Dennis Simmons, DDS

Dennis Simmons, DDS

Dentist located in Apple Valley, MN

Call Now: (952) 206-4706

New Patient Special, Sedation Dentistry Available, Accepts Most Dental Insurances

About Dr. Simmons

At Brite Smiles Dental Care in Apple Valley, Minnesota, patients can rest assured that they are receiving top-notch care from Dr. Dennis Simmons, DDS. With over 45 years of experience in comprehensive dentistry, Dr. Simmons has established himself as a trusted and reputable dentist in the community. His dedication and passion for dentistry have earned him a loyal patient base who know they can rely on him for all their dental needs. Whether it's a routine check-up or a more complex procedure, Dr. Simmons utilizes his extensive knowledge and expertise to provide the highest quality of care for his patients.


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 hours of advanced training in all aspects of dental care. He has advanced training in occlusion, surgery, endodontics, 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 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.

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Simmons Today!

At Brite Smiles Dental Care, our commitment to exceptional dental care is exemplified by Dr. Dennis Simmons, DDS. With a passion for dentistry and a dedication to patient well-being, Dr. Simmons leads our team in providing top-tier services in Apple Valley, Minnesota. His holistic approach to oral health, combined with advanced techniques and a focus on patient education, ensures that every individual receives the highest standard of care. Contact our dental office today to schedule an appointment

5 Star Experience

Accepted Insurance Providers

We accept most dental insurances. Please contact our office directly for any coverage-related questions.

What our customers are saying

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"From the front desk to the chairside care, I have always had a pleasant and pain free experience."


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"When you still get compliments on your teeth at 60, something is going right! I have called Brite Smilesmy dentist of choice for the past 20 years."


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"Friendly and professional. Good with kids, and great referrals for specialized surgery, etc."