Peyton Harris, DDS, MS

Dr. Harris is a native of the metro Atlanta area. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. Dr. Harris pursued his dental education at Meharry Medical College where he was awarded various scholarships, received the dean’s list each year, and was inducted into the Omicron Omicron Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. During this time, Dr. Harris was also heavily involved in various extracurricular activities, which included numerous leadership positions. In addition to receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College, Dr. Harris received a Health Policy Scholars Certificate for his education and studies under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy.

As a dental student, Dr. Harris became interested in pursuing a residency in orthodontics, and was accepted into the orthodontic residency program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Harris received a Master of Science degree and an Orthodontics Specialty Certificate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His master’s dissertation focused on linear and angular measurements of mandibles using three-dimensional CBCT scans. Dr. Harris earned an award at the UIC College of Dentistry as a result of his master’s thesis research.

When he is not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Harris enjoys casual bike rides, traveling, singing, and spending time with family and friends.