Our Dallas Dental Staff
Dr. William F. Walton has over 40 years of dentistry experience, and has been a longtime leader in dentistry education. He is now in private practice in Highland Park where he focuses on Comprehensive Dentistry. His practice encompasses Cosmetic Dentistry, Implant Placement and Restoration, Endodontics, Periodontics, General Dental Surgery and Family Dentistry.
Previously Dr. Walton served for 20 years as the Chairman of the Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the Dallas Medical and Surgical Clinic. He began his career in the United States Air Force, where he served as Chief Dental Surgeon of the 656th Tactical Hospital in Southeast Asia after completing additional dental training.
Dr. Walton has completed a 3 year continuum in Cosmetic Dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry and also completed a 9 month Preceptorship in Implantology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Walton holds fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Walton received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor University College of Dentistry, and received his undergraduate education from Texas Tech University and Southern Methodist University.
Dr. Walton is a member of the following professional organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Texas Dental Association
- Dallas County Dental Society
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Academy of Osseointegration
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Rita Classe has been a dental hygienist in Dr. Walton's office since March of 2010, and receives continuous praise from our patients for her thorough and gentle cleaning technique. She received her Dental Hygiene degree from Delmar College in 2009, and previously worked as a dental assistant for one year. She graduated from Texas State University in 2006 with a Major in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry. Dallas born and raised, Rita belongs to the following organizations: Sigma Phi Alpha National Dental Hygiene, Honor Society, Dallas Dental Hygienists' Society, Texas Dental Hygieneists' Association and American Dental Hygiene Association.
Wendy Owen has been the front office coordinator for Dr. Walton's practice since 1994, and is dedicated to making your appointment as comfortable and easy as possible. She keeps the office running smoothly by scheduling appointments, making financial arrangements and filing insurance claims. She also attends continuing education classes to keep abreast of changing insurance regulations, and can always find a way to help patients with their financial needs. Wendy started her dental career as a dental assistant in 1978.
Mary Ann Mann is a certified dental assistant who has been working with Dr. Walton since 1998. She assists Dr. Walton in all operative and surgical procedures, and is highly skilled in patient management. If you ever have problems or concerns, she's the one to talk to. Mary Ann has been practicing as a dental assistant since 1973. Born and raised in Dallas, she graduated from Bryan Adams High School.