Roseville MN Dentists
2575 Hamline Ave N, Ste F
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 636-2373


Bruce D. Bates, DDS

Dr. Bruce Bates has practiced general dentistry in Roseville since 1973, after graduating from University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He has been very active and involved in service and learning with several dental study groups, the St. Paul District Dental Society, the Minnesota Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. For years, Dr. Bates has been a local and national leader in organized Dentistry. He served as President of the Minnesota Dental Association in 1992 - 1993 and, from 1994 to 1998, he served on an American Dental Association deliberative Council in Chicago. In December 2003, Dr. Bates was honored to receive St. Paul District Dental Society's Outstanding Service Award for his years of service and numerous contributions. He is also proud of his election, by peers, to membership in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.
Dr. Bates enjoys working each day with our team of staff members. His emphasis and passion lies in providing the very best dental care for our patients. His energies are directed to our office theme - "Specializing in Healthy Smiles". With that theme in mind, Dr. Bates is strongly committed to lifelong learning and staying at the leading edge of patient care by continuously embracing new technology.
When not in the office, Dr. Bates enjoys hiking in Arizona, swimming, trying to improve his golf game, and loves spending time with friends and family. Bruce and his wife, Susan, have two adult sons, David and Michael, daughter-in-law Melissa, grandson Charlie, & granddaughter Marcia Rose!


David Bates, DDS

Dr. David Bates is a 2009 graduate of the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry. After 8 years in Southern California, he moved back to the Twin Cities and joined his father in dental practice in September of 2009. While in dental school, David worked extensively with children in underserved areas of California with the USC Mobile Clinic and served as Mobile Clinic's co-director during his senior year. He also was chosen to participate in USC - SD's "Esthetic Selective" curriculum and has experience in advanced dental esthetic treatments, including porcelain veneers, porcelain inlays and onlays, and "tooth-colored" composite fillings. Upon graduation, Dr. Bates was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, dentistry's equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa. He is extremely excited about joining the "team" at Bates Dental Care and truly loves getting to know all of our wonderful patients.

In his time away from the office, Dr. David loves spending time with his wife Samantha and their two dogs Sydney & Murphy.  He is an avid traveler, skier, runner, and swimmer. He is slowly, but surely, adjusting back to the life and the climate here in Minnesota! Summer can never get here fast enough!



Shari, RDH






Svetlana Bio


Svetlana, RDH

I graduated in 2003 from NCC Dental Hygiene School and then began working for Bates Dental Care as a licensed dental hygienist. My goal is to provide the absolute best quality of dental care possible for our patients. I truly enjoy working with our patients everyday and making them my long time friends. In my personal life, my three bright stars help guide me to make the right decisions. My stars are my three wonderful sons.





Nikki Bio


Nikki, LDA

I'm a licensed dental assistant with 11 years experience working with Dr. Bruce Bates. I take great pride in my job and enjoy providing the best level of care and service to our patients. I also have a lot of fun spending time with my "second family" at Bates Dental Care.

I'm married to my high school sweetheart and we have two active boys. When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, reading, and hanging out on the water at our family's cabin.

I graduated from Century College and I am a member of the American Dental Assistants Association.



Nicole, LDA

I graduated from Century College Dental Assisting Program in 2012 as a Licensed Dental Assistant. I had a wonderful opportunity to begin working with Dr. Bruce & Dr. David Bates in May of 2012. I enjoy working with such a great staff, and also with our wonderful patients! I also take pride in providing every patient with the best care possible.
When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, gardening, reading & riding the motorcycle.
I am also a member of the American Dental Assistants Association.


Office Administrator

Cindy Bio



It has been my privilege to work for Dr. Bates as receptionist and office administrator for 30 years. I love getting to know our patients and working with them to ensure that their scheduling and billing needs are met in a timely manner. When I'm away from the office, I enjoy spending time with my family..