Richard L. Barnett, DDS
Dr. Richard Barnett attended the University of Utah for his undergraduate studies, graduating magna cum laude in 1983. He then attended dental school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry for his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, graduating in 1989, after which he completed his orthodontic residency at University of Missouri Kansas City. He participates in ongoing 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 for more than 28 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 4 children, 7 stepchildren, and 18 grandchildren. He enjoys traveling, watching the Utes, and all things Disney. Dr. Barnett is also an Eagle Scout, a Richfield City Council member, and a former president of the Richfield Chamber of Commerce and Richfield High School Booster Club.

Meet Our Team

Our experienced team at Barnett Orthodontics makes it our mission to improve your life and your smile with quality orthodontics in Richfield, Utah. Our team is well trained and works hard to provide a friendly, welcoming environment in which you can feel comfortable. Give us a call today to learn more about orthodontics and make your appointment with Dr. Richard Barnett. We look forward to caring for your smile!

Kimberly – Orthodontic Assistant

Kimberly has been with our practice for 5 months. She graduated from SSHS in 1998, and she helps our patients feel comfortable and at ease with her happy, fun attitude. The best part of our practice for Kimberly is the opportunity to help improve the lives of others through beautiful smiles. She also loves our team!

Kimberly is the mother of 4 beautiful children – Kaysen, Kyler, Keaton, and Bronson. Her hobbies including camping, fishing, 4-wheeling, scrapbooking, and spending time with her family.

Jamie – Orthodontic Assistant

Jamie has been with our team for 16 years. She loves seeing the transformation and self-confidence that appears when our patients get their braces off.

Jamie and her husband have 2 children. Outside of the office, she enjoys camping and hunting.

Tara – Orthodontic Assistant

Tara has been part of our team for 8 years and 8 months. She loves our doctor and team, and enjoys helping our patients achieve smiles they are proud of and excited about.

Tara and her husband have 6 children and 5 grandchildren. She loves music and going to concerts.

Nina – Orthodontic Assistant & Scheduling Coordinator

Nina has been with our practice since 2003. 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.

Michele – Office Manager

Michele has been with our practice for nearly 18 years. She graduated from SSHS with her orthodontic certification and previously owned her own business. She loves her co-workers and feels that they are “the very best caliber of people.” Michele also loves her patients and their families, and she enjoys watching their self-esteem improve as they continue orthodontic treatment. She loves seeing our patients’ success 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 and 1 grandson. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, crafting, photography, and anything outdoors.