DK Ortho Team
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. Dan 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. Dan 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. Dan returned to Bismarck to begin practicing as an associate orthodontist. In 2017, he embarked on his own to build DK Orthodontics.
In 2014, Dr. Dan became the head boy’s and girl’s tennis coach at Century High School in Bismarck. When not practicing orthodontics or coaching tennis, he also serves on the University of Mary Alumni Committee, has been a pre-dental mentor at the University of Mary, Board Member of the Volunteer Caregivers for the Elderly, President-elect of the North Dakota Society of Orthodontists, Chairman of the American Association of Orthodontist’s Council for New and Younger Members, and is very active within the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists as well as at the national level within the American Association of Orthodontists.
Alicen comes to DK Orthodontics with over 10 years experience in the dental field and is an expert in all insurance and financial-related matters. Alicen is ready to assist you with any questions related to your orthodontic treatment so never hesitate to reach out.
She is a native of Bismarck and enjoys cooking and camping with her fiance and two children, Ashlin and Chance. In the Summer, you can always find her around the softball diamonds.
Treatment CoordinatorDanielle comes to DK Orthodontics with over 25 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!
Orthodontic AssistantAshly joined DK Orthodontics upon its opening in January 2017 and came to our office with a great deal of experience having been an orthodontic assistant for nearly 15 years. She originally hails from the desert of Palm Springs, CA, but is very happy to call Bismarck home! Ashly enjoys all things outdoors and spends her free time with her husband, Doug, and their two children, Kennedy and Adam. The family doesn’t end there, though, as they are proud parents of a dog (Dean) and two cats (Luna and Mikey). Ashly loves orthodontics and caring for our DK Ortho family!
Orthodontic AssistantChelsey is a North Dakota native returning to Bismarck after working in the dental field in Arizona for the past 2 years. She has been working in dentistry for over 10 years has a wealth of knowledge to help make your orthodontic experience as smooth and comfortable as possible. Outside of the office, Chelsey spends her free time outdoors either boating on the Missouri or running through the park with her dog. Chelsey is excited to be part of the smile creation team at DK.
Angie comes to DK Orthodontics with over 15 years of orthodontic experience and is an expert in both traditional braces care as well as with Invisalign. We are very excited to have her as part of the team!
She is a native of Beach, ND, and is the mother of two young children, Jase and Braxton. When not being run wild by her boys, she enjoys being outdoors camping, playing recreational sports, and spending time with family and friends. Angie has an extensive amount of orthodontic knowledge and loves working with patients of all ages — you will really enjoy working with her!