Dr. Marissa Keesler is a specialist in the field of orthodontics. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1987 graduating summa cum laude. Dr. Keesler attended dental school at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1989, she graduated from Marquette University with a certificate and a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics, obtaining the highest distinction from orthodontic school as well.
Dr. Keesler was an adjunct professor in the Marquette Graduate Orthodontic Department for over a decade, and she continues to be a guest lecturer at Marquette and other orthodontic graduate programs throughout the United States and abroad. Growing up in Panama City, Panama, she speaks fluent Spanish and lectures nationally and internationally on various orthodontic topics.
Dr. Marissa Keesler is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and many other local and national dental and orthodontic societies, such as the distinguished Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She has served as President of the Winnebago Dental Society, the Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists, and currently holds the Secretary-Treasurer position of the EHASO Midwest Component. Dr. Keesler is also among an elite group of orthodontists worldwide achieving Diplomate status by the American Board of Orthodontics. She has been in specialty practice since 1989 and has had a full-time private practice in the Fox Valley since 1992. Several of her research and clinical work have been published in orthodontic journals and university textbooks.
In her free time, Dr. Marissa enjoys playing tennis, playing the piano, listening to music, boating, and traveling. Additionally, she and her husband, Dr. Jeff, embrace many summer and winter activities that allow them the opportunity to spend time with their son, Calvin, and twin daughters, Halle and Dana.
Dr. Jeffrey T. Keesler, a native of the Fox Valley area, is a specialist in the fields of orthodontics and prosthodontics. He received his certificate and Master of Science degree in both Orthodontics and Prosthodontics from Marquette University, where he graduated with honors.
Dr. Keesler brings his knowledge of complex bite problems, facial esthetics, missing permanent teeth, dental implants, temporomandibular disorders and multi-disciplinary dentistry to Keesler Orthodontics. He is one of only several orthodontists internationally to have earned a master’s degree in both orthodontics and prosthodontics. This combination allows him to work in partnership with your family dentist to provide additional dental work even after the braces are removed. Dr. Keesler has been in specialty practice since 1990 and is involved in several prestigious study clubs. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American College of Prosthodontists and many other local and national dental associations such as the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
In his spare time, Dr. Jeff enjoys running in local marathons, hunting deer, elk and turkey, and going on fishing trips with his family to Canada.