Clark Brinton, DMD, graduated as the class valedictorian from Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry in 2013 after training under Stanley Malamed, DDS, in IV sedation during his third and fourth year. He served four years in the National Health Service Corps across rural New Mexico, where he honed his oral surgery skills and moonlighted providing IV sedation, third molar, and dental implant services. Dr. Brinton practices in Portland, Oregon, where he cofounded the Arvory Group, which owns and manages 10 dental offices and a dental marketing group. He co-owns Hero Dental Lab to meet the growing and complex implant restorative needs inside and outside his practices. He continues as an unrecovered CE addict, constantly attending and teaching implant courses.