About Us:

Welcome to Kelson Orthodontics
We can give you a smile you’re proud to show off! For more than 30 years, Kelson Orthodontics has built a reputation in the Boise community for offering the highest quality of orthodontic treatments in an environment that is welcoming and professional. Utilizing the latest techniques with a gentle touch, we can give you the smile you’ve always wanted.

Dr. Chris Kelson is a second generation orthodontist, providing premium level care that is guaranteed for life. Whether you choose traditional braces or Invisalign, no other office stands behind their treatments like we do.

We have a fantastic team of warm and caring people who seek to serve our patients and their families in any way possible to ensure that their experience with us is positive. We run on time, always considerate of our patients’ busy lives and schedules.

Contact our Boise orthodontic office or our Meridian orthodontic office today to schedule a complimentary consultation and learn about all the ways orthodontics can improve your smile. Call today!

Providing quality orthodontics to Boise, Meridian, and Eagle and all surrounding Idaho areas.

Meet Our Doctor

Creating a healthy, beautiful, and personalized smile for my patients is extremely fulfilling. I love coming into the office each day, getting to know new patients and catching up with our regular patients. My commitment to my patients is to give them the healthy beautiful smile they want in a way that will last them a lifetime.

People are fun, and being able to provide something that has such a positive and often dramatic effect on their lives is extremely rewarding. I love to see that fresh, excited smile when someone who we've served and cared for sees their new smile. They are elated, and we are excited with them. It truly is a great moment.

Education and Experience
I attended Boston University, earning my Doctorate of Dental Medicine and completing my orthodontic training. I was ranked first in my class, graduating Summa Cum Laude. I continued on to complete my Master of Science degree in Dentistry.

Ongoing education is extremely important to stay at the forefront of orthodontic techniques and principles and to allow for comfortable and rapid treatment for my patients. I am trained in Osteogenically Accelerated Orthodontics, which allows treatment to be successfully completed three to four times more quickly in a healthy and complete manner.

As a second generation orthodontist, I have the honor and benefit of learning from my father's 35 years of experience. This has allowed me to take the most current concepts and integrate them with the knowledge that comes from 35 years of real world experience, and that combination gives our patients the best possible care.

Office Life
Each member of our team has been selected for their warm personality and attention to detail. Our friendly team is highly trained and experienced to make your time with us smooth and headache free. Our goal when you arrive is to take outstanding care of you and get you on your way on time and happy.

Outside the Practice
I am a Boise native and live here with my wonderful family. My sweetheart, Carlee, and I have a great time experiencing life with our five children, two beautiful girls and three rambunctious boys. Life is never dull! There are so many fantastic things to do in this area, and I enjoy all of them. Skiing, dirt biking, mountain biking, wakeboarding, and most recently gardening are just a few of my interests. I'm also addicted to watching the garden grow!

Meet Our Staff

Hello! My name is Hannah, I am the office coordinator. I moved here from Phoenix, Arizona eight years ago. My husband and I love Idaho. We love raising our three children in such a clean, beautiful place. The people of Boise are so friendly and family oriented. We love riding our bikes on the Greenbelt, hiking, and seeing the four seasons change.

I have a fear of small spaces. I have no desire to go cave exploring and crawl into a den! I do love to see movies, road trips, having dessert first, exercising, and being with my family.

I joined the Kelson Team six years ago and have loved every minute of it! My goal is for you to have a happy, fun and professional environment where you can feel confident that your family is receiving the BEST orthodontic care. My favorite part of being at Kelson Orthodontics is watching our patients confidence grow as their teeth are straightened. We have so many families that come in with several siblings. We get to watch their families grow up and hear all about their fun experiences and accomplishments. We really form strong relationships with our patient families. It is such a happy and positive place to work!

Dr. Kelson loves and invests in his patients. He is good at connecting with them and wants them to have an extraordinary experience while in treatment. He will create a beautiful smile that you will love!

Favorite Movie Line: "You have a freak flag. You just don't fly it." The Family Stone
"You're killing me Smalls!" The Sandlot

Favorite Quote: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people
will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou

I have been in the Orthodontic field for 5 amazing years and have enjoyed every minute of it! I am an Orthodontic Assistant for Dr. Kelson. Kelson Orthodontics is such a great place to work because I get to see my best friends every day. I love the that I play a part in creating beautiful smiles, it is the icing on the cake!

Now, some fun facts about me... I enjoy baking on my off time. I love whipping up special creations for weddings, parties, etc. I am deathly afraid of spiders and snakes, the fact that something has faster reflexes than me doesn't give me much time to escape the jaws of death!

Favorite Movie Line: "We would like to invite you to no longer live with us." - Bridesmaids

Favorite Quote: Life is such an amazing time, I am glad I am doing something that makes me
happy; and leaves me smiling everyday!

I began working at Kelson Orthodontics upon graduating from Boise State with my Bachelors Degree in Biology. I have been with the Kelson Team for almost 2 years now and it has been an incredible journey! I am an Orthodontic Assistant for Dr. Kelson.

My favorite things about working at Kelson Orthodontics are having an amazing team that are always willing to lend a helping hand, as well as, the opportunity to work for a doctor who genuinely cares about our success.

Some fun things about me are I enjoy playing the guitar, my favorite song to play is La Bamba. And...I am terrified of something touching my feet while I'm swimming in a lake!

Favorite Movie Line: "I just like to smile, smiling is my favorite!" -ELF

Favorite Quote: "You can do anything if you have enthusiasm." -Henry Ford

Hello there! My name is Cecilina, but you can call me Cece. I am new to the Kelson Orthodontic family and have had an amazing time! I am so blessed to be part of a positive and caring practice. I have a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and I am a proud alumni of Black Hills State University. I moved from South Dakota to Idaho with my lovely man and kitty, Roo. I am a Nebraska Cornusker fan. GO BIG RED!

When I'm not helping to create beautiful smiles, I love to sing, explore, and do anything that involves being outside. I am excited for the new adventure at Kelson Orthodontics and look forward to the years to come.

Favorite Movie Line:
"Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme! Get on up, its bobsled time!" -Cool Runnings

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