Dr. John Lawson

Dr. John Lawson earned his Bachelor of Arts in chemistry at the University of Missouri. He then attended School of Dentistry – University of Missouri – Kansas City, graduating in 1988. Dr. Lawson furthered his education by attending orthodontic school, graduating in 1991. Our beloved orthodontist has been practicing in the area ever since. Dr. Lawson’s goal is to create the best experience for each patient while improving smiles and the health of the bite.

Dr. Lawson is committed to continuing his education so that he can provide patients with the best, most efficient services possible. He takes continuing education courses several times a year. Dr. Lawson also attends the annual meetings of the Roth Williams International Society of Orthodontists.

Our Board Certified Orthodontist is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Roth Williams International Society of Orthodontists (RWISO) and the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO).

Dr. Lawson’s wife, Maureen, is a dental hygienist. She is currently a para at Holy Spirit Preschool. Dr. Lawson and Maureen have two adult children: Megan and Johnny. Megan Meyer, who recently married Nick, is a physical therapist. Johnny graduated from the University of Missouri in biology. He has plans to go to medical school. In his spare time, Dr. Lawson enjoys fishing, boating and spending time with his family.

Meet Our Team

At Orthodontic Health Center, our team is a family, and we can’t wait to welcome your family, too! We see patients of all ages, and while most of our treatments are designed for patients 8 and older, we often see children as young as 5. Every member of your family will be in good hands with our team members who enjoy their jobs, but also bring a great deal of experience and dedication to their work. In fact, we added it up and between all of us, we have over 130 years of experience! If you would like to get to know our team members, call 507-282-6447 to make an appointment for an orthodontic appointment in Rochester, Minnesota! We also welcome patients from the surrounding areas including St. Charles, Plainview and Byron Minnesota.

Check back soon to meet our team!