Meet Dr. Barber
Jacob S. Barber, DDS, lives in Oakdale, CA, and joined Dr. Baker at Greater Modesto Dental Implant & Oral Surgery Center in 2014. Recently, Dr. Barber has been published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology as well as The Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Reconstruction. He has presented at both American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery annual meetings and the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery on topics including facial trauma, implants, and reconstructive jaw surgery. Current hospital privileges include Memorial Medical Center and Doctor’s Medical Center of Modesto.
Dr. Barber is an active member both locally and nationally in many professional organizations and has been recognized for his excellence in oral surgery and leadership. He has been a member of the Modesto Study Club since 2014, focusing on advancement and excellence in implant dentistry. In 2015, Dr. Barber started the Young Dentist Study Club of Stanislaus County to promote learning and excellence among colleagues. He has been active within the Stanislaus Dental Society leadership team and is the alumni president of his oral surgery residency training program.
Dr. Barber is also a member of the following organizations:
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Oral & Facial Surgeons of California (formerly CALAOMS)
- American Dental Association
- California Dental Association
He completed his pre-dental studies in San Francisco at the University of the Pacific in 2007 and went on to earn his DDS from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.
His oral and maxillofacial surgery residency was at Highland Hospital/Alameda County Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, and Kaiser Hospital in Oakland, CA.
Dr. Barber received his board certification in 2016 from the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, where he is a Diplomate. He is also BLS/ACLS-certified and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)-certified.
Interests & Personal Life
Dr. Barber is married to his amazing wife Katie, an avid Steelers fan from Pittsburgh, PA. When he isn’t treating his patients at Greater Modesto Dental Implant & Oral Surgery Center, Dr. Barber enjoys skiing, paddle boarding, traveling, and swimming, but he particularly loves rock climbing, having climbed the granite domes and peaks of Yosemite growing up. He is passionate about working on community and neighborhood improvement projects like the Ryan Michael Barber Splashpad and Pool Renovation and is a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Dr. Barber and his wife are blessed with a daughter, Brooke, a son, Ryan (who passed away in 2017), and a son, Matthew, born in 2018.