About Our Office

The team at Apple Valley offers a breadth of orthodontic services to meet the needs of kids, teens, and adults. Helping our patients reveal confident smiles through tailored orthodontic treatment plans is our goal. If you’re looking for braces or Invisalign® aligner options from a family orthodontist near you, book your FREE consultation online or by phone today.

  • Dr. Nesbitt earned a doctorate of dental surgery degree from the University of Iowa and a certificate in orthodontics from the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Dr. Nesbitt is a member of American Association of Orthodontists 
  • Among the top orthodontists in Apple Valley, MN with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Smile Doctors Orthodontics proudly serves the communities in the following zip codes: 55124, 55068, 55044, 55024, 55423
  • Convenient scheduling and progress tracking through Smile Doctors Anywhere app
  • Affordable monthly payment options and discounts are available for qualifying patients
  • Most dental insurance plans accepted
Smile Doctors Orthodontics logo
14065 Essex Ave,
Apple Valley, MN, 55124-6857
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Recent Google Reviews:

"Very nice and energetic"

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Billy Willy

About Our Office

The team at Apple Valley offers a breadth of orthodontic services to meet the needs of kids, teens, and adults. Helping our patients reveal confident smiles through tailored orthodontic treatment plans is our goal. If you’re looking for braces or Invisalign® aligner options from a family orthodontist near you, book your FREE consultation online or by phone today.

  • Dr. Nesbitt earned a doctorate of dental surgery degree from the University of Iowa and a certificate in orthodontics from the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Dr. Nesbitt is a member of American Association of Orthodontists 
  • Among the top orthodontists in Apple Valley, MN with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Smile Doctors Orthodontics proudly serves the communities in the following zip codes: 55124, 55068, 55044, 55024, 55423
  • Convenient scheduling and progress tracking through Smile Doctors Anywhere app
  • Affordable monthly payment options and discounts are available for qualifying patients
  • Most dental insurance plans accepted
Smile Doctors Orthodontics logo
14065 Essex Ave,
Apple Valley, MN, 55124-6857
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Google
5-star

Orthodontic Services Available

Braces

Smile Doctors offers metal and ceramic braces to suit our patients’ needs. Our orthodontists can develop a custom orthodontic treatment plan for kids, teens, and adults.

Invisalign® Aligners

A clear alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign® aligners are a convenient choice for adults and teens looking to discreetly straighten their teeth with clear aligners.

Smile Express®

Get the smile of your dreams in six months or less with Smile Express®! Learn how our local orthodontists can help adults touch up their smile with aligners shipped straight to your door.

Retainers

Keep your smile beautiful with clear or fixed retainers from Smile Doctors. Our orthodontists can fit a new or existing patient for a retainer and offer retainer repairs and replacements if needed.

Rising Star (7& Up)

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends children see an orthodontist by age 7. Our RISING STAR program provides children ages 5-10 with complimentary, early care.

Current Offers and Insurance

Everyone deserves a confident and affordable smile. Convenient monthly payments and discounts are available for qualifying patients. We accept most insurance plans and will check your coverage during your FREE initial consultation.

Up to $500 Off
On comprehensive braces or Invisalign® aligner treatment

* When you sign up for autopay. Additional restrictions & exclusions may apply. Offer excludes any and all services and items covered in-full or in-part by any state or federal Medicaid program.

Up to $500 Off
On comprehensive braces or Invisalign® aligner treatment

* When you sign up for autopay. Additional restrictions & exclusions may apply. Offer excludes any and all services and items covered in-full or in-part by any state or federal Medicaid program.

Pay in Full
Discounts when you pay in full for treatment

* Some restrictions & exclusions may apply.

Military Discount
10% off braces or Invisalign® aligners

A special offer for service members and family

* Some restrictions & exclusions may apply.

Family Plan
Discounts when multiple family members start treatment

* Some restrictions & exclusions may apply.

Meet Our Orthodontists in Apple Valley

Donte Nesbitt
Dr. Donte Nesbitt

Dr. Nesbitt is a proud Rock Island, IL native and set educational milestones as the first in his family to graduate college.

Dr. Nesbitt’s passion for helping patients achieve beautiful, healthy smiles came from working as an orthodontic dental assistant. He then decided to continue his education, pursuing a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Iowa. Throughout dental school, he consistently earned the title of class president, and actively engaged in leadership as a founding member of the Student Advisory Board, President of the Iowa Chapter of the American Student Dental Association, and a member of the Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity.

Post-dental school, he obtained an Orthodontic Specialty Certificate and Masters in Oral Biology (MS) from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, conducting groundbreaking research on orthodontic procedure aerosol generation and mitigation strategies for patient safety.

Committed to delivering top-notch orthodontic care with warmth and enthusiasm, Dr. Nesbitt values lasting relationships with patients and families. He is cheerfully married to his partner, Nathan, and they have a 12-year-old Yorkie they adopted together in 2020. Donte, Nathan, and Queenie are all thrilled to have found such a lovely, vibrant community to call home!

Our Orthodontists in Smile Doctors Orthodontics - Apple Valley

Donte Nesbitt
Dr. Donte Nesbitt

Dr. Nesbitt is a proud Rock Island, IL native and set educational milestones as the first in his family to graduate college.

Dr. Nesbitt’s passion for helping patients achieve beautiful, healthy smiles came from working as an orthodontic dental assistant. He then decided to continue his education, pursuing a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Iowa. Throughout dental school, he consistently earned the title of class president, and actively engaged in leadership as a founding member of the Student Advisory Board, President of the Iowa Chapter of the American Student Dental Association, and a member of the Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity.

Post-dental school, he obtained an Orthodontic Specialty Certificate and Masters in Oral Biology (MS) from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, conducting groundbreaking research on orthodontic procedure aerosol generation and mitigation strategies for patient safety.

Committed to delivering top-notch orthodontic care with warmth and enthusiasm, Dr. Nesbitt values lasting relationships with patients and families. He is cheerfully married to his partner, Nathan, and they have a 12-year-old Yorkie they adopted together in 2020. Donte, Nathan, and Queenie are all thrilled to have found such a lovely, vibrant community to call home!

Awards & Certifications

Patient Reviews

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“Smile Dr’s have been great. Staff are friendly and are prompt and clean.”

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Melissa Jackson
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“They did great! Answered our questions that we had and my son felt comfortable getting his top set of braces in today!”

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Kimberly Segura
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“Very friendly. The new doctor came out and chatted with me briefly giving me an update on the progress and process. Really warm and inviting”

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Patrick Wand
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“Dr Donte was great and very personable! He explained the process well for my daughter’s teeth and the next steps necessary in her care.”

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Katie Weise
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“Excellence Award for Best smile doctors forward to my family and friends.”

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Jamal Prime Time

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In the Community

Our team members make a difference in our communities every day. Whether we are putting on events at our clinics or hosting tooth talks in the schools, filling backpacks with supplies or donating time to those in need, creating smiles is our passion.