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Meet Dr. Gardner Wade

As a dentist, I believe that exceptional dentistry can make a difference for anyone seeking a more confident smile. As YOUR dentist, I look forward to giving you the dental experience that you deserve. My practice philosophy is to combine the best possible dental care for my patients while using the most modern procedures and equipment available in dentistry. I look forward to helping you achieve the best in oral health.


I have been a practicing dentist since 2003, but my journey toward becoming a dentist began years before:

  • 1998: graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science
  • 2002: summer dental externship in Atoyac, Mexico
  • 2003: completed my Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
  • 2004: completed a general practice residency (GPR) at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, New York
  • 2007: opened private practice location in Baton Rouge
  • 2013: Graduate of Kois Center (Advanced Continuing Education Center)

Continuing Education

Conditions are always changing in the dental field! As technology advances and more people realize the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene, it’s essential to stay current on the latest trends in order to continue to offer my patients the best possible care. To keep up on all the advancements in dentistry, I stay involved in continuing education, and have completed more than 1,200 hours of continuing education since completing my dental school training.

Dental Associations and Community Memberships

I am a member of several industry associations and community organizations, including:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity Graduate Chapters of New York and Baton Rouge
  • Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association
  • Continuing Dental Education of Baton Rouge

In addition, I have been published in The Journal of the American Dental Association (November 2003). I was named the Woodhull Hospital Chief Resident in 2004, and awarded the American Student Dental Association Leadership Award in 2003. In 1998, I was accepted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

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