Meet Award-Winning Denver Orthodontist & Founder of Straffon Smiles, Dr. Derek Straffon

Every Patient Deserves a Custom, Signature Smile

denver orthodontist dr derek straffonAward-winning Denver orthodontist Dr. Derek Straffon is leading the way with a completely customized approach to orthodontic treatment. He has earned a top reputation for designing Signature Smiles that light up the room and last a lifetime. Crafted by an amazing, caring team, our Straffon Signature Smiles are tailored for kids and adults alike, comfortable, fast, and aesthetic.

Denver Orthodontist With a Passion for Orthodontics & Transforming Smiles

Dr. Straffon attended Indiana University before going on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery and Master of Science in Orthodontics from the University of Michigan. Rated as the top university in the United States, and achieved second place within the global ranking. He is a recipient of the prestigious Thomas A. Graber Award for Research in Orthodontics, as well as the Top Orthodontist award by 5280 Magazine. Dr. Straffon was also named Top Doctor among USA Top Dentists. When he isn’t customizing smiles for his patients, Dr. Straffon also shares his orthodontic expertise by speaking at events around the country.

In his free time, you will find Dr. Straffon enjoying the outdoors of Colorado by running triathlons, mountain biking, skiing, and spending time with his family.

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  • Named Top Orthodontist, 5280 Magazine, 2009 – Present
  • Named Top Dentist, USA Top Dentists, 2009 – Present
  • The Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for International Research, April 1999
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society, February 1998



  • Thomas M. Graber Award of Special Merit, for outstanding scientific research in the field of orthodontics, May 2002
  • Louis C. Shultz Award in Operative Rehabilitation, May 1998
  • Comprehensive Care Award, May 1998
  • Russel W. Bunting Award in Periodontics, August 1997

Dr. Derek Straffon Is an Award-Winning Denver Orthodontist for Braces, Invisalign & Orthodontic Treatment – Serving Denver, Englewood, Littleton, Aurora, Lone Tree, and Parker, CO

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Our 5-star rated Denver, CO, orthodontist, Dr. Straffon offers the most advanced orthodontic care for children and adults. Our treatment options include braces, Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, Damon braces, Damon clear braces, Insignia, accelerated orthodontic treatment, early orthodontic treatment for children and surgical orthodontics.
Call 303.758.3414 today to schedule your appointment with our Denver, CO orthodontist at our conveniently located orthodontic office. Come experience Straffon Orthodontics and you will see we offer innovative and effective orthodontic care in Denver, CO, Englewood, CO, Greenwood, CO and Littleton, CO.
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