Our Team

We value continuing education and technical training for all members of our team. We also like to get to know our patients. Now, here’s a chance to get to know a little about us.
Dr. Richard Nelson, D.D.S.

Dr. Richard Nelson, D.D.S.

“I still look forward to every day.” Dentistry is a perfect fit for Dr. Nelson. He enjoys the customized lab work, the precision of high quality hand tools, and the satisfaction of working with the most advanced materials and techniques. But it’s building trust with patients that matters most. Whether you’re here for a cleaning, a crown or cosmetic procedure, Dr. Nelson takes time to see almost every patient. He is always focused on personal attention, individualized care, and long-lasting results. “I don’t take any short cuts. I take time to make sure it’s right because that’s good dentistry.”

Education: University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Career: Started as an associate dentist in Muscatine, Iowa, established private practice in Albany, Oregon (11 years), opened Nelson Family Dentistry in Bettendorf, Iowa (1988).
Memberships: American Dental Association, American Academy of General Dentistry, Iowa Dental Association, Scott County Dental Society, Bettendorf Chamber of Commerce, Davenport One.



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Join Our Team

If you are interested in working at Nelson Family Dentistry, please email your resume (along with a cover letter) to us.

Our Office

2430 Tech Drive, Suite A
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Phone: 563-332-0415
Fax: 563-332-2979
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Office Hours

Monday: 10am–6pm
Tuesday: 8am–6pm
Wednesday: 8am–5pm
Thursday: 8am–5pm
Friday: 7am–12pm


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