Jeffrey A. Steele, D.D.S.

D.D.S.: University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

Memberships: American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, Minneapolis District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Northside Study Club

About Dr. Steele

Dr. Steele received a B.A. degree in Biology from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota in 1997. After graduation from dental school, Dr. Steele entered private practice in Maplewood, Minnesota. He joined Bassett Creek Dental in 1999.

Dr. Steele is a member of the Northside Dental Society, American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, Minneapolis District Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Steele is originally from LaCrosse, Wisconsin, and he is an avid Packer and Badger fan. He now lives in Edina with his wife Julie, son Colin and daughter Susana. He enjoys triathlons, golf, and traveling with his 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 Bassett Creek Dental.