Dr. Tim Brooks – Top Dentist in Bloomington, MN
Dr. Tim Brooks is a Family and Cosmetic Dentist who has a passion for creating healthy and beautiful smiles; he is here to help patients achieve their dental goals. Dr. Brooks’ 20+ years of experience and extensive training in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry will keep you looking your best, and he believes strongly in the value of preventive care when it comes to maintaining lifelong dental health!
Thanks to his advanced training and extensive experience with Invislign invisible braces, porcelain veneers, and creating bridges and crowns using CEREC 3D® Technology, Dr. Brooks will take care of all your family’s dental needs.
Dr. Brooks has a friendly personality and patients immediately are put at ease when they meet him. He provides all options when recommending treatment but will let patients know what he considers the best choice, but will not judge you if you choose differently. He and his wife, Kathy (one of our dental hygienists), have 3 grown daughters, and he loves to travel, fish, watch NFL and Timberwolves games.
If you’re looking for a dentist in Bloomington MN, Dr. Brooks can provide you with a smile that’s beautiful, functional, and healthy.
Kathy: Dental Hygienist
Kathy is a dental hygienist and graduated from UMD. She has over 25 years of experience in the dental field and has been with the practice since 1999. Kathy has quite a following with our high anxiety patients and has a gentle touch. She uses her sense of humor to help relax the patients and enjoys getting to know them. She is married to Dr. Brooks and they have 3 daughters, 2 cats, and a dog. The pets were all strays. Kathy enjoys reading and traveling in her free time.
Deanna: Clinical Assistant/ Administrative Assistant
Deanna attended Century College and graduated with a degree in dental assisting. She has over 25 years of experience in the dental field. She works both chairside with our patients as well as at the front desk where she is very knowledgeable about insurance and explaining treatment plans. Deanna and her husband have two sons. Deanna’s quick wit and comebacks keep everyone on their toes. Our patients look forward to seeing her not only for her extensive dental skills and knowledge but to enjoy her sense of humor. In her spare time, Deanna enjoys working out, golfing and spending time with the family.
Amber: Dental Hygienist/ Administrative Assistant
Amber graduated from Argosy University with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2012. She joined our team in 2013 and loves her job just as much as she did on day one. She loves all aspects of dentistry. Her favorite part of her job is working one-on-one with patients to helping them strategize the best way to keep their teeth healthy. Amber likes helping patients feel comfortable and is non-judgmental in a setting that isn’t always a fun place to be. Amber is married and has two daughters and a dog named Haylee. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, playing on her co-ed softball team and going for daily walks with her family.
Tanya: Dental Hygienist
Tanya is a dental hygienist and graduated from Argosy University. She also has a psychology degree from the U of M. She has been with our practice since 2006. Tanya’s friendly nature and attention to detail; make her a patient favorite. Tanya and her husband, Greg, have a son named Garrett. She also has three fur babies: Lexi, Lucy, and Kacy, her golden retrievers. Her hobbies include running and traveling. Tanya’s active with the golden retriever rescue association. One of her favorite things to do in the summer is to attend the State Fair and check out the new food booths.
Stephanie: Administrative Coordinator
Stephanie is our Administrative Coordinator and has 13 years of experience in the dental industry. Steff wears many hats in this role but she most enjoys interacting with patients. Steff will likely be the smiling face you see when you check in to the office. She is our “go-to” for sorting out insurance, scheduling visits, and treatment coordination. Steff works hard to assure things run seamlessly and that our patients and staff members are happy.
Steff grew up in a large family here in Bloomington. She and her husband Sully are empty nesters and have 4 grown children. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys teaching fitness classes at the YMCA, traveling and hanging out with her family. She is also a licensed Nail Technician.
Lauren: Administrative Intern
Lauren joined the Smiles for Life team since 2017 as an administrative intern. As our administrative assistant, she is one of the smiling faces you will see at the front desk when you come in. She is finishing her Human Resource and Urban and Regional Studies degrees at Minnesota State Mankato in Dec 2019.
Lauren will be happy to help your dental schedule appointments and check your insurance benefits. In her free time, Lauren likes to exercise, read and travel. She is a huge animal lover and has 2 cats and a dog.