GENERAL Dentist in Colorado Springs, CO - Dr. Joshua Carter

Dr. Carter grew up in Texas and graduated from Baylor University where he participated in the sailing club, marching band and joined Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. He attended The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas. While at Houston, he pledged Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity.

After his commission into the United States Air Force, Dr. Carter completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Dr. Carter served two additional years at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma where he became quite proficient in the surgical phases of dentistry. He has received advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, dental surgery, and dental implants, and he holds a state license to perform IV conscious sedation. He is committed to taking continuing education courses that will keep him trained and skilled in the latest and best dentistry available anywhere.


Our experienced dentist, Dr. Carter belongs to the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology,  the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, the Colorado Springs Dental Society, the Christian Dental Society, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and the Pikes Peak Dental Study Club. Dr. Carter married his college sweetheart, Kathleen. They have a son and daughter, Riley and Kyla. In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, hiking, skiing, camping, and spending quality time with his family. One of Dr. Carter’s passions is helping underserved people throughout the world, and he has served on multiple medical mission trips.


colorado springs EXPERIENCED dentist - dr. matt vanorman

Dr. Matt VanOrman has been a practicing dentist in Colorado for 24 years and is excited to join our general dentist in Colorado Springs, Dr. Carter and the staff at Northgate Dental. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Dr. VanOrman grew up in Sterling, Colorado. He attended Doane College in Crete, Nebraska and received his dental degree from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry. He is married with two daughters, Grace and Faith.

Dr. VanOrman and his family love the lifestyle that Colorado offers and enjoys being outside whenever possible. In his spare time, he is a mentor and fly tying instructor for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.

Call Northgate Dental today to book an appointment with one of our general dentists here in Colorado Springs.