An Alaskan native, Dr. Gordon West, DDS, graduated from The Marquette School of Dentistry (in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) in 1998, and moved to Colorado upon graduation. Dr. West completed his residency at Denver General and has been practicing dentistry in Colorado ever since.
During his residency, he gained additional training in advanced emergency medicine and comprehensive care of dental patients with complex medical histories. Dr. West specializes in occlusion, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and sedation dentistry. He regularly attends national continuing education seminars to improve his skills and knowledge as a cosmetic, general and sedation dentist, keeping up with the latest technology and scientific research.
As one of the premier sedation dentists in the Boulder, Colorado area, Dr. West has helped thousands of patients comfortably receive the expert dental care they need. Dr. West has performed more than 12,000 dental procedures on patients that received the benefits of dental sedation. Sedation dentists, including Dr. West, help patients whose needs or desires for sedation dentistry range from dental fears to pain reduction to time management. With his level of experience as a sedation dentist in Lafayette CO, Dr. West can understand your specific needs with respect to dental sedation and help to fulfill those needs.
Dr. West was born in the island town of Sitka, Alaska, the fourth largest city in Alaska, located in the Alaskan panhandle. His passion for dentistry may have been inherited from his father who worked as a dentist in Sitka for over thirty years. Dr. West lives in Lafayette CO with his wife Melanie, their preschooler Sydney, their three-year-old identical twin daughters (Emerson and Mackenzie), and the family’s Chocolate Lab, Chili Dog. As a family, they enjoy Colorado’s many outdoor activities, including camping, backpacking, skiing, fishing, and cycling.
Dr. Gordon West, DDS is a highly trained sedation dentist who specializes in sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, occlusions, and dental implants. Dr. West provides comfortable, comprehensive dental care for patients in Boulder County and the surrounding areas including Boulder, Louisville, Broomfield, Brighton, Longmont, Erie, Denver and Lafayette CO. We invite you to learn more of these other services by visiting our main website, BoulderCountySmiles.com