Dr. Clayton Barrett moved to Prescott after serving in the US Army as a dentist and a captain. During his time in the service he was stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado. While there, Dr. Barrett received extensive training and experience in the dental specialties, especially prosthodontics. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service regarding his pioneering approach to the computer aided design and three dimensional milling of dental prosthetics which involved many hundreds of cases. He instructed other dental officers throughout the western region on these techniques.
Prior to his military service, Dr. Barrett received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California Dental School, where he had the honor of being trained by Dr. Stanley Malamed, widely considered the most experienced living person regarding dental injections and anesthesia. Dr. Barrett’s training also included endodontics, composite and porcelain bonding, periodontics, oral surgery, cosmetics, and dental implants.
Dr. Barrett believes in education. He is a graduate of the Live Implant Training Institute where he was trained in advanced bone grafting and dental implant placement procedures. He is also a graduate of Brigham Young University. He received his Bachelors of Arts in world history, being keenly interested in all things historical.
Dr. Barrett volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America, due to his love of the outdoors and his gratitude for the Eagle Scout award which he credits with setting him on a good life path. He also spends time volunteering in his church. His favorite sport is alpine skiing and enjoys going as often as possible. He especially enjoys spending time with his wife, who has been integral to his success.