added on: March 27, 2018

When we watch patients’ reactions when smile makeover or dental implant treatments are complete, the moments are always wonderful! Their words are often, “This is the best investment I’ve ever made,” or “I only wish I’d done this years ago!” Having a healthy, beautiful smile is a complement to every… Read More…


added on: October 18, 2017

Let’s say you have several pictures you want to display side by side on a wall. Imagine that they’re each held in a different frame. Although the pictures are of a similar theme, some of the frames are simple, thin types while others are varying sizes, colors and degrees of… Read More…


added on: September 26, 2017

It’s still September, so you may be surprised to see me addressing smile tips for the year’s end. However, NOW is the BEST time to be thinking of your smile’s appearance and how to maximize your dental dollars. Let’s start with some recommendations that can help you stretch your dental… Read More…


added on: July 19, 2017

We are pleased to announce a recent addition to our team! Dr. Jessica Delgado, a specialist in Orthodontics, is now available for patients who want an attractive smile and a properly-aligned bite. To meet with Dr. Delgado personally, call 586-739-2155 to request a free, no obligation consultation. Also, visit: https://www.banrbarbatdds.com/meet-dr-delgado.php… Read More…


added on: January 9, 2017

Many baby boomers can recall seeing their parents’ or grandparents’ teeth soaking in a glass at night. Years ago, there was an assumption that, with old age, came tooth loss. We now know that’s not the case. Adults in all age groups lose teeth due to accidents, gum disease or… Read More…


added on: November 14, 2016

When most people think of a “holiday mad-dash,” it has to do with the shopping/baking/decorating frenzy that is associated with the time period between Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, as a dentist, our office sees this in the form of people scurrying to take advantage of unused insurance coverages or Health… Read More…


added on: October 21, 2016

There are many reasons Dental Implants are a wise choice for people missing one or more teeth. While the obvious benefit to my patients is the restored ability to bite and chew comfortably, there are also benefits that occur beneath the gums. Without natural tooth roots, the bone that once… Read More…


added on: September 20, 2016

Now that the school year has resumed, everyone seems to have dropped back into a ‘normal’ routine. And, as September eases its way into October, many adults are trying to accomplish health goals before the holiday rush begins. In dentistry, we see many adults who have postponed their smile needs… Read More…


added on: March 21, 2016

It’s not unusual, when discussing tooth replacement options with a patient, to hear, “Oh, Dental Implants are too expensive,” when they are mentioned. However, once I go deeper into the various options, associated costs, long term benefits, and actual ‘truisms’ of Dental Implants, most patients become more open to this… Read More…


added on: December 9, 2015

About 20% of people in braces are adults. Some of these adults had braces as adolescents or teens and their teeth have moved over time. Others  never had braces and want to straighten crooked or crowded teeth to create a more pleasing smile. Some of these adults go into orthodontic… Read More…


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