Pediatric Dentistry

Strong oral health is a foundation for exceptional overall health, and that is why Pine Creek Dental offers top-rated pediatric dentistry in Colorado Springs. We have a tremendous amount of experience taking care of kids of all ages, and we can ensure that your child is as comfortable as possible during his or her visit. 

You can count on our team to take a gentle, caring, and compassionate approach to providing care for your child. We want to make the dental care experience positive and welcoming, so please let us know if we can do anything extra to help your kids feel at ease. We believe that children deserve to take part in the Pine Creek Dental experience as well. 

What Is Pediatric Dentistry?

Pediatric dentistry focuses on the oral health of children and Dr. Thompson has the experience you need and want to take care of your child’s teeth, gums, and jaw.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, children should see a dentist as soon as the first tooth penetrates the gumline. Generally, this happens by the first year of age. 

Regular pediatric dentistry visits throughout childhood help kids get comfortable when they visit our office. The positive experiences help alleviate anxiety as they learn what to expect whenever they see Dr. Thompson. We will take a variety of measures to ensure your child is as comfortable as possible during his or her visit.

We can also address common dental issues related to teenagers, such as teeth alignment issues. We want to make sure that your child has a beautiful smile through adolescence and adulthood, and establishing a relationship with him or her now is important. 

If they need more extensive care in the future, their past experiences will pave the way for more positive visits through adulthood. This is especially true at Pine Creek Dental because we continue to see our patients after turning the age of 18.

Types of Pediatric Dentistry Services

We offer the comprehensive pediatric dentistry services all kids need, including:


  • Dental exams
  • Digital X-rays
  • Teeth cleanings
  • Dental sealants
  • Fluoride treatments


  • Cavity fillings
  • Teeth extractions
  • Broken tooth repair

Preventative dentistry is the backbone of what we do, but we are always here to help whenever dental injuries or other issues arise. We put the needs of our patients first, so we will be there for you when you need us most. 

Contact Us Today To Schedule an Appointment

It is critical for children to see a pediatric dentist at least twice per year for regular cleanings. Children cannot always verbalize when they are experiencing an oral health issue, and these visits give us a chance to address any potential concerns as quickly as possible. That way, we can protect and preserve your child’s oral health for years to come. 

Rest assured that your child will be welcome and comfortable during his or her visit. If you’re ready to schedule your child’s first pediatric dentistry appointment, please give us a call at (719) 268-9400.

Ready to Request an Appointment?

Dr. Thompson and his team truly enjoy getting to know patients and look forward to meeting you soon. Give us a call and request an appointment for your next checkup, get a second opinion, or explore options for your unique dental needs. From all of us at Pine Creek Dental, we look forward to seeing you smile!

Our Reviews

Read our patient reviews to see what patients have to say about their experience with us at Pine Creek Dental.

I have been going to Pine Creek Dental for years. The staff is amazing! They are great at explaining everything as they go. I am so glad I found this place after my previous dentist retired. I will not go anywhere else.


The staff was very friendly and kept me at ease during the entire procedure. We even got to laugh and joke a few times. Love this practice and HIGHLY recommend having any dental work done here!


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