Meet Dr. B

We do things a bit differently, and that's the way we like it!

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Richard L. Barnett, DDS

Dr. Barnett attended the University of Utah for his undergraduate studies, graduating magna cum laude in 1983.  He attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry for his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, graduating in 1986, after which he completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Missouri Kansas City.  He participates in continuing education to stay up-to-date with all areas of orthodontics and practice management.
Dr. Barnett has been practicing in the Richfield, Utah, area since 1989.  That’s more than 30 years.  He strives to provide the best possible orthodontic treatment in a fun and inviting atmosphere.  He is a member of several professional organizations, including:

• American Dental Association
• Utah Dental Association
• American Association of Orthodontists
• Utah Association of Orthodontists
• Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists

Dr. Barnett and his wife, Susan, have a combined family of 11 children and a few dozen grandchildren.  He enjoys traveling, watching the Utes, and all things Disney.  Dr. Barnett is also an Eagle Scout, was a member of the Richfield City Council for twelve years, and a former president of the Richfield Chamber of Commerce and Richfield High School Booster Club.

MEET YOUR TEAM

Our experienced team at Barnett Orthodontics makes it our mission to improve your life and your smile with quality orthodontics.  Most of our team has been together for nearly 20 years.  We want you to feel comfortable in a friendly, welcoming environment.  Whether that’s in our main office in Richfield or in our mobile “Brace Caboose” which comes to you at eight locations in central Utah. Our motto of being the “the funnest & finest” extends to all patients in the six county area that we serve.  
Give us a call today to learn more about orthodontics and to make your appointment with Dr. Richard Barnett.  We look forward to caring for your smile!
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Jamie

Orthodontic Assistant
Jamie loves seeing the transformation and self-confidence that appears when our patients get their braces off.
She and her husband have two children.  Outside of the office, she enjoys camping and hunting.
Jamie has been part of our orthodontic assistants team since 2000.
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Tara

Orthodontic Assistant
Tara enjoys helping our patients achieve smiles they are proud of and excited about.
She’s our resident 3d printer and retainer fabrication expert.
Tara and her husband have 6 children as well as several grandchildren.  She loves music and going to concerts.  Especially Tim McGraw concerts.
Tara has been part of our orthodontic team since 2008.
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Kimberly

Orthodontic Assistant
Kimberly helps our patients feel comfortable and at ease with her happy, fun attitude. 
Kim and her husband are the parents of 4 children.  Her hobbies include camping, fishing, 4-wheeling, scrapbooking, and spending time with her family.
Kimberly is our newest orthodontic assistant joining us in 2016.
Oh yeah Kim and Jamie are sisters.
Nina

Nina

Scheduling Coordinator
That’s Naina not Neena.
Nina has been with us since 2003.  
Hers is the smiling face you’ll see when you first come into the office.  She’s our awesome receptionist.  She finds joy in helping people and doing whatever it takes to brighten her patients’ day.  Nina is thankful to be working at a great office full of amazing people who truly care about each person they meet. 
Nina is good at coordinating schedules and keeping everyone working together as we serve our patients.
Michele

Michele

Office Manager
Michele has been a part of our practice since 1999.  She previously owned her own business.  She loves her co-workers and our patients and their families.  She enjoys watching our orthodontic treatment boost self-esteem.  Michele wants our patients to succeed as they go throughout life and does everything she can to help make their experience at our practice as great as it can possibly be.
Michele and her husband have 3 children as well as 4 grandchildren. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, crafting, photography and enjoying the outdoors.
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