Meet Dr. Darian Hampton
Dr. Darian Hampton was raised by his devoted parents, Clara and the late Officer Darnell Hampton, in St Louis, MO. At an early age, Dr. Hampton developed an interest in science, reading, and music. During his high school years he continued to enjoy his pursuit of art, science, and sports and graduated from Lutheran High School North with high honors. His love of God was nurtured at Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church under the leadership of his friend and mentor Pastor Earl Nance Jr.
Dr. Hampton attended the University of Missouri – Columbia, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Theater. During these years he discovered his calling to the dental field. Blessed with photographic memory and kinetics, while in college, he learned to play the piano and organ and played for the university choir. His love of the arts flows into the artistry of dentistry. While matriculating through dental school, he served as the Minister of Music for his church in Nashville, TN. Dr. Hampton graduated from Meharry Medical College, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree and met his beautiful supportive wife, Amy.
Dr. Hampton is a sports enthusiast and enjoys traveling to see his hometown baseball team the St. Louis Cardinals! He has a strong appreciation for good food and music. Always eager to give back to their community, Dr. and Mrs. Hampton enjoy volunteering and mentoring. He and his wife are members of The Potter’s House in Dallas, TX, where Dr. Hampton is part of the medical ministry. Dr. Hampton recently participated in the Texas Mission of Mercy in Dallas, TX where he and other dentists in the state treated over 1000 patients for free in 2 days.
Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Hampton has used his keen skills and compassion as a dentist to transform the smiles of his clients. Through continual education and study, he remains at the forefront of technological and medical advances in the field. He is a sustaining member of the National Dental Association and a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Hampton was selected by the Consumers’ Research Council of America for the America’s Top Dentist Award for 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. In May of 2012, Dr. Hampton was honored to be chosen by the International Association of Dentists as a Leading Physician of The World.
Dr. Hampton is well regarded for his compassionate ability to put his patients at ease with common fears associated with dental procedures. At The Hampton’s Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, his goal is to revitalize the body, spirit, and smile of each person that enters through the door.