Meet Daniel C. Barabas, DDS, MSD
Periodontist & Dental Implants Specialist in Ridgewood & Paramus, Bergen County
Dr. Barabas graduated from the University of Notre Dame, where he majored in economics. He then completed his doctoral education at the New York University College of Dentistry. After dental school, he entered an intensive General Practice Residency at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ, where he was exposed to a wide array of pathology, trauma, and complex restorations. Dr. Barabas elected to further his dental education in the field of periodontics and implantology at the University Of Texas Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry in Houston, TX. He was selected to attend on the Raul Caffesse Endowed Scholarship.
At the University of Texas, Dr. Barabas was trained in the use of hard and soft tissue lasers, CBCT guided implant surgery, IV sedation, and piezosurgery for cases from implant placement to lateral window sinus lifts. Dr. Barabas was also trained and certified to offer patients the Wilckodontics ® Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics procedure. Additionally, he earned a Master of Science in Dentistry, completing coursework and a thesis entitled “Resistance to Six Common Antibiotics in a Patient Population,” in which he obtained plaque samples from patients suffering from untreated severe, generalized, chronic periodontitis, cultured the individual bacteria and identified them through DNA sequencing, and completed the gene analysis to identify antibiotic resistance patterns in his patient population.
Dr. Barabas is currently actively approved as a speaker for Straumann, consisting of educating other dental professionals for continuing education purposes. In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, New Jersey Society of Periodontists, Southwest Society of Periodontists, Bergen County Dental Society, the International Team for Implantology and the American Dental Association. Dr. Barabas served as treasurer of the New Jersey Society of Periodontists. He is also asked regularly to perform peer review for dental and scientific journal articles.
Dr. Barabas was also a Study Club leader for Spear Education, which consists of a group of ten local general dentists and specialists who conference monthly in a multidisciplinary manner. Due to the success of this program, it was morphed into Premier Practice Seminars in November of 2018, which enables a far larger group of practictioners to study together and learn from one another.
He was also named an NJ Top Dentist in NJ Monthly in 2014,2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 with 2014 being his first year of eligibility. He was also named a 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 201 Magazine Top Periodontist.
As part of the incorporation of LANAP treatment to the practice, Dr. Barabas trained under Drs. Ray Yukna and Neal Lehrman, two leading pioneers in LANAP treatment. Dr. Barabas is one of just a small handful of board certified periodontists in New Jersey licensed to incorporate the LANAP protocol into daily practice.
From May 2018-May 2020, Dr. Barabas is also serving as President of the New Jersey Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Barabas and his wife Elizabeth have a 5 year old daughter, Madeline, twin two year boys, Charles and William, and an infant daughter, Eloise. They reside in Ridgewood.
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