APPLE VALLEY, MN – Brite Smiles Dental Care ( , in Apple Valley, released a newsletter to the public showing the benefits of having healthy teeth in the summer.

Due to the fun and relaxed nature of the summer months, it is natural for people to smile a lot. Unhealthy teeth can make one feel uncomfortable or shy, which was the main reason behind Brite Smiles’ newsletter, as their purpose is to have patients feel confident and happy with their smile.

The folks at Brite Smiles stated, “Show off your smile this summer while you’re out having fun with friends and family, eating corn on the cob, and going out on summer picnics! Don’t let painful teeth spoil your vacation or leisure time. Our doctors are available – call us today!”

A patient at Brite Smiles, Kristi T. mentioned: “I’ve been going exclusively to Brite Smiles for the past couple of years. The dentists and hygienists are wonderful. They are thorough yet gentle. I drive from Saint Paul to Burnsville to go here and they are the only people I trust with my teeth!”

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 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.