Oral Appliance Therapy for Snoring and Sleep Apnea Patients

Dr. Kenneth Barney of Hedgesville, WV proudly offers a wide selection of services under one roof. In addition to general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry, he also provides oral appliance therapy for patients who are dealing with chronic snoring and even obstructive sleep apnea. Understanding snoring Snoring can be caused by a variety of issues but […]

Continue Reading
Dental Implants Hedgesville, WV

How Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile!

Missing teeth can have a negative impact on the smile. It can affect the appearance and the functionality of the smile as a whole, while also causing patients to feel self-conscious about the way they look. Patients with missing teeth may avoid smiling at others or socializing in general to avoid showing others their faulty […]

Continue Reading
TMJ Pain Hedgesville, WV

Using Night Guards for the Treatment of Bruxism

Patients who have been diagnosed with bruxism and live in the area of Hedgesville, WV are welcome to ask Dr. Kenneth Barney about the advantages of using night guards to protect the smile. Custom-made appliances such as these are readily available in his practice for patients to consider for better oral health and wellness. What […]

Continue Reading
TMJ Pain Hedgesville, WV

Is the Younger Generation More Affected by TMJ Disorder?

TMJ disorder has become a problem that more people talk about these days. Because of this, we know that at least 10 million people in our country are affected by the popping, clicking, and locking that characterize malfunctioning temporomandibular joints. In a report released by ATI Physical Therapy in 2017, it might seem as though […]

Continue Reading
General Dentistry Hedgesville WV

Baby Teeth: They Matter!

From the very beginning, parenting is an all-encompassing role. A new baby requires round-the-clock care that involves feeding, bathing, and nurturing. Additionally, babies also need oral care. That’s right! We may not see those pearly whites for several months after birth, but they’re there, developing beneath the surface. And because they are there, they matter. […]

Continue Reading
General Dentistry Hedgesville WV

College and Wisdom Teeth Don’t Mix

We have reached the month of the year when hundreds of thousands of tasseled caps will be tossed into the air. High school graduations are a time of celebration and new beginnings. College-bound teens have little more on their minds than stepping into the new chapter of their life. Parents of those college-bound teens may […]

Continue Reading
General Dentistry Hedgesville WV

Here’s Why You Need Two Dental Cleanings Every Year

Dental cleanings are an integral part of routine dentistry. You may notice that, when you visit our Hedgesville office, we will schedule you for both an exam and cleaning every six months. While the necessity for dental exams is well-known and understood, many people question the reasoning for twice-a-year cleanings. After all, most people do […]

Continue Reading
Root Canal Hedgesville WV

Some Straight Talk about Root Canal Therapy

Over the many years that root canals have been performed; this treatment has been given a bad reputation – one that it doesn’t deserve. We have heard of the travails of root canal patients in movies, comedy sketches, and even from word-of-mouth. The thing is, if you were to talk to someone who has had […]

Continue Reading