Dr. J. Barry Benton, D.M.D., M.S.D.
Dr. Barry received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Furman University and went on to receive his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Barry continued his education at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry where he received his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry. In the summer of 2016, Dr. Barry joined Dr. Benton (his father) at Designer Smiles by Benton.
Dr. Barry is board-certified and one of the youngest practicing orthodontists in the nation to be a Diplomate on the American Board of Orthodontics.
Outside the Office
Dr. Barry is married to Brittain Benton, and they have three children, Brooklynn, Olivia, and Harrison. Their family also enjoys their two pet cats, Emma and Mr. Whiskers, and their Goldendoodle, Teddy.
Dr. Barry enjoys fishing, serving alongside church family, computers and technology, cooking, and gardening. Dr. Barry also shares his love for baseball as a volunteer coach for a local high school baseball team.
“A smile has the power to brighten anyone's day. It is a joy for me to help our patients carry that light into their workplace, homes, and communities!" - Dr. Barry
- Is an aerial swing dancer extraordinaire
- Has a green thumb & loves growing vegetables
- Can throw a baseball faster than most people drive
- Is a CrossFit athlete
- Has a special talent for technology and also serves as Designer Smiles’ unofficial technology guru