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 Family Dentistry In Colorado Springs

Dr. Howard Short has been practicing dentistry in Colorado Springs for more than 32 years. Dr. Short has been at the same location that entire time and takes pride in being known as the “Neighborhood Dentist”. Over the years he has become known for his gentle skill, dedication and care for his patients. His sole hygienist Jennifer has been with him for more than 15 years so when you visit Dr. Short, your dental health is being cared for by the most experienced of teams.

Dr. Short provides a full range of services, from safe, digital X Rays and routine cleanings all the way to Implants and Botox. Dr. Short is well aware that your time is valuable and takes pride in being able to say that they are always running on schedule. If your appointment is at 10am, you can expect to been seen at 10am. As far as payment options are concerned, Dr. Short accepts most insurances and even offers Care Credit to help assist with payments.

When it comes to you and your families smile, it’s important you don’t trust it with anyone but the best. Contact Dr. Short and allow 32 years of experience to go to work for you!


If you want personal service and not treated like a number you must visit Dr. Short! With a busy schedule, its sometimes hard to find time to get the dentist. We are in and out in no time and they don’t nickle and dime you to death. I would recommend Dr. Short to everyone who needs or wants to change dentists!!

Laura B.


Find Out About Our VIP In-House Dental Plan

At Howard Short Family Dentistry we understand dealing with traditional dental insurance can be expensive and stressful. Because of this and have developed a less stressful way to help. To help our patients with the hurdles of dental insurance, we have created an in-house dental plan. Our dental plan is designed to offer you the benefits of dental insurance without the hassle that comes with it.
At just $29 a month, our plan includes the following:

  • 2 cleanings a year including exam and x-rays (fluoride for children)

  • 15% discount on all in-house dental services including bleaching

  • If you compare this plan to traditional insurance plans, it not only matches most offered insurance services but at $29 a month is a more affordable cost!


For more information please feel free to reach out to us and schedule an appointment or stop by and see us! We are conveniently located off of Powers Blvd and Constitution Ave.


Dr Howard Short Family Dentistry
Mon: 9:00am-3:00pm
Tue: 9:00am-6:00pm Closed for lunch 11:30am-1:00pm
Wed: 9:00am-6:00pm Closed for lunch 11:30am-1:00pm
Thur: 7:30am to 3:00pm
Fri: 7:30am to 12:00pm