About Your Dentist

Dallas Pineda, DMD

Dr. Dallas Pineda has been working at Creating Smiles Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for over 6 years. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Dallas graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Biochemistry. While at the University she completed 4 years of undergraduate research, then headed to Washington, DC, where she was awarded a post-graduate fellowship at the National Institute of Health. Dr. Pineda is an avid artist in her free time, and she enjoys utilizing her artistic skills along with her technical knowledge to improve her patient’s smile. Dr. Dallas has 2 fur babies, Gomez and Lucas, she enjoys snuggling with them on the weekend.

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Eric Egan, DMD

Education & Continuing Education

2-Year Implant Fellowship
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – Edwardsville, Illinois

General Practice Residency
St. Francis Medical Center – Peoria, Illinois

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine – Illinois

Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience (Pre-Med)
Augustana College – Rock Island, Illinois

Dr. Egan provides the patients of Family Dentistry of Ellisville with multiple surgical services including extractions, wisdom tooth removal, single and multiple tooth implants, full mouth dental implants, same day tooth extraction with implant placement, implant dentures, bone grafting, and periodontal surgeries including crown lengthening and gum grafting procedures.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Eric Egan grew up in Aurora, IL and has lived in the St. Louis area since 2015 after graduating from Augustana College with a double major in Neuroscience and Pre-Medicine. Afterwards, he continued his education by completing a Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Southern Illinois University, Alton IL. 

With a high interest in dental surgery, Dr. Egan pursued a General Practice Residency at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL, which emphasized emergency dental care including trauma, infection, extractions, and pathology. To further focus his skill set on dental implants, Dr. Egan completed a two-year Dental Implant Fellowship at the Advanced Care Clinic of Southern Illinois University’s Dental School.

In his spare time, Dr. Egan travels to see family, plays ice hockey, and enjoys being in the outdoors as much as possible. In his biggest news, Dr. Egan is looking forward to becoming a father with his significant other, Katelyn, this summer. They are expecting a little boy!