Dr. Clayton T. Parks received his DDS from the University of Iowa in 1998. In 2000, he received his MS and certificate in orthodontics from Iowa. He was an adjunct assistant professor at the UI College of Dentistry from 2007-2009 and since 2009 he has been visiting assistant professor at the college.
Dr. Parks is a part-time faculty clinical instructor.
Dr. Parks is a member of the Iowa Dental Association, the Iowa Society of Orthodontists (secretary/treasurer from 2011-present), the Midwest Society of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, the American Dental Association, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Linn County Dental Society (secretary 2007-2008; treasurer 2006-2007; director 2003-2011, vice president 2008-2009; president elect 2009-2010; president 2010-2011; past president 2011-2012), and the University District Dental Society (past president 2011-2012; president 2009-2010; president elect 2008-2009; director 2004-2011).