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Dr. Doug Nelson

Douglas R. Nelson, DDS is a 1979 graduate of the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry. As one of the top students in his class he earned membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor fraternity. He also, earned awards for his research, which he presented to the International Association of Dental Research in Washington, DC.

Before going to dental school, Dr. Nelson served in the U.S. Army at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research for three years. Upon graduation, he became a commissioned officer and served for two years with the National Health Service Corps. In 1981, Dr. Nelson and his family relocated to Appleton, Wisconsin.

Along with being a trusted general dentist, Dr. Nelson has taken advanced classes to become a neuromuscular dentist, as well as, a cosmetic dentist. He offers a wide range of different services including dental implants, reconstructive services varying from full-mouth reconstruction to routine fillings along with TMJ treatment. He focuses on prevention and minimizing the invasive nature of treatment.

Dr. Nelson is consistently a leader in implementing the newest dental technology. Since 1998, he has been using Cerec technology and is fully experienced with conscious sedation, as well as soft tissue lasers. Dr. Nelson is one of the few dentists who own a dental CAT scan and he attends numerous hours of continuing education each year.

As one of the most esteemed family dentists serving Appleton, WI and the surrounding areas, you can feel confident that your family’s smiles are in the best hands.

Our Staff

Most of our team has been with us for many years and our patients appreciate knowing that a familiar face and a friendly smile will welcome them every time they come in.

Experienced and knowledgeable, our team is of the highest caliber. They are highly skilled, thoroughly know dentistry, and can help you with our additional services such as TMJ dysfunction, head and neck pain, dental implants, and insurance issues.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

From left to right: Peggy, Bonnie and Jess
Back row from left to right: Barb, Angela.
Front row: Kandi
Left: Kathy - Patient Coordinator
Right: Jacci - Office Manager

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