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Mark D. Anderson, DDS

Dr. Anderson


Personal Information:

Dr. Anderson graduated from the LSU School of Dentistry in 2000.  Upon graduating dental school, Dr. Anderson began working as an associate dentist under Dr. Ronald Villars in downtown New Orleans.  He practiced dentistry in the CBD (central business district) for 9 years and in August of 2009 opened up Mid-City Smiles Family Dentistry.  Over the years Dr. Anderson has completed many hours of continuing education with an emphasis on orthodontic dentistry, including Invisalign® certification.  He is one of the leading Invisalign providers in the greater New Orleans area and is also a lifetime member of the Untied States Dental Institute, the oldest program in the industry for education of orthodontics for general dentists. Dr. Anderson has also received specialized training for the surgical placement of dental implants. Patients are now able to receive complete dental implant care from start to finish at Mid-City Smiles. Sports Dentistry is another area Dr. Anderson has focused a lot of continuing education and training on. He has been a member of the Academy of Sports Dentistry since 2012.  Dr. Anderson has helped provide dental/trauma care for local athletes and has recently worked primarily providing treatment for the New Orleans Pelicans as well as the University of New Orleans.

Dr. Anderson is fluent in Spanish.  He is a member of both the Hispanic Dental Association and the Louisiana Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  He also periodically does a dental health radio show on the local Spanish radio channel. From 2009-2017, Dr. Anderson was voted by his peers as one of New Orleans' Top Dentists.  His most recent profile appeared in the Top Dentists issue of New Orleans Magazine.

Dr. Anderson was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.  He is a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School and received his undergraduate Bachelor's degree from LSU in Baton Rouge.  His father is also a native New Orleanian (in fact, he was born and raised in the Mid-City area).  His mother is a native of Havana, Cuba.  He is married to Summer Anderson, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has 2 sons (Luke and Benjamin) and a daughter (Isabelle).  He also enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, and playing/watching most sports especially Pelicans, Saints, UNO and all LSU teams.  Dr. Anderson is also a member of the Krewe of Endymion, Mardi Gras' largest parade organization.


Benjamin Franklin Senior High School, New Orleans

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans


American Dental Association

Louisiana Dental Association

New Orleans Dental Association 

Academy of Sports Dentistry 

International Association of Dental Traumatology

Hispanic Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

United States Dental Institute 

Psi Omega Dental Fraternity

Krewe of Endymion

Additional affiliations:

New Orleans Pelicans 

University of New Orleans Athletics



Jessica Tingstrom, DDS

Dr. Tingstrom


Personal Information:

Dr. Tingstrom is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry where she received her DDS (Doctorate of Dental Surgery).  Dr. Tingstrom received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of New Orleans.  At UNO, she was honored with many awards including the Edgar E. Burks Award, which is the highest leadership award given to a single student at the University.  She continues this leadership role in her profession of dentistry by staying current with the latest dental technology and techniques.  She is dedicated to providing the best care to her patients in a pain-free atmosphere.  Dr. Tingstrom believes in continuing education and is a part of the Academy of General Dentistry, ADA, LDA, and NODA. She is currently a Member-At-Large on the Board of the New Orleans Dental Association.  Dr. Tingstrom is also the College of Sciences Representative on the UNO Alumni Board of Directors.

Dr. Tingstrom was born in Thibodaux, LA, and her family moved to Kenner, LA when she was 3 years old.  She was raised in Kenner and has attended school in the New Orleans area since high school. She loves living in the New Orleans area and embraces the culture of the city.  She enjoys eating at different restaurants in New Orleans, going to festivals, salsa dancing, traveling,  and learning new languages.


Mt. Carmel High School, New Orleans

University of New Orleans, New Orleans

Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans


Academy of General Dentistry

American Dental Association

Louisiana Dental Association

New Orleans Dental Association

UNO Alumni Board of Directors



Julio Marin, DDS

Dr. Marin


Personal Information:

Dr. Marin received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry.  He earned his undergraduate bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in Biological Sciences while also minoring in Chemistry. While in dental school, Dr. Marin was elected by his professors to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a national dental honor society founded for the purpose of encouraging scholarship and advancing the ethical standards of the dental profession. He strives to always be compassionate towards his patients while providing the best dental care possible.

Dr. Marin was born on the Westbank and raised in the New Orleans, LA area. Dr. Marin is fluent in Spanish. Both his father and mother are from Nicaragua. He enjoys working out and staying active, traveling, trying new food and restaurants, attending local events and festivals, and cheering on the Saints, Pelicans, and LSU Tigers.


Brother Martin High School, New Orleans

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans  


American Dental Association

Louisiana Dental Association

New Orleans Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society

C. Edmund Kells Dental Honor Society

Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity



Office Manager

Magda Chacon




Dental Hygiene Team

Betsy Barreca, RDH



Shannon Sawyer, RDH



Robyn Lee, RDH



Anh Vu, RDH




Front Office Team 


Sua Munoz



Genesis Carpio



Michelle Campo



Bianca Alba



Deja Jones - picture coming soon!



Dental Assisting Team


Jeannete Salas, DDS, EDDA



Joselyn Roussel, EDDA



Jessica Duran, EDDA



Brenda Chacon, EDDA



 Claire Christy, EDDA



Houria Dziri



Kim Nunez



Thy Nguyen  - picture coming soon!