Lauren Vedros, DDS
Dr. Lauren S. Vedros, a native of New Orleans, graduated from St. Martins Episcopal School in 1987. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University in 1991. After working in the fields of banking and law, Dr. Vedros decided to pursue a career in dentistry. She attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry earning a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2000. Dr. Vedros completed a one- year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at University of California- Los Angeles in 2001 before returning to New Orleans to enter private General Dentistry practice. After practicing for 3 years, Dr. Vedros decided to return to school and completed a two-year Endodontic residency at Louisiana State University in 2006. While in the residency, she was a resident investigator in multiple phases of the research project titled Spatial distribution of synaptic proteins within the pulp following 24 hours of induced acute inflammation. Dr. Vedros has practiced in and around the New Orleans area since completing the residency and joined Northlake Endodontics in March 2013.
Dr. Vedros was a member of the National Deans List while in her undergraduate studies at LSU and was on the Academic Deans List at LSU School of Dentistry. She is an active member of multiple professional organizations including the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the New Orleans Dental Association. Dr. Vedros attends many continuing education courses yearly to stay current in her specialty field. She has completed Part I of the Endodontic Specialty Boards and is actively working towards Diplomate status.
Dr. Vedros lives in Metairie, Louisiana with her husband Paul and their two sons, ages 6 and 11. She enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, and cheering on our beloved New Orleans Saints.