Samira S. Mahabadi, D.D.S.

D.D.S.: Baylor College of Dentistry Dallas, Texas

Advanced Education in General Dentistry: UCLA Los Angeles, CA

Memberships: President Northside Study Club, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Minnesota Dental Association, Minneapolis District Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Texas Association of Women Dentists, Dallas County Dental Society

About Dr. Mahabadi

Dr. Mahabadi attended the University of North Texas for her pre-dental education and obtained a B.A. in Biology in 1996. In the year 2000 she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. She then moved to Los Angeles, California to continue formal training in the Advanced General Dentistry residency at UCLA.

Dr. Mahabadi joined Bassett Creek Dental in July of 2001. She is originally from Dallas, Texas and now resides in Plymouth with her husband Mick and her 3 children. She enjoys jogging, kick boxing, outdoor activities, traveling and spending time with friends and family.


1966: What is now Bassett Creek Dental originated when Dr. Richard Adamson opened his dental practice above North Drug on 36th Avenue North in Minneapolis.

1973: Dr. Adamson moved his practice to a third floor office of the Bassett Creek Medical Building with three treatment rooms. After remodeling and expansion took place in 1975, 1984 and 1986, there were seven treatment rooms.

1974: Dr. Steven Nielsen joined Dr. Adamson.

1979: The practice was named Adamson, Nielsen and Associates, P.A.

1981: Dr. Lisa Howard joined the practice.

1982: The practice of Dr. Paul Poss joined Adamson, Nielsen and Associates.

1984: Bassett Creek Dental became the official name. Evening hours were offered at this time and well-received by patients. Evening hours are still available today — Monday through Thursday.

1989: The current office space in Suite 100 became the home for Bassett Creek Dental. This state of the art dental facility features 12 treatment rooms.

1989: Dr. Adamson retired from practice.

1990: Dr. Todd Tsuchiya joined Bassett Creek Dental.

1990: Periodontal specialty treatment was added. Dr. John Rieke currently provides periodontal services.

1992: Oral Surgery specialty treatment was added. Dr. Ab Rahimi currently provides oral surgery services.

1994: Dr. Shari Bruning joined Bassett Creek Dental. Dr. Lisa Howard left the practice at this time to pursue a three year residency in Orthodontics at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

1999: Dr. Jeff Steele as well as the practice of Dr. Norman Kushino joined Bassett Creek Dental.

2000: Dr.Kushino retired.

2001: Dr. Samira Mahabadi joined the practice.

2008: Dr. Paul Peterson joined the practice.

2013: Dr. Peterson pursued specialization on Oral Surgery.

2014: Dr. Nielsen retired.

2015: Dr. Pablo Avendano joined the practice.