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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 pain…

Above & Beyond Dental Care

Our motto at Barataria Dental is, “above and beyond.” We offer our patients a dentist office experience. Through comprehensive dentistry, we help patients restore the health, function, and the appearance of their smiles. Each patient who visits our dental office…

Healthy Diet for Healthy Teeth

Did you know certain foods can improve the health of your smile? Some foods are effective at cleaning up plaque while some may actually help whiten your smile. Incorporating some of these nutritious foods into your diet can help you…

The Progression of Gum Disease

Proper oral hygiene can help keep your gums healthy and promotes strong teeth and a stable bite. Caring for your gums is essential for a healthy and beautiful smile and is all too often overlooked. Gum disease is the leading…

Give The Gift of a Beautiful Smile

Whether you are looking for that last minute gift for father's day, or a birthday present for mom, Barataria Dental may have just the right thing. Teeth whitening can be a unique gift to give to any adult in your…

Healthy Smiles are Beautiful Smiles

At Barataria Dental we believe that a beautiful smile is a healthy smile. New Orleans cosmetic dentists Dr. Maria Burmaster and Dr. Valerie Hemphill begin cosmetic dentistry by ensuring a stable bite and restoring health to the teeth and gums.…

Dental Implants for Missing Teeth

Are you looking for a permanent, natural-looking solution to replace your missing teeth? Whether you are missing one tooth, or feel frustrated with ill-fitted dentures, dental implants can restore the function, health, and beauty to your natural smile. Marrero, LA…

Do Not Tolerate Bad Breath!

Is your persistent bad breath keeping you back from living your life to the fullest? Bad breath can be embarrassing, and if it does not go away with a thorough brushing and flossing, it may be an indicator of a…

Yellow teeth? You Have Teeth Whitening Options

Everyone should feel confident in their smile. Our smiles are one of our best attributes and when healthy and bright, can improve the quality of your lives. Discoloration and stains on your teeth are a normal part of aging. Marrero…