Laurence J. Colletti, DDS, has provided specialty orthodontic care in Colorado since 1987. Dr. Colletti’s education includes degrees from: the United States Air Force Academy, the University of Southern California, Baylor College of Dentistry, and Louisiana State University.
After six years of active duty in the Air Force, Dr. Colletti elected to continue his education on a full-time basis. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree (Magna Cum Laude), from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1985.
He was elected to membership on Omicron Kappa Upsilon (Dental Honor Society) and selected “High Point Senior” for the Xi Phi Dental Fraternity, based on scholarship and achievement.
Service to Our Country
- Bachelor of Science degree in Life Science from the United States Air Force Academy
- Upon graduation, he continued his military affiliation in both an active and reserve status
- He served as an Air Force Pilot, Air Force Wing Flight Safety Officer, Army Medical Officer, an Army Dental Officer
- He is a veteran of Desert Storm
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Rocky Mountain Orthodontic Society
- American Dental Association
- Colorado Dental Association
- Boulder Dental Society
- Associate Professor of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Orthodontic Residency Program.
- Served as the orthodontic consultant for the International Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center Cleft Lip and Palate Team
- Board member of the local chapter of Operation Smile and the orthodontic team member for Operation Smile missions to Vietnam, China, Morocco and Palestine, among others.
- Two-time chairman of the charity event “Ski for Smile” and provided orthodontic treatment for many of the orphans living in Constanta, Romania.
He has most recently completed the McLaughlin Program, a two-year program committed to an orthodontic treatment philosophy and advanced approach to patient care using diagnostics, treatment and case management.
Committed to His Family
Dr. Colletti is a father of three great kids, Laurence, Sarah and son-in-law Matt as well as, two incredible grandchildren, Chance and Vivian. Laurence lives and works in Denver as a lawyer. He is also the producer and director of the Legal Talk Network. Sarah and Matt live in San Antonio, TX with their two infant children. Sarah uses her MBA in a career with USAA Insurance and her husband, Matt is a full-time active duty Air Force F-16 pilot
Dr. Colletti thoroughly enjoys the lifestyle Colorado offers. He is an avid snowboarder, runner, cyclist and mountain climber.