Meet the Doctors

Dr. Todd Johnson


Dr. Todd Johnson grew up in Fridley, Minnesota and graduated from Fridley High school in 1973. He knew he wanted to become a dentist ever since he was a child. He attended the University Minnesota Morris and graduated in 1977. Fulfilling his childhood dream, he continued his education at the University of Minnesota Dental School and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 1980.

Dr. Johnson started practicing general dentistry in Columbia Heights, MN in 1981 with Dr. Bruce Nelson and Dr. Boris Zile. In 1998, he purchased the practice from Dr. Nelson upon his retirement. In 2004, Dr. Johnson built a brand new, state-of-the-art office with the latest technology.

Dr. Johnson still resides in Fridley, along with his wife and daughter. He likes to play all sports and is an avid outdoorsman. He especially enjoys fishing, hunting, and relaxing at his cabin on Mille Lacs Lake.

He is a proud member of the following:

American Dental Association
Minnesota Dental Association
Minneapolis District Dental Society
Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity
U of M Alumni lifetime member
Pheasants Forever lifetime member
Ducks Unlimited


Dr. Alexis Simonson


Dr. Alexis Simonson has lived in the Twin Cities area for more than 20 years. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Simonson’s practice philosophy is to treat every patient with the same respect, devotion, and care as she would a close family member. She looks forward to providing high-quality dental care in a friendly and comfortable setting. She loves to work with kids and people from all walks of life, and finds it especially rewarding to help those who may have dental fear or anxiety.

Dr. Simonson takes many continuing education courses each year to learn new and advanced dental techniques that will benefit her patients. Her current interests include implant dentistry, esthetic dentistry, and diagnosing and treating oral diseases. She is also a member of the American Dental Association and serves on the Elderly and Special Needs Committee of the Minnesota Dental Association. In addition, she is involved with many volunteer organizations, including Give Kids a Smile, Feed My Starving Children, and Second Harvest Heartland.

When she is not working, Dr. Simonson enjoys traveling, hiking, running, and spending time with her family. She is in the process of learning to play golf, and looks forward to football season every fall, as she is a big Vikings fan.