Dr. Kelly Espe’s artistic ability, combined with her love of science and biology, led her to a career where she gets to create beautiful smiles every day. She feels fortunate to be able to make a positive impact on every patient’s health and self-confidence.
Dr. Espe enjoys meeting new patients, discussing goals, treatment planning, and participating in each patient’s smile transformation to ensure the best possible outcome. She provides all patients with the same exceptional care and attention to detail that anyone in her own family would receive.
Dr. Espe attended St. Olaf College for her undergraduate degree in biology. Later, she attended the University of Minnesota, where she was accepted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, received a Certificate in Orthodontics, and graduated with a Master of Science degree.
Dr. Espe is passionate about staying up to date on the latest developments in dentistry and orthodontics so that she can best serve her patients with the most current techniques and principles in mind. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Minnesota Dental Association, and the Minnesota Association of Orthodontists.
A life-long Minnesotan, Dr. Espe and her husband Karl live in Edina with their four young children, Ava, Charlie, Violet, and Louie. In her free time, Dr. Espe enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.