Huron Office

2080 Arizona Ave. SW
Huron, SD 57350
Phone: 605-352-1670
Fax: 605-352-2589

Office Hours

Mon. - Thur.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri.: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Mitchell Office

1817 N. Sanborn Blvd.
Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone: 605-996-5442
Fax: 605-996-1818

Office Hours

Mon. - Thur.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

E-mail

About the Doctors

drmichaelDr. Michael A. Fuchs

Dr. Michael Fuchs, a native of Hastings, Minnesota, received his bachelor’s degree in natural sciences from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota in 1971. He attended dental school at the University of Minnesota, earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 1974. Dr. Michael completed his orthodontic residency in 1976, also at the University of Minnesota, and began his practice in Huron, South Dakota upon graduation. In 1986, Dr. Michael obtained board certification from the American Board of Orthodontics, a vigorous examination process designed to promote quality in finished cases. In January 2002, he established a full-service branch office in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Dr. Michael has committed a lifetime of service to his profession, having served as President of the South Dakota Dental Association, South Dakota Orthodontic Society and the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists. He continues to serve on various state and national committees and councils. He also recently voluntarily completed requirements for re-certification with the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Fuchs has been married to his wife, Mary, since 1971 and has three children: Ryan, Rick and AnnMarie.

drrickDr. Rick W. Fuchs

Dr. Rick Fuchs is the son of Dr. Michael Fuchs. He was born and raised in Huron, South Dakota, graduating from Huron High School in 1999. Dr. Rick attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska for his pre-dental education and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Nebraska in 2006. He completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Minnesota in 2008 and joined Fuchs Orthodontics at that time.

Dr. Rick has served as President of the Southern District of the South Dakota Dental Association and President of the South Dakota Society of Orthodontists. He currently represents the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists on the American Association of Orthodontists Council on New and Younger Members and is the Vanguard Society Chairman on the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation Board of Directors.

Dr. Rick has passed the written portion of the testing process with the American Board of Orthodontics. At this time he is working on cases to present to the Board in order to obtain full board certification.