John M. Barksdale, DDS
John M. Barksdale, DDS is a practicing General Dentist in Baton Rouge for over 40 years and a national lecturer on Dental Implants and Esthetics. Dr. Barksdale is Board Certified and a Diplomate of both the American Board of Oral Implantologists and the International Congress of Oral Implantology and is an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He began his dental implant journey while a senior at LSU School of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school in 1975, he continued his training in dental implants by completing a two-year practicing residency from The Misch International Implant Institute (1987-88) and subsequent training in Advanced Bone and Soft Tissue Management. In addition to serving as the Director of the LSU Dental Implant Continuum, he is a Fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute and an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Osseointegration.