Dr. Butler is a native of Northeast Texas. He and his family live on a ranch south of Bartlesville.
He attended Texas A & M University for his undergraduate work, Baylor College of Dentistry for dental school and the University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry for his periodontal surgery residency. During his residency, Dr. Butler’s research involved bone regeneration and the placement of dental implants. He has articles published in several national and international journals on the topics.
Having been raised on a ranch, his free time is spent working with his livestock. He raises show quality cattle and has had several grand champion Maine-Anjou cattle at the national level.