Dr. Burleson completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, with distinction. He went on to receive his D.D.S. with distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating with the highest academic standing in his class. Dr. Burleson then completed his certificate of advanced graduate study in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the UMKC School of Dentistry.
Dr. Burleson continues to study the latest advances in his specialty through memberships in the following professional organizations:
American Board of Orthodontics
American Association of Orthodontists
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
American Dental Association