Meet the Team

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 and feeling your best. 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 Invisalign 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 our patients are quickly 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. Though, he understands it is ultimately the patients decision and will not judge you if you choose differently. He and his wife, Kathy, one of our dental hygienists, have 3 grown daughters. In his free time Dr. Brooks loves to travel, fish, watch NFL/Timberwolves games and spend time with his family.

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 has 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren 2 stray cats . Kathy enjoys traveling, reading and the occasional TV binge watching.

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 chair side 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  2 sons and a daughter in law. 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 now 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 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 2 dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, playing on her co-ed softball team and going for daily walks with her family.

Stephanie: Administrative & Financial Coordinator

Stephanie is our Administrative Coordinator and has 16 years of experience in the dental industry. She wears many hats in this role, but most enjoys interacting with patients. She will likely be one of the smiling faces you will see at the front desk. She is our “go-to” for sorting out insurance, scheduling visits, and treatment coordination. Stephanie works hard to assure things run seamlessly and that our patients and staff members are happy.

Stephanie grew up in Bloomington. She and her husband have 4 grown children and 2 grandsons. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Lauren: Administrative Assistant

Lauren has been part of the Smiles for Life team since she joined as an administrative intern in 2017. Now, as our administrative assistant, she is one of the smiling faces you will see at the front desk when you come in. She graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor of Science in December of 2019. Lauren will be happy to help schedule your dental appointments, check on your insurance benefits, and/or help you with any other dental questions you may have.

Lauren grew up in Red Wing, Minnesota and is the baby of the family with two older sisters. Within the past couple years Lauren has become an aunt to two adorable kiddos with two more on the way in2022. In her free time, Lauren likes to exercise, boat, read, bake, spend time with friends/family and travel. She is a huge animal lover and has 2 cats and a tortoise.

 Lauren has become an aunt to two adorable kiddos with two more on the way in 2022.

Get in Touch!


Bloomington Dental Clinic

Smiles For Life
9801 Dupont Ave S #400
Bloominton, MN 55431
Phone: (952) 856-8215


Monday: 8AM - 6PM
Tuesday: 8AM - 5PM
Wednesday: 8AM - 5PM
Thursday: 8AM - 4PM
Friday - Sunday: Closed

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