Dr. Dennis Simmons
With his 45 years’ experience in comprehensive dentistry, patients know they’re in safe hands with Dennis Simmons, DDS, of Brite Smiles Dental Care in Apple Valley, Minnesota.
Dr. Simmons did his undergraduate at Hamline University after graduating from Burnsville High School. He was interested in being a dentist at a very young age because he liked the “tools” the dentist had. He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1976, with a Class Honor in prosthetics. Following graduation, he did a three-year internship in periodontics.
His first practice was in Chaska, Minnesota. He followed that by opening a practice in Burnsville. As the owner of Brite Smiles Dental Care he continues his passion for dentistry, to ensure his patients continue to enjoy healthy smiles for years to come.
Dr. Simmons has had a strong commitment to learning throughout his career. He has completed an additional 2,500 plus hours in advanced training in all aspects of dental care. He has advanced training in occlusion, surgery, endodontic, periodontics, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, TMD and TMJ disorders and implantology placement and restoration.
His extensive training and commitment to stay at the forefront of dental innovation have helped him to earn the status of Diplomate from the International Congress of Oral Implantology. This status puts him in the elite among dentists in Minnesota, the Apple Valley, and the southern metro area.
He continues to focus on providing the highest quality of dental care. He is passionate about adopting the most advanced techniques in treatment to ensure that his patients have the optimal care they need to enjoy healthy smiles for a lifetime.
Dr. Simmons’ professional memberships also include the Minnesota Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and the American College of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Simmons enjoys traveling, motorcycle rides, flying airplanes, fly fishing and taking his wife camping out west in her Airstream.