Dr. Payne has been practicing dentistry since 1984. He grew up in Chicago and Southern California, and served a mission in Japan. He attended BYU for his undergraduate degree and went to dental school at the University of Southern California. Before coming to Utah, Dr. Payne owned a dental practice in Los Angeles. Dr. Payne built the Canyon Gate Dental practice from scratch in the mid-90’s and loves dentistry. He’s always had a firm belief in going the extra mile at work and in making patients feel like friends. Dr. Payne and his wife Val have six children and lots of grandchildren. When he’s not at work, he likes playing the piano, running, playing outdoors, and spending time with his grandkids. Dr. Payne loves sports and is a big fan of BYU, the Jazz, and the Cubs.