Dr. Warren Barr
Dr. Warren Barr is a highly-skilled Bakersfield dentist dedicated to providing caring, friendly and effective care to patients of all backgrounds. A 1983 graduate of one of the best dental schools in the country, Dr. Warren Barr truly enjoyed earning his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery because of his passion for dentistry. This Loma Linda University graduate is excited about the great options technology brings to keep teeth healthy. Dr. Warren Barr keeps up with current trends in dentistry and brings them into the office. He has also completed an Orthodontics Advanced Program from the Faculty of Orthodontic Research. Dr. Barr is a member of the Kern County Dental Association, CDA and ADA.
In his spare time, Dr. Barr loves the outdoors, going hiking, playing golf and tennis. He hikes both in the High Sierras and the desert. He also loves fishing in Alaska! To relax, Dr. Barr plays the trumpet in his church orchestra and with the Cal State Municipal Band.
He and his wife Cheryl have three children and four fantastic grand kids. His son Rob and his wife Mindy live in the Sierra Nevada Mountains with their two children. His daughter Stephanie and her husband Gerrick live in Wassilla, Alaska with their young son and brand new baby daughter. And his daughter Rochelle just graduated from school as a graphic artist!
The Sagepointe Dental Staff
At Sagepointe Dental Office, we select only the best of the best to serve our patients and their families.
Our newest staff member, “Gabby” is the bright and smiling face you first see when you walk into our offices. When you call us, she will probably be answering the phone, ready to help you with any aspect of your dental care. You will be delighted with her expertise, energy and kindness.
Gabby earned her Dental Assistant Diploma from Kaplan College in Bakersfield in 2013. She also has 2.5 years’ experience as a dental assistant, billing manager, scheduling coordinator and receptionist. She enjoys helping our patients work out their schedules, answering their questions and making them feel comfortable.
Gabby has a three-year-old son name Wyatt who is happy and courageous. They love spending time together at parks and at the beach. Gabby is also a terrific cook, a home gardener and a holiday crafter.
Alicia is one of the most talented hygienists in Bakersfield. She has been in this industry for 17 years with the past two years at Sagepointe Dental. She has also worked as a teacher which helps her teach children how to take good care of their teeth.
If Alicia is your hygienist, you will enjoy her ability to make you feel comfortable and unafraid. She is so thorough and gentle, you will want her to clean your teeth again and again.
Alicia has two wonderful adult children who she home-schooled for nine years: Christina who is in college and Mark who is in his second year of medical school! Alicia likes helping people that need to make lifestyle changes. She also loves to read, garden, cycle, travel and cook.
Over the past 20+ years, Debbie has been involved in the dental industry. Like Dr. Barr, she went to Loma Linda University where she earned her dental hygiene degree. We have been fortunate to have her on our team for the past year!
When Debbie cleans your teeth, you enjoy a comfortable, meaningful and personable experience. She takes the time to understand your concerns to ensure you receive the type of care Sagepointe Dental is famous for. Best of all, she gives you sparkling teeth!
Debbie has been married to her husband Martin for 37 wonderful years. Dentistry is a big part of their lives as Martin teaches orthodontics at UCLA. They have four children: their twins Heather and Haley are teachers, Andrew is the CEO of a startup company and Melissa starts nursing school this fall.
Debbie loves to travel with family and friends, near and far. She and her husband also love hiking, going to the beach, canoeing and playing with their dogs. (Ask her about her sand dollar collection!)
Lyz has been in the dental profession for 22 years and joined us at Sagepointe Dental in 2013. Like our other Registered Dental Assistants, she has training in first aid, infection control and CPR.
Lyz likes to create a clean, organized and friendly environment, a place where you can feel comfortable and relaxed. She will enjoy meeting and getting to know you.
She has been married to her husband Jose for 20 years. They take long motorcycle rides together and hang out with family and friends. They are very proud of their two sons, Anthony and Jose. For fun, Lyz flies airplanes and skydives (not at the same time).
Gerry is a Registered Dental Assistant which means she not only assists Dr. Barr during dental procedures, she can perform certain treatments. Gerry has worked in the dental industry for 33 years with the past eight here at Sagepointe Dental.
Gerry is a master at making making you feel comfortable and not nervous. She will keep you informed of what is happening during your treatment to ensure you are confident that you are receiving the best-possible dental care.
Gerry has been married to Evaristo for 30 years and they have three grown daughters and three energetic grandsons. As well as spending as much time as she can with her family, she loves to bake.
For the past 33 years, Lidia has been working in the dental field and 8 years with Dr. Barr. She is trained in office management and dental reception functions. She enjoys helping patients understand their treatment plans, getting payment from their insurance plans and making them feel comfortable. She is especially proud of how Dr. Barr and our team makes each patient visit as painless as possible.
Lidia and her husband Jose have been married for 42 years. They have three daughters and six grandchildren, including her newest granddaughter who was born in May 2014! Lidia spends as much time as possible with her grandkids (or talking about them) and especially likes their soccer activities. On top of all that, she is the office’s Candy Crush Queen.
Myrna joined Dr. Barr’s team at the front desk in August 2012 and is one of our most-loved staff members. She does everything she can to give you a positive and happy experience from the time you walk in to the time you leave.
Chances are Myrna will be the first to greet you, give you a tour of our office and help you with your paperwork. She is also in charge of Dr. Barr’s Coffee Bar!
Myrna and her husband Stan have been married for 14 years. They have two sons, Michael and Matthew, and one grandson, Dariean. Myrna is a great cook who specializes in vegetarian dishes. She also enjoys art sewing, puzzles and using home remedies.
Rochelle grew up in a dental family (obviously) and spent five of her summers working in various healthcare offices. She then earned her Bachelor’s degree in graphic design from Southern Adventist University in Tennessee.
Rochelle brings creativity to our office with her artistic talents, cheerfulness and energetic personality. She enjoys making people feel positive about their dental care and creates our “Great Sage” monthly newsletter. Click here to read the latest issues!
Rochelle loves running, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, diving and travelling with family and friends. When it comes to sports, you name it, she plays it!