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About Desert Dental Group

Meet Our Skilled Tucson Dental Team

undefinedDr. Brett M. Barney was born and raised in Benson, Arizona, where he graduated from high school in 1988. Dr. Brett M. Barney served a two-year church mission in Denmark from 1989-1991. Dr. Barney completed his undergraduate studies at Pima Community College and the University of Arizona. He then spent the next four years in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he completed dental school in May 1999. Dr. Barney is a general dentist who enjoys being able to participate in all facets of the dental field. He realizes the importance of new techniques and technology in offering patients the best possible dental care. In particular, Dr. Barney is pleased to be your knowledgeable resource for sleep dentistry. He works hard to go the extra mile for our patients.

Dr. Brett M. Barney was married to his wife, Lisa, in May 1993 and now has four children, Brevin, Travis, Brittany, and Jace. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and finds time occasionally to get in a round of golf. He also enjoys CrossFitting with Jace and loves to escape to the dunes given the opportunity!



  • DDS, Indiana University 1999
  • University of Arizona

Professional Memberships / Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Arizona Dental Association
  • Southern Arizona Dental Society
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • America Breathing and Sleep Academy

The Desert Dental Team

  • Brett M. Barney, DDS
  • Becky Papini, RDH
  • Sonya Miller, RDH
  • Richelle Aquino, RDH
  • Nancy Erickson, Dental Assistant
  • Andi Craig, Dental Assistant
  • Brittany Barney, Dental Assistant
  • Christi Lawrence, Front Office
  • Allen Holmes, Treatment Coordinator
  • Pete Tamez, Administrator

Reach out to our Tucson dental care professionals at Desert Dental Group today by calling (520) 201-1717. We proudly serve the areas of Vail, Eastside Tucson, and Rita Ranch.

Your Smile Is Our Top Priority

See What Our Patient's Have to Say
  • “ They are always on time realizing that my time is as precious as theirs. Thank you!”

    Charmaine B.
  • “ The staff was very genuine and friendly and Dr. Barney makes you feel very comfortable and at ease.”

  • “The entire staff are understanding, patient, kind, caring and very friendly. So glad I was referred by my niece!”

    Barbara C.

Your Experience, Smile & Health Take Precedence

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  1. Individualized Services & Uncompromising Care
  2. Unparalleled Quality & Precision
  3. Personable, Gentle & Instructive
  4. Your Sleep Dentistry Expert
  5. Tucson's Premier Dentist
  6. It’s family, It’s home, It’s Personal Care
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