Preferred Dental


Here at Preferred Dental our goal is simple– to provide all of our patients with superior dental care in a welcoming and comfortable environment.

Our patients value the Preferred experience, but what distinguishes us is our commitment to treating you with honesty and integrity. We focus on building long-term relationships with you and your family.

We listen to your concerns and understand that who you are is essential to delivering the care that is right for you.

Our commitment to excellence and our patient-focused philosophy is the foundation for our success.

We look forward to exceeding your expectations.


Our Team


Dr. Nathanael Bannon

Dr. Nathanael Bannon's career in dentistry started at the University of Colorado Health Science Center where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After practicing in Denver for some years, Dr. Bannon decided to move to Colorado Springs for a more family-friendly environment. Dr. Bannon is a genuine and caring individual whose passion and integrity are evidenced in every interaction with his patients. Whether it be in his honest approach to treatment planning or the degree of excellence with which every procedure is completed, Dr Bannon strives to earn your trust and deliver the best care possible. Dr. Bannon resides in Colorado Springs with his wife and three children. In his free time, he loves to play soccer and to spend time with his family, usually enjoying Colorado’s great outdoors.

Dr. David Valenta

Dr. David Valenta earned his dental degree from the University of Maryland in Baltimore. While in dental school, Dr. Valenta completed a clerkship where he had additional training in oral surgery. He continued his education in York, Pennsylvania where he completed an intensive residency in general practice dentistry. Dr. Valenta loves traveling with his wife, Madelaine, who happens to be a dentist in the US Army. He also enjoys playing the guitar and drums, bicycling and exploring the beautiful Colorado outdoors.