Pediatric Dentist in Ann Arbor, MI

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James W. Clark, D.D.S., M.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Clark, a native of Ann Arbor, is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry where he earned his D.D.S. Upon graduation he served 2 years as an officer in the United States Navy Dental Core. Returning to the U of M he earned his masters degree in the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry. Upon graduation he accepted a teaching appointment to the faculty of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in the U of M School of Dentistry. At the same time, he established a private practice as a licensed specialist in Pediatric Dentistry in the city of Ann Arbor. After more than 20 years on the U of M faculty he left the university to devote all of his energy to the private practice.

In the course of his career Dr. Clark has been a leader in the dental profession having served as President of the local dental society and the Michigan Academy of Pediatrc Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Michigan Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. His awards for academic excellence, leadership and service to the profession include the award for outstanding perfomance in dentistry for children as an undergraduate dental student by the American Association of Dentistry for Children, induction into the honorary dental society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon for his work as a faculty member and fellowship in the American College of dentists for outstanding leadership in the profession recognising his exceptional standard of integrity and ethics in patient care in service to the profession.

Dr. Clark has lived and worked in the Ann Arbor community all of his adult life and is proud to continue serving the community in the profession he loves.

Elizabeth Barber, D.D.S., M.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Barber is also a native of Ann Arbor. After earning her dental degree from the University of Michigan, she moved to Chicago, where she worked in a pediatric dental clinic. She then returned to Ann Arbor, where she completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Michigan Hospital. During this residency, she received advanced training in emergency dentistry, and treatment of patients with special needs. She then completed her Pediatric Dentistry Residency at the University of Michigan, where she continues to teach part-time.

Dr. Barber is active in the dental community. She is a member of the Michigan Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is passionate about providing oral health education to parents and patients, and looks forward to establishing long lasting relationships with her patients and their families. 

Dr. Barber is excited to provide care for those in her home-town community. She is married, and enjoys snowboarding in the winter, and spending time boating and swimming during the summer.

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