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Why Choose Artisan?

We designed our facility in downtown Madison, Wisconsin to be warm, calming, and supportive of your health and healing.  From our floor to ceiling windows, to the incorporation of the visual technology “Window Channel Network”, our intention is that your dental care experience is comfortable and enjoyable.

We are a mission, vision and values oriented general dentistry practice whose purpose is to support your health and happiness and that of all our stakeholders by providing exceptional quality care and using sustainable business practices.  We are a team of compassionate, highly trained professionals committed to excellence in all we do.  We have designed your experience of receiving care at Artisan Dental to be one that is peaceful, comfortable, and enjoyable. Below is an overview of the many reasons we hope contributes to you choosing Artisan Dental as your oral health care partner.  We look forward to the opportunity to care for you.


Recognitions and Awards

Our team consists of highly qualified dentists, dental assistants, dental hygienists and patient care coordinators able to provide you with top rated dental care. Among our team, Dr. Andersen has been named one of Madison’s Top Dentists since 2011. 

Our recognitions and awards as a practice include:

  • 2022:  Dr. Nicole Andersen name topDentist by her colleagues since 2011.
  • 2022: Artisan Dental received the Communitas Excellence Award.
  • 2021: Artisan Dental received the Communitas Excellence Award.
  • 2020: Artisan Dental named a Climate Champion by Dane County Office of Energy and Climate Change
  • 2019: Artisan Dental was selected as a winner in the Wisconsin-based Force for Positive Change Award. We were also recognized by Madison Magazine as the Best Place to Work in the small company category and recognized as a Best For The World – Worker category honoree by B Lab.
  • 2018: Artisan Dental was one of the winners of the In Business Magazine, Dane County Small Business Award. We were also recognized by Madison Magazine as the Best Place to Work in the small company category and recognized as a Best For The World – Worker category honoree by B Lab.
  • 2017: Artisan Dental was recognized by Madison Magazine as the Best Place to Work in the small company category.
  • 2017: Artisan Dental is Wisconsin’s first general dentistry practice to become a Certified B Corporation and the second practice in the United States to become certified as a B Corporation.
Our Team Provides

Exceptional Quality

At Artisan Dental our commitment to providing exceptional quality preventive, cosmetic and restorative dental care is central to our entire team’s efforts.  Our team has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education courses with some of the finest instructors in the world.

Top Rated

Patient Reviews

We feel fortunate to have received very appreciative patient feedback from our existing patients regarding their experience being cared for at Artisan Dental.  We invite you to review their comments available on the GoogleYelp, Facebook, and Rate A Dentist review sites.

Proud to be

Certified B Corporation

Artisan Dental is Wisconsin’s 1st dental practice to be certified as a B corporation.  Called “the highest standard for socially responsible business” by Inc. magazine, B Corp certification is to sustainable business what USDA Organic certification is to food or Leed certification is to buildings. 

B corporation certification is one of the most respected and credible certifications for conscious and sustainable businesses globally with more than 3522 companies, 150 industries and 74 countries as of 9/14/2020..  Artisan Dental was recognized as a Best For The World – Worker category honoree in 2018 & 2019. The Best For The World designation is conferred by the non-profit B Lab, to businesses earning a Workers score in the top 10 percent of fellow Certified B Corporations of a similar size and in the same industry on the B Impact Assessment.  You can learn more at our Certifed B Corporations page. 

The Artisan

Dental Health Plan

Insurance Compatibility

We are affiliated with a range of dental insurance companies and our team of patient care professionals will assist you in maximizing your insurance benefits.


We offer a variety of ways to make your care affordable, including our Artisan Dental Health Plan and the ability… CareCredit and LendingClub!

We offer a variety of ways to make your care affordable, including our Artisan Dental Health Plan. and the ability to make monthly payments for care when working with our patient care financing partners, CareCredit and LendingClub.

Comfortable & Compassionate Care

Our approach is to first understand your needs and wishes and then customize a treatment that alleviates any pain and is comfortable and supportive of your health and healing.

Convenient, Downtown Madison, WI Location

Our intention is that your care be convenient, with appointments starting as early as 7:00 a.m. including lunch hour appointments, thru 5:00 p.m.  We are centrally located in Madison, Wisconsin, eight blocks off the Capital Square at 10 North Livingston St.

State of the Art Technology

Integral to the goal of providing the highest quality dental care available is the incorporation of the latest technological advances in dentistry today. Utilizing the most advanced technology enables more detailed and complete evaluations and more effective long-lasting treatment.

Continuing Education

We are committed to continuous improvement and ongoing education as an essential part of providing you with the highest level of care possible. We have devoted hundreds of hours to continuing education courses, including hands-on clinics with some of the best dentists and instructors in the world.

Commitment to Total Health

At Artisan Dental, one aspect of our mission is to care for your oral and total health.  In addition to being proactive with preventive and restorative dental care, we have created the Artisan Dental Wellness Series, designed to foster whole person health and enjoyment.

Business for Good

Artisan Dental is a purpose-oriented company committed to using “Business as a Force for Good”. We have a demonstrated track record of creating benefit for all of the stakeholders connected to Artisan Dental as illustrated in our Certified B Corporation designation and impact summarized in the linked 2019 Artisan Dental Impact Report.


We incorporate a wide range of sustainability practices as a conscious daily endeavor including measures such as the purchase of 100% of our electrical energy needs from renewable sources through MG&E Green Power program.  We also purchase certified carbon offsets for all other energy uses and company travel that comprise Scopes 1, 2, & 3 greenhouse gas emissions.  The Artisan Dental Recycling Program is the first oral care recycling program in the Dane County area that is open to the public.  We are the United States, 2nd Certified B Corporation dental practice, a member of Sustain Dane and its Sustainable Business Network as well as Dane Buy Local.

Carbon Negative

Artisan Dental is the first carbon negative general dental practice in the United States. Artisan Dental offsets at least 120% of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with its operation including team business travel, team member commutes, office energy, and procurement of all supplies and materials required to provide your oral health care services.


We appreciate that we are an interwoven part of a larger local and global community.  We are heartened by the opportunity to support the fine work of our non-profit partners with owner and staff volunteer hours, free dental services and/or ongoing financial contributions.

Local Independent Ownership

Artisan Dental is locally owned by Dr. Nicole Andersen and Scott Andersen, who feel fortunate to be cooperating together with the entire Artisan Dental Team to provide you with the highest quality care, while strengthening the health of our community and environment.