Meet Dr. Wade Housewright

your smile coach


Dr. Wade Housewright goes to “work” every day on a mission to make people smile! He embraces his role as a respected specialist in the field of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics; a trusted, experienced guide in helping his patients achieve their best and healthiest smiles. Through a skillful blend of art, science, expertise, and individualized treatment planning, Dr. Housewright truly has fun partnering with his patients to provide beautifully balanced faces and light-up-the-room smiles, with a foundation of long-term dental health and stability.

Never forgetting the person behind the smile, Dr. Housewright is motivated by a desire to be a positive force in the lives of his patients. He is keen to share a corny joke, a favorite quote, or discuss personal development topics. Dr. Housewright believes that you succeed best by helping others to succeed. He is an active supporter of numerous community charities and local schools, the Avout Racing Inspire Orthodontics Junior Bike Team and other youth bicycling initiatives, and the Inspire Orthodontics Smile Angels™, a program established to provide orthodontic treatment for patients in need.

Dr. Housewright received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at The University of Colorado School of Dentistry, graduating as Valedictorian and President of his class. He then attended three years of post-doctoral training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Kentucky Orthodontic Residency Program. He earned his Certificate of Specialty in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Master of Science (MS) degree while conducting research among Kentucky and Colorado orthodontic and pediatric dental populations.

Each year, Dr. Housewright consistently exceeds the requirements for continuing education. He maintains active memberships in all the leading dental and orthodontic organizations:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists
  • Colorado Orthodontic Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Colorado Dental Association
  • Metropolitan Denver Dental Society

In addition, Dr. Housewright was nominated by his colleagues to serve on the Board of the Colorado Orthodontic Association, a seven-year term that culminated in the presidency of the Association.


Education & Awards

  • University of Colorado Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS)
  • University of Colorado School of Dentistry, Class President and Valedictorian
  • University of Kentucky Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • University of Kentucky Master of Science (MS)
  • OKU National Dental Honor Society
  • OKU W.S. Kramer Award of Excellence
  • Award of Excellence in Oral Diagnosis and Medicine
  • Past President of Colorado Orthodontic Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists Award of Excellence for Interest in Orthodontics
  • 5280 Top Dentist-Orthodontics
  • Best of the Best, Littleton-Orthodontics

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Colorado Orthodontic Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Colorado Dental Association
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine