Meet Your Plymouth Family Orthodontists

Family Orthodontist
Family Orthodontist
Family Orthodontist
Family Orthodontist

Meet "Dr. Bill" Kottemann

As an orthodontist, I’m in the best profession I can imagine. Not only am I able to teach my patients about the importance of orthodontic care, but I also learn a great deal from each patient’s uniqueness. I’m most passionate about seeing the smile on patient’s faces when their orthodontic treatment is completed. My father and my uncle were both orthodontists, so I grew up seeing what a great difference improving a patient’s smile has on both the patient and the doctor. I’m changed daily by the wonderful smiles I see and the interesting patients I meet.

Kraig Kottemann, DMD, MS

I have one of the best jobs in the world. I can create a smile for you that you'll be proud to show the world! I find it very rewarding to be able to watch my patients grow and develop beautiful smiles on their journey through orthodontics.

Scott Kottemann, DDS

It may not seem like orthodontics can be life-changing for patients but often times, it is. The personal transformation that I see on a daily basis is what makes being an orthodontist such an incredible experience. We see a huge variety of patients from all ages and ethnicities, and the diversity of care makes each patient experience that much more enjoyable and unique. As a family practice, we try to make each patient feel like they are at home and not at the orthodontic office. Our team has embraced this approach and their warmness is noticeable the minute you walk through the door.

Meet Dr. Alisha Holt

Being an orthodontist is such an incredible privilege. Not only am I able to give patients a beautiful smile they’re happy and confident to show off, but I’m able to watch them grow and transform along the way. Getting to know my patients and their families throughout their treatment makes sharing in their excitement even more rewarding. I can’t imagine anything I’d want to do more.


Care For All Ages From Your Plymouth Family Orthodontists

At Kottemann Orthodontics, we believe that everyone should be able to access quality orthodontic treatment and that everyone deserves a beautifully aligned smile. We are proud to offer a full range of orthodontic services, including braces and Invisalign, for children, teens, and adults at our offices in Chaska, Maple Grove, Orono, and Plymouth.

Plymouth Orthodontics for Children

In order to ensure that your child is as healthy as possible, it's important that their teeth and jaws are properly aligned, giving them a healthy bite. Many parents are surprised to learn that the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children get an orthodontic check-up no later than age 7.

By that age, your child's teeth have developed enough so that small problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth can be spotted while they still have some baby teeth. A check-up may reveal that your child's bite is fine and that braces won't be necessary, or we may identify a potential problem and recommended that we monitor it. From there, we may begin treatment at a time that is appropriate for the child. In other cases, we may recommended early treatment.

Orthodontic Care for Plymouth Teens

Early treatment allows our team to monitor the growth and development of your child's jaw, meaning we can catch and begin treating problems while they're still in the early stages. This can cut down the length of treatment considerably.

Teens often want to know, "How long will I be in braces?" There's no set answer, as each case is different, just like each smile is unique. We're always going to do everything that we can to ensure that your teen has their most beautiful, forever smile. Fortunately, today's braces are a big improvement over the ones that previous generations have experienced. They're smaller, sleeker, and far more comfortable than ever before. They also come in a variety of styles, materials and colors.

In addition, teens also have more treatment options than ever before. In addition to traditional metal braces, teens also have the option of choosing clear, ceramic braces, which work the same way traditional braces do, but are designed to blend in with your teen's teeth, giving a more subtle appearance. Also, if your teen wants a new smile with no wires, whatsoever, they might consider treatment using clear aligners, such as Invisalign. Clear aligners straighten teeth gradually using a series of clear, removable trays that fit over the teeth.

Adult Orthodontics in Plymouth

Orthodontic treatment isn't just for children and teens. More adults than ever are seeking beautiful, forever smiles through orthodontic treatment. Today, roughly 1-in-5 orthodontic patients are adults, so it's never too late to get that stunning smile that you've always wanted.

Many adults are choosing to receive treatment later in life because they understand how important it is to maintain their oral health, they want to feel better about their overall appearance, or both. We also see many adults who have received orthodontic treatment during their early years, but are in need of a "touch up" to regain the smiles they once had.

At Kottemann Orthodontics, we recognize that children, teens, and adults will all have different dental needs and need different levels of attention and care. We work diligently with each patient to ensure you receive the most appropriate treatment for you in the most inviting environment.

Schedule a free consultation with us today to get started.