Nurturing Healthy & Happy Smiles

Meet Our Dentists

At Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry, our approach to pediatric dentistry is elevated, gentle, and all-encompassing for your child’s overall health, comfort, and well-being.

As a team of AAPD board-certified pediatric dentists, we are primed and specialized on all the latest developments in the world of pediatric and sedation dentistry to handle the unique needs of our young patients.

We love what we do, and we look forward to helping your child achieve and maintain a healthy and beautiful smile for life!

Contact our dentists in Colorado Springs or Cañon City!

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Dr.Derek Kirkham, Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry, CO

Dr. Derek Kirkham

A native of Bountiful, Utah, Dr. Kirkham earned his bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He completed a one-year general dentistry residency at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, then served two years as a general dentist at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City, South Dakota. After separating from the Air Force, Dr. Kirkham completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital in Denver. He is an avid cyclist and competes in triathlons. Dr. Kirkham and his wife, Deanna, enjoy Colorado’s outdoor activities with their four children.

Dr. Derek Kirkham

A native of Bountiful, Utah, Dr. Kirkham earned his bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He completed a one-year general dentistry residency at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, then served two years as a general dentist at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City, South Dakota. After separating from the Air Force, Dr. Kirkham completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital in Denver. He is an avid cyclist and competes in triathlons. Dr. Kirkham and his wife, Deanna, enjoy Colorado’s outdoor activities with their four children.
Dr. Jeffrey Kahl, Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry, CO

Dr. Jeffrey Kahl

A native of Windsor, Colorado, Dr. Kahl earned his bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at CU. He practiced at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and at the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California, but remained interested in pediatric dentistry ever since he and other students got the chance to work at dental clinics in Romania. After separating from the Navy, he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital in Denver, where he still works as a part-time faculty member. Dr. Kahl enjoys hiking and camping in the Colorado mountains with his daughter, Kaylee, and his son, Preston.

Dr. Jeffrey Kahl

A native of Windsor, Colorado, Dr. Kahl earned his bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at CU. He practiced at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and at the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California, but remained interested in pediatric dentistry ever since he and other students got the chance to work at dental clinics in Romania. After separating from the Navy, he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital in Denver, where he still works as a part-time faculty member. Dr. Kahl enjoys hiking and camping in the Colorado mountains with his daughter, Kaylee, and his son, Preston.
Dr. Martin Gossenauer, Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry, CO

Dr. Martin Gossenauer

Dr. Martin Gossenauer is a native of Aurora, Colorado. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Denver and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Colorado. After dental school, he completed a one-year general dentistry residency at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, and served as a general dentist in the Army. Upon separation from the Army, Dr. Martin returned to Colorado to practice general dentistry in Denver and Aurora for several years. Realizing the area of dentistry he enjoyed most was working with children, he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Martin, his wife, Shauna, and their three children enjoy hiking, fishing, and spending time in the mountains of Colorado.

Dr. Martin Gossenauer

Dr. Martin Gossenauer is a native of Aurora, Colorado. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Denver and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Colorado. After dental school, he completed a one-year general dentistry residency at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, and served as a general dentist in the Army. Upon separation from the Army, Dr. Martin returned to Colorado to practice general dentistry in Denver and Aurora for several years. Realizing the area of dentistry he enjoyed most was working with children, he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Martin, his wife, Shauna, and their three children enjoy hiking, fishing, and spending time in the mountains of Colorado.
Dr.Dan Hoang, Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry, CO

Dr. Dan Hoang

A native of Edison, New Jersey, Dr. Dan Hoang always knew he wanted to become a pediatric dentist. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Pennsylvania State University and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Temple University as part of an accelerated health program. During dental school, his experiences with the organizations of ‘Give Kids a Smile,’ ‘Mission of Mercy,’ ‘Special Olympics,’ and as the president of the pediatric group only confirmed his passion for helping kids and those with special needs. He went on to complete a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital Colorado, where he was chief resident and extensively trained to treat patients with complex medical needs. Dr. Dan enjoys hiking and snowboarding with his fiancée, Hallie, especially in the mountains of Colorado.

Dr. Dan Hoang

A native of Edison, New Jersey, Dr. Dan Hoang always knew he wanted to become a pediatric dentist. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Pennsylvania State University and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Temple University as part of an accelerated health program. During dental school, his experiences with the organizations of ‘Give Kids a Smile,’ ‘Mission of Mercy,’ ‘Special Olympics,’ and as the president of the pediatric group only confirmed his passion for helping kids and those with special needs. He went on to complete a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital Colorado, where he was chief resident and extensively trained to treat patients with complex medical needs. Dr. Dan enjoys hiking and snowboarding with his fiancée, Hallie, especially in the mountains of Colorado.
Dr. Christopher Johnson, Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry, CO

Dr. Christopher Johnson

Dr. Johnson grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology/Public Health from Utah Valley University and a master’s degree in Bioethics from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Dentistry where he learned that his favorite aspect of dentistry is working with kids and helping them be healthy. He then completed a two year residency to receive specialized training in pediatrics at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where he was also honored to be chief resident. Dr. Johnson’s other interests include bicycling, hunting, basketball, snowboarding, music, the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals, serving in his church and exploring the beautiful mountains of Colorado with his wife and five children.

Dr. Christopher Johnson

Dr. Johnson grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology/Public Health from Utah Valley University and a master’s degree in Bioethics from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Dentistry where he learned that his favorite aspect of dentistry is working with kids and helping them be healthy. He then completed a two year residency to receive specialized training in pediatrics at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where he was also honored to be chief resident. Dr. Johnson’s other interests include bicycling, hunting, basketball, snowboarding, music, the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals, serving in his church and exploring the beautiful mountains of Colorado with his wife and five children.
Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry North
9480 Briar Village Point #301
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Phone: 719-522-0123
Fax: 719-266-6614

Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry South
660 Southpointe Ct #100
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry﹣Cañon City
1335 Phay Avenue Suite #C
Cañon City, CO 81212

Phone: 719-522-0123
Fax: 719-285-8599

Business Hours﹣All Locations
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed