Dr. M. H. Butt graduated in 1980 from University of Nairobi with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. He practiced Public Health Dentistry from 1980 to 1984. In 1985, he received a Master’s degree in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health.
From 1985 to 1986 Dr. Butt was a Research Fellow at the Department of Orthodontics in Indiana University. Later, from 1986 to 1988 he was a Post Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Orthodontics in the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. In 1988 he was awarded a Certificate in Orthodontics from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Forsyth Dental Center. In 1991 he graduated Magna Cum Laude in D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. In the same year, he started a private practice in Marshfield, Massachusetts. In 2001 he opened a second practice in Somerville
Dr. Butt has also been associated as an Orthodontic Consultant and Practitioner with several Dental Group Practices in Greater Metropolitan Boston area over the past twelve years. Dr. Butt is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Orthodontic Association, Massachusetts Dental Society and Massachusetts Society of Orthodontics.