About Your Dentist

Eric Mintalar, DDS

“We take care of people one smile at a time. We make dentistry simple, and we get it done right.”

My Mission

“The philosophy in our office emphasizes quality care with superior comfort for our patients. Our ultimate goal is to build avenues of communication that foster mutual trust and good, long-term relationships. We consistently strive to provide the very best for our patients through honesty, as well as ethics and professional integrity.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry – San Francisco, California

Bachelor of Science
Loma Linda University – Loma Linda, California

Dr. Mintalar is a Fellow of the American Dental Implant Association and the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He also serves as a CDOCS mentor and is a former associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Professional Memberships 

Dr. Mintalar is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Minneapolis District Dental Society, the Minnesota Dental Association, the Seattle Study Club, and is a former member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Life & Hobbies

A Minnesota native, Dr. Mintalar practiced in the San Francisco Bay Area for several years and moved back to Minnesota after the big earthquake that shook Northern California in 1989. He and his wife now live in Hopkins, Minnesota, not far from where he grew up in Golden Valley. They have a son and daughter together. During the winter, Dr. Mintalar teaches skiing at SkiJammers Ski and Snowboard School. During the summer, he enjoys playing golf and touring the country on his motorcycle.