Dr. Nelson grew up in Madison, WI.  He attended the University of St. Thomas, where he majored in biology and played varsity soccer. Dr. Nelson began his dental career by attending the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. In May 2007, he graduated dental school with distinction. Dr. Nelson makes it a priority to frequently attend dental continuing education courses as he strives to provide the highest quality dental care to his patients. Dr. Nelson is an active Spear Study Club member and has attended advanced training courses in Cerec dentistry (same day crowns). Consistent with his commitment to continuing dental education, Dr. Nelson has served on the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Advisory Committee in the past. For the past several years, Dr. Nelson has served as a mentor and guest lecturer for The Minnesota Center For Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS), helping high school students with interests in health care careers.

Dr. Nelson believes his patients deserve the best dental care possible, so he works hard to improve his dental skills and knowledge with his patients in mind. He believes patients deserve to know why dental care recommendations are made, so patients can be empowered to make the right decisions for their dental health. He can’t wait to meet you and your family!

In his free time, Dr. Nelson enjoys spending time with family, biking, hiking, reading, traveling, golfing, cultivating a new mushroom foraging hobby and coaching his daughters’ soccer and basketball teams.

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Chad Nelson, D.D.S
D.D.S stands for Doctor of Dental Surgery.

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