Meet Our Doctors

Chad Meyer, D.D.S.

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 and the University of Rochester in 2004. 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. 

Jesse Dana, D.D.S.

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.  Dr. Jesse started his orthodontic practice in Spearfish in 2003.  We were honored to have Dr. Jesse join the 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.

Peyton Cometti, D.D.S, M.S.

Dr. Cometti was born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico. In 2018 he earned his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

Dr. Cometti and his wife, Casey have three children: Charlotte, Pierce and Porter. Casey is also a dentist though she spends most of her time working at home raising their children and building her quilting business. Dr. Cometti enjoys spending time with his family and playing sports. Their family loves outdoor adventures and can’t wait to explore all Wyoming and South Dakota have to offer!

Richard Meyer, D.D.S.

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.

Shannon Schober, D.D.S, M.S.

Dr. Shannon Schober was born and raised in Portland, OR. She spent her freshman year of college at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN, then transferred to Carroll College in Helena, MT. She graduated with a B.A. in Health Science with minors in chemistry and biology. She attended Oregon Health where she completed dental school and her orthodontic residency. 

She has spoken Japanese since preschool and was in an immersion program K-12. She loves to travel and has been to Japan three times, along with visiting Ecuador, Australia and Greece! 

Dr. Schober enjoys playing the piano, composing and singing! She loves hiking, along with most things outdoors, and is very excited to explore the Black Hills.