Welcome to Dr. Michael S. Barnes, D.D.S.

From the very first moment you are greeted in his Beautiful office, to the many pleasant goodbyes, you will be treated by Dr. Michael Barnes and his staff with the most professional, caring, amazing attitude possible.

Dr. Barnes prides himself on treating all his patients as if he were treating his family.

  • Everything is done to perfection..
  • Time is taken to ensure success.
  • Nothing is spared
  • Nothing is rushed.


Our dental family begins with Dr. David Barnes starting his practice here in the beautiful city of Newport Beach in the 1960s. His son, Dr. Michael Barnes soon followed his father’s footsteps and worked together for many years until his father’s retirement in 2007. Dr. Michael Barnes is very proud to continue serving the community where he grew up and bringing all of his patients the very best professional and personal care that he possibly can. Our fabulous dental assistants and friendly dental hygienists  are very committed and enjoy providing exceptional care and treating everyone that walks through the door as if they are family.

SuzieFront Office

Suzie is our office manager and has been in our office for over twelve years. She received her RDA from Orange Coast College before attending UC Santa Barbara. She helps to ensure our office schedule runs smoothly for everybody. She can answer all of your insurance questions and costs and is wonderful at helping each family feel warm and welcome. Outside the office she enjoys the beach, paddle boarding, jogging and trying new restaurants with her husband.

Dr. Michael S. Barnes
Dr. Michael S. BarnesDentist

Dr. Michael S. Barnes received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery-DDS degree from the Prestigious University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco in 1989. He attended the University of Utah, graduating in 1985 with a degree in medical Biology. Although he was born at the University of Iowa, he has lived in Southern California his entire life.

Known for his personalized and compassionate care, and always putting the patients needs ahead of himself, Dr. Barnes has earn the reputation as the doctors dentist, treating many fine physicians and fellow dentist that have realized how hard it has become to fine a clinically skilled dentist that has the old school philosophy of doing the right thing over financial gain.

Sports and the love of the outdoors is where you will find Dr. Barnes when he is not at his dental practice. Having two very active boys that grew up playing every sport, Dr. Barnes has spent many hours volunteering and coaching their basketball and baseball teams over years. Dr. Barnes resides in Newport Beach, and can be found playing golf with his wife and kids on most weekends.

Kristal Dental Assistant

Kristal is the newest member of our team. Her mom is a dental assistant so she has grown up in a dental office. She loves to get to know patients and on her free time she likes going to the beach.

Abby Uceny
Abby UcenyDental Assistant

Abby is our registered dental assistant who has moved here from Yakima, Washington. She has brought a fantastic attitude of service to our office and loves the casual fun and family-oriented atmosphere that we have. She loves her work and making sure each and every patient feels comfortable. She lives in Huntington Beach and enjoys the sunshine and spending time with her friends.

Angie Dental Hygienist

Angie graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University in Southern California.

She decided to move to the beach in 2008 to enjoy the cooler weather and change of scenery.

Biking on her cruiser, trying new restaurants and skiing are just a few of the hobbies she enjoys in her time off.

Her ultimate goal is to keep patients educated and to provide a gentle yet thorough cleaning in order to achieve optimal health.

Bridget Gorman
Bridget GormanDental Hygienist

Bridget received her Bachelor of Science in Degree in Dental Hygiene from West Coast University. Dentistry has always been her passion and main focus from a young age.  She loves teaching her patients how to care for their beautiful smiles and its relation to their overall health. She enjoys walking the trails near her home in Trabuco Canyon with her husband and puppy. In her spare time, she loves to volunteer, read, and seek out good restaurants.


How you act and feel may be more complex than one thinks. Not only is it related to what you eat and drink, it also is directly related to how you eat and drink. More specifically, your oral hygiene.


 Quality is paramount to his success.  And it shows in everything he does.  Having the opportunity to practice in Newport Beach for almost three decades, having the ability to treat his patients with the highest quality of materials, attention to detail  and seeing his patients thrive under his comprehensive care  for the rest of their  lives has proved a winning combination for many residents of orange county.


Dr. Michael Barnes has had the great pleasure and opportunity to work along side his Dentist/father 28 years ago when he first graduated from the University Of The Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Having grown up around his fathers’ dental practice in Newport Center and seeing first hand on how to treat people in a world class patient centered practice has undoubtedly prepared Dr. Barnes for a life long commitment to excellence, and the knowledge that quality and honesty will always be in favor!


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