Brock J. Barras, DDS
Dr. Brock J. Barras earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 2001 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He pursued his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, graduating in 2005. Dr. Brock Barras advances his dental knowledge and experience with hundreds of hours of continuing education every year. He has been practicing in the Lafayette, Louisiana area since 2007.
Dr. Brock Barras has received advanced training, including Misch implant training, CIRP implant training, and FACE TMJ and occlusion training. He also completed a yearlong comprehensive implant residency program in 2013. He is a member of the following dental organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute
- Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
- Louisiana Dental Association
- Acadiana District Dental Association
- Acadiana Southern Society
- Acadiana Dental Study Club
- Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry
As a dentist, Dr. Brock Barras is committed to providing an office where we are allowed to serve our patients by proving the best possible dentistry, utilizing the most advanced technologies available. He strives to deliver an environment where our exceptional staff enjoys coming to work every day.
Dr. Brock Barras works with his wife, Dr. Christy Barras, to provide high-quality dental care. They have 5 children: Mazie (age 9), Caroline (age 8), Julia (age 6), Ben (age 2), and Paul (age 1). In his free time, Dr. Brock Barras enjoys exercising, playing with his children, enjoying time with friends and family, and attending ULL and LSU sporting events.
Christy B. Barras, DDS
Dr. Christy Barras was born and raised in Plaquemine, Louisiana. She graduated from St. John High School and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette in 2002. From there she relocated to New Orleans to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the LSU Health Sciences Center in 2006.
Upon graduation, she found herself practicing General Dentistry in Baton Rouge. In 2008, Dr. Christy Barras was given the opportunity, alongside her husband, to take over the practice of Dr. Bill Barrois. Shortly after 2009, she adopted the practice of Dr. Sam Foreman, a practice with an amazing 60-year history in the heart of Downtown Lafayette. In 2013, Drs. Brock and Christy Barras combined their practices to form what is known today as Barras Family Dentistry.
Dr. Christy Barras is a member of the American Dental Association, the Acadiana District Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, a 2012 member of the LDA House of Delegates, and a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She is the daughter of Wayne and Darlene Billings of Plaquemine and has a beautiful family of her own.
Jade Fontenot, DDS
Dr. Jade Fontenot attended St. Thomas More High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of LA and her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from the LSU School of Dentistry, graduating with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2016. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Acadiana District Dental Association.
Dr. Fontenot’s goal as a dentist is to help patients achieve the best oral health possible, giving them a smile they can be proud of. While pursuing her dental education, she worked at Barras Family Dentistry as a dental assistant and later as a dental hygienist, and she has now returned to practice dentistry.
Dr. Fontenot is married to Shaun Fontenot of Lafayette, and has twin daughters. Her hobbies include attending local festivals, tailgating, cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and cheering on the Ragin’ Cajuns.