Dr. Shane Nelson is a highly sought-after dentist in Overland Park. Having graduated in 1989 from John F. Hodge High School in St. James, Missouri, he received his B.Sc. in Biology and Chemistry from Southwest Missouri State University in 1993. In 1997, Dr. Nelson graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, obtaining a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. After graduating, he worked as an associate dentist until opening a private practice in January 2002.
Despite having graduated in 1997, he has continuously updated his knowledge while caring for the oral health of Overland Park for over two decades! Dr. Nelson has taken numerous courses in continuing education in Cosmetic, Biomimetic, Holistic, Laser, and Gneuromuscular (GNM) Dentistry. To ensure that you and your loved ones receive the best of dental care, Dr. Nelson is affiliated with The Breathe Institute and is SMART certified, ensuring safe mercury removal and mercury-free dentistry, and possesses the IAOMT accreditation as well. You and your loved ones can be assured of integrity and safety during your dental journey with Dr. Nelson.
Moreover, he is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry, and the Holistic Dental Association. He is a graduate of Occlusion Connections and The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). From August 2002 through 2009, Dr. Nelson was invited to become a clinical instructor for the Las Vegas Institute. While maintaining a full-time private practice in Overland Park, Kansas, Dr. Nelson also travels to Las Vegas, Nevada, 4-5 times a year to instruct dentists from around the world.