added on: January 30, 2023

For adults who are missing all upper and/or lower teeth, it can be embarrassing and frustrating. Loose-fitting dentures not only require constant attention, they can limit eating and speaking with confidence. With conventional dentures, the bone mass of the jaw deteriorates over time, leading to ill-fitting dentures and denture sores…. Read More…



added on: December 27, 2022

Like many dentists, the reason I chose this as my career was because of childhood experiences. (View my story at: DrBarbatShares). Fortunately, my dentist was kind, gentle and patient. This helped me to form a positive impression of dentistry. It also reinforced how these visits help to keep teeth healthy… Read More…


added on: December 5, 2022

For adults who lose natural teeth, replacing them can be done several ways. Depending on how many are lost, and their location, the options may include: • Crown & Bridge • Dental Implants • Partial Dentures • Full Dentures (when missing all upper or lower teeth) Although we offer all… Read More…


added on: November 14, 2022

For people who golf, their score reflects how many strokes it took to go from the tee box to the flag, and drop into the hole. While a high number seems to be a good thing in many goals, having a low number and being as close to ‘par’ (typically… Read More…


added on: October 17, 2022

It happens every year… It’s hard to believe that in a little over a month, we’ll have Thanksgiving Day, followed by the busy rush of the Christmas holiday. Yet, here we are again in 2022, looking the holidays in the face. Before your schedule gets overloaded, stop and consider the… Read More…



added on: September 28, 2022

If you’ve ever felt dizzy when first getting out of bed in the morning or standing after sitting for a long period, it’s a rather common occurrence. At one time or another in their lives, an estimated one-third of American adults experience brief spells of feeling lightheaded, unsteadiness or having… Read More…


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: September 9, 2022

As a general dentist in Shelby Twp MI, I take pride in being known for my additional advanced skills as a neuromuscular dentist. These skills provide our dental patients with added bite alignment measures to aid in treating TMJ disorders and sleep apnea as well as in advanced skills in… Read More…


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