Meet the Doctors

dr_cernigliaGeorge P. Cerniglia, D.D.S., A.P.D.C.

Since graduation from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1986, Dr. Cerniglia has been practicing as a general dentist in Metairie, Louisiana. Dr. Cerniglia started his own dental practice in 1989, and has moved to his present location at 3320 Hessmer Ave. in 2106. Dr. Cerniglia prides himself in providing the kind of dentistry he would want for himself and his family. When you enter the practice you will feel as though you belong to a dental family. The office will make you feel at home, while providing a clean, safe and cozy environment. Whether it is the fountain, aromatherapy, Tempur-pedic pillows, large screen televisions in each room, Dr. Cerniglia takes great pride in the way he pampers and treats his patients.

Dr. Cerniglia ‘s professional affiliations are extensive. The organizations include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Louisiana Dental Association
  • New Orleans Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Pierre Fauchard Dental Honor Society
  • The Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation
  • The Crescent City Study Club
  • The Top Gunn Spear Study Club
  • The Academy of Computerized Dentistry
  • The American Academy of Laser Dentistry

Dr. Cerniglia is also the past president of the LSUSD Alumni Association.

Dr. Cerniglia has been voted one of America’s Top Dentist, nationally, and is has been listed annually as one of the USA Top Dentist’s. This honor is voted by his colleagues based on their view and respect of the dental work they see. Dr. Cerniglia has been voted a member as seen in New Orleans Magazine since it’s inception in 2008.

Dr. Cerniglia has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years, but still takes over 100 hours of continuing dental education a year. The State requirement is 21 hours per year. The extra time shows Dr. Cerniglia’s commitment to being the best he can at his profession and for his patients. Dr. Cerniglia also keeps up on the latest in dental technology including Laser Dentistry, Digital radiograph, CEREC same day CAD/CAM crowns and veneers, Advanced Zoom whitening, Kor Deep whitening, Sleep dentistry, and Fresh Breath therapy.

Dr. Cerniglia is married to his lovely wife, Lisa, of over 32 years and they have four children. Dr. Cerniglia spends his time away from the office tending to his pond, traveling with his family, cycling, and spending time in his yard. Dr. Cerniglia is also a Co-captain of Group 37 with the Men of Manresa.

DoyleDr. Shannon Oddo Doyle — Associate Dentist

Dr. Shannon Doyle received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of New Orleans and is a 2000 alum of St. Mary’s Dominican High School. Dr. Doyle strives to provide gentle dentistry at the level she would want for herself and her family.

Dr. Doyle is a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the New Orleans Dental Association. She has received training in CEREC computerized dentistry at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry, and has completed extensive training in implant restorative dentistry through the Biomet 3i Synergy Training Program. Dr. Doyle is a member of the Spear Study Club, which allows her to stay educated with the latest advances in dentistry. She is also an active volunteer for Team Smile which partners with the New Orleans Saints to provide care for underserved children. Dr. Doyle loves working with children and has extensive training in working with young children.

Dr. Doyle is married to her husband Ross and they have three daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family, as well as traveling, biking, reading, playing piano, and dancing.

Dr. George P. Cerniglia

  • Dr. George P. Cerniglia - 3320 Hessmer Ave., Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-454-5880

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