Dr. Hoover received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the Metropolitan State University of Denver in 1998. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota in 2002. Upon graduation he served it the United States Navy as a dental officer. His time in the military included an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency and two years as the solo dental officer on board USS Oak Hill (LSD-51). In 2005, he returned to the University of Minnesota to complete a three year Advanced Education in Periodontology. He graduated with honors in 2008 and earned a Certificate in Periodontology. Dr. Hoover is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jennifer, daughter Gelsey and his son Henry. He is a craft beer enthusiast, avid cyclist and enjoys travel.
- American Board of Periodontology
- American Academy of Periodontology
- American Dental Association
- Minnesota Dental Association
- Minneapolis Dental Society
Voted a Top Dentist for 2007 in the Minneapolis, St. Paul Magazine, Dr. Covin has enjoyed practicing periodontology in St. Louis Park since 1973. He began placing dental implants in 1986, one of the first in the area. A graduate of the University of Minnesota Dental School, Dr. Covin went on to receive his advanced degree and masters in periodontology at the University of Iowa in 1971.
Dr. Covin highly values continuing education and has advanced his dental knowledge with specialized courses in dental implant placement, bone grafting procedures, cosmetic periodontal surgery and piezosurgery. He is the Director of the West Suburban Study Club, a respected group of dental professionals that meet to discuss current treatment and technology. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology and the Minnesota Dental Association.
In his spare time, Dr. Covin enjoys golfing, traveling, tennis and spending time with his wife Ann, daughters and five grandchildren.
Dr. Molleti received her Certificate of Periodontics and Masters Degree in Dentistry from the University of Minnesota in 2002. She is an Adjunct Faculty at the Advance Education Program in Graduate Periodontology, University of Minnesota. She is a board certified periodontist from the American Board of Periodontology. She has been practicing periodontics and implant dentistry in the Minneapolis, St. Paul area for the past eleven years.
Dr. Molleti is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is an active member in the organization and the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Molleti and her husband enjoy spending time with their three daughters and traveling.
Our front office team is dedicated to exceptional patient service. Sue, Helen, Kris, and Lisa are delighted to assist you with scheduling and financial arrangements. With 75 years combined experience, you can be assured our front office staff will provide you with outstanding service.
Our dental assistants are a valuable part of our dental team. Jamie, Tanya, and Jen are extremely knowledgeable about the procedures performed in the practice and will make you feel comfortable and welcome.
We understand that your smile is as important to you as it is to us. In an effort to help our patients reach their dental needs both physically and financially, we will assist you in reaching a comfortable financial solution that will fit your situation and financial budget.
Your dental insurance is a product designed by your employer. Your benefits are dictated by the choices your employer made within the cost of the coverage. We will do everything possible to maximize your insurance utilization; however, please do not let the lack of benefits dictate your desired or necessary treatment.
Take charge of your dental health! We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns regarding your treatment and insurance coverage.
Appointments that are broken or missed without a 24 hour notification are subject to a charge. The first broken or missed appointment will result in verbal or written acknowledgement, the second broken or missed appointment will result in a minimum charge of $45 to each patient and the third broken or missed appointment will result in a minimum charge of $45 to each patient as well as possible dismissal from the practice.
Thomas Hoover, DDS PA would love to meet you and your family to provide you with the periodontal dental care you need and give you all the smiles you deserve at our St. Louis Park periodontics office!