Meet the Doctor

Lance E. Smith, DDS

Lance E. Smith, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Smith is a native of Colorado who graduated from the University of Colorado Dental School in 1992. Dr. Smith practiced for eight years in Lafayette, Colorado before opening his state of the art facility in Thornton, Colorado in October of 1999. Dr. Smith deeply believes that continuing education has been a key to the success he has attained in his career. He has spent countless hours in continuing education where he has studied with Dawson Centers Concept of Complete Dentistry with both lectures and hands-on training. Dr. Smith has also taken numerous courses through the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education. He believes that understanding the clinical side of dentistry is paramount but he also understands that knowing the business of dentistry is equally important.

Dr. Smith's technical abilities, extensive experience and honesty add a significant dimension to the varied needs of all his patients.

Our Services

Family Care

From toddlers to the elderly, our skilled dental team is familiar with the unique needs of every patient, no matter their age. Our goal is to help them develop great oral habits that will last them a lifetime.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your appearance. A beautiful, bright, healthy smile will increase self-confidence and overall life satisfaction. We have many options, so please call us today!

Smile Whitening

Many everyday things like coffee, tea and wine can significantly dull teeth. Smile-whitening enables us to significantly brighten your smile for that dazzling white smile you deserve.

Crowns & Bridges

Protect and keep badly decayed or fractured teeth while maintaining a beautiful smile. Made to perfectly match the shape and shade of your other teeth, they’re durable, strong, and undetectable.

Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing teeth, improving chewing ability, eliminating bridges, and replacing dentures. Several implants may provide a base for fixed bridges or can be used to secure dentures.


The common silver filling contains mercury. We use the highest-quality biocompatible, tooth-colored restorations to create healthy, beautiful smiles without all of the prep-work associated with traditional fillings.

Our Location

Thorncreek Cosmetic & Family Dentistry Lance E. Smith, DDS

12297 Pennsylvania Street, #1
Thornton, CO 80241

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Mon 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri Closed