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Alan Sutton

Associate Professor

Dr. Alan Sutton
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Mail Stop F845
13065 E 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-8757
Fax: 303-724-7079


    • Board Certification: American Board of Prosthodontics
    • Fellowship, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio TX
    • Prosthodontics Specialty Training, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio TX
    • Masters, Biomedical Science, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    • DDS, Baylor College of Dentistry
    • BS, Zoology, Texas Tech University

Honors and Awards:

    • Chancellor's Teaching Recognition Award (2017)
    • President's Excellence in Teaching Award (2016)
    • Chancellor's Teaching Recognition Award (2015)
    • Legion of Merit Medal (2014)
    • Outstanding Senior Dental Educator of the Year for the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School (2013)
    • American College of Prosthodontists, Major General Bill Lifter. Federal Service Award (2012)
    • International Academy of Gnathology Scholarship Award (1999)
    • John J Sharry Research Competition Award (1996)

Department Affiliations:

Restorative Dentistry

Research Interests:

    • Prosthodontics
    • CAD/CAm
    • Materials
    • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
    • Gnathology

Recent Publications:

  • Lincoln KP, Sun Y, Prihoda TJ & Sutton AJ. Comparative Accuracy of Facial Models Fabricated Using Traditional and 3D Imaging Techniques. J Prosthodont. 25 (2016): 207-215.
  • Piper JM, Sutton AJ, Hansen NA; The use of a laser-level paralleling device for the fabrication of a unilateral auricular prosthesis. J Prosthet Dent. 2014 May;111(5):437-9.
  • Ahmed MM, Piper JM, Hansen NA, Sutton AJ, Schmalbach CE; Novel magnet-retained prosthetic system for facial reconstruction. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.