Dr. Burleson is an author, speaker, teacher and consultant.
He delivers high quality private coaching, practice management, business and marketing courses to busy health professionals.
Accepted by invitation only, some of North America’s most successful doctors seek out Dr. Burleson for private coaching. In fact, he has taught his system and philosophy to more than 1,900 orthodontists in 23 countries around the world!
Dr. Burleson is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry. He holds additional teaching affiliations with The Children’s Mercy Hospital and Saint Luke’s Hospital Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams. He maintains a private practice in Kansas City, Missouri and is a ShareCare Expert for Dental and Orthodontic patients.
Dr. Burleson completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, with distinction. He went on to receive his D.D.S. with distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating with the highest academic standing in his class. Dr. Burleson then completed his certificate of advanced graduate study in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the UMKC School of Dentistry, and his training in nasoalveolar molding (NAM) at The New York University’s Langone Medical Center and the Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Burleson continues to study the latest advances in his specialty through memberships in the following professional organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
- American Dental Association
- Missouri Dental Association
- Greater Kansas City Dental Society
- Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research
At a Glance
Doctor of Dental Surgery University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry
American Association of Orthodontists
The Children’s Mercy Hospital UMKC School of Dentistry St. Luke’s Mid-America Craniofacial Team
Stop Hiding Your Smile! A Parent’s Guide to Confidently Choosing an Orthodontist
by Dustin S. Burleson D.D.S.
Is your child hiding his or her smile? Are you worried about how his or her (crooked) smile might affect his future? If so, speaker, teacher and author Dr. Dustin Burleson has a message for you and your child: “Stop Hiding Your Smile!” Stop Hiding Your Smile is a guide for parents who are unfamiliar with orthodontics.