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  • Oak Family Dental | Family

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Park

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Doctors

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Office

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Large Family

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

Dr. Troy L. Patterson

Dr. Troy L. Patterson has been practicing dentistry in Metairie for over thirty years. He received his Bachelor’s degree in zoology and his dental degree from Louisiana State University.

He participates in LSU’s Continuum of Esthetic Dentistry to learn all about the latest developments. He is a Certified CEREC provider, has had advanced 3i Dental Implant training, and is certified in Advanced Life Support and CPR. Dr. Patterson is a well-respected member of our community and was voted one of the Top Dentists by New Orleans Magazine.

Dr. Patterson is a member of the following professional associations:

American Dental Association

Louisiana Dental Association

New Orleans Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. Patterson's desire to help people has only grown over his 35 years in practice. He loves his job because he is able to treat patients of all ages, establish relationships with them, and watch them grow. Many of our current patients were cared for by Dr. Patterson when they were children, and now Dr. Patterson treats their children! 

Dr. Patterson is originally from Baton Rouge but attended LSU dental school, where he met his wife of 36 years, Sheila. After dental school, they remained in the New Orleans area and have called it home ever since. He has two children, Garet and Troy. Carrying on a family tradition, Garet  and Troy have both become dentists and joined Oak Family Dental. In his free time, Dr. Patterson enjoys hunting, fishing, and training his dog, Ellie, for Field Trials.

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