Meet Our Columbia Dentist
Dr. Philip Batson
Dr. Batson is excited to serve his hometown community with Columbia Healthy Smiles. A 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Dr. Batson enjoys working with the patients and staff of Columbia Healthy Smiles. He and his wife, Dr. Abe, value continuing a family tradition of providing quality oral healthcare for the citizens of central Missouri which began 40 years ago by his father.
Originally from Columbia, Mo, Dr. Batson attended Hickman High School and then the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Batson feels a deep connection to the city he has called home for most of his life. Dr. Batson, Dr. Abe, and their son love being a part of Columbia’s community.
Dr. Batson is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Central Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Batson currently serves as a board member and the Immediate Past-President of the Missouri Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Batson serves on multiple MDA committees and has been a delegate to the national AGD House of Delegates meeting for the past three years. Dr. Batson is also a board member for the Dental Well Being Foundation.
In his free time, Dr. Batson enjoys running, hiking, camping, reading, playing with his dogs and spending time with his family and friends.