Our team of dedicated dental health professionals are here to serve you. We combine extensive knowledge in the field of dentistry with a passion for helping people love their smiles. It is our goal to create a friendly and professional atmosphere that you can rely on for all of your dental needs.

We are dedicated to staying on top of the latest diagnostic tools and treatments. It is our goal to give our patients healthy smiles of which they can be proud. We want to achieve that goal as easily as possible for our patients.

We couldn’t be the office we are without our staff. They are always helping patients by giving them the information they need to make the right decision. Our staff will discuss all of your options and what to expect. They are here to answer your questions and address your concerns. It is their goal to give you a satisfying experience every time you walk through our doors. Quite simply, they are great at what they do!



Dr. Gabe De Los Rios, DDS/owner


Dr. Gabe grew up in Minnesota’s northern suburbs and graduated from Blaine High School. While studying neuroscience at the University of Minnesota for his undergraduate degree, Dr. Gabe discovered his passion for dentistry and decided to continue his education at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

His time in dental school helped strengthen the skills necessary for providing great dental care. During his time in dental school, he completed externships at the Hibbing Community Dental Clinic, East Side Community Clinic in St. Paul, and the mobile dental clinic in Duluth, MN. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, and the Minneapolis District Dental Society.

Dr. De Los Rios is committed to providing the best patient-centered care he can to people of all ages and backgrounds. His primary focus is general dentistry and he provides fillings, root canals, crowns, veneers, bridges, braces, and more. When he isn’t at the office, Dr. De Los Rios enjoys staying active and spending time with his family.

Nancy Hamilton, DDS

Dr. Hamilton is deeply committed to exceptional care and is known for her compassionate regard for the dental health and personal well-being of each and every one of her patients. One of her advanced specialties is orthopedic orthodontics, helping patients to improve their airway for more restful sleep. Dr. Hamilton is recognized nationally for her expertise in children’s growth and development orthodontics.

Proper newborn nursing can benefit an infant for a lifetime. Dr. Hamilton pays particular attention to tethered oral tissues (TOTS) early on so they do not become an impediment to proper breathing, growth, and development. Dr. Hamilton utilizes the CO2 laser in revisions of tongue and lip ties for infants, children, and adults.
A graduate of The University of Nebraska College of Dentistry, Dr. Hamilton co-founded the Uptown Smile Dental Clinic and grew the practice over 35 years until joining Creekside Dental in 2018. She also co-founded Cannon Falls Smiles in 2006 where she still also practices.

Dr. Hamilton is a member of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry, the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy. Dr. Hamilton works with the top dentists in the country to provide advanced guidance in complicated treatment and case planning for patients with the most challenging restorative and/or physiological needs. Her personal hobbies include training her dogs, scuba diving, snow skiing, fitness training, and golf.

Charlie also clocks in on Wednesdays and Thursdays with Dr. Hamilton – he would love to greet you! He is a miniature long-haired dachshund currently in therapy dog training. He is great with kids and adults!

Bruce Hansen, DDS

Dr. Hansen has retired as of 11/4/22.

Dr. Bruce Hansen is a graduate of the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry and has been practicing for over 30 years! Originally from Plymouth, MN, he comes to us with many years of experience. Dr. Hansen has a special interest in endodontics, oral medicine, and oral pathology. He is well accomplished and holds a fellowship at the Academy of General Dentistry. In his free time, Bruce enjoys the outdoors, travel, and learning about other cultures.

We are so excited for him to join us on Fridays, beginning November 13th, 2020. Dr. Foy will continue to work Monday through Wednesday, and Dr. Hamilton will continue to work Wednesdays and Thursdays. We look forward to his addition to our team so we can continue to provide the best care to you all!




Pat Foy, DDS 
Previous owner

Dr. Foy has retired from private practice as of 7/1/22. 

Pat Foy, DDS received his DDS at the University of Nebraska Dental School followed by a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dr. Foy owns and practices at Creekside Dental in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Long involved in organized dentistry, Dr. Foy serves on the American Dental Association’s Council of Ethic, Bylaws, and

Judicial Affairs and is Past President of the Minnesota Dental Association. He has represented the Dental PBRN on the Executive Committee (PAC). Dr. Foy has been actively involved in many PBRN stu

dies in his own practices and enjoys “banging the drum” to help engage fellow professionals.

Click here to view Dr. Foy’s CV.

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