added on: November 20, 2019

Accidents happen. But, when they involve front teeth — your “smiling” teeth, an accident (or injury) can leave people with a lifelong ordeal. While cuts, bruises and broken bones heal, permanent teeth that are “knocked out” don’t. Lost teeth are truly a loss. Upper teeth that are most visible in… Read More…


added on: October 31, 2019

Smiles of babies and toddlers are all beautiful. Adult smiles, however, are not always described as such. Actually, very few people feel their smile is “beautiful”. As adults age, crowding can lead to a smile of crooked or “jumbled” teeth. The aging process can also result in the discoloration of… Read More…


added on: September 25, 2019

Serving patients throughout Macomb County, Oakland County, and beyond, the Shelby Township dental office of Ban R. Barbat, DDS is known for offering advanced dentistry for all ages. To minimize treatment time, speed healing, and optimize treatment outcomes, Dr. Barbat and her team utilize some of the most advanced techniques… Read More…


added on: September 19, 2019

“We don’t know what we don’t know.” You’ve probably heard that before. For me, I know nothing about electrical wirings, which is why I rely on a qualified electrician to hang a new light fixture in my home or add more voltage to an outlet. Every once in a while… Read More…



added on: July 16, 2019

In yoga, many of the poses involve balancing positions. Stances such as Warrior, Tree, and Figure 4 help our bodies focus on its natural balance, its harmony. If you think about it, our bodies were designed, from our head to our toes, for balance. The head balances on our spinal… Read More…


added on: July 9, 2019

Now, through September 26, 2019, patients can easily earn one or more $50 credits to their accounts! For every new patient (over age 25) a current patient refers, they’ll be given a $50 credit to their account. So, if a patient refers a husband and wife (for example), that’s $100… Read More…


added on: June 24, 2019

Years ago, I completed advanced training in neuromuscular dentistry. This was because, as an advanced care dentist, I desired to enhance our patients’ cosmetic dentistry and restorative procedures with the advantages of optimal “occlusion.” Occlusion describes the intricate balance between the alignment of teeth and its supporting structures. In biting,… Read More…


added on: May 23, 2019

Cavities and periodontal (gum) disease are highly avoidable. Still, gum disease remains the most prevalent disease of all Americans, affecting nearly half of adults. Cavities are even more common. According to the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), almost 91 percent of aged 20 to 64 American adults had… Read More…


added on: April 30, 2019

Remember when you’d hear of kids having to wear head gear? Today, we know that such drastic intervention in helping teeth into proper alignment can be avoided. Healthy smiles with properly-aligned teeth can occur faster and simpler through early guidance. Parents are being advised to have children orthodontically evaluated earlier… Read More…


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