“I believe that in every person there is a God-given ability or talent that, if nurtured, can touch and better the lives of others. I believe orthodontics is that for me.”
“I believe my purpose is to inspire authenticity so that others may feel confident and free to be their true self. Being an orthodontist allows me to do this and I could not be more grateful.”
Our experienced & talented team is committed to working with you and your family.

Dr. Alan Ostertag

The orthodontic profession allows me to make a physical change in another’s dental health, which can improve their self-esteem and confidence in so many aspects of their life. The most rewarding aspect of being an orthodontist, for me, is the patients. I love seeing each person transform not only their dental health and smile, but personally as they progress in life.
“I believe that in every person there is a God-given ability or talent that, if nurtured, can touch and better the lives of others. I believe orthodontics is that for me.”
Interesting Facts
Raised in Lodi, Wisconsin, one of five children.
I have three wonderful sons: David, Michael and Ryan.
I met my wife while in dental school and we were married in 1987.
I love the outdoors whether it is hunting, fishing or maintaining the woodland habitat on our family farm.
  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery
    — Marquette University
  • General Dental Residency
    — VA Medical Center
  • Master of Science in Orthodontics
    — Marquette University
    Professional Affiliations
  • Wisconsin Society of Orthodontics
    — President 2017-2018
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Midwestern Society of Orthodontists
  • Wisconsin Dental Association
  • National Jesuit Honor Society
  • National Dental Honor Society
  • Earl and Wilma Shepard Award of Distinction
    — Highest written score on the national board exam.
As one Journey ends,
a new smile begins.

“We love Dr. Newton and Team! They make the process so comfortable and easy. We are very happy with the results!”


“We have been extremely happy with Dr. Ostertag and Dr. Newton at Cedar Orthodontic Specialists. The office has such a welcoming environment that coming in for appointments is not only comfortable but also fun!”


“Dr. Newton was very respectful and always gave us the choice of what to do with our daughters teeth. They look beautiful!”


“My family and I have had such a great experience with Dr. Newton and Dr. Ostertag. My biggest concern was making sure my children felt comfortable throughout their orthodontic experience. Not only have both doctors made sure the kids are at ease, they have gone above and beyond this expectation by including them in decision-making about their treatments. They do such a great job of explaining everything in terms I understand. When I need to make appointments, the office team works so well at fitting the appointments around our busy schedules. It is such a great experience every time we walk through their doors.”


“I was concerned about getting braces during my senior year of high school into my first year of college considering it is one of the most pivotal points in many peoples lives, including mine. But, Cedar Orthodontic Specialists made the process more enjoyable than I could have imagined. Everyone in the office is so friendly and I look forward to going to my appointments. Over the course of my treatment I feel like I made genuine connections with everyone there which is really special to me.”

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