Dr. Barry Bartee received his D.D.S. degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas and after 9 years in private general practice he completed additional studies at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, receiving the M.D. degree in 1999. Dr. Bartee then returned to private dental practice in Lubbock, with a special emphasis on implant and reconstructive dentistry. Dr. Bartee is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, at Texas Tech School of Medicine and is an adjunct Clinical Professor at Texas A&M – Baylor College of Dentistry.
Dr. Bartee has a special interest in alveolar bone regeneration, and has authored numerous scientific articles and two textbook chapters on this and other topics related to implant dentistry. He holds three U.S. patents related to guided tissue regeneration and has lectured nationally and internationally on this topic. He has been involved with regenerative product research and development for over 15 years, and is a stockholder in Osteogenics Biomedical, Inc.
Dr. Bartee is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration and the International College of Oral Implantology and has received credentials from and served in various leadership positions in these organizations. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Oral Implantology, and has served as guest editor for the Journal of the Texas Dental Association for two special issues on implantology. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and currently serves as an officer and a board examiner. He is the director of the Southwest Restorative and Esthetic Forum, a Seattle Study Club affiliate in Lubbock, Texas.