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.
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.
Dr. Bethany McIver is a Lafayette native that previously worked with us at Barras Family Dentistry as Dr. Petersen. In 2015, Dr. McIver got married and moved to North Carolina where she worked as an associate dentist at Carlyle Dental in Kinston, NC. She and her family recently returned to Lafayette following the completion of her husband’s medical residency.
In 2010, Dr. McIver received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Minor in Chemistry from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is a proud Ragin Cajun. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2014.
You’ll find Dr. McIver enjoying dinning out with her husband or attending a UL sporting event with her family. The McIver’s have a daughter named Caroline and a dog named Drew that are the light of their lives. Dr. McIver’s favorite parts of her job are the mix of art and science, and the opportunity to care for others. It is important to Dr. McIver to develop trust and understanding with her patients. She makes every effort to stay up to date on the latest techniques and technology in the dental profession. She is a member of the ADA and the AGD.