Now Accepting New Patients

Pediatric Dental Services in Santa Maria, CA

All the treatments your child needs. All in one office.

Preventive & restorative pediatric dental services

General anesthesia and no injection cavity treatment available

Spanish speaking pediatric dentist & staff

The only pediatric dental specialist in Santa Maria accepting Denti-Cal

Proven and personalized pediatric treatment recommendations

We offer comprehensive pediatric dental services right here in our Santa Maria office. Whether your child needs a cleaning & exam, cavity treatment, or is experiencing a toothache and you don’t know what to do, we have the treatment to help them.

You’ll always be offered all reasonable treatment options, sometimes including treating cavities topically and without injections. These minimally invasive treatments are perfect for young children who may not be able to tolerate traditional dentistry.

Pediatric dental services for all children

Once your child’s exam is completed, Dr. Pedersen will review all possible treatment options and help you make the best choice for your child and family. Dr. Pedersen is a specialist in pediatric dentistry, and recommends modern pediatric dental services and treatments that are proven and effective. 

Denti-Cal and most dental insurances cover 100% of most preventive treatments. Contact us to learn more about your specific coverage.

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.

Preventive Dentistry Treatments

Best for maintaining healthy teeth and gums.


Restorative Dentistry Treatments

Best for fixing tooth decay or lost teeth.


Denti-Cal & most insurance accepted

We are in network with most PPO dental insurances, and are the only local pediatric dental specialist accepting Denti-Cal. Not sure if your specific plan is accepted? Contact us today for a complimentary benefits check.

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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

Welcome to Mariposa Pediatric Dentistry. Our patients and their families are a part of our tight-knit community.

In addition to providing proven pediatric dentistry services, we offer a comforting and encouraging environment at all appointments. We’ll take time to provide education on the best ways to keep your child’s teeth healthy and developing correctly. Our helpful staff is always here to answer your questions and do what they can to make your experience better.

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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