Dr.Michael F. Nelson is a native of Southern California. After graduating from Burbank High School, he attended Brigham Young University, where he graduated in with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1996. During his time at BYU, he took a two year break for a church service mission in France and Belgium.
Dr. Nelson returned to Southern California to attend dental school at University of California, Los Angeles. He graduated in 2001 as part of the honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Nelson served his Orthodontic and Pediatric Dental residency at UCLA, the only program of its kind in the country. He completed his residency in 2004 and began his private practice in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dr. Nelson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Association of Pediatric Dentists, and Texas Dental Association. He currently serves on the board of the Dental Society of Southeast Texas as President-Elect.
Dr. Nelson has received several research presentation accolades and has had his research published in the prestigious American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Nelson is married to Jenn and they have four beautiful daughters. They are proud to call Southeast Texas home and are happy to be close to their family.