Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
John R. Vance, DDS
Dr. Vance grew up in Baton Rouge and graduated from Baton Rouge High in 1989. After receiving a full scholarship, he attended LSU where he attained his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Dr. Vance attended the LSU School of Dentistry, his last two years on scholarship from the US Air Force and graduated in 2000. While at Commissioned Officer Training School, he earned the highest academic marks in his Air Force class of 200 students and was awarded the Hoyt S. Vandenberg Academic Achievement Award.Dr. Vance is committed to advanced education and has completed over 2000 hours of additional education since graduating. He is a member of the Capital Study Club, which is a chapter of the Seattle Study Club. The Seattle Study Club is an international dental education organization, put together by some of the top cosmetic dentists in the world. Members of this organization are dedicated to the advancement of team treatment planning and total case management as the ultimate tool for achieving ideal comprehensive care. They have also committed themselves to excellence in their profession and in the management of their practices.In addition to comprehensive general dentistry, Dr. Vance provides treatment for patients with sleep apnea and is currently providing dental services to the LSU Athletic department. Dr Vance also holds a commission with the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s office. As a Deputy Coroner, he volunteers his Air Force training in dental forensics to complete dental forensic investigations for the parish.During Dr Vance’s Air Force service he was assigned to Barksdale AFB, LA and Eielson AFB, Alaska. He completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency program and was sent to additional training in all fields of dentistry. While in the Air Force he served as the officer in charge of continuing education, dental readiness, dental forensics, medical emergency training, dental radiology and oral surgery.Dr. Vance is a member of The American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the Academy for Sports Dentistry and the American Society of Forensic Odontology.