Named the Best Houston Dentist by Houston Press and a 2013 through 2016 Top Dentist by Houstonia, Dr. John Barras, DDS, LVIF offers his expertise with the latest developments in state of the art dental care, oral surgery, and cosmetic dentistry. His recent studies and continuing education lend themselves to an invaluable insight with his craft and familiarity with the ever-changing technologies available to the industry.
Dr. Barras opened DENTISTRY by John Barras, DDS, LVIF in November 2004. Prior to that, Dr. Barras practiced with other well-respected offices in the Greater Houston Area. He earned his undergraduate degree from Southwest Texas State University and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Houston School of Dentistry.
In 2010 alone, Dr. Barras took 104 hours of advanced training through the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. The Texas state requirement is only 12 hours. Because of his intense training and passion, Dr. Barras has developed a unique, critical eye for dental aesthetics. He is skilled in soft tissue recontouring and advanced laser procedures. He can show patients the benefits of instant orthodontics, neuromuscular dentistry and TMD dentistry. His training allows him to solve a patient’s problem permanently instead of just offering a temporary fix. Dr. Barras can show patients how simple dentistry changes affect the entire body. Neck pain, shoulder pain, posture, stance and facial shape all have a direct link to dentistry.
Dr. John Barras, DDS, LVIF is an active member in the following professional organizations:
- Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI)
- Greater Houston Dental Association (GHDA)
- Texas Dental Association (TDA)
- Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
- Neuromuscular Dentistry