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Dr. Jonathan Rakstang

Fort Smith, Van Buren Orthodontist

Fort Smith, Van Buren Orthodontist, Dr. Jonathan Rakstang takes pride in creating beautiful, healthy smiles. He provides braces and Invisalign for children and adults in Fort Smith, Arkansas and Van Buren, Arkansas. He is a published author in the field of dental health and works hard to ensure that all treatment he provides is the best possible.

“I find immense satisfaction being an orthodontist because of the positive impact I have on my patient’s lives by creating healthy, appealing smiles.”

In his free time, Dr. Rakstang enjoys traveling, spending time with his girlfriend, Dana, swimming, hiking and listening to live music.   As a musician, he plays electric and upright bass in multiple bands and enjoys performing and recording music. He collects mid-century modern furniture and is an avid vinyl record enthusiast.


University of Colorado Boulder, CO  
BA in Biochemistry, Chemistry minor

University of Colorado School of Dentistry, Denver, CO
Doctor of Dental Surgery, 2000-2004
Magna Cum Laude

Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO
General Practice Residency, 2004-2005

University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, Aurora, CO
Orthodontics Residency, 2007-2009
Certificate in Orthodontics

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Musician. Outdoor lover. Vinyl record enthusiast.

Professional Organizations
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Fort Smith Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society Membership, 2004
  • Colorado Prosthodontists Award, 2004
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Award, 2004
  • American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award, 2004
  • American Academy of Dental Practice Administration Award, 2004
  • Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence, 2003