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PATRICK J. PROCHASKA

DDS

Graduating from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln College of Dentistry, Dr. Prochaska moved to Minneapolis and co-founded Uptown Smiles.  In 2005 he co-founded Cannon Falls Smiles.  Dr. Prochaska wanted to bring his special style of relaxed, yet outstanding dental services to the beautiful Cannon Falls River Valley area.  Through the years Dr. Prochaska has worked hard to maintain a personal touch and sense of community in his practice by serving family members of all ages with comprehensive dental services.  He is a member of the Seattle Study Club which is comprised of the top dentists in the country to provide advanced treatment solutions to solve the most challenging patient needs.  Recently, Dr. Prochaska has introduced Botox Therapeutics to relieve TMJ disorders, jaw pain, headaches and to reduce the wear on teeth due to clenching and grinding.  He is a member of The American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE).  Dr. Prochaska also sees a limited patient group at Bay Creek Dental in Plymouth, MN.  Dr. Prochaska has served locally on the Cannon Falls Chamber of Commerce Board.  His personal hobbies include biking, gardening, pottery and getting away to "the cabin".

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NANCY J. HAMILTON

DDS

Dr. Hamilton is deeply committed to exceptional care and is known for her compassionate regard for the dental health and personal wellbeing of each and every one of her patients. One of her advanced specialities 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.

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NICOLE M. J. ANDERSON

DDS

Dr. Anderson was born and raised in Cannon Falls. Nicole attended St. Cloud State University where she played on the women’s basketball team. After receiving an elbow to the mouth during a basketball game, it was the work of an Endodontist and a General Dentist which helped her to regain the confidence in her smile. At that point, she decided to pursue a career in dentistry to provide the same kindness and care to others.  Dr. Anderson received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. 

In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, riding mountain bikes, and golfing with her friends. She loves hanging out with her four cats, Mud, Nutmeg, Squish, and the newest addition, Dart. 

I am excited to be back in my hometown providing compassionate dental care to a community

which has shown me incredible support as a CFHS Bomber athlete.  

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ALLISON

Licensed Dental Assistant

Allison is the newest member of the Cannon Falls Smiles team and has been a Licensed Dental Assistant (LDA) since 2019.  She lives in Cannon Falls with her fiance, Noah and her 2 dogs.  When Allison is not working, she enjoys traveling the world and spending time with her family and friends.

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DANELLE

Registered Dental Hygenist

Danelle has been a hygienist at Cannon Falls Smiles for over 20 years. She graduated from the University of Minnesota.  Danelle lives in Cannon Falls with her husband, Dan, and her two children.  One is in college at the University of Iowa and one attends Cannon Falls High School.  When she is not working, she enjoys walking and traveling to see her daughter play softball.

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SHARON

Registered Dental Assistant

Sharon graduated from the Dental Assistant Program in Rochester in 1978.  I started in Cannon Falls in 2000.  This has been a great career for me.  Rick is my husband and we have three grown sons and five grandchildren - who are the best part of life! We enjoy being together as a family.  Our family time is spent at sporting events and at the lake.  In my spare time I enjoy reading, traveling, walking, gardening and quilting.

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Hayley

Office Manager

Hayley is our newest Cannon Falls Smiles team member and joins as our front office coordinator.  She lives in Goodhue, where she was born and raised and has a cat named Oliver.  When she is not working, Hayley enjoys traveling, being outdoors, reading, and spending time with friends and family.  Welcome Hayley!