Dr. Talbott, born and raised in Joplin, Missouri, attended Webb City High School and Pittsburg State University. While at PSU, Dr. Talbott was a member of the football team and track & field team. There he received a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in molecular biology. During dental school at UMKC, Dr. Talbott was selected as student of the year for three consecutive years.
Dr. Talbott is a member of the Academy of General Dentists, American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is also a regular volunteer at the Community Clinic in Joplin.
Dr. Talbott and his wife Jamie reside in Webb City. They love the outdoors, playing golf, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.