Dr. Barksdale, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a highly trained and skilled cosmetic dentist. His years of experience and advanced technical dental training allow him to provide clinical cosmetic dentistry with outstanding results. Dr. Barksdale is dedicated to improving his patients’ smiles through conservative cosmetic dental procedures that create a positive impact on their overall appearance and self-confidence. The procedures he uses to give them radiant and healthy smiles include porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding, teeth whitening, dental implants, among others. Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s premier cosmetic dentist, Dr. Barksdale, also creates remarkable extreme smile makeovers, helping his patients look much more youthful and improving their overall sense of well-being.
Dr. Barksdale is a 1975 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He is one of just 200 dentists worldwide to be Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Accreditation is awarded by the Academy as the highest level of competency in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Barksdale is the only accredited cosmetic in Baton Rouge and one of only eight accredited dentists in Louisiana.
Dr. Barksdale has the experience and training to treat patients with a range of dental issues. His advanced training in surgically placing and restoring Dental Implants and full mouth reconstruction enable Dr Barksdale to find solutions to the most complex dental problems.
Contact our Baton Rouge, Louisiana dental office today to schedule an appointment with our cosmetic dentist. Creating beautiful smiles is what he does best!
Lisa has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Louisiana Tech University. She is CPR, Dental Radiology and Expanded Duty Dental Assistant certified. Before she and her family moved to the Baton Rouge area in 2006, Lisa worked in the medical for 17 years. She joined the Barksdale Team in 2010 and holds the administrative position as Accounts and Scheduling Coordinator.
Lisa has been married for 25 years. She has 2 sons and their beloved Great Dane. She enjoys traveling to see their sons play baseball and football, being a lifestyle and fitness enthusiast, as well as a love for reading and shopping.
Paula has been working with Dr. Barksdale since 2015. She holds the administrative position as Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator. She began her dental career in the 1970’s and her passion for dentistry has allowed her to work in many areas of the dental practice. Working first as a dental assistant in the 1970’s and then administrative assistance in 1984, Paula is experienced to work in many aspects and areas of our dental practice. She received her Expanded Duty Dental Assisting and Dental Radiology certification from LSU. She is also CPR certified.
Having high fear of dentists as a child, Paula was able to conquer her fear by working in dentistry. She loves working in an office that understands and is sensitive to the needs of patients with high dental anxiety and fear.
Paula was born and lives in Baton Rouge, went to high school in Dearborn Michigan and has one daughter. She loves spending time with her family and friends, and has a passion for traveling.
Nancy is a Dental Hygienist and has been with Dr. Barksdale for 35 years. She has 1 son and loves to read and sings in her Church Choir. Texas is her home state, she still misses it, but loves Louisiana and her patients. Treating her patients and taking care of their dental needs is a priority to her.
Amber graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from LSU School of Dentistry in May 2003. She started working for Dr. Barksdale following graduation. She is Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide and CPR certified. She enjoys forming a relationship with her patients while providing them with excellent dental care and making them feel at ease.
Amber is married and has 2 children. When she is not at work, she loves running and spending time with her friends and family.
Courtney began working in our office in 2012 as a student worker. After graduating LSU Dental School in 2015 she became a full time hygienist. She is very passionate about helping people understand the importance of oral health along with maintaining a beautiful and healthy smile. In her spare time, Courtney loves to shop and spend time with her friends and family.
Hope has worked with Dr. Barksdale since 2004. She received her Expanded Dental Assisting Certification at LSU and also holds certification in Dental Radiology and CPR.She is our Treatment Coordinator.
Hope is married and has a beautiful daughter. She enjoys watching LSU football and baseball, spending time outdoors, and getting together with her family and friends.
Jennifer attended Ascension College where she obtained her Dental Assisting Certificate in 2007. She started working with Dr. Barksdale after completing her externship. She received her Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Certificate in 2010 from LSU. She is also certified in Dental Radiology and CPR.
Jennifer is married and has 2 children. She enjoys watching LSU baseball, cooking and fishing in her spare time.
Tracy is a 2009 graduate of Ascension College and has been a dental assistant for Dr. Barksdale since June 2009. In February 2010 she received her Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) certification. She is also certified in CPR and Dental Radiology.
Tracy enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 daughters and 1 son. In her spare time she enjoys reading and watching movies.