Joseph W. Slaughter, DDS
Meet Dr. Slaughter
Dental School: UCLA School of Dentistry
Residency: Cook County Hospital
Dr. Slaughter joined Atlanta Oral and Facial Surgery in July of 2018. He is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Slaughter worked on the Central Coast of California for over 15 years. He has served as a general anesthesia/conscious sedation evaluator for the California State Dental Board, ensuring the competency of other anesthesia practitioners.
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area, Dr. Slaughter went on to graduate from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. He then completed his dental degree at the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1988. Dr. Slaughter traveled to Chicago for a General Practice Residency at Cook County Hospital. Upon completion, Dr. Slaughter returned to Los Angeles for a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center. Dr. and Mrs. Slaughter have two daughters and reside in Fayette County.