About Us



Gary A. Barker, DDS

Dr. Barker is a lifetime resident of Harrison County, he graduated from Cadiz High School before obtaining his dental degree from The Ohio State University. He has been practicing dentistry in Cadiz for over 40 years. His commitment to quality dental care is apparent the moment you are seated in one of our modern,  private exam rooms. 

Some of Dr. Barker's professional affiliations are as follows:  The American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Eastern Ohio Dental Society.  His civic activities include membership to the Cadiz Lions Club, Clark Gable Foundation and the OSU Alumni. He is also a member of Scott United Methodist Church where he serves as their choir director.

Dr. Barker and his wife Kathy reside in Cadiz and are the parents of two adult children,  a daughter, the Rev. Ashley Steele and son, Christopher. Dr. Barker enjoys photography and traveling, as well as hiking and spending time with his three young grandsons and his dog, a chocolate lab, named Hershey.


Dental Hygienist

Darcy Henry

Darcy is a graduate of Toronto High School and West Liberty State College with a B.S. degree in Dental Hygiene. Darcy promises to make your visit here a pleasant and pain free experience.  

She and her husband Rod  have two teenagers, Emma and Michael and they currently spend weekends enjoying school sporting events cheering them on.  Darcy is a board member on the Helping Hands food pantry which provides necessities to families around Jefferson County as well as Treasurer, of the Toronto Girls Softball League.


Dental Assistants

 Michele Liggett and Danielle Garrett

Michele is a graduate of Cadiz High School and Jefferson Community College, she has worked for Dr. Barker since 2002 as a dental assistant and certified radiographer. Michele and her husband Ed reside in Cadiz and are proud grandparents of two young children.  Michele is an artist who paints in her spare time and also enjoys spending evenings around the campfire. 

Danielle is the newest member of Barker Dental. She attended Buckeye Career Center's adult education course for dental assisting. She lives near Tappan Lake with her family and has a couple beloved fur babies. Danielle is currently enrolled as a student at Stark State Community College where she is working towards a degree in Dental Hygiene.


Front Office

Marsha Dodds

Marsha has been providing customer care in our front office for more than 20 years,  She will help schedule your appointments and be your point of contact for any insurance or billing questions.

She and her husband Jim reside just outside of Cadiz. They look forward to family vacations and time spent with their grown children.  Marsha is active within the Humane Society of Harrison County as well as with a local community theater group. She enjoys organizing fundraiser events and directing musicals in her spare time.

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