Meet Our Dentists

All professionals at Point Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Dane Nelson

Dr. Dane Nelson was raised in Stillwater, Minnesota. He crossed the border to attend the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he earned his B.S. degree in Anthropology and Biology and also enjoyed a semester spent living & studying in Seville, Spain. 

He then returned to University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery degree, to include completing a clinical externship in Aarhus, Denmark. After graduation, he was commissioned as Lieutenant into the U.S. Navy Dental Corps. He was first stationed at Great Lakes Naval Base in North Chicago, IL where he completed his Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. He then served overseas at the Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan where he was awarded a Navy & Marine Corps achievement medal for his clinical work in caring for marines stationed abroad. After Japan, Dr. Nelson landed in Washington state to conclude his active duty time at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. When Dr. Nelson was honorably discharged from the Navy after five years of active duty service, he moved onto private practice dentistry in Seattle. Now, he is excited to finally be moving back to family in Minnesota! Dr. Nelson is very excited for the next chapter of his career here at Point Family Dentistry. In his personal life, Dr. Nelson is an avid travel, sports, and outdoors enthusiast; he enjoys a healthy dose of running, cycling, snowboarding & wakeboarding, backpacking, hiking, fishing, and time with family.

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Primary Location

Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Upon Request

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed