected to participate in a mission trip to Jamaica on behalf of the Foundation for Endodontics. He spent a week in rural Jamaica performing root canal therapy and teaching students, with a mission to save natural teeth of a population that would normally have teeth extracted. He also successfully defended his thesis entitled A Comparative Study of Intraradicular Enterococcus Faecalis Biofilm Removal with Four Root Canal Treatment Systems: A Scanning Electron Microscopy Study. 
He joined Northlake Endodontics in 2017. Dr. Ardalan is a member of the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and American Association of Endodontists. He frequently takes continuing education courses to remain current with his specialty. He recently completed Part I of the American Board of Endodontics certification and is working toward becoming a Diplomate of the ABE. 
Dr. Ardalan lives in New Orleans with his wife Layla and two young sons. He enjoys traveling, playing the guitar and spending quality time with his family.