Our Practice

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About Our Caring Family Dental Practice

For over four decades, compassion and family values have been the guiding principles of our practice. We will treat you like a member of our own family, delivering effective care for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Since we often treat several generations of the same family, we understand genetic conditions and treatments that have been effective in the past. 


Our Approach to Dental Care

Drs. Peter and Michael Tufton understand that you have specific concerns and goals, and will give you individualized attention. We want you to feel confident about your treatment, and patient education is the best way to provide that confidence. When you understand your needs and our recommendations, you can make the right choice about your dental care.

Our Team

Michael and Peter TuftonDr. Peter Tufton is a New Orleans native who attended De La Salle High School. He received his dental degree from Loyola University. After serving as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy Dental Corps, he taught at Loyola University’s School of Dentistry. He founded Tufton Family Dentistry in the 1960’s. Working with his wife, a hygienist, he has become a trusted provider of quality dental care. Dr. Tufton is a member of the American Dental Association® and the Louisiana Dental Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the New Orleans Dental Association.

Dr. Michael Tufton attended Jesuit High School in New Orleans. At Rhodes College, he double majored, earning degrees in Biology and Political Science. He graduated from Louisiana State University’s School of Dentistry in 2013. Dr. Tufton is a member of the American Dental Association®, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the New Orleans Dental Association. He is also an advisor for HealthTap.

Our Office

Our office is home-like and inviting. Meanwhile, we are equipped with advanced technology to provide outstanding care. We use intraoral cameras, digital x-rays, and advanced cavity detection for more accurate diagnoses. We also use DentalVibe® pain-free injections. Each treatment room is equipped with a touch-screen computer. Displaying images of your teeth on the screen, Drs. Peter and Michael Tufton can clearly explain your needs and treatment options. 

Payment and Financing Options

We know that finances are an important concern, especially when your family is involved. Tufton Family Dentistry offers affordable care and several financing options. We accept most insurance plans, all major credit cards, and CareCredit℠. During your consultation, we will help you select a payment option that fits your budget.

Schedule Your First Appointment

To learn more about how you and your family can benefit from our high-quality care, contact Tufton Family Dentistry today.

Contact Us

We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.

Healthy Smiles

What does your smile say about you? Let us help you radiate confidence with a healthy smile.



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