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Meet the Team


Owner/General Dentist

Ryan W. Clayton, DMD

Dr. Clayton was born and raised in Polo, IL.  He graduated from Polo High School in 2008. He then went on to earn his Bachelors in Biology with a minor in Biochemistry before going to Southern Illinois University to receive his Doctorate with honors. Dr. Clayton enthusiastically moved back to his hometown where he was able to take over for Dr. Sorenson fulfilling his childhood dream of being a practice owner.

Dr. Clayton is very active in both his community and the surrounding area.  He serves as a Polo Chamber of Commerce board member, Lions Club member, Foundation board member for Polo Schools, and was recently elected to the Ogle County Health board.  Dr. Clayton is also part of the Grant and Lee-Whiteside Dental Societies, along with being a member of Illinois State Dental Society, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Clayton is grateful for the opportunity to establish himself as both a healthcare professional and community leader.  

Dr. Clayton provides preventive care, restorative, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, implant restorations, extractions, dentures, and cosmetic dentistry.  Dr. Clayton is committed to continually expand his knowledge and skills as well as bring the latest dental techniques and technologies to Polo and the surrounding communities in order to raise the standard of dental care in the area. His mission is to provide his patients with exceptional dentistry while maintaining a compassionate, warm and caring environment.

Dr. Clayton is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and some Fridays.  He is more than willing to come in for emergencies when needed - any time or day. Dr. Clayton is looking forward to serving both current and new patients!

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