Our Team

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

Our experienced and gentle clinical team 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 team 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!

R. Eric 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.

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. One of their greatest joys is visiting Disney theme parks as a family. Dr. Barney enjoys dentistry and the opportunity to associate with the great people of Idaho.


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

Trenton, Certified Dental Assistant (C.D.A)


Amy, Front Office Coordinator (C.D.A)

Kim, Registered Dental Hygienist (R.D.H)

Sandy, Registered Dental Hygienist (R.D.H)

Tammy, Hygiene Coordinator