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Welcome To Nelson Dentistry
At Nelson Dentistry, we do our best work every day, with every patient! We take pride in providing for all of your general dentistry care. And don’t worry if you have a particularly tricky treatment need, because we’ll help get you to the right specialist for the job!
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Whether you’ve been coming to the office for years, or it’s your first time, my staff and I will do our best to give you fantastic service. I absolutely love that moment when I bring a new smile to a patient’s face.
Dr. Jonathan Nelson
Please watch the video that I (Dr. Nelson) put together for you. Yep, that's right, I enjoy working with technology so I created, directed, and starred in this movie! I'm planning to make more videos in the future too in order to help you become more informed and to show you my practice, how I work, and what my treatment philosophies are.


If You Put Off a Filling, Here's What Could Happen

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You've received the news that you have a cavity in your tooth and now you need a dental filling. How urgent is it to get that filling done? What would happen if you don't do the treatment right away? Here is everything you should know about dental fillings in Missoula, MT.Why Do I Need A Dental Filling?When decay has compromised your tooth, you will need to have it removed from your tooth and a dental filling placed to restore it back to health. Composite resin is the material of choice for today's dental fillings because it is durable and aesthetically pleasing.The Cost of Avoiding A FillingIf you don't remove the ...

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Ouch, My Tooth Hurts! 3 Common Reasons for Dental Pain

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It's been said that dental pain is some of the worst you can experience, and if you've ever had a tooth wake you up at night, you know it's true! Here are some of the culprits that could be causing your dental pain.Bruxism or GrindingBruxism, which is the term for grinding your teeth, can cause sensitivity or tenderness when you chew or bite. It can also cause excessive wear to your teeth. This condition can be hard to diagnose on your own since it typically happens at night while you sleep.If you suffer from bruxism, your dentist may recommend a night guard, which is a comfortable oral appliance, much like ...

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3 Tips for Choosing a Family Dentist in Missoula, MT

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Choosing a dental provider can be challenging! You definitely want to find an office that is conveniently located for you with office hours that work for your schedule. But it goes much deeper than that. You also want a provider you can trust and build a relationship with. Someone who you know has your best interests in mind.How can you find this type of dentist? Here are some helpful tips.Have a Consultation With Your Prospective DentistScheduling a consultation with your prospective dentist is a good idea for you to get to know their treatment philosophies and determine if you feel comfortable with them. Does the dentist ask questions and listen ...

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How a Dental Bridge Replaces Missing Teeth and Protects Your Bite

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When you are thinking about options for restoring a missing tooth, dental implants are probably one of the first solutions you might consider. While an implant is an excellent choice, many patients seek other options. A dental bridge can be a great alternative that can restore your tooth and protect your bite. Here is how a dental bridge can benefit your smile.What is a Bridge?A bridge is ideal for replacing one or more missing adjacent teeth. Using healthy teeth to anchor dental crowns, we attach prosthetic teeth to the crowns so they fill in the open space and complement your smile. A bridge is a fixed appliance, which ...

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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

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Your teeth have lost a bit of their luster, and you have heard that whitening may be a good solution. You wonder if it's safe? How long will the results last? Is it worth the cost? Dr. Nelson has answers for you! Here we will discuss your options for teeth whitening in Missoula, MT and what they entail so you can make the right decision for your needs.Over-the-Counter Whitening OptionsThere is a wide array of generic whitening choices at your local grocery or drug store. In fact, the options may seem overwhelming; where do you begin? While many of them are effective for some patients, it really depends on the ...

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Schedule Changes for Fall 2017

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This fall Dr. Nelson and Brianna will be taking a continuing education course that runs on a series of Tuesdays (and one Wednesday), which will change our normal hours of operation a bit. While our typical office hours are Tuesday-Fridays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, during the weeks of the course, we will instead be open the corresponding Monday.You are more than welcome to still email or call and leave us a voicemail on those days we are gone, and we will make sure to return your message as soon as we get in the following morning. The days we will be out of the office are as follows:Tuesday, ...

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Teeth Whitening in Missoula | Whitestrips
I routinely have patients asking me what their options are for teeth whitening. They simply want a whiter, brighter smile. And really who doesn’t? In the past, I was able to give you the options for bleaching, which include 1 hour in office bleaching, custom-made bleaching trays that you can put bleaching gel in, or finally to get over-the-counter Whitestrips. In the past, Nelson Dentistry has been able to offer everything but the Whitestrips.Well. not anymore!We have now partnered with Crest to provide you Whitestrips for purchase in our office at a competitive price for your convenience. If getting Whitestrips is something you’ve been meaning to do, but keep ...

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