Meet the Periodontists

Karl Lackler, DDS, MSKarl Lackler, D.D.S., M.S.

  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontics
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Colorado Springs Dental Association, Board Member

After 5 years of practicing general dentistry and a GPR in the Air Force, Dr. Lackler returned to the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio where he not only earned his Masters of Science in Periodontics but was nationally acknowledged for his original research.  Dr. Lackler rated in the top 3% of the National Periodontal Board Exam.  Subsequently, he was selected as the Chief of Periodontics at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. In addition to teaching at the post-doctoral level, Dr. Lackler has also been published in several peer review journals.

Dr. Lackler serves on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Springs Dental Association. He served 9 years on the board of the Dentists Professional Liability Trust of Colorado, an avid participant & member of the Seattle Study Club of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Dental Study Club, The Colorado Springs Dental Society, member of ADA (American Dental Association) and AAP (American Academy of Periodontology).  In addition, Dr. Lackler has and will continue to present multiple lectures to our local dental community. These lectures cover all aspects of periodontal and implant care and help to maintain the high standard of dental care in our community.

Dr. Lackler currently is and has been in private practice in Colorado Springs with his partner, Dr. Geoff Haradon for the last 13 years.  Together, they work to bring state of the art technology, but with experience, skill & specialty, to their patients.

Dr. Lackler spends much of his off-time participating in extra-curricular activities such as attending & participating as a guest speaker among his Dental peers & community, as well as continuing educational seminars & demonstrations. He enjoys the recreational activities of scuba diving, strength training, and spending time with his wife, Shannon and their three kids besides being an active dad in all their sporting and music activities.

Dr. Geoff Haradon, DDS

Dr. Geoff Haradon, DDS

  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontics
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Colorado Springs Dental Society Member

Originally from Colorado, he returned home after completing a three year residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. By attending one of the most highly rated residency programs in the country, he obtained extensive training in the most up-to-date periodontal & implant techniques. He went on to obtain Diplomate status in the American Academy of Periodontology, (AAP). Dr. Haradon received his dental degree from the University of North Carolina and his undergraduate education at the University of Denver. He currently is involved & member of The Colorado Springs Dental Society, ADA (American Dental Association) and AAP (American Academy of Periodontology).

Dr. Haradon originally joined the partnership with Dr. H. Dalton Conner & Dr. Walton Shields in 1996, a private practice in Colorado Springs. Later, Dr. Haradon acquired the full practice with Dr. Karl Lackler, which brought a complimentary partnership of dedication and skill in a practice that strives to bring excellence to its patients.

Dr. Haradon’s extra-curricular activities include much time with continuing education. He enjoys spending time snowboarding, as well as tennis and scuba-diving as his recreational hobbies. His son Tyler, is currently interning & working toward his dental degree. His daughter Madison, currently attends Savannah College of Art & Design.

Dr. Haradon and his wife Lisa both, are entrepreneurs in Colorado Springs, he currently in his practice and she owns and manages “Lucy & Louise Atelier”, a local women’s clothing boutique, in Old Colorado City. Both and are quite active within the community and their church.