Dr. Cynthia Branson is one of two female orthodontists practicing in West Virginia. She grew up in a small farming town, and gained a love of orthodontics from her father, Dr. John Maddrell. She attended Illinois Wesleyan University for her undergraduate studies, and Northwestern for dental and orthodontic studies. She opened her private practice in Princeton, West Virginia, and she has practiced for 32 years. She is married to Dr. Philip Branson, an orthopedic surgeon, and they have three fantastic children. She enjoys sports, family time, and community service.