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Dr. Joseph Barbar knew long before dental school that he wanted to provide dental care to the families of his home community in Trumbull, Connecticut. He builds a rapport with his patients and is genuinely interested in what is going on in their lives. Dr. Barbar is experienced in treating pediatric, geriatric, medically compromised, and special needs patients.
Dr. Barbar attended Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, where he majored in Biochemistry, minored in Biology and graduated cum laude. He continued his education at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Barbar completed his general practice residency at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY.
Dr. Barbar’s areas of dental proficiency include general and restorative dentistry, root canal therapy, extractions, crowns, bridges and dentures. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York Dental Association, the Suffolk County Dental Society and the Connecticut State Dental Association.
Dr. Barbar has volunteered his time and skills to several community outreach programs. He provided much need dental care to the underserved with Mission of Mercy. He educated children on proper dental hygiene at the Boys and Girls Club of Hartford. Dr. Barbar coached Special Olympics of West Hartford basketball athletes in best dental practices to ready the team for a state tournament and he performed oral screenings and treatment for residents of the South Park Inn Homeless Shelter.
When he is not in the office treating patients, Dr. Barbar enjoys spending quality time with his family, playing golf, softball and basketball and spending time at the beach. When football season rolls around, you can find Dr. Barbar at the New York Jets games; he’s a season ticket holder.
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- Monday 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
- Tuesday 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
- Wednesday 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
- Thursday 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
- Friday 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
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Couldn’t have been a better visit anywhere. I was treated courteously,warmly and was told every step of the way what to expect. Dr Rothman and his assistant made sure I was comfortable throughout the entire procedure. I thank all of them.
Been with this Dental group for over 35 years & that is how good they are!!!
Dr. Mark Rothman and the knowledgeable staff at Long Wharf Dental Group go above and beyond to make their patients comfortable. They put your best interest first, they listen carefully to your questions. The staff empathizes with their patients’ concerns and/or or fears they might have. They take their time to addresses questions with exceptional knowledge and offer options (along with the p…
As always, a visit to Long Wharf Dental is a very positive, professional experience. Everyone is courteous, friendly and positive. A pleasure to do business with them.
Great People and Amazing Doctor ‘s . I really appreciate them and all they do . They go above and beyond what you would expect from this dental office .
Great service never waited more than 7 minutes to be called in . always thorough exams in the beginning of every visit .
Everyone was very nice, made everything extremely easy and comfortable.
Excellent customer service.
consistent great care
Great service punctuality
Dr is wonderful. All the staff are friendly
I am satisfied every time I come here. Everyone is friendly and helpful, from the receptionists to the hygienists and the dentists. Nela has given me a cleaning twice. She is gentle, explains what she’s doing and why, and is easy to talk to. I would highly recommend this office.
My family and I have been going here for 10 plus years. Very professional and thorough. Would recommend to anyone.
I have been a patient here for six years, and have been very satisfied. Dr. Lerman does high quality work, is responsive even in emergency situations, and always ensures the experience is as comfortable as possible.
I usually go to Lorena who I love and I went to Nella today who was great as well. Always have A Positive experience
Geraldine is the best. LWDG provides a comfortable environment and makes going to the dentist a not so unpleasant experience.
It is ALWAYS a 5 star experience no matter what type of dental work you are having done.
Thorough, professional, personable staff.
Always professional friendly service.
My family have received excellent dental care for 10 yrs. Dr.Lerman is very thorough with his expertise in dental and pharmaceutical along with his patience to have a discussion on options. The dental hygienist are excellent and cost consensus for the patients The front staff works around your schedule options without getting impatient With reminders both email, text or calls would only use LWD fo…
Very professional and friendly
Long Wharf is always professional and kind. I love my hygienist (Loreena) and my dentist (Dr. Lerman).
Excellent Dentists and staff.
I love coming to Long Wharf dental because their so excellent with care
Awesome dental service!
I am always pleased with the skill and attention here. My hygienist I s very thoughtful and skilled. She is taking care of my gums!!!
Very friendly front desk and staff, I am extremely satisfied with the results and care that Dr. Rothman has provided!
I absolutely love them! They do an excellent job at making sure I have the perfect smile
Quick and easy. Thanks!
The office is very clean and welcoming, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable, they put your comfort first during procedures and the outcome is always fantastic. So happy with my results!
Thorough, professional; personable staff.
I switched to Long Wharf Dental because of Geraldine. She has been my dental hygienist for about 25 years. She makes you feel comfortable. My family are also patients of hers.
Long Wharf Dental is the best place to go for dental work. Staff is customer friendly and professional, you feel like you are just as important as anyone else. I would recommend this place over any and every dental place in new haven county. Excellent service, thank you Long Wharf Dental!
Had my teeth clean by Geraldine. Have never had a bad visit with her.
Staff is always professional and tends to the needs of the patient.
I’m not easily impressed, but this time I was impressed, Started on time (maybe a few minutes early) Staff was cordial, the assistant was knowledgeable, and the dentist was awesome. This was my second visit.
I’m not a big fan of going to the dentist, but I always end up having a good experience. My dentist makes it very relaxing and throughly explains the process before hand in a reassuring manner.
Nice staff and great location. You won’t be disappointed.
Always happy to see Lorena (for MANY MANY years! She’s great.
Excellent, as usual
Great Staff. Always makes my visits a little more enjoyable.
Excellent care as always!!!
Very friendly staff. Geraldine is very kind and gentle. Highly recommend going here.
As always a very friendly staff, did not have to wait long after my appointment time, and my hygienist is wonderful!
So glad I found Dr. Rothman – I was deadly afraid of dental treatment but not anymore. Had 2 root canals done and it was nearly painless. Great staff as well – always felt very well taken care of
Great cleaning with a friendly environment.
Had an extremely severe toothache and they fit me in for an emergency root canal immediately. All the staff members are extremely friendly and Dr. Rothman was excellent.
First visit, got everything done, even squeezed me in with the dentist right after my appointment!
Professional, thorough and thoughtful.
Great service and so pleasant! I was in and out quickly and didn’t feel anything.
I had an excellent experience with Dr. Rothman and my Invisalign treatment. Also, Geraldine provided me with a great test cleaning!
I love the service they are very very compassionate about the patients that they provide service for I will recommend anyone to come here.
Great experience! What I have become accustom to. Extremely professional and knowledge staff.
I switched dentist and came to Longwharf dental Group by way of recommendation from Sarah who sits at the front desk who’s so bubbly. Super friendly staff and to just say that they make you feel comfortable is an understatement. So happy to say that this is my new home for all my dental needs! Looking for a good dentist?….Try them, you won’t regret it!
I’ve been a patient of this office for a many years and have always been satisfied. The staff, my doctor, Dr. Rothman, are all fantastic! They are on time, honest and they do not try and fix anything that isn’t broken.
Wonderful staff. My dentist is patient, precise and detail oriented when it comes to my procedures. I’ve never had a bad visit.
I absolutely love the staff. They make you feel at home and will answer any questions or concerns you may have.
I’ve been a patient of Long Wharth Dental Group for 25 years and I don’t ever plan on transferring care (I literally look forward to my cleanings). They are professional, extremely clean and have even shown personal interest and support in my life and family. I would highly recommend for your dental care and that of your family and friends! You will not be disappointed!!!
I have been a patient of Long Wharf dental for years. Great service, super friendly staff. I highly recommend.
Dr. Lerman and Nella, the dental hygienist, were very attentive to my dental needs. I trust them both in their expertise. The office staff are very friendly, professional, and helpful.
Great customer service. Friendly staff. Fast and quick service.
Geraldine is the best! Love coming here!
My dental hygienist is the best in the world!!!!!
I usually don’t do reviews, but they were so kind and considerate when I had a bad toothache… On Friday afternoon… When I was a new patient.
I love Long Wharf Dental! I highly recommend it to anyone looking for dental care. The dentists, hygienists, office staff are all great.
Long Wharf Dental is a great office! I’ve been with them since I was a kid and won’t go anywhere else. Everyone in the practice from Dr. Rothman, Lorena, and Nela, to Sarah and Andrea is amazing. It’s the only dental office I trust for my kids and I!
Lorena was my dentist that cleaned my teeth. She is always so kind and very thorough. I never feel nervous.
Great practice. Never had to wait for long and my dental hygienist was the best one I’ve met.
Great visit. Was seen immediately. Wonderful hygenist.
Lorena is the best, I can’t say enough about her. She takes pride in her work and shows that she really cares about me. I have been going here for twenty plus years and would not change a thing…
Great dentists, wonderful staff and I always recommend my family and friends to choose Long Wharf Dental for all their dental needs!
Dr. Rothman is the best. The staff of front office reception area, assistants, and office personnel are consistently professional, friendly, courteous and informative. It is a pleasure working with these people.
I always have a great experience here. I have been coming here since I was a little girl and I am now 20 years old. The dentists are all great and the receptionists are friendly and are helpful. When I make it to my appointment, I never wait too long to be seated and seen. I ask questions and they are happy to answer your questions. I complained that my permanent retainer had a sharp metal piece p…
Very good experience very good staff will be continuing to get my dental work there and my family
This practice has been truly wonderful. My husband had a bad accident resulting in very challenging dental treatment. Dr. Lerman needed to coordinate with the hospital and several other doctors and surgeons. He and the entire entire staff have been kind, supportive, and very effective, despite various setbacks. We can’t thank them all enough.
I have been very please with the work that has been done to restore my dental to a better health condition. The Drs. and staff have been very helpful and my service has been very good!
My experience was great. Everyone is professional yet friendly! They are all very caring for my well being.
Doctor Lerman is by far the most gentle, professional and personable dentist I have encountered through the years. I always arrive with a sense of confidence that everything will run smoothly. And I never leave disappointed.
I called and was seen the same day. They are so amazing and they take so good care of us as patients. Thank you Long Wharf Dental!!!
Every experience I have had in the office has been very positive. The staff is super friendly and they go out of their way to make sure you’re comfortable.
Dr. Lerman is the best. I had to have a crown placed this month and at each step of the process he was attentive to my questions and explained every part of the procedures. As a slightly anxious patient this helped tremendously.
I was very please with the experience. Despite the fact that the procedure needed to be long and uncomfortable, I found the Dr. skillful and confident which gave me a lot of security. He explained step by step and make sure that I was ok at every moment. The dental assistant was gentle, and ready to assist the Dentist and myself in any need. I will recommend this Dental Office to others.
Excellent! I’m very pleased with this dental group. Everyone is friendly including the dentist. He tells you what he’s doing every step of the way. I’ve had very good experiences and would recommend it.
Quick, painless wisdom teeth extraction. Very professional and caring dentist made me feel comfortable and at ease throughout the process. Highly recommend Dr. Lerman!
This is hands down the most efficient staff, professional dentistry and best overall experience I’ve ever had at the dentist.
My experience has great for my first visit. No long wait. The dental assistants have been very nice and informative. The dentist came in and was pleasant and made me feel comfortable. I don’t like dentists offices but I feel comfortable as a little more at ease here.
I drive a long distance to see Dr. Lerman. He’s the best! Also have been coming here for over 25 years. I would definitely recommend anybody needing Dental Care to come here.
Going to the dentist most be the most terrifying thing known to mankind, but at Long Wharf Dental they make you feel at home and comfortable. I had not been to the dentist in 8 years prior to my visit but now I have been to the dentist office every week to get things done because I trust them!
Dr. Lerman has been patient, friendly, and understanding during all of my visits. The entire staff is always warm and inviting. They are willing to work with you if you have a last minute emergency come up and you need to reschedule. I can’t imagine going to any other dentist!
Friendly, warm and welcoming atmosphere. I’ve recommended their services to family and friends and will continue recommend their service in the future.
I’m most impressed with the fact that EVERY appointment I’ve had in the some 5 years I’ve been a patient, I have never had to wait more than 2 minutes in the waiting room. That is very rare in the healthcare field and is very frustrating to me (I can wait up to an hour in the waiting room and then another 20 minutes in the exam room at my PCP’s office). Your practice is a v…