Dr. Richard McLain, DDS

Dr. Richard McLain, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

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Dr. Richard McLain, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Littleton, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and oral surgery.Read his story

Tomasetti and McLain, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

7889 S Lincoln Ct Ste 201

Littleton, CO 80122
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Insurance Accepted

  • Access Dental
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Careington International
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Pinnacol Assurance

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Dr. McLain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McLain "Richard McLain was born and raised in Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa for his undergraduate education as well as dental school. Dr. McLain graduated from dental school in 1996. He then completed a one year surgical internship at the University of Nebraska. After this internship, Dr. McLain practiced as a general dentist for two years in Denver, Littleton and Castle Rock. Dr. McLain entered the Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program at Denver Health Medical Center in 1999. He completed this 4 year program in 2003. After this residency, he completed a Cleft Lip and Palate Craniofacial Fellowship at the children's hospital in Cuernavaca, Mexico. He then entered private practice in the Denver Metro area. Dr. McLain is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is a member of the American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Colorado Society of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons. He also volunteers his time with the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Center. In his free time, Dr. McLain enjoys spending time in the mountains, brewing beer and attempting to complete home improvement projects in a timely manner."
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2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

12  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Injury
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

18  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Iowa / College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Nebraska College-Dentistry
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Denver Health and Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Richard McLain, DDS
Dr. McLain is a wonderful doctor! I was extremely impressed with the knowledge of the front office staff and assistants and how efficient and friendly they were. Dr. McLain is a very calm, knowledgeable provider that explained the procedure to me thoroughly and took time to answer questions. The...Read More
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Mar 29, 2018
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Dr. McLain and his staff work together extremely well. During my several appointments, I received thorough explanations about procedures and recommendations. Dr. McLain and staff are very methodical during procedures, adding to my comfort and peace of mind. Everyone in the office seems happy,...Read More
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Jane in Littleton, CO – Feb 23, 2018
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Dr. McLain was simply fantastic. I had dental implant surgery and I expected a very long and painful procedure. When I got to the office, Dr. McLain (once again) thoroughly explained everything, and patiently answered all of my questions. I opted for a local anesthetic (Novocaine), and the...Read More
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Alan in Denver, CO – Nov 29, 2017
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One week ago today I had some pretty major dental surgery by Dr. McLain. I had no pain afterward and felt very safe and cared for all of the time I was in the office. Today I returned for a check-up and all is well. Dr. McLain and all of the staff with whom I had contact were extremely capable...Read More
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Mary M. Taylor in Englewood, Co. 80110 – Oct 24, 2017
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I recently had a tooth extracted and was nervous. Dr. McLain was very competent, reassuring and friendly and put me at ease. The support staff was also great, especially Shannon. I would highly recommend Dr. McLain.
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Littleton, CO – Oct 06, 2017
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