Meet Joseph D. Barnett, DDS

Periodontist in Tallahassee, FL

Western Kentucky University

Undergraduate Degree – BS

Ohio State College of Dentistry

Dental Degree – DDS

Naval Dental School, Bethesda

Periodontics Residency

Dr. Barnett

Dr. Joseph Barnett, DDS graduated from the Ohio State College of Dentistry. He completed Periodontics training at the Naval Dental School, Bethesda. After retiring from the Navy and Marine Corps in 1999, he and his wife and 3 children moved to Tallahassee, Florida. In 2017 Dr. Barnett joined Periodontal Associates of North Florida. When asked what Dr. Barnett’s favorite part of practicing dentistry is, he mentioned having the opportunity to meet so many interesting patients.

Dr. Barnett is involved in many dental and periodontal organizations both locally and regionally. He has written 23 dental book reviews for the Florida Dental Association and provided specialty review for over 20 Dental Board cases.

Dr. Barnett is also an active participant in many aspects of the local Tallahassee community. Every morning, Dr. Barnett bicycles to work and has been active on the Capital City Cyclists board working to provide charity bicycle rides and help promote safe streets. He has been elected to the Killearn Lakes homeowner’s board for 7 years, recently helping to restore a nature trail throughout the community. He has sampled lakes for pollution for 18 years and was selected Watershed Champion for Leon County.

Fun fact – His family and the military have taken him to live in Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Japan, Maryland, Florida, Puerto Rico, North Carolina, West Virginia, Georgia, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.


Diplomates American Board of Periodontology Diplomates American Board of Periodontology Active members American Academy of Periodontlogy