added on: September 20, 2022

I remember a time when, by your senior year in high school, it was assumed that teens would have their wisdom teeth removed. Now as a dentist, we believe that evaluation of wisdom teeth removal should be made on a case by case basis. In our Shelby Township dental office,… Read More…


added on: August 22, 2022

The good thing about having online access is in how we can gain immediate access to any service, product, resource and in-depth topics. Most search engines (Google, Bing, Duck Duck Go, etc.) can scale down search terms so pages 1-3 show the most pertinent within the geographical and demographic parameters…. Read More…


added on: July 25, 2022

Baby Boomers is a term used to describe a population surge of those who were born post-WW II between the years 1946 – 1964. Starting in 2030, all “boomers” will be older than 65, making up 21 percent of the population (up from 15 percent at present). This gives the… Read More…


added on: July 18, 2022

Every year, our Shelby Township dental office awards two scholarships to high school seniors interested in a health-related career. I’m so pleased to introduce you to our 2022 Ban R. Barbat, DDS-PC Scholarship recipients. Congratulations to… While maintaining a 4.13 GPA, Eisenhower High graduate ISABELLA YESKE was active in extracurricular activities,… Read More…



added on: June 27, 2022

For decades, it has been known that using tobacco products is seriously harmful to overall health. Smokers (of any form) are highly susceptible to having a dry mouth. Without a sufficient flow of saliva, bacteria in the mouth breed at a much faster rate. In addition to high risks for… Read More…




added on: April 20, 2022

We don’t know what we don’t know. I learned this early on many times. For example, for years I thought I was cooking the “right” foods for my family. Then, I learned that the apples I was buying were laden with pesticides and the chicken was full of antibiotics.  In… Read More…


added on: April 12, 2022

Shelby Township neuromuscular dentist Dr. Ban Barbat is pleased to welcome… SABRINA R. SALIM, DDS Dr. Salim knew she was destined for the dental profession from childhood. She became involved in the dental profession from the time she was in high school, becoming a Certified Dental Assistant in her junior… Read More…


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