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Laurentis L. Barnett, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Laurentis L Barnett DDS is a top Dentist in Brewton, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Laurentis L Barnett DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Laurentis L Barnett DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Laurentis L Barnett DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Brewton, AL, Dr. Laurentis L Barnett DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Laurentis L. Barnett, DDS
  • Brewton, AL
  • Accepting new patients

Can a missing tooth cause problems in my mouth?

Yes keeping the space will cause your other teeth to begin shifting and eventually lead to more tooth loss. So we always recommend replacing missing teeth.

Does a wisdom tooth need to be removed?

It depends on its position in the mouth. A dentist would be able to tell you.

Why do I have sensitivity in all my lower teeth?

If you have whitening in your toothpaste that can cause your teeth to be sensitive.

How long would It ideally take to get teeth aligned with the help of braces?

The length of treatment varies from patient to patient and can take 6 months to 2 years..

What is the treatment for dry mouth?

There is a great product called Oracare that has worked great for our patients with dry mouth. Of course drinking plenty of water, sugar-free candy to stimulate the ducts also READ MORE
There is a great product called Oracare that has worked great for our patients with dry mouth. Of course drinking plenty of water, sugar-free candy to stimulate the ducts also help.

What is the medication that the dentist will use as an anesthesia before my root canal?

Anesthesia pretty much works on every patient unless there is infection, at such time, the doctor may put you on antibiotics. I wouldn't be concerned about the anesthesia, it should READ MORE
Anesthesia pretty much works on every patient unless there is infection, at such time, the doctor may put you on antibiotics. I wouldn't be concerned about the anesthesia, it should work fine regardless of what the doctor uses. 

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Why does my breath stink?

Bad breath or halitosis can be caused by many different things. Yes it can come from your digestive system or from your oral environment. Speak with your dentist to come up with READ MORE
Bad breath or halitosis can be caused by many different things. Yes it can come from your digestive system or from your oral environment. Speak with your dentist to come up with the possible source and solution.

How can flossing help in maintaining the health of teeth and gums?

Yes it is important to floss daily, twice a day. The toothbrush can't get in between your teeth or stimulate the gums between your teeth. The floss does. So when you don't floss READ MORE
Yes it is important to floss daily, twice a day. The toothbrush can't get in between your teeth or stimulate the gums between your teeth. The floss does. So when you don't floss that part of your tooth and gums is left dirty with everything you ate for the day. This leads to cavities between your teeth and gum disease which leads to bone loss and eventually tooth loss.


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The dentist has recommended my son’s tooth extraction. Is it the right way to go?

Depending on the size of the decay, the teeth may/can be saved. However if the decay is too large, extraction may be the best option. Without seeing an X-ray, I can’t say for sure. READ MORE
Depending on the size of the decay, the teeth may/can be saved. However if the decay is too large, extraction may be the best option. Without seeing an X-ray, I can’t say for sure.