About Your Dentist
“Earn your success based on service to others; not at the expense of others.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“My goal is to provide the best quality, personalized dentistry with the utmost care in a friendly and professional environment. I am thankful to have the ability to improve my patient’s self-esteem and confidence by improving their smiles.”
Education & Continuing Education
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry – Richmond, VirginiaDoctor of Dental Surgery
George Mason University – Fairfax, VirginiaBachelor of Science in Biology
Dr. Barbato is a Pre-Fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Barbato is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Richmond Dental Society.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Barbato was born and raised in South America, Bolivia. She has also had the opportunity to live in Zurich, Switzerland, and Toronto, Canada. Away from dentistry, she enjoys traveling, learning new languages and other cultures. She enjoys running, swimming, and biking, and you can always find her reading a book. Dr. Barbato is fluent in Spanish, English and is learning French.
"A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear."
“I strive to provide my patients with a great dental experience. I want them to have the same level of care as I would want myself. I also believe that there is no cookie cutter plan for everyone, as each patient’s needs and wants are different and need to be addressed in a unique way.”
Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry – Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Dental Science
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences – Bangalore, India
Dr. Shah completed a Preceptorship in Dental Implantology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from October 2017-March 2018 (68 hours).
Dr. Shah is a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Virginia Dental Association (VDA).
Life & Hobbies
In her leisure time, Dr. Shah enjoys traveling to different National Parks, hiking, kayaking, and doing other activities such as biking, taking long nature walks, and spending time with friends and family.