About Us

For over 60 years and three generations, The Kottemann family has been providing exceptional orthodontic care. We take pride in our attention to detail and our friendly atmosphere. At Kottemann Orthodontics, you are more than a patient; you are part of the family.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Scott Kottemann is the brother of Dr. Kraig and son of Dr. Bill. Dr. Scott began his dental career at age 16, creating 3D digital models of teeth for a start-up company in Chanhassen. His passion for integrating technology with science led him to a career in biotechnology out in San Diego.

Dr. Scott soon realized he missed treating patients which inspired him to begin a career in dentistry. After graduating from the top of his dental class from the University of Michigan, Dr. Scott finished his training at the University of Minnesota specializing in Orthodontics.

When not in the office, Dr. Scott enjoys all water sports, golf and snow skiing.

Dr. Bill Kottemann has been practicing orthodontics for over 34 years in the metro area. Dr. Bill received his dental degree from the University of Iowa, his orthodontic certificate and Masters of Science degree from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Bill has become the most experienced Invisalign® provider in Minnesota. When not in the office, he is lecturing across the country on behalf of Align Technology, teaching other orthodontists how to use Invisalign® more effectvely.

Dr. Bill lives in Orono, MN with his wife, Jean. He enjoys boating, golf and skiing.

Dr. Bill has been chosen repeatedly by his peers as one of "The Top Dentists" in the Mpls/St. Paul Magazine and MN Monthly.

Dr. Kraig Kottemann joined Kottemann Orthodontics in 1998 as a laboratory technician and is now one of your treating orthodontists, hoping to provide the most conservative treatments with the most esthetic results. Dr. Kraig received his bachelor’s degrees in Art Studio and Biology from the University of Notre Dame. He then got his dental degree from the Arizona School of Dentistry graduating at the top of his class. Dr. Kraig became an orthodontic specialist by completing his training at the University of Minnesota, receiving a Master’s of Science.

Dr. Kraig has brought the new technology of Temporary Anchorage Devices, (TADs), to the practice. He has also been certified in the use of lasers for orthodontic use.

Dr. Kraig lives with his wife, Laura in Mound, MN. Laura and Kraig have twin girls, Valerie and Olivia, that are now almost 3 years old! Dr. Kraig and Laura are staying very busy with them when he isn't creating smiles in the office.

Dr. Kraig enjoys playing basketball and almost all outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, and golfing.

Meet Our Staff

As the new Office Manager, I have been able to apply my previous experience as a Project, Personnel and Account Manager, but the most applicable skill set I utilize is that of a Mom

I am the treatment and scheduling coordinator at our Plymouth and Orono locations. I grew up in Northwestern Minnesota and enjoy spending time with my family, running, and traveling.

I have been with Kottemann Orthodontics since 2001 working as a treatment coordinator. I am happily married with two children. My favorite book and movie is Pride and Prejudice. I enjoy walking, biking and working in my veggie garden. I also enjoy scrapbooking, card making and crafts of all kinds!

I started assisting in Orthodontics in 2003 and love it! When I am away from teeth, I teach dance, an old hobby that will never die. I also keep busy with my two boys who are quite the busy bodies, to say the least.

I have been with Kottemann Orthodontics since 1996 as a Licensed Dental Assistant/Treatment Coordinator. I also received my Computer Programming Certification at Brown College in 2001. I am a wife and mother of two wonderful children that enjoy spending time on the boat fishing and swimming and I love, love, love to travel!

I have been a licensed dental assistant at Kottemann Orthodontics for 12 years. I enjoy gardening, reading and fishing and camping with my husband and two young kids.

I have worked as a dedicated licensed assistant and treatment coordinator for Kottemann Orthodontics for two years. Outside of work I enjoy reading, golfing, tennis, traveling, and being an avid hockey fan.

Nicole has been a dental assistant with Kottemann Orthodontics since November of 2012. She enjoys camping, spending time with friends and family, and outdoor activities. She is a graduate of Delano High School and enjoys seeing familier faces at our Orono office.