Dr. Layton was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and currently resides in Owings Mills with his wife Jill and their three boys. He was educated in the public school system and subsequently attended the University of Maryland, College Park in 1971.He was accepted to the University Of Maryland Baltimore College Of Dental Surgery in 1973. Dr. Layton successfully completed dental school in 1978 and graduated with honors from Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society and Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society. Upon graduation, Dr. Layton enlisted in the United States Navy where he studied Prosthetics, Periodontics and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He completed his years in the service in 1981 to become an associate of Dr Meyer Gotthelf in his Mount Washington practice in Baltimore County. Soon thereafter Dr. Layton purchased the practice and moved it to its current location on 131 Slade Avenue in Pikesville. Dr. Layton now runs a state-of-the-art dental facility that allows him to provide his patients the highest level of care. Dr. Layton is a consummate professional who continues to better himself and stay atop the latest developments in dentistry. He regularly attends continuing education courses in cosmetic and general dentistry. Dr. Layton is dedicated to his patients and provides a family-like atmosphere, making the patient experience as pleasant as possible.