Comprehensive care for your overall wellness.

You deserve a healthy, beautiful smile - the team at Coal Creek Family Dental provides personalized care solutions to help you get the smile you've always wanted.

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440 Erie Pkwy
440 Erie Pkwy

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440 Erie Pkwy
Erie, CO 80516
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Your First Visit
Finding a new dental office can often be a challenge. We are here to help. Learn more about what to expect from your first visit to our dental office.
What to Expect

Quality, comfortable care.

Whether you need preventative care or want to correct your smile with cosmetic dentistry services, we are here to help you achieve your smile goals.
We use the latest techniques and technology to identify and effectively treat periodontal disease as early as possible.
Restorative Dentistry
Restorative dentistry can repair and restore your smile, leaving you with a smile you love.
Dental Problems
If you are experiencing dental problems or pain, please call our office immediately. For true medical emergencies, please call 911.


Neal J. Patel, DMD
Dr. Patel is from Tazewell, Tennessee, a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains on the border of Kentucky and Virginia. He moved to Colorado in November of 2017 and loves it! He has always had a passion and love for animals and has a dog, Ruby, and a leopard gecko, Louie. When he isn't practicing dentistry Dr. Patel enjoys dancing at music festivals and live concerts, going to sporting events, and following his Georgia Bulldogs and Louisville Cardinals. Dr. Patel loves nature and the outdoors and enjoys hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and camping. He has played tennis for 16 years and still plays competitively, and also enjoys playing sports recreationally like soccer and basketball. In his free time, Dr. Patel loves to draw and paint, enjoy one of his many favorite Netflix shows, visit local breweries, meet new people, and experience any new adventure that crosses his path!
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Alec K. Sidehamer, DMD
Dr. Sidehamer was born and raised in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, a small town located between Pittsburgh and Penn State. He enjoys watching football, golf, and hockey. Dr. Sidehamer follows the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins. Growing up Dr. Sidehamer has played just about every sport from hockey to pole vaulting in track and field. Dr. Sidehamer is obsessed with art and music, he’s been painting off and on for about 10 years. Some of his favorite hobbies include golfing, painting, fishing/spearfishing, hiking/camping, white water rafting and most notably snowboarding. He’s amassed 15 years of experience snowboarding the downhill ice rinks of the East Coast that they refer to as “mountains” and is beyond excited to finally reside next to some real ones. Dr. Sidehamer is an outdoor adventure seeker but also enjoys relaxed evenings playing video games, board games, or watching movies with friends.
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