Dr. Katherine P. Klein
Dr. Katherine P. Klein

Dr. Katherine P. 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. Dr. Klein is the co-director of the Orthognathic Surgical Team at Mass General and a member of the Cleft Lip at Palate Team both at Mass General and Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston.

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 at Chapel Hill. While there, she was selected as the Andrew M. Brooks Fellow.

Originally from Rhode Island, 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) in California 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'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.

Board certification: Orthodontics

Clinical interests: Othodontics for children, teens, and adults; surgical orthodontics and cleft palate/craniofacial care

Memberships and Associations:
Chair, New and Younger Members Committee for the New England Society of Orthodontists (NESO)
Scientific Chair, 2016 Annual NESO Orthodontic Meeting
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics

Other memberships include:

  • Communications Committee for NESO
  • Standing Committee on Women in Dentistry
  • Massachusetts Association of Orthodontics Board
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • New England Society of Orthodontists
  • Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists
  • University of North Carolina Orthodontic Alumni Association
  • Massachusetts Dental Society
  • Metropolitan District Dental Society
  • The Charles River Study Club. 


Mass General Dental Group--Boston
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 401
Boston, MA  02114
Phone:  617-726-1076
Fax:  617-724-6681

Mass General Dental Group - Danvers
104 Endicott Street
Suite 101
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 978-882-6600
Fax: 978-882-6677

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