Meet Dr. David Resch

Dr. David Resch - Orthodontist

“I love being a part of improving and enhancing a patient’s smile. I also love helping patients play a very important role in their own dental health, as their involvement and cooperation is a critical component to the success of their treatment” – Dr. Resch


Dr. David Resch attended the University of Minnesota to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. He then continued his education at the U of M School of Dentistry, receiving a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He graduated with High Distinction and was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society.

He continued at the U of M for his specialty training in orthodontics. At the completion of his two-year residency, he received his specialty certificate and Master of Science degree.

Dr. Resch believes very strongly that education does not stop at graduation. Therefore, he regularly attends continuing education lectures and seminars to stay current in the latest advances in orthodontics.

Board Certification

Dr. Resch is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). The ABO is the only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association and sponsored by the American Association of Orthodontists. The mission of the American Board of Orthodontics is to establish and maintain the highest standards of clinical excellence in orthodontics

Clinical Professor

Dr. Resch currently teaches the graduate residents as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Division of Orthodontics. He has published an article in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics and was honored to be elected as a faculty member into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Resch is an active member in the following organizations:

  • American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
  • Midwestern Society of Orthodontists (MSO)
  • Minnesota Association of Orthodontists (MAO)
    • Past President of the MAO 2015-2016
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
  • Minnesota Dental Association (MDA)
  • Minneapolis District Dental Society (MDDS)

Outside the Office

Originally from Brooklyn Park, Dr. Resch currently resides in Buffalo, MN with his wife Lynda. He loves playing hockey and has recently started to play as a goalie, playing for the C1 Moose in the Adult Hockey Association. His other hobbies include sailing, skiing, camping, and hiking.

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Every year Dr. Resch's Moose team helps organize and participates in the Moose Summer/Winter classic hockey tournaments to raise funds for the Midwest Rett Syndrome Foundation:

Dr. Resch Moose Rhett Tournament