Trent C. Clifton, DMD, MD

Dr. Trent Clifton was born in Arizona and later moved to Utah. Growing up in Utah, he learned to love the outdoors, including skiing, camping, and horseback riding. He met his wife, Emily, while working on her dad’s farm; they have 5 children ranging from 1 year old to 11 years old. Trent has worked with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community for 18 years, including serving a mission for his church for 2 years in California speaking American Sign Language. He graduated with a B.S. in Biology from BYU and then attended the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health where he earned his D.M.D. He and his family then moved to Lexington, Kentucky where he graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine with a M.D. and where he finished his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency. Trent enjoys treating children and uses the full scope of his training to alleviate their anxieties. Dr. Clifton is trained in the all-on-4 fixed hybrid denture process. In addition to routine dentoalveolar surgery and implants, he has experience treating patients with temporomandibular joint dysfunction, as well as orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, and skin cancer. When he’s not in the office or treating patients, Trent can be found building or renovating something, gardening, camping, and photographing the small details of life.