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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Root Canals

Why do I need root canal treatment?

Root canal treatment can help save your damaged tooth. When the pulp (the soft tissue inside the tooth that contains nerves and blood and lymph vessels) is diseased or injured and unable to repair itself, the pulp dies. The most common cause of pulp death is a fractured tooth or a deep cavity, which can expose the pulp to the bacteria found in saliva. The bacteria cause infection inside the tooth. If the damaged or diseased pulp is not removed, the tooth and surrounding tissues become infected. Without treatment, your tooth could eventually have to be removed. If the problem is caught early enough, however, your dentist can save your tooth using root canal treatment.

If your tooth's nerve chamber becomes infected by decay, root canal treatment is often the only way to save your tooth.

Inside your tooth's hard outer shell is a nourishing pulp of blood vessels, lymph vessels and nerves. The root's canal, allow these vessels and nerves to extend to the bone.

Deep tooth decay, or injury can cause serious damage and infection to the pulps nerves and vessels. Root canal, also known as endodontic, treatment cleans out the infected pulp chamber and canals.

Some indications of the need for root canal treatment may be:

  • Spontaneous pain or throbbing.
  • Pain while biting or chewing.
  • Sensitivity to hot and cold.
  • Severe decay or injury that causes an abscess (infection) in the bone surrounding the tooth.

Treatment Procedure

Step 1: After the tooth is anesthetized, an opening is made through the crown into the pulp chamber.

Step 2: The lengths of the roots' canals are determined.

Step 3: Unhealthy pulp is removed. Canals are cleaned, enlarged and shaped using progressively larger endodontic files.

Step 4: Canals are filled and sealed. A metal post may be added for structural support or to retain restorative materials.

Step 5: The tooth is sealed with a tempory filling. Usually a gold or porcelain crown adds further protection.

The material used to fill your root canal will probably last you a lifetime, but eventually the filling or crown may need to be replaced.

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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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