Kraig Kottemann, DMD, MS
I have one of the best jobs in the world. I'm can create a smile for you that you'll be proud to show the world! I find it very rewarding to be able to follow patients as they first start treatment, and watching them grow and develop beautiful smiles on the journey through orthodontics. – Dr. Kraig Kottemann
Throughout his life, Dr. Kraig Kottemann has seen first-hand the amazing effects that orthodontic treatment has on the lives of patients.
To begin his orthodontic career, Dr. Kottemann attended the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a double degree in Biology and Studio Art.
He continued on to the University of Arizona School of Dentistry for his Doctorate of Dental Medicine, and completed his formal education at the University of Minnesota, receiving his Master of Science degree and Certificate in Orthodontics.
Dr. Kottemann is passionate about the new technologies that have been recently incorporated in the orthodontic profession, making treatment times shorter and much more comfortable for patients.
He continued his education, focusing on the advancements in new wires, temporary anchorage devices, and laser treatment, which continues to make orthodontic treatment exciting and brings new challenges to the field. He's also a board-certified orthodontist.
Dr. Kottemann is dedicated to serving our community. He partners with Dental Lifeline Network to provide orthodontic care for elderly and disabled patients, giving expert care to those who may not otherwise have access.
Dr. Kottemann is also involved in the following organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Give Kids a Smile
- Smiles Change Lives
- Spear Study Club
Outside the Office
When he’s not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Kottemann enjoys spending time with his wife, Laura, a pediatric dentist in the Anoka area. They have three children: twin girls, Valerie and Olivia, and one boy, Rian. They also have an incredibly naughty puppy named Louie.
Dr. Kottemann spends most of his time chasing his kids around the house but does enjoy basketball, water sports, and playing golf when he gets the chance.