Now Accepting New Patients

Refer Your Santa Maria Pediatric Patients to Mariposa

All the dental services your pediatric patients need

Preventive & restorative pediatric dental services

General anesthesia and minimally invasive cavity treatment available

Spanish speaking pediatric dentist & staff

Pediatric preventive dentist in Santa Maria accepting Denti-Cal

A pediatric dentist you can trust

At Mariposa Pediatric Dentistry, we’re proud to offer excellent pediatric dentistry services to children ages 0-18. We work with many adult dentists as referral partners to ensure excellent care for their patients’ children. Learn more about our referral program by calling Call (805) 922-9626, or fill out our referral form below.

Meet Anne Pedersen, DDS

Dr. Annie Pedersen is a Southern California native and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from UCLA. After earning her Master’s Degree in Biostatistics at the University of Washington, she journeyed back to UCLA with the goal of becoming a dentist.

Once she had completed dental school, Dr. Pedersen spent two years earning her Pediatric Dentistry specialty certificate at the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, where she earned the Pugh award and the James Roche Award of Excellence.

Education & Certifications

  • Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery from UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry Specialty Certificate from NYU Langone at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic


  • Pugh Award
  • James Roche Award of Excellence

Hear from our patients


A really amazing experience! Dr. Pederson was so nice and welcoming. I am definitely excited to bring my kids back here in 6 months! Thank you Mariposa Pediatric Dentistry!

– Jasmine V.

Denti-Cal & most insurance accepted

As the only pediatric dental specialist in the area that accepts Denti-Cal, Mariposa can offer affordable, high-quality pediatric dental care to our patients.

For patients without insurance coverage, we have in-house discount plans available along with reasonable payment plans so that all patients can afford the care they need.

Most PPO dental insurances are accepted at Mariposa, including:

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No insurance? We’ve got you covered.

We offer an in-house discount plan and payment plans to help you afford care.

Our in-house discount plan includes:

  • 2 comprehensive exams and cleanings per year, including any needed x-rays
  • Discounts on any needed treatment

All Families Welcome

At Mariposa Pediatric Dentistry, we’re proud to offer a comfortable dentistry experience to all families in our community.

We offer a full range of restorative and preventive services in a comforting and encouraging environment. At your pediatric patient’s appointment, we’ll provide an update on their oral health and fill parents in on any recommended treatments, including pediatric sedation dentistry.

Your patients can trust Dr. Pedersen to provide a comfortable and encouraging oral health experience.

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Our Office

1414 S Miller St Suite J
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Get Directions

Call (805) 922-9626


Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4pm

Friday: 8am - 12pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Now Welcoming New Patients