Joseph O’Leary, DDS, grew up in Rockford, Illinois. He attended college at the University of Notre Dame, graduating in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science. After completing his dental degree at the University of Illinois in 1989, he came to Colorado and furthered his education at a dental residency program at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver.
His residency allowed him to advance his surgical skills and learn to manage medically compromised patients. One-third of his time in residency was also spent at Children’s Hospital of Denver, giving him additional experience in meeting the needs of younger patients.
Dr. O’ Leary became the first dentist in Lone Tree, Colorado, when he founded Meadows Dental Group by Espire (formerly known as Arbor Dental Group-Lone Tree). He has been in practice in Colorado for over 30 years and in the Lone Tree location for over 20 years.
Through his career, Dr. O’Leary has been involved with the:
Certifications and Continuing Education
Ongoing education is a key component of Meadows Dental Group by Espire's commitment to excellence. Dr. O'Leary has completed training in sleep apnea treatment. He has also attained credentialing in sedation dentistry and dental implant placement.
Dr. O’Leary has worked with many charitable organizations in the Colorado area, including:
- Craig Hospital
- Children's Diabetes Foundation
- Kids in Need of Dentistry
- The Colorado Chapter of Dentistry for the Handicapped
- The Douglas County’s Women’s Crisis Center
Dr. O’Leary has been married for 23 years to Jane, who works at Craig Hospital. They enjoy playing golf and skiing with their two boys, Ryan and Joey, ages 21 and 20. Ryan attends The University of Denver and Joey attends Arizona State University.
When not playing sports, they enjoy everything Colorado has to offer, from hikes in the mountains to taking in Avalanche, Rockies, Nuggets and Bronco games. They are parishioners of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and live right here in Lone Tree, Colorado.