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Katherine P. (Katie) Klein, DMD, MS

Co-Director Orthognathic Surgical Team

Katherine (Katie) P. Klein, DMD., M.S.Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics

  • Phone: 617-726-1076
Departments
Dentistry

Specialties

  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dentistry / Orthodontics
  • Cleft Lip & Palate Program
Clinical Interests
Surgical orthodontics
Adult orthodontics
Invisalign?
Adolescent orthodontics
Early treatment of children (Phase I/Interceptive therapy)
Cleft lip and palate
Sleep Apnea
Esthetic orthodontics
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Residency, David Grant U.S. Air Force Medical Center
Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals
Gender
Female
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Katie Klein is a board-certified specialist in orthodontics and a faculty member in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Harvard Dental School, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).  Dr. Klein is the co-director of the Orthognathic Surgical Team at MGH and a member of the Cleft Lip at Palate Team both at MGH and Shriners Hospital for Children.  

Dr. Klein received her Master of Science degree in Oral Biology and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Orthodontics from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  While there, Dr. Klein was selected as the Andrew M. Brooks Fellow.  Dr. Klein graduated from the 7-year B.S./D.M.D. program at Villanova University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.  As a recipient of an Air Force Health Professions Scholarship, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Travis Air Force Base (AFB) where she continued to serve as a general dentist upon graduation. In addition to practicing clinical dentistry at Travis AFB, Dr. Klein served as the Dental Public Health Officer, and in 2007 was recognized as the Junior Clinical Dentist of the Year.  

Dr. Klein is the Chair of the New and Younger Member Committee for the New England Society of Orthodontists (NESO) and Scientific Chair of the 2016 Annual NESO Orthodontic Meeting. She is a member of the Communications Committee for NESO, Committee on Women in Dentistry, and the Massachusetts Association of Orthodontics Board, American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, New England Society of Orthodontists, Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists, the University of North Carolina Orthodontic Alumni Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, Metropolitan District Dental Society and the Charles River Study Club.

Dr. Klein was selected as a 2014 recipient of the Massachusetts Dental Society Ten Under 10 Award.

Research

Dr. Klein's ongoing research projects involve pre-surgical orthodontics, sleep apnea, and distraction osteogenesis.  Dr. Klein has presented her research at the national meeting of the American Association of Orthodontics.

Publications

Dr. Klein has published multiple articles in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and the Journal of Dental Education. She is the author of a textbook chapter about Minimally Invasive Orthognathic Surgery.

Memberships and Associations:

  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Northeastern Society of Orthodontists
  • Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists
  • Massachusetts Orthodontic Board
  • The University of North Carolina Orthodontic Alumni Association
  • American Dental Association 
  • Massachusetts Dental Society
  • Metropolitan District Dental Society
  • Charles River Study Club
  • The Standing Committee on Women in Dentistry
  • American Academy of Dentistry

Mass General Dental Group
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 401
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-1076
Fax: 617-726-6681

Mass General Dental Group
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 401
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-1076
Fax: 617-726-6681

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