Dr. Albert Barton is an Army brat born in West Germany to a German mother and American father. His family moved frequently between various military bases in the U.S. and Germany before finally retiring at Fort Hood, Texas. Upon graduation at Killeen High School and The University of Texas at El Paso, Dr. Barton studied dentistry at The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston and graduated in 1982. Dr. Barton then served three years in the U.S. Army as a Captain stationed at a two-man dental clinic in Budingen, Germany. In 1985, after he was discharged with honors, Dr. Barton started his career with Southern Dental Associates, which has now surpassed thirty consecutive years. Dr. Barton's family includes his wife of 26 years, a son and daughter-in-law, seven grandkids, and their beloved two toy poodles.