Mar 6, 2022
About Dr. Mark Wright
Dr. Wright is a Colorado native, having been born and raised in Grand Junction. He attended Grand Junction High School, graduating in 1982 and obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Colorado College in 1986. Dr. Wright then attended the University of Colorado School of Dentistry, graduating in 1990.
Immediately after his dental school graduation, Dr. Wright served seven years of active duty with the United States Air Force as a general dentist. He obtained further dental and military experience while being stationed at Edwards AFB, Bitburg, AB, Spangdahlem, AB, and the United States Air Force Academy.
Upon leaving the Air Force Dental Corps in 1997, Dr. Wright opened his solo practice by purchasing a unique office that had been in existence since the 1950’s, which was once a corner grocery store. This uncommon dental practice is situated in the heart of a residential area, less than one mile away from where Dr. Wright attended college.
With over two decades of experience in the dental profession, Dr. Wright has taken thousands of hours of continuing education. He continues to immerse himself in mastering the latest techniques and has a passion for new technology. He takes great pride in being able to offer his patients the latest advancements in implantology, Botox®, laser dentistry, Fastbraces® and digital scanning/ CAD-CAM.
Dr. Wright is committed to professional dentistry, having served on the Colorado Springs Dental Society Board and has previously been a delegate to the Colorado Dental Association General Assembly. He has spent many years as a board member for the Pikes Peak Community College Dental Assisting Program and spent many years actively involved with Colorado College’s “ClubMed”, mentoring students who are committed to attending dental school. He is a member of the following organizations:
Dr. Wright has two children, Julia and Mason and is blessed with three grandchildren. His outside interests include travel, music and concerts, and great food and libations. He is also a dedicated supporter of all things pertaining to Colorado College.
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About Dr. Sonny Spera
Dr. Sonny Spera graduated from Union Endicott High School in 1981. With a four-year basketball scholarship he graduated from Syracuse University in 1985; majoring in Chemistry and Psychology. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. He was also the co-captain of the 1984-1985 Syracuse basketball team.
Dr. Spera graduated from SUNY Buffalo Dental School in 1989 in the top 10% of his class. At SUNY Buffalo Dental School he was a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Society. He was also UB Graduate Assistant Basketball coach.
Dr. Spera has been in private practice since 1989 and is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Sixth District Dental Society and the Broome County Dental Society. He is also a member of the International Association of Orthodontics, the BC Dental Society and the BCDS Study Club.
Away from the office, he volunteers with several community organizations, including the Elks Club, the Son’s of Italy, the STNY Flyers, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Basketball Coaches Association of New York. He is the founder and president of ME Hoops Inc.
Dr. Spera currently resides with his wife Angela, whom he met at Syracuse University, and their three children, Marcus, Erica, and Carla. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, basketball, golf, music and movies.
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