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What to Know About Bleeding Gums

Many people experience bleeding gums when they brush their teeth or floss. If this happens to you regularly, you may even see it as normal. Unfortunately, bleeding gums are never normal, but a sign of a serious dental health issue:…

Dental Fillings: How Do They Work?

Cavities are an extremely common dental health complaint among patients of all ages. Studies show that roughly 90% of adults have or have had a cavity at least once in their life. A significant portion of these millions of cavities…

Patient Testimonials for Barataria Dental

Barataria Dental in Marrero, LA is a family institution. Rated a top New Orleans dentist by New Orleans magazine, Barataria Dental was founded by Dr. Guy Ribando in 1965. Now Drs. Maria Burmaster and Valerie Hemphill carry on the family…

How to Care for Your Teeth at Home

A twice-yearly dental cleaning is always an important part of maintaining good oral health. But what do you do for the rest of the year? How do you keep your teeth looking and feeling their best for an easy and…

What to Expect from your Dental Cleaning

If you take good care of yourself at home, you may wonder why you need to have regular dental cleanings. The dentist brushes and flosses your teeth just like you do at home, so what's the point? In fact, regular…

Chronic Headaches and Facial Pain? You May Have TMJ

Chronic headaches and jaw pain are common problems experienced by many people, and TMJ may be the cause. Some people may spend years asking medical professionals for help with no result. This is because knowledge of and experience with treating…

Get a Whiter and Brighter Smile

Do you have discolored, yellowed, or darkened teeth? Do you often find yourself covering your smile because you are self-conscious? The professionals at Barataria Dental can help you regain your confidence back with teeth whitening treatment. You can choose quick…

The Benefits of Missing Teeth Treatments

Do you have a missing tooth or teeth? Do you cover your smile because you are embarrassed about your missing teeth? It is important to replace missing teeth not only for cosmetic reasons but for oral health reasons. If missing…

Transform Your Smile With Invisalign Today

Maybe you have incredible genetics, or maybe you are just one of the lucky ones that are born with perfectly straight and spaced teeth. However, if you are not and you are suffering from crooked teeth, then we have options for you.…

Tips To Win The Battle Against Gum Disease

Your teeth and your smile depend on you. They depend on you to take care of them every day for the rest of your life. It may sound like a lot of dedication, but as long as you have the tools…