Elizabeth Phillips, DDS, FAGD, MPH

Meet Dr. Phillips


Dr. Phillips grew up in Plymouth, MN where she attended Wayzata Schools and later graduated in 1991 from Breck School. She studied Biology at Colby College in Waterville, Maine and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1995. Returning to Minnesota for graduate school, Dr. Phillips earned her Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology and her Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2001 from the University of Minnesota. She earned her Fellowship Award in the Academy for General Dentistry in 2013 and is now working toward her Mastership Award. 

Dr. Phillips has been practicing dentistry for more than 16 years and has loved being part of the Tonka Smiles team for more than 11 years. She believes that every patient deserves personalized, comprehensive, compassionate, high quality dental care. She is committed to continuing her dental education. Her areas of interest are in Cosmetic, Esthetic, Laser, Implant, and Sedation Dentistry.

She has completed a Certificate in Conscious Sedation attending courses from the Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation (DOCS) and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Phillips has completed the Postgraduate Program in Esthetic Dentistry: Level 1 at the University of Minnesota and the Seattle Institute of Advanced Dentistry: State of the Art Esthetics courses which has given her advanced techniques and mastery of materials for use in providing Cosmetic dentistry to her patients. Dr. Phillips completed her dental laser training with the World Clinical Laser Institute. She is pursing further training at Great Lakes Implant Institute in 2017 to better serve her patients.

Dr. Phillips enjoys creating scrapbook memories, singing, and playing sports with her family. Her husband Jason Phillips is a chiropractor in Hopkins and her two children, Ethan and Ainsley keep her busy with baseball, Boy Scouts, softball and hockey.


  • Conscious Sedation
  • Laser Dentistry (soft tissue)