• Watertown Community Orthodontics

    • Dental & Orthodontic Care
    6 S Broadway
    Watertown, SD 57201
    (605) 886-5035

    About Us

    Dr. Sean O’Dell – Orthodontic Specialist

    Growing Up

    Dr. Sean grew up in Spearfish, SD (don’t hold his West River origins against him). Growing up in the countryside of the Black Hills was the cat’s read more
    • About

      Dr. Sean O’Dell – Orthodontic Specialist

      Growing Up

      Dr. Sean grew up in Spearfish, SD (don’t hold his West River origins against him). Growing up in the countryside of the Black Hills was the cat’s pajamas. Various sports were attempted to beat away boredom and fit in, although he was not very good at most of them. As he became older, he started boxing and mixed martial arts. After several years of trying to find a sport he was decent at, he discovered that he was a great punching bag. The good news is that he didn’t break any teeth.

      Higher Education

      Dr. Sean attended South Dakota State University, majoring in Biology and Microbiology. During his time attending SDSU, he developed an interest in dentistry. He also met his future wife, Rachelle. Shortly before his college graduation, he made the plunge and applied to dental school. He attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2013.

      General Dentistry

      After graduating from dental school, Dr. Sean was a dentist in Watertown, SD and Webster, SD. His wife was from the area, so naturally the O’Dell family migrated back to her neck of the woods. He also attended additional education opportunities in orthodontics as a dentist. More knowledge about orthodontics led to more questions and interest.

      Even Higher Education

      Dr. Sean decided that the best way to learn about orthodontics was to dedicate himself to a full-time orthodontic residency at a university. After a vigorous app

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