Paul A. Barabas, DDS, FACD
Periodontist in Ridgewood & Paramus, Bergen County
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Dr. Barabas received his B.S. from Georgetown University and continued at Georgetown to receive his D.D.S. Upon graduation Dr. Barabas received his commission in the U.S.Navy and embarked upon a general practice residency at the Naval Regional Medical Center Philadelphia. Dr. Barabas was stationed on board the U.S.S. Shenandoah, A.D.26 for the following two years, home ported in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr Barabas was then transferred to Naval Air Station, Brunswick Maine where he served for three years. Dr Barabas then resigned his commission as a LCDR,DC,USN with an Honorable Discharge to pursue private practice.
After serving in the Navy, Dr. Barabas returned to New Jersey for his periodontal training at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He opened his practice of Periodontics & Implantology in Ridgewood in 1981. He joined the staff of St. Joseph’s as well as becoming a professor at Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry at that time. Dr. Barabas became an active member of the Bergen County Dental Society, soon becoming the founding editor of the Bergen County Dental Society Newsletter, and serving in that position for eight years. Dr. Barabas also became very active in the New Jersey Society of Periodontists,moving through the chairs, becoming Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President and finally President in 1996-1998. It was at this time that Dr. Barabas became active in the New York Academy of Dentistry as well as the Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity, where he currently serves as immediate past president. Dr. Barabas is also an active participant in the Garden State Implant Study Club, whose meetings draw dentists from the entire state of New Jersey in a constant quest for continuing education. In 2007 Dr Barabas was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Dentists in San Francisco. This is a very prestigious honor which is conferred on only a small percentage of all American dentists.
Dr Barabas has been named a New Jersey Monthly Top Dentist as well as a NJ Top Dentist as part of NJ Top Docs.
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 excited to be offering this treatment to patients.
Dr. Barabas lives in Allendale with his wife Anne. His son, James, is a patent attorney in New York city; his daughter Amy is a litigation attorney New York. His younger son, Daniel, is his partner in the practice.