About Us


Shakopee Dental


Our doctors own two dental clinics. They first opened York Dental in Edina, MN in April of 1997, which is still in practice today, and then in 2009, the opened their second dental practice, Shakopee Dental, in Shakopee, MN, and they split their time working in both clinics. Both of our doctors volunteer at Dental Lifeline, are members of the MN Academy of Cosmetic and Laser Dentistry, and are more than equipped to help you with 22 years of dental experience under their belts.

L. Eduardo Silva, DDS

Dr. Silva’s philosophy is that his patients deserve gentle treatment, combined with the use of the latest dental and cosmetic technologies and caring demeanor towards his patients, will put you at ease during your visit.

Dr. Silva completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota. He is an Associate Fellow of the World Clinical Laser Institute, a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Silva also has advanced training in Cosmetic Procedures, including Botox and Fillers, because he understands the importance that having a beautiful smile does not stop at your teeth, but is also created or enhanced thru overall facial symmetry.

With more than 20 years of experience, his personalized approach will leave you smiling!!!


 Matthew G. Jelinek, DDS

Dr. Jelinek completed his college education at the University of Minnesota receving his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1995. He is an owner and original co-founder of Shakopee Dental. Living in South Minneapolis with his two young children,

Our Staff

Wendy - Practice Manager
Aylin - Patient Coordinator
Blanca - Treatment Coordinator
Julie - Hygienist
Andria - Hygienist

Amber - Dental Assistant
Jamie - Dental Assistant
Makayla - Dental Assistant
Jane - Dental Assistant
Maria - Dental Assistant