About Dr. Dustin S. Burleson D.D.S.
Doctor of Dental Surgery
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
Doctor 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. He is one of three NAM providers in the state of Missouri.
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
Dr. Burleson and his wife, Amy, reside in Kansas City, Missouri with their sons, Samuel, William and Benjamin.