Meet the Doctor
Jeffrey V. Anzalone, D.D.S.
As a periodontist, Dr. Jeffrey Anzalone is a dental specialist in the treatment of the gums and bone supporting the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. He is a native of Northeast Louisiana and Ouachita Parish, and opened up his periodontal practice in his home town of Monroe in 2006. He has always practiced on the philosophy of providing the highest-quality treatment possible while giving the best in service to his patients.
Dr. Anzalone is highly accomplished and experienced in all aspects of periodontics, and provides top-quality gum disease treatment, gum recession and cosmetic gum treatments, and comprehensive dental implant services. He is also one of the few practitioners in the United States who is certified to deliver the minimally invasive Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique for treating gum recession.
Dr. Anzalone has received a Board Certification from the American Board of Periodontology, the highest recognition for technical proficiency in his field. He is the only Board-Certified periodontist in Northeast Louisiana. He has written two books to educate patients, and acts as an educator to other dentists through books, articles and lectures.
Dr. Anzalone loves being a periodontist because it gives him the ability to help people achieve optimum oral health and be able to smile again with renewed confidence and hope. He really cares about his patients’ well-being, and makes sure patients understand everything that is happening so they can relax and feel comfortable. Our patients comment on the way his warm, reassuring manner and attention to detail really put them at ease.
Dr. Anzalone graduated from Northeast Louisiana University in 1996 and Louisiana State University Dental School in 2000. His education continued with a one-year General Practice Residency at the VA Hospital in Biloxi, MS, followed by one year of private practice in general dentistry. Dr. Anzalone then decided to pursue specialty training in periodontics.
Starting in 2002, he served a three-year residency in periodontics at Louisiana State University, graduating with his periodontal certificate in 2005. He then returned to Monroe to start delivering periodontal services to the community in private practice.
Dr. Anzalone believes in staying on the cutting edge of technology so he can continually provide his patients with the most comfortable and effective treatments. He attends numerous continuing education seminars each year to stay technically up-to-date and take advantage of new developments.
Published Author and Educator
Dr. Anzalone is an active educator for other practitioners, and is both a published author and accomplished lecturer. He is the author of What They Don’t Teach You In Dental School, a book written to help beginning dentists take excellent care of their patients. He has also written two books to educate patients about treatment —The Truth About Dental Implants and The Consumer’s Guide to Safe, Anxiety-Free Dental Surgery.
Dr. Anzalone writes several monthly newsletters and has published a case study in the Journal of Oral Implantology. He also teaches techniques for optimum patient care at continuing education seminars.
Honors and Awards
In 2006, Dr. Anzalone became a board-certified periodontist. This means that he has demonstrated knowledge and skills far beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and has been certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Anzalone is the only periodontist in Northeast Louisiana who has received board certification.
Dr. Anzalone is an active member of the following professional organizations:
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Periodontology
- North American Society of Periodontists
- Southern Academy of Periodontology
Outside the Office
When he is not treating patients, Dr. Anzalone enjoys playing tennis, hunting, fishing, spending time with his family and traveling. He and his wife, Rebekah (who is also our hygienist), have two wonderful boys, Brooks and Benton.
To make an appointment, call 318‑287‑8390 or click here to request an appointment online.