Dr. Dennis Simmons, DDS

Dr. Dennis Simmons, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Dennis Simmons, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Apple Valley, MN and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota / School of Dentistry in 1976 and practices dentistry, oral surgery, and more.Read his story

Brite Smiles Dental Care

8977 Hunters Way

Apple Valley, MN 55124
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • EBMS
  • EBSO, Inc.
  • Guardian
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Lincoln

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Dr. Simmons' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simmons "Dr. Dennis Simmons is a dedicated professional with extensive training in both cosmetic and general dentistry. He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1976, receiving the Class Honor in prosthetics (dental crowns and dental bridges). Following graduation, Dr. Simmons spent three years as an intern in a private periodontal practice, gaining experience in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of gum disease. Since then he has participated in over 2,500 hours of continuing education courses, focusing primarily on cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, occlusion and TMJ disorders, dental implants and implant-supported restorations. For his studies, he has been honored with the status of "Diplomate" from the International Congress of Oral Implantology and the International Osseous Integration Society. If you are looking for a dentist in Apple Valley with advanced training in implant dentistry, consider Dr. Dennis Simmons. Dr. Dennis Simmons is a participating member of many professional organizations, including the Minnesota Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and the American College of Oral Implantology. Dr. Simmons and the staff of Brite Smiles Dental Care strive to give each patient the best dental care. We use the most advanced techniques and treatments available to give you a healthier, more beautiful smile."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simmons "Dr. Dennis Simmons and the staff at Brite Smiles Dental Care are proud to offer high quality dental treatment in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Our goal is to help patients maintain exceptional dental health throughout their lifetime. We employ the latest cosmetic dentistry techniques & the most up to date technology to help give you a healthier, more attractive smile."

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

Conditions Treated



Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Minnesota / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Simmons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Active Member Dentist
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Member
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Member
  • Minnesota Dental Association, Member
  • The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Diplomate

Dr. Simmons' Reviews

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based on 389 total reviews (2 with comments)

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Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Simmons took great care of our whole family. Excellent customer service from the moment we walked in the door (or even picked up the phone to schedule our appointments!) Very calm atmosphere. The first dentist/hygienist experience where I never felt guilty/embarrassed for a moment. Gentle...more
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Dr Simmons is very experienced and skilled in all types of dental care. You don't have to go somewhere else to see a specialist. He always recommends the right thing for me and I know that he's thinking of my health and plans my care so that I have teeth for the rest of my life. He's the...more
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