Erik P. Watz, DDS
Dr. Erik Watz earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2009 and then completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. Before attending dental school, he studied at Brown University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2005. Dr. Watz continues his education through seminars, courses, and conferences several times a year and is a member of the American Dental Association. He is committed to providing each of his patients with gentle, comprehensive dental care and creating an environment that our patients can truly enjoy.





Dr. Watz and his wife, Adrienne, have a three year-old son James and a one year-old son Emmett. In his free time, Dr. Watz enjoys skiing, hiking, and biking.

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Meet Our Team

Our caring dental team is committed to providing excellent dental care and is available to answer your questions and resolve your concerns. We are excited to work with you to meet all of your family’s dental needs. We invite you to call our dental offices in Fort Collins, Colorado to learn more about us and our friendly dentists, Dr. Erik Watz.

Gina – Dental Assistant 
Gina has worked for Creekside Dentistry for 16 years as the dental assistant and appointment coordinator. She studied at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and has received multiple certifications, including, X-ray, OSHA, CPR, and CEREC® CAD/CAM certification. Gina takes pride in helping our patients feel comfortable each time they visit our dental office and finds it rewarding to be part of their smile transformation, seeing how a better looking smile helps patients feel better on the inside. As a dental assistant, Gina helps patients throughout the entire dental process. She helps set the first appointment, sees patient through treatments, and finishes at check-out.

Outside of the office, Gina enjoys spending time with her parents, siblings, nieces, and nephews, who all live in Fort Collins, Colorado. She also enjoys camping, hiking, running, and ATVing.

Mary – Registered Dental Hygienist 

Mary has worked as a registered dental hygienist for 30 years. She received an associate degree from Sheridan College Dental School in 1983 and is certified in CPR and in administering local anesthesia. As a hygienist, Mary promotes good oral hygiene in a positive way and is active in continuing her education on an annual basis to keep herself up to date on the latest techniques and services for patients.

Mary is married and has a son, a daughter and son-in-law with two grandchildren, all living in Colorado. She enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and cooking.