APPLE VALLEY, MN – Brite Smiles Dental Care (, in Apple Valley, is sharing their new year’s resolutions with the public.

The team at Brite Smiles uses New Year’s resolutions as a way to kick off the new year and set goals, both big and small. They wanted to share their resolutions with the public to inspire others to create goals they wish to achieve within the next year, both in the dental office and outside of it.

The team’s resolutions include:

“I resolve not to text my college boys so much,” mentions Mary.

Dr. Edstrom says, “I’m going to embrace the baby phase (snuggling, crawling, teething and diapers) that my little girls are in, but also get out more with my husband.”

Rachel’s goal is to “get Henry into swimming lessons and Tori into dance.”

Dr. Simmons wants to suggest a New Year’s resolution for everyone: “Continue to work on your overall health to improve your life.”

Nancy C., a patient at Brite Smiles, spoke about her experience: “The care and concern I receive is always above and beyond. If I have any problems they are taken care of with prompt friendly service.”

Dr. Dennis Simmons, founder of Brite Smiles Dental Care, graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1976, receiving the Class Honor in prosthetics – dentures partial and full. Since then, he has participated in over 3,000 hours of continuing education courses, focusing primarily on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, dental implants and implant-supported restorations, orthodontics, extractions, crown/bridge, root canals, bite and TMJ disorders and sleep apnea. For his studies, he has been honored with the status of “Diplomate” from the International Congress of Oral Implantology and the International Osseous (bone) Integration Society. For more information on dental services from Brite Smiles Dental Care, visit, or call 952-891-8484.