Dr. Clayton Harper, DDS

Dr. Clayton Harper, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Clayton Harper, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Boulder, CO and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2004 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

2625 28th St Ste 200

Boulder, CO 80301

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Harper's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Harper "Dr. Harper completed his bachelor of science in Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin graduating with Highest Honors. He subsequently attended the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School where he attained his DDS also with Highest Honors. He received numerous honors and awards including the prestigious Franklin M. Dolwick Award, the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student Award and the Dental Implant Student Award. His interests in the surgical subspecialty lead him to subsequently attend The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Medical School where he attained his MD. After completing general surgery and anesthesiology requirements at University Hospital San Antonio, he moved to New York City where he received his certificate of specialty in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from the accredited St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in New York. Dr. Harper trained at numerous hospitals and clinics throughout New York City, including hospitals and clinics in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan areas. After completion of his 6-year residency training, his interests lead him to a Dallas, Texas based fellowship in Orthognathics & Joint Surgery under the advisement of the acclaimed Dr. Douglas P. Sinn. Dr. Harper contributes much of his free time traveling the world for humanitarian efforts and has worked in many third world countries in East Africa, Central America, South America and Haiti. He is currently in private practice in Boulder, Colorado where he practices full-scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harper "Our mission is to help patients live healthier lives. We provide a caring, nurturing environment where your comfort and health is of primary importance.

We strive for an environment that nourishes our patients throughout their surgical experience. An environment that lends to comfort and care in a hospitable and state-of-the-art facility with knowledgable doctors and staff."

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

11  Conditions Treated

  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

17  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2014
    State: Colorado
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Unprofessional Conduct (5/24/2016)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado


  • University Of Texas At Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Dr. Douglas Sinn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Texas Dental School At San Antonio
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Dental Student Implant Award, 2001
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Clayton Harper, DDS
Referred by my dentist. Got his diagnosis, although it was confusing and gave multiple options. His asst showed me the est. pmt amounts but it seemed weird (saying insurance wouldn't pay anything on most of the treatment but saying coverage was 50%??) so I started asking questions to...Read More
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Broomfield, CO – Nov 22, 2017
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Dr. Harper removed all four of my wisdom teeth and I had an overall great experience. I had almost no pain in the first three days of my recovery. When I started feeling pain Dr. Harper got me into his office within a few hours. A few days later while I was travelling out of state and experiencing...Read More
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Driy in Boulder – Jul 25, 2016
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Both kids had their wisdom teeth removed by Dr. Harper and both had problems afterward that required additional treatment. I would not recommend him to anyone.
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Steve in Louisville, CO – Feb 03, 2016
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