Meet Daniel C. Barabas, DDS, MSD
Periodontist & Dental Implants Specialist in Bergen County NJ
Dr. Daniel Barabas is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology, or board certified. In 2022 he was appointed by Governor Murphy of New Jersey to be on the State Board of Dentistry, which oversees the state dental community.
An Expert in Periodontics and Dental Implants
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 the Raul Caffesse Endowed Scholarship.
Education and Experience
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 served as treasurer of the New Jersey Society of Periodontists, followed by a 2 year term as President, until 2020. He is also regularly asked to perform peer reviews for dental and scientific journal articles.
Dr. Barabas was also a Study Club leader for Spear Education, consisting 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 practitioners to study together and learn from one another.
Top Dentist in New Jersey
He was also named an NJ Top Dentist in NJ Monthly in 2014-2022 with 2014 being his first year of eligibility. He was also named a 2015-2022 201 Magazine Top Periodontist.
As part of the incorporation of LANAP treatment into 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 4 elementary aged children- Madeline, twin two-year boys, Charles and William, and another daughter, Eloise. They reside in Ridgewood.
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