Continuing Education is a top priority. Dr. Nielson takes the time necessary to constantly improve his skills and the technological capabilities of his practice.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Nielson Credentials

Dr Nielson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (Board Certified). He has served as President of the Utah Association of Orthodontists as well as a Director of the Salt Lake District Dental Society. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine for many years. Dr Nielson graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University. He graduated with honors with a DDS degree from Northwestern University and received an MS (Master of Science) degree in orthodontics from Georgetown University also with honors.

At the American Board of Orthodontics examination his cases were judged to be in the top 10% of the over 100 orthodontists presenting cases that year.


He and his wife Gail are the parents of 4 children and make their home in Highland, Utah.