added on: February 19, 2019

Although our patients know us for providing an exceptionally high level of care, including advanced procedures and skills, what takes place behind the scenes is often what makes the biggest difference. Patients aren’t always aware of the advanced, continuing education courses our team completes, sometimes traveling to different time zones… Read More…



added on: June 26, 2018

Whether you have school-aged children in your house or not, it seems that breaks in the school year alter many ‘normal’ routines. As Mom of two boys, I know how my schedule is affected by their ‘off’ days from school. For their grandparents and other relatives, we all seem to… Read More…


added on: May 16, 2018

In my twenty years of being in dental practice, I’ve found so much happiness in the bonds I’ve formed with staff, patients, friends and business associates in this beautiful community. My team and I have a sincere commitment to the comfort and care of our patients as well as to… Read More…



added on: November 21, 2017

A denture wearer for 55 years, E.P., now a patient of Dr. Ban Barbat, has finally resolved years of pain and migraines. “I’ve suffered with TMJ problems my entire adult life,” she states. “I was in constant pain.” With each new denture, E.P., now in her mid-70’s, found it would… 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 10, 2017

If you suffer with frequent headaches or migraines, you probably live with a shadow of dread hanging over you. Often, these seem to pop up with no predictability. And, they often arrive at the worst possible moments. They can be dreadful interferences to being active, having a career, raising a… Read More…


added on: December 5, 2016

When I hear “It takes a village,” I think of Shelby Township. Many hands and much energy goes into coordinating all the terrific activities, events and offerings that bring us together in a unified way. In a couple of months, our dental office will celebrate 20 years in the Shelby… Read More…

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added on: November 3, 2016

When it comes to removing debris and bacteria in the mouth, brushing your teeth doesn’t always do the job. This is where flossing can give your oral health a ‘leg up.’ Flossing removes food particles caught between teeth that a tooth brush cannot reach or dislodge. When you eat food,… Read More…


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