Meet Dr. T. Barrett Trotter
“My team and I love creating beautiful smiles and seeing the excitement of our patients and their parents when the braces are removed. It is very gratifying to know that the benefits of orthodontic treatment can be enjoyed by our patients for their entire life.”
Education and Experience
A native of Augusta, Dr. Trotter attended the University of Georgia and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) School of Dentistry in 1973. Upon graduation he was elected to membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. After practicing general dentistry for six years, he returned to MCG for a two-year residency in orthodontics and has been in the private practice of orthodontics since 1981.
Dr. Trotter participates in 60-70 hours of continuing education each year in order to provide the best and most efficient treatment techniques for his patients. He is also a part-time assistant professor of orthodontics at Georgia Health Science University.
Honors and Awards
Dr. Trotter is one of 30% of the nation’s orthodontists who have achieved certification by the American Board of Orthodontics. He is past president of the Augusta Dental Society and the School of Dentistry Alumni Association. He is a recipient of the MCG School of Dentistry Distinguished Alumnus Award and the Georgia Dental Association Honorable Fellow Award.
- American Dental Association
- Georgia Dental Association
- Augusta Dental Society
- Fellow, American College of Dentists
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- Georgia Association of Orthodontists
Outside the Office
Dr. Trotter and his wife, Anne, have three sons— Jim, Dennis, and Paul— and eight grandchildren. They also have a long-haired dachshund named Callie.
Dr. Trotter is a member of the Augusta Area Chamber of Commerce, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, and St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, and enjoys playing golf-- especially with his sons and grandchildren.