Testimonials

Dr. Barber truly lives up to her motto, "Caring for people, not just teeth".
""Her and her staff are top notched dental office and take outstanding care of their patients. I am a newer patient of Dr. barber and she took excellent care of me when I had dental emergencies and went above and beyond my expectations. I have a an 90 minute drive to go to Dr. Barber for an an appointment, but it is totally worth the drive. If you are looking for a new dentist, I can highly recommend Dr. Barber.""
- Toni Lynn S.


Was a wonderful experience.
""Very friendly staff and really make sure you're comfortable. Was my first crown so was really scared and they reassured me. I had Heather she was really sweet and made me feel comfortable and at ease. Dr. Barber is the best I hadn't been to the dentist in years and she made me feel at ease and not worried at all.Thanks for all you do.""
- Travis J.


These girls are fabulous!
""I've been seeing Dr. Barber now for a few years & each time I go in I feel perfectly at home like in watchin tv in the chair. I'm a total weenie when it comes to teeth issues & they just make me so comfortable I could go to sleep during a cleaning. Thanks for the great service!!!!""
- Sherry S.


My visit with Jann Barber today was outstanding.
""Her staff provided excellent customer service and they went out of their way to help me. I chipped a tooth and needed to get it fixed today since I had the day off. They were totally booked and she still made time to squeeze me in. I usually don't like dentist, but she did a great job and I highly recommend this office, and will continue to take all my dental needs to her.""
- Gary M.


I usually despise going to the dentist, but the people here made it a different experience.
""They are all very sweet and accommodating. They seem to truly care about people as human beings and not just a source of income. I will definitely continue to go there, and will refer my friends there as well!""
- Stephanie L.


I hadn't been to the dentist in a long time and was very nervous.
""Dr Barber and her staff made me feel like i had always been a patient. They were very friendly and took the time to answer all my questions and ease my worries. I would highly recommend this office to anyone.""


Dr. Barber's office is great working with you if you have a dental emergency.
""They have always made time in the schedule for me whenever I have had an emergency. This is also quickest dental office i have ever been to. I never have to wait. They are caring, gentle, and great with my 3 year old.""


""This office was fast, friendly and knowledgeable!""


No needle, no numbing and no pain!
""I've never had a painless filling before and I've had a lot of fillings, but Dr. Barber has this new laser and it was awesome!""


WOW!
""I called this morning with an emergency. I was a new patient and they got me in within 2 hours. What a fast friendly great dental office. I have now found my new dental home!!! Thanks.""



Appointment Policy
We don't charge for missed appointments however we ask that you please confirm your appointment. We will now send email, text and a phone call so please let us know that you will make your appointment. Unconfirmed appointments will be cancelled.

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Hygiene appointments (Regular Checkups / Dental Visits)

Good oral hygiene is important, not only for looks, but for general health as well. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene.

1. To Prevent Oral Cancer

According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, someone dies from oral cancer, every hour of every day in the United States alone. When you have your dental cleaning, your dentist is also screening you for oral cancer, which is highly curable if diagnosed early.

2. To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection in the gum tissues and bone that keep your teeth in place and is one of the leading causes of adult tooth loss. If diagnosed early, it can be treated and reversed. If treatment is not received, a more serious and advanced stage of gum disease may follow. Regular dental cleanings and check ups, flossing daily and brushing twice a day are key factors in preventing gum disease.

3. To Help Maintain Good Physical Health

Recent studies have linked heart attacks and strokes to gum disease, resulting from poor oral hygiene. A dental cleaning every 6 months helps to keep your teeth and gums healthy and could possibly reduce your risk of heart disease and strokes.

4. To Keep Your Teeth

Since gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults, regular dental check ups and cleanings,brushing and flossing are vital to keeping as many teeth as you can. Keeping your teeth means better chewing function and ultimately, better health.

5. To Detect Dental Problems Early

Your dentist and hygienist will be able to detect any early signs of problems with your teeth or gums. Early detection of cavities, broken fillings and gum disease are easily treatable. If these problems go untreated, root canals, gum surgery and removal of teeth could become the only treatment options available.

6. To Maintain Good Oral Health

Your dental hygienist will help to ensure that you are maintaining your good oral health by visual examination and comparing your previous dental check ups. If you are falling off track with your oral hygiene he / she will help put you back on the right path.

7. To Use Your Dental Insurance Plan

Dental insurance plans usually pay for all or most of the cost of dental cleanings and check ups every six months. Take advantage of this and save a lot of money in the long run by avoiding costly dental procedures that can result from poor oral hygiene.

8. To Create a Treatment Plan

If your dentist diagnoses any problems in your mouth, he /she will most likely give you a treatment plan. This treatment plan should have the cost of each procedure that you will need, so that you can discuss financial arrangements with the front office.

9. To Have a Bright and White Smile

Your dental hygienist can remove most tobacco, coffee and tea stains. During your cleaning, your hygienist will also polish your teeth to a beautiful shine. The result? A whiter and brighter smile!

10. To Prevent Bad Breath

Dental studies show that about 85 percent of people with persistent bad breath, also known as halitosis have a dental problem that is to blame. Good oral hygiene is essential in preventing bad breath. Regular check ups and cleanings are the best way to make sure that you are maintaining good oral hygiene.

What is plaque?

Many of the foods you eat cause the bacteria in your mouth to produce acids. Sugared foods, such as candy and cookies, are not the only culprits. Starches, such as bread, crackers, and cereal, also cause acids to form. If you snack often, you could be having acid attacks all day long. After many acid attacks, your teeth may decay. Plaque also produces substances that irritate the gums, making them red, tender or bleed easily. After a while, gums may pull away from the teeth. Pockets form and fill with more bacteria and pus. If the gums are not treated, the bone around the teeth can be destroyed. The teeth may become loose or have to be removed. In fact, periodontal (gum) disease is a main cause of tooth loss in adults. One way to prevent tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease is by eating a balanced diet and limiting the number of between-meal snacks. If you need a snack, choose nutritious foods such as raw vegetables, plain yogurt, cheese or a piece of fruit.

What are some tips for daily oral care?

The best way to remove decay-causing plaque is by brushing and cleaning between your teeth every day. Brushing removes plaque from the tooth surfaces. Brush your teeth twice a day, with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your brush should fit your mouth, allowing you to reach all areas easily. Use a toothpaste that contains fluoride, which helps protect your teeth from decay. When choosing any dental product, look for the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance, an important symbol of a dental product's safety and effectiveness. Cleaning between the teeth once a day with floss or interdental cleaners removes plaque from between the teeth, areas where the toothbrush can't reach. It is essential in preventing periodontal (gum) disease. By taking care of your teeth, eating a balanced diet and visiting your dentist regularly, you can have healthy teeth and an attractive smile your entire life. Follow these tips to keep your teeth and mouth clean:

How do I brush my teeth?

  • Proper tooth brushing technique.Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle against the gums.
  • Move the brush back and forth gently in short (tooth-wide) strokes.
  • Brush the outer tooth surfaces, the inner tooth surfaces, and the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
  • Use the "toe" of the brush to clean the inside surfaces of the front teeth, using a gentle up-and-down stroke.
  • Brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen your breath.

How do I floss my teeth?

  • Proper tooth flossing technique.Break off about 18 inches of floss and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. Wind the remaining floss around the same finger of the opposite hand. This finger will take up the floss as it becomes dirty. Hold the floss tightly between your thumbs and forefingers.
  • Guide the floss between your teeth using a gentle rubbing motion. Never snap the floss into the gums.
  • When the floss reaches the gum line, curve it into a C shape against one tooth. Gently slide it into the space between the gum and the tooth.
  • Hold the floss tightly against the tooth. Gently rub the side of the tooth, moving the floss away from the gum with up and down motions.
  • Repeat this method on the rest of your teeth.
  • Don't forget the back side of your last tooth.
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Dr. Barber, along with her enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff, makes it a priority to work with you and your family to find the best solutions to your dental needs. Come experience our gentle, skilled dental care for yourself.

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: CLOSED

Jann C. Barber, DDS
3154 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 599-3736

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