Dr. Richard McLain, DDS

Dr. Richard McLain, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o

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Dr. Richard McLain, DDS is a dentist who practices in Littleton, CO. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.Read his story

Tomasetti and McLain Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

7889 S Lincoln Ct Ste 201

Littleton, CO 80122
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

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


  • 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 Surgical Procedures
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • 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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • 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

Dr. McLain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McLain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McLain to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. McLain's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in Denver, CO |
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...more
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in Englewood, Co. 80110 |
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...more
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Littleton, CO |
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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in Lone Tree, CO |
I recently had a tooth extracted and a placement of an Endosteal Implant. Both procedures went perfectly. Dr. McLain was very thorough and explained in detail both procedures prior to the surgical operations. The staff was very professional, from the Administrative personnel to the surgical team...more
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in Aurora, CO |
I had to have a tooth pulled was in pain and they got me in the same day.dr. mclain is really nice and the staff is excellent.I cannot say enough about them.For having to have a tooth pulled they sure made it tolerable.Thank You
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Dr. McLain accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Principal Life
  • United Healthcare Dental
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. McLain has admitting privileges

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
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Littleton Adventist Hospital
7700 S Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
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