Meet Dr. Jeff Loveless

Specializing in Orthodontics for Children and Adults


University of Minnesota: Twin Cities

  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery: 1997
  • Master of Science in dentistry: 1999
  • Certificate of orthodontics: 1999
  • Certified Invisalign® Provider: 2000
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics

Dr. Loveless loves his job and the communities he serves. “I am grateful to serve the community and surrounding area where I grew up—people here are exceptional.”

At Prairie Ridge, we believe that one of Dr. Loveless’s most valuable tools is his willingness to explain things in a way that everyone understands. “My goal is that every person always has their questions answered—whether it is their first or last appointment.”

Continuing Education, Honors, and Memberships

Dr. Loveless’s passion for orthodontics stems from “being able to witness a person’s change in self-confidence from the creation of a beautiful smile they are proud to show the world!”

  • Dr. Loveless is a Diplomate and board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. (Fewer than 14% of orthodontists nationwide earn the distinction of being an ABO Diplomate.)
  • Dr. Loveless places a high priority on attending classes and lectures, to stay up to date on all the latest technologies used in orthodontics
  • In addition, Dr. Loveless highly values continuing education as an active member of several study clubs, as well with the following organizations:
    • American Association of Orthodontists
    • Midwestern Society of Orthodontists
    • Minnesota Association of Orthodontists
    • American Board of Orthodontics
    • Minnesota Dental Association
    • American Dental Association
    • Omicron Kappa Upsilon

Life Outside the Office

Family is extremely important to Dr. Loveless. He and his wife Mary have three children and are proud to be raising them in southern Minnesota. Their life is centered on their children’s activities, which include 4-H, sports, and time at the lake together. Away from the office, Dr. Loveless and Mary volunteer and contribute to many local charitable organizations, their church, schools, and community.

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