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Endodontic Specialists in Alexandria, LA

Dr. Daniel Lester

Endodontist in Alexandria, LA

Dr. Lester was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He received his Bachelor's degree in Biology from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2005 with an Honors in Research.

Following Dental School, Dr. Lester continued his dental studies, completing a twelve month General Practice Residency at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. The residency focused on treating medically and physically compromised patients and receiving further training in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Oral Surgery. Dr. Lester then enrolled in the Endodontic Specialty Program at the LSU School of Dentistry. The 24 month program specialty program which focuses on non-surgical and surgical microscopic root canal therapy.

In 2008, Dr Lester moved to Alexandria and began practicing as an Endodontic Specialist. Dr Lester is a member of both the American Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontists. He became board certified in 2012. One of only nine board certified Endodontists in the state of Louisiana.

In his free time, Dr Lester enjoys traveling and playing golf.

Dr. Caronna

Endodontist in Alexandria, LA

Dr. Caronna was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2007.

Following Dental School, Dr. Caronna continued his dental studies, completing a twelve month General Practice Residency at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. The residency focused on treating medically and physically compromised patients and receiving further training in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Oral Surgery. Dr. Caronna then practiced general dentistry at the Veterans Health Administration in Johnson City, Tennessee. Afterwards he enrolled in the Endodontic Specialty Program at the LSU School of Dentistry. The 27-month specialty program which focuses on non-surgical and surgical microscopic root canal therapy.

Dr. Caronna is a member of both the American Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontists. He became board certified in 2016. One of only ten board certified Endodontists in the state of Louisiana.

In his free time, Dr. Caronna enjoys fishing, kayaking and hiking/camping.