About Us:

At Meyer & Dana Orthodontics, it is our privilege to provide you the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable, and caring environment. Whether you’re an adult, adolescent or child, our team is committed to helping you achieve the smile you desire - a healthy, beautiful one!

Our goal is to exceed your expectations. Meyer & Dana Orthodontics uses the highest technology in braces, the Damon System, to treat our patients more efficiently, with a better result than ever before possible. Now we can provide you with that perfect smile faster, more easily, and more comfortably than ever before.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Richard Meyer is a native South Dakotan and a University of South Dakota alumnus. He graduated with honors from Loyola University School of Dental Surgery in Chicago and completed his Orthodontic Residency at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. He practiced for nine years in the U.S. military before leaving as a Lt. Colonel to return home to South Dakota to the private practice of Orthodontics in Rapid City. He considers all of his patients part of his family. Dr. Rich truly cares about his patients and enjoys his time with them.

Dr. Rich and his wife Gayla, have three children (Chad, Kristen and Tyler) as well as six very special grandchildren (all in Rapid City). He loves to spend time with his family as well as fly-fishing, hunting, skiing, playing racquetball, and of course, traveling.

Dr. Jesse Dana is a native South Dakotan and a graduate of Black Hills State University. He graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. He completed his orthodontic residency at Nova Southeastern University in Florida and started his orthodontic practice in Spearfish in 2003. We were honored when he joined our team in 2007.

Dr. Jesse and his wife Traci have three children: Kooper, Jozie, and Kanon.

Dr. Jesse and his family enjoy many outdoor activities together. He also has a strong basketball history and enjoys playing the game, as well as coaching his childrens teams.

Dr. Chad Meyer is a Rapid City native who graduated from Stevens High School in 1990. He attended college at the University of Nebraska and graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska Medical Center-College of Dentistry in 1999. After three years in the United States Air Force Dental Corp, he began his orthodontic residency at Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, NY.

Dr. Chad and his wife, Dawn, have three children: Carter, Luke, and Daryn.

When Dr. Chad is not taking care of patients, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, snow skiing and cycling.