A native of Lawson, Missouri, “Dr. Nelson” graduated from Lawson High School in 1996. After participating on the University of Kansas football team, Nelson earned his B.S. at William Jewell College, with an emphasis in Leadership and Biology.
After serving two years as a trainer, consultant, and fundraiser for capital campaigns for Sigma Nu, Nelson decided to pursue his lifelong dream: following his father’s footsteps into the family dentistry practice. Dr. Nelson graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2013, with Endodontic Honors. and served as the founding president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).
He is proud to work alongside his father at Kanning Dental in Lawson.
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
- Spears Study Club
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation- President
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Nelson enjoys spending time with his best friend and wife Amy, their son Hayes and their daughter Collins.