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It’s National Hygiene Month!

October is National Hygiene Month! Our goal at Barataria Dental is to promote good oral care practices and provide the best quality of care for our patients. Your dental concerns are our dental concerns. We offer general, cosmetic and restorative dental…

Are Porcelain Veneers Right For Me?

Are you searching for a cosmetic solution to revamp your smile? Well, have you considered porcelain veneers? Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin ceramic shells that are permanently bonded to the visible portion of the teeth. Porcelain veneers are specifically designed to meet your cosmetic…

Three Benefits of Dental Implants

Missing teeth can be embarrassing, but more importantly, they can lead to complex dental problems. Replacing your missing teeth can restore health and function to your natural smile. At Barataria Dental  Dr. Maria Burmaster and Dr. Valerie Hemphill offer a full…

How To Treat Bleeding Gums

If you are experiencing bleeding gums while brushing or flossing, you may be exhibiting an early warning sign of gum disease. Gum disease is often referred to as the silent disease because some patients don't experience any symptoms until they reach the most advanced stage…

Barataria Dental Is Offering A May Invisalign Special

In last month's post, we discussed if Invisalign® is right for you. If you are considering getting Invisalign, May is the month to visit Barataria Dental in Marrero, LA! We are offering a May Invisalign special for our patients. Get started…

Is Invisalign Right For Me?

Crooked teeth can affect the way you view your smile. At Barataria Dental we offer effective, conservative methods to improve the appearance of crooked teeth. One of the most effective ways to treat crooked teeth is Invisalign invisible braces. Marrero, LA dentist…

Happy Dentist’s Day

Every March, we celebrate National Dentist's Day to give a special thanks to Marrero, LA family dentists Dr. Maria Burmaster, Dr. Valerie Hemphill, and their dental care team. At Barataria Dental we are a dental practice committed to providing personalized, comprehensive dental care. We…

Dental Concerns: Solutions for Teeth Grinding

Visiting the dentist regularly can improve the health of your smile. For dental concerns like teeth grinding (bruxism), most patients may not even realize they grind their teeth until they visit the dentist. At Barataria Dental in Marrero, LA, Drs.…

Oral Cancer Screening

This month we are going to highlight the importance of knowing your oral cancer risk and make sure you have a routine dental appointment scheduled with Dr. Maria Burmaster or Dr. Valerie R. Hemphill. Our comprehensive exams include routine screening for complex dental problems,…

Unraveling the Myths of Root Canals

  Did you know that the pain associated with root canals comes from the infections itself? It is true, patients who receive a root canal typically experience little to no discomfort during their treatment. Many patients even feel relief from…