APPLE VALLEY, MN – Brite Smiles Dental Care ( in Apple Valley is offering full-service dental care to their patients in the southern Twin Cities area.

Brite Smiles is helmed by Dr. Dennis Simmons, with Dr. Lisa Edstrom, and due to their extensive skills and credentials; as a team they can handle nearly any dental situation imaginable.

This eliminates the need for additional exams at other offices, specialty clinic costs, multiple appointments, etc., thus saving time and money and reducing stress. Once a patient really trusts and has a relationship not only with a doctor, but with an office, it’s easier to handle needed treatment with the same people you are already comfortable with.

Brite Smiles Dental Care offers all types of treatment including TMD/TMJ, Sleep Apnea, and Periodontics. They have also recently added FastBraces™, Invisalign™, and soft tissue grafting.

David A., a recent patient, stated “Dr. Simmons is kind and compassionate and takes the time to answer all of my concerns.”

And from Ann R.: “Rachel and Dr. Edstrom are the best. Totally comfortable, trust them with any dental procedure or emergency.”

Dr. Dennis Simmons 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 3000 hours of continuing education courses, focusing primarily on cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, 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.

Dr. Lisa (Yonke) Edstrom joined Brite Smiles Dental Care in 2010. She obtained her doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, and she places a high priority on continuing education and has received additional training in root canals, extractions, treating sleep apnea with oral appliances, and TMJ. Brite Smiles Dental Care has been an excellent fit for Dr. Edstrom because of the tremendous amount of technology they have to offer as well as the variety and multitude of services that are available to our patients.

For more information on services and options from Brite Smiles Dental Care, visit, or call 952-891-8484.