Meet The Doctor

Dr. James D. Vetter, DDS

Dr. Vetter completed his undergraduate work and dental school at the University of Iowa, graduating with honors. He then performed his oral & maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Connecticut Health Sciences Center, and in 1990 began his private practice career in Colorado. He became board certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 1992 and was re-certified in 2002 and 2011. He is member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Colorado Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.


Solo practice, Excellence in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Colorado Springs, CO
October 2004 – present

Partner, Associates in Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery, Colorado Springs, CO 
July, 1990 – September, 2004

Board Certified by American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
March, 1992

Re-certified by ABOMS
October, 2002-December, 2012

Re-certified October 2011-December 2022


July 1986 to June 1990

University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT
Completed a fully-accredited University hospital-based,
Four-year Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency 

July 1989 to June 1990

Chief Resident with time equally divided between each
of the affiliated hospitals, (John Dempsey University
Hospital, St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Hartford
Hospital – Level I trauma center for entire state of 

August 1982 to May 1986

University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Iowa City, IA
Received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree,
Graduated with honors

February 1986

Louisiana State University Medical Center

Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery externship

August 1978 to May 1982

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
Received Bachelor of Science degree


Centura Health Systems (Penrose-St. Francis Healthcare Systems)
Colorado Springs, CO
Active Status

Memorial Hospital Health System
Colorado Springs, CO
Active status

Printer’s Park Surgery Center
Colorado Springs, CO
Active Status

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