About DK Orthodontics
Opened in January 2017, DK Orthodontics is Bismarck’s newest orthodontic practice. With a focus on high-quality treatment geared towards the individual needs of each patient, it is our goal to treat you in an environment predicated upon customer service to ensure your comfort and well-being. To have an opportunity every day not only to be part of a profession that truly can transform someone’s life, but also build lifelong friendships with the ones we serve is the driving force within our office. That was the reason each of us chose to be a part of this team and we take great pride in establishing that connectivity, both while you are in treatment and beyond.
We are excited to help create the smile you have always wanted, in an environment that values honesty, trust, and commitment. We are here to serve you, every day, and that is something we do not take lightly. Orthodontics is an exciting and life-changing journey and we look forward to taking this ride with you! Thanks for placing your trust in us.
~ Daniel Keith and the entire DK Orthodontics Team
Daniel J. Keith, DDS, MS
A Bismarck native, Dr. Keith graduated from Century High School in 2001. He went on to earn a B.S. degree, in Business Administration and Chemistry, from the University of Mary in 2005, where he was a 4-year member of the men’s tennis team. Following completion of his undergraduate studies, Dr. Keith attended the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree. From that point, he attended orthodontic residency at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA, earning a Master’s of Science (M.S.) in Orthodontics. Upon completion of his residency in 2012, Dr. Keith returned to Bismarck to begin practicing as an associate orthodontist. In 2017, he embarked on his own to build DK Orthodontics.
When not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Keith enjoys spending time with his wife, Jenna, and their daughters, Brynnlee and Indiana, traveling, and playing sports with his kids. He is very involved at both the state and national orthodontic level as he serves as President of the North Dakota Society of Orthodontists and also holds multiple leadership roles within the national orthodontic association.
Dr. Keith also holds the special distinction of being Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontists (ABO). This is a title held by only 55% of orthodontists which denotes that Dr. Keith has successfully passed all levels of examination by the ABO.
Danielle, a native of Bismarck, joined the DK Orthodontics team with an extensive background in customer service and accounting and looks forward to working hard to ensure that your treatment financing is completely tailored to your liking!
Outside of the office, Danielle enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Mark, and her dog, Otis. She may already be a familiar face because she coaches dances locally for Just for Kix!
Abi, a native of Bismarck, is the first person you’ll see when you step into our office. She joined the DK Orthodontics team with an extensive background in customer service and marketing and works hard to coordinate scheduling with what is most convenient for you.
Outside of the office, Abi enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, and her dog. She loves to travel and has a long list of places she hopes to visit!
Danielle comes to DK Orthodontics with over 30 years of experience in the profession and will guide you through the entire orthodontic process starting with the complimentary consultation all the way to the day that treatment begins. She will work closely with you to find the right financial plan for your family and ensure that all of your questions are answered as you enter this exciting journey!
Danielle is originally from Flasher, ND, and has worked in orthodontics in Rapid City, SD, Glendale, AZ, and now Bismarck. Her free time is spent with family, friends, her significant other, Lee, and their two dogs Molly and Rowdy. She will be the first to tell you that Saturdays in the Fall are spent either in the Fargodome or in front of the tv as she never misses a Bison football game. We are very excited to have Danielle as part of the team!
Chelsey, a native of Mandan, has been working in dentistry since 2000. She has a wealth of knowledge to help make your orthodontic experience as smooth as possible. Chelsey loves the interactive nature of orthodontic care and really getting to know our patients. We know you will love working with her.
Outside of the office, Chelsey spends her free time traveling and lounging by the pool, playing pinochle, or spending time with her dog, Mayzey. Chelsey is excited to be part of the smile creation team at DK.
Originally from Flasher, ND, Secora completed her dental assisting degree at the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, ND. Secora loves visiting with and meeting new people and will take great care of you!
Outside the office, Secora is an avid snowboarder and can be found on the slopes at Huff Hills and in Montana. If you find yourself in her way, watch out! And if you find yourself being worked on by Secora in our office, you will likely be serenaded with a tune as she loves singing!
Layne spent two years at Bismarck State College working towards her Associates in Science degree. Following that she spent two years at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD utilizing their online program earning her diploma in Dental Assisting.
Layne lives southwest of Carson, ND and has two daughters, Ainsley and Emmy. We have our dog, Tex, a hedgehog, Turbo, our kitty, Ellie, our goat, Ruby, cows and chickens. They love all of their pets and there’s never a dull moment! She loves anything outdoors and spend her summers at the lake cabin and finding a new National Park to check off of her bucket list.
Layne loves being part of the DK family and team and love seeing all the new faces walk through the door and she can’t wait to help you on your journey to be a part of DK!
Jordyn grew up in Mandan where she graduated from Mandan High in 2013. She went to Bismarck State College, graduating with her associate’s degree in Power Plant Technology. She decided to take a dental journey and joined DK Ortho in January of 2022 as an Orthodontic Assistant.
Jordyn got married in September of 2021 to the love of her life and added a bonus daughter to her family. Jordyn’s hobby’s are snowboarding, hunting, and spending time with her family and dogs.
Kelsey joined DK Orthodontics in March of 2022. She graduated from MSCTC in 2008 and has since gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in the dental field. She loves meeting new people and taking care of her patients.
Kelsey and her husband, Josh reside in Menoken. They love spending time with their 2 sweet kids, Braven and Huntlee. Their 3rd child, Kevin-a friendly german short-hair also brings joy to their family. Kelsey enjoys riding horses and spending time with family and friends.
When Carly isn’t chairside making genuine connections with her patients and their families, you can find her relaxing on her couch alongside her husband, cat & dog or listening to an audiobook while performing her favorite hobby of vacuuming up after her fur babies.
Brittany, a native of Mandan, joined the DK Orthodontics team to complete her training hours and become a chair side Orthodontic Assistant. She loves interacting with patients and getting to know them. The smile transformation definitely drives her!
Outside of the office, Brittany enjoys spending time with her husband, Tim, and three children Nohla, Daxton, and Moesley. She loves traveling and has a long list of places she’d love to visit!