Dr. Karl “Kipp” Pennau, DDS
Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Pennau received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from St. Olaf College, where he also played four years of NCAA, Division III football, and competed in amateur boxing. He graduated on the Dean’s list from the university of Washington, School of Dentistry, and stayed on at the University of Washington for another four years of specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Pennau has been practicing in Colorado Springs since 2013. He performs surgery in-office and maintains admitting privileges at the major hospitals in Colorado Springs. He specializes in wisdom teeth removal, IV sedation, placement of dental implants, bone grafting, oral pathology, trauma and jaw surgery.
Dr. Pennau enjoys using cutting edge technology for implant 3D imaging, planning and placement. He is the only surgeon in Colorado Springs using X-Nav, which allows live-time dynamic CT guidance for placing implants with extreme precision.
Dr. Pennau and the OSA team pride themselves in providing the most caring and efficient surgical care for their patients. All OSA team members complete numerous hours of continuing education each year, always striving to enhance and improve the level of care in the oral surgery field.
Dr. Pennau feels extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to care for the people of Colorado Springs and its surrounding towns. It is his plan and privilege to serve this community both in and out of the office for the rest of his career. Since 2014, he has been voted as a top oral and maxillofacial surgeon, awarded by the Colorado Springs dental community.
Dr. Pennau and his wife, Taryn, came here by way of Wisconsin then Minnesota then Seattle. Together, with their two young children, they now call Colorado Springs home. He and his family enjoy hiking, camping, hunting and skiing. Mostly, they enjoy every minute of chasing the sun and exploring the beautiful Colorado outdoors together.