Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Faculty

Klint Butler DDS, MS

Assistant Professor (C/T), Director of Clinical Operations
  • Orthodontics (SDM)

Email Address:klint.butler@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone:303-724-8431

Dr. Klint Butler is a board-certified orthodontic specialist.  He currently serves as a full-time Assistant Professor (C/T) and Director of Clinical Operations in the Orthodontic Graduate Program at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Prior to this appointment Dr. Butler worked for over 16 years as an orthodontic specialist in private practice. During this time, he treated a wide spectrum of orthodontic problems in approximately 5000 patients. These cases included, but not limited to:

  • Phase I interceptive therapy
  • Growth modification and dentofacial orthopedics
  • Simple tooth alignment
  • Comprehensive tooth alignment and bite correction
  • Surgical orthodontics (e.g., orthodontic alignment combined with surgical jaw correction; impacted teeth; cleft lip and palate; laser soft tissue and gingival contouring; tooth extraction cases; temporary anchorage devices)
  • Advanced clear aligner therapy with Invisalign
  • Passive self-ligating braces
  • Orthodontic Consultant for the UNMC Cleft Palate Team

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Masters of Science in Dentistry and Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics; University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery; University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Biology; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT


  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Larimer County Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
  • Nebraska Society of Orthodontists: past treasurer, vice president, and president

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