Dr. Newsom Baker attended Bethel College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree, Magna cum Laude. He continued on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, and his Master of Science in Orthodontics from the University of Tennessee Graduate Orthodontics Department.
In the past, Dr. Baker has served as the President of the University of Tennessee Orthodontic Alumni Association, Tennessee Association of Orthodontists, Second District Dental Society, and the Blount County Dental Society. He is a current member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and Tennessee Dental Association, and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.
Awards and Honors
- Tennessee Dental Association Fellowship Award
- Chosen to Who's Who in the South and Southwest
- Chosen to Outstanding Young Men in America
- Alumni Achievement Award from Bethel College
- UT College of Dentistry Dean's Honorary Society
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honorary Society
- Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Maryville
- Past Chairman Dental Division Blount County United Way
- Member of the Blount County Chamber of Commerce
- Chairman of the Finance Committee for Broadway United Methodist Church for 19 years
Dr. Baker is married to the former Beverly Brown of Maryville, Tennessee. His hobbies and interests include snow skiing, jet skiing, race car driving, backpacking, playing guitar, and windsurfing.