40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

JEFFREY BARLOW

  • Merritt Island, Florida
  • Jeffrey M. Barlow DDS

Age:

37

Name of Practice:

Jeffrey M. Barlow DDS

Specialty:

Orthodontics

Education:

DDS and Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Missouri–Kansas City


Why He Was Nominated

His willingness to tackle daunting surgeries. As the only orthodontist on the cleft-palate team in his community and a past president of the Dental Society, he’s a beacon of leadership in a small town.

Inspiration

His father, a physician, has long been a benchmark for ethical standards in medicine for Dr. Barlow.

Exciting New Trend

Orthodontics going digital. “With digital scanning for fabricating orthodontics appliances — retainers, Invisalign, custom brackets and wires — it’s a whole new world,” he says.

Something People Don't Know

“I have an incredible sweet tooth. Cake, yes. Candy, yes. Chocolate, yes. Anything sweet.”