Golden Kids Dental & Orthodontics is located in beautiful historic Golden Colorado. Our patients come from all surrounding foothills cities (Lakewood, Littleton, Arvada, Evergreen, Wheatridge) for our quality pediatric dental care, teen dentistry and orthodontics for all ages. Conveniently located for all of Jefferson County, we pride ourselves on the level of “kid-friendly” services we provide with an emphasis on building a long term relationship with our patients and their families. Our board certified pediatric dentists guide your children's oral healthcare every step of the way. Our doctors and team provide a large range of treatment options, from education , prevention, restorations and orthodontics too. Our orthodontist has the advantage in personally knowing and communicating with our pediatric dentists, giving a higher level of care.
Dr. Jon Sierk
Dr. Jon Sierk joined our team in the Summer of 2014. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and has been serving the children of Colorado since 2003. Jon graduated from Northwestern University in 1996 where he divided his time between studies and the varsity soccer team. He returned home to attend dental school and complete his pediatric dental residency at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Dr. Jon comes from a family of dentists, his father and two brothers also graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He is proud to have been named to “Denver’s Top Dentists” by 5280 magazine yearly since 2011. He loves to travel and hike with his fiancée Stacey, golf, read, and cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals.
Dr. Nancy Chang
Dr. Nancy Chang completed her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University in 2003 and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2009. She obtained an additional year of training at a General Practice Residency program at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC in 2010. Dr. Chang comes from a family of dentists including her grandfather, father, brother, and sister-in law. After practicing as a general dentist in Northern Virginia for six years, Dr. Chang decided she wanted to exclusively treat kids and pursued specialty training in pediatric dentistry from the Children's Hospital Colorado in 2017. Dr. Chang enjoys hiking, cooking, yoga, trying new restaurants, and traveling.
Dr. Lauren Busch
Dr. Lauren Busch earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees at the University of Michigan in her hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan. She completed her Residency and Master of Science in Orthodontics at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA. When a patient’s treatment requires other dental specialties, she enjoys connecting with other doctors and working in a team environment. A mother of a beautiful little girl, Dr. Lauren treats her patients as she would her own daughter, with compassion and conservatively. Outside of orthodontics, Dr. Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, running, cooking, traveling, skiing, and Michigan football. She plays the violin and even does some archery too!
Dr. James Busch
Dr. James Busch was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He completed his undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University in 2007. In 2013, he graduated from The University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He received his specialty training in pediatric dentistry from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry in 2015. Dr. Busch is a board certified pediatric dentist who has worked in private practice, not-for-profit, and hospital settings over the past 6 years. He and his wife, Lauren have an 18-month old baby girl who keeps them very busy. Dr. Busch loves to ski but enjoys most sports and anything outdoors.
Dr. Liz Shick
Dr. Elizabeth Shick completed her residency in Pediatric Dentistry and Masters of Public Health degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After spending four years in a private practice, she moved to Denver to begin an academic career. Dr. Liz has been a director of the Cavity-Free at Three Program and now serves as Director of Global Health Initiatives. She also continues to work at CU School of Dental Medicine as an instructor. She travels to Guatemala to treat the underserved as well. Dr. Liz enjoys time with her two children, hiking, snowboarding and traveling.
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We are "The Golden Team", we specialize in working with toddlers to teens. You can be assured that we understand your concerns as parents/family, because our children and family members are patients too. We combine a lot of experience with special techniques, to make your child's visits is as productive and enjoyable as possible. We appreciate you trusting us to serve your child's dental and orthodontic needs.