Daniel O. Bankhead, DDS

Nicholas J. Rauber, DDS

8519 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 766-1765

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Baton Rouge Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers

BR Dentistry offers a full array of dental services to help you maintain healthy teeth.  From routine cleanings and fillings, to root canals, crowns and bridges, we are equipped to handle all your dental needs.

BR Dentistry is a leader in the Baton Rouge area in the field of CAD/CAM Dentistry with over 14 years of hands-on experience with the CEREC system of computer fabrication of ceramic (porcelain) dental restorations (crowns, veneers, onlays, and inlays).  With this technology, most procedures can be completed in the same day; saving our patients time in their own busy schedules.

  • CAD/CAM Same-Day Crowns
  • Natural Looking Bonding
  • Cosmetic Contouring
  • Crowns and Bridges
  • Tooth-colored Fillings
  • Veneers
  • Whitening
  • Sealants
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Extractions
  • Dentures & Partials
  • Jaw/TMJ
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • 6 month Preventive Care
  • General Dentistry for the whole family

What sets us apart?

  • For your convenience, early morning and late afternoon appointments are available
  • TV’s are available in every treatment room
  • Enjoy an ice cold water or a hot cup of coffee at our beverage station
  • Blankets and neck pillows are available for patient comfort
  • We pride ourselves on staying on time for every appointment
  • Wi-Fi access is available in our reception area
  • Intricate gardens surrounding our 102-year-old building off historic Highland Road
  • A Southern charm feeling incorporating our creative passions into dentistry
  • Unique art and furniture adorning our office

Initial Oral Examination
Your initial comprehensive oral examination includes a visual examination, oral cancer screening, blood pressure screening, charting, periodontal screening, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. We will also take x-rays, which includes the panoramic x-ray for proper diagnosis of the anterior (front) and posterior (back) teeth as well as the bite-wing x-ray series for proper diagnosis of proximal decay of posterior teeth.

Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. In some cases, implants can be used to attach dentures. Read More...

Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, discolored, oddly shaped, unevenly spaced or crooked. Read More...

Crowns and Bridges
Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal. When decay in a tooth has become so advanced that large portions of the tooth must be removed, crowns are often used to restore the tooth. Read More...

Teeth Whitening
Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth.The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by the effects of aging or things like caffeine and tobacco. Read More...

Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign is great for adults and teenagers. Read More...

Root Canal Therapy
Root canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root. Read More...

Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving aspirin can actually harm your gum tissue. Read More...

Dental Emergencies
Our goal is to help you to minimize the risk of emergency treatment. This is why we commit a generous amont of time designing a Lifetime Treatment Plan that will help you to offset the possibility of unforseen pain or tooth breakage. Read More...