• Getting Ready for Winter
    Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read more
  • The Intriguing History of Halloween
    Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read more
  • Root Canal FAQs
    Most people hear the word root canal and panic. With today’s state of the art equipment and improved local anesthetic devices, and some knowledge, a root canal does not have Read more
  • Intraoral Cameras
    It seems today’s technology has made every moment a camera-ready opportunity. (Just check your friends and their latest selfies.) What you may not expect is the opportunity to see a Read more
  • Fall’s in the Air? Think Fall Dental Care
    Whether you already miss the sun’s bright rays, or can’t wait for some cool, crisp weather and colorful leaves, summer is making way for fall. And the change of seasons Read more
  • Just What Is Plaque?
    From the time you were small, you’ve been warned about the dangers of plaque. Why? Because: It’s an unappealing film that sticks to your teeth It causes cavities It causes gum disease And really, Read more
  • Taking Charge of Your Dental Health
    Now that you’re a teenager, you have a lot more responsibility and independence. Choosing high school classes and electives. Getting a driver’s license. Landing your first job. And those new Read more
  • Why Are We Recommending a Periodontal Consultation?
    The best way to protect yourself from gum disease is to be proactive: practice good oral hygiene at home and schedule regular checkups and cleanings in our Colorado Springs, Colorado Read more
  • September is National Gum Care Month!
    Can you believe it's already September? At Michael W Shields DDS, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t recognize Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • The Root of the Matter
    A strong, healthy smile is built on a strong, healthy foundation. Let’s take a moment to explore just what creates that foundation—your roots. The Root of the Matter The visible part of Read more
  • I’ve lost a filling; now what?
    Dental fillings usually protect our teeth, but sometimes they need to be protected, too. If you lose a filling, contact our Colorado Springs, Colorado office immediately and let us advise Read more
  • Five Things You Didn't Know About Cavities
    Most people know when they have a cavity—they can either see it on their tooth or... ouch! They can feel it! But there are certain things that many of our Read more
  • Timing Matters!
    Many patients at Michael W Shields DDS are under the impression that harder brushing leads to cleaner teeth, but that is not true. Gentle brushing is just as effective, and Read more
  • Cleaning Your Baby’s Teeth
    In the eyes of most parents, nothing is cuter than their baby’s smile. Did you know your little one’s smile (that is, his or her oral health) actually plays a Read more
  • Women’s Medications and Dry Mouth
    Women using medication to treat a variety of medical conditions are often unaware of the potential side effects. One common side effect of medications such as blood pressure medication, birth Read more

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Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "My family has experienced some less-than-ideal dentistry in the past, and we are so glad we found Dr. Shields! He has a great 'bedside manner' & the most up-to date methods. Two thumbs up!"
    Lisa
  • "Dr. Shields & his staff are focused on quality, personal dental care & go out of their way to accommodate the needs of their patients, whether routine care or emergencies. They also do first rate dental work. I highly recommend them."
    Bruce
  • "I trust no one more than I trust no one more than Dr. Mike for my oral care. I have been to many dentists, etc. and Dr. Shields is a first amongst equals.Dr. Mike for my oral care. I have been to many dentists, etc. and Dr. Shields is a first amongst equals."
    Jack D.
  • "Dr. Shields takes great care with his patients. I’ve only been going to him for a year and have already appreciated his skill and professionalism, along with his gentle manner. I look forward to many years of great dental care."
    Beth
  • "Can’t wait to see if Tamie Notices any difference after my whitening! Great job to Dr. Shields and his staff."
    Brian