Eric R. Barney, D.D.S.

Dr. Barney was born and raised in rural Eastern Idaho, and is a graduate from Rigby High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Idaho State University. He attended dental school in Omaha Nebraska at Creighton University, where he graduated in the top ten of his class. In recognition of his academic record and clinical skills while in dental school, he was elected to membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. Dr. Barney has been practicing dentistry in Boise since 1996, and he is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentists.

Dr. Barney enjoys spending time with his wife, their children and grandchildren. They enjoy spending time in the outdoors, and white water rafting is one of their favorite activities. Dr. Barney enjoys dentistry and the opportunity to associate with the great people of Idaho.

Education

  • Creighton University, 1992-1996, DDS
  • Idaho State University, 1990-1992, BA – Microbiology
  • Ricks College, 1988-1990, AA – Pre-med

Community Involvment

  • Volunteer, Boise Children’s Free Dental Clinic, Fort Boise School
    Provided Dentistry for underserved children and adolescents
  • Twice a Year – Free Dental Day in Partnership with the Caring Foundation
    Provide preventive and restorative dentistry to underserved and uninsured
  • Weekly Church Service

Our Staff

One of the things we are proudest of at Brookdale Dental is our staff. We love what we do and we are committed to all aspects of patient care. Our front desk and business office staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and are anxious to assist you with your individual scheduling, billing and insurance needs.

Our experienced and gentle clinical staff participates in ongoing education and training in the latest technology and dental health research in order to offer the highest level of care to their patients.

Our staff understands the anxiety often associated with visiting the dentist, and are compassionate and skilled at helping patients receive optimal treatment with optimal comfort. We are excited to get to know you and welcome you to our practice family!

Becky

Becky was born and raised in Utah. She moved to Boise in 1996 and is proud to call it home. She loves the mild seasons, the accessibility to nature and the great people. Her pride and joy are her 6 children. She only has 2 left at home but her favorite day is Sunday when all of them come home for dinner and hanging out. She has one grandson who made her a believer that there is nothing better in life than grandchildren and looks forward to many more. She loves hanging with family, nature, traveling and shopping as long as it isn’t for groceries.

Becky is one of the friendly faces at the front desk. It is important to her that you enjoy a feeling of ease and confidence in our office. She is happy to answer your questions, plan for appointments, help resolve concerns and make your visits positive. She appreciates how positive the environment is at Brookdale Dental. She says “We all work extremely well together to provide the best service for you.”

Deserai

Deserai joined the Brookdale Dental team in February 2015. She has worked in the dental field since 2003. Deserai attended dental assisting school at the American Institute of Health Technology, now called Carrington College. One of the most rewarding aspects of being a dental assistant is helping people fall in love with their smiles.

While finishing school at AIHT in 2002 Deserai met her husband Lino. They now have two children, Ceci is 6 and little Lino is 2. Deserai has a love for nature and reading. When she has the time she enjoys reading anything fantasy related. David Eddings and Terry Goodkind are just a couple of her favorite authors.

Holly

Holly Lucas-Martella graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology in 1996 with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. She loves to educate her patients on improving their oral health. Holly has been married to her high school sweetheart, Jeff for 20+ years. They are currently raising 2 teens (son & daughter) in Meridian. Holly’s hobbies are hanging out with her family, gardening, maintaining her 100 gallon tropical fish tank and walking her lab.

Julie

Julie was born and raised in the Boise area, and is a farm girl at heart. Julie recently joined our staff and loves the energy of the team she works with and that they share her primary goal which is to help you. She is friendly and enjoys the interaction with the great patients. She is the mother of 4 great kids, ages ranging from 26 to 17 years old. She is also a grandmother to two amazing granddaughters. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves being in the outdoors.

Seri Kimball

Seri Kimball was born and raised in Ontario, Oregon and recently moved back to the Boise area after living in Colorado for the past 5 years. While in Colorado, Seri attended Pickens Technical College and received her certification for Dental Assisting in 2013. Her time spent at the last dental office she worked at in Colorado made her love dental assisting and helping people with their oral health and she cannot wait to continue that in Idaho!

In her spare time, Seri enjoys seeing all the latest movies, playing computer games, and spending time with her boyfriend, James, and her crazy cat, Oliver.