Dr. Chauncy Nelson, DDS

Dr. Chauncy Nelson, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Chauncy Nelson, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Fayetteville, NC. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Dentistry and practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

Nelson Orthodontics

2135 Valleygate Dr Ste 201

Fayetteville, NC 28304
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Coventry Dental
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Nelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Dr. Chauncy Nelson, the founder of Nelson Orthodontics, is a graduate of Dillard University and Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana. He also received his certificate of Orthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Nelson taught on the faculties of the dental schools at the University of Alabama and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Proceeding dental school, Dr. Nelson completed his general practice residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans followed by his prosthetics residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware. Currently, Dr. Nelson is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and the Southern Association of Orthodontists. Outside of his world-class practice, Dr. Nelson is a loving family man and is involved with the community. Dr. Nelson is happily married to his wife, Dianne and they have four children, Jeremy, Eli, Ana, and Michaela. He is also an active member of Rotary International."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Our practice is not only focused on you achieving a beautiful and healthy smile but also providing you with the highest level of patient care in the Raleigh and Fayetteville, North Carolina area."

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite


  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dillard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Louisiana State University School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Practice Residency At Charity Hospital In New Orleans
    Other Education | Completed
  • Prosthetics Residency At The Veteran's Administration Hospital In Wilmington, Delaware
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nelson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
based on 64 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

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  • 1

Dr. Nelson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Raleigh, NC |
Our family loves Dr. Nelson and his staff!!! The kids are excited about going to their appointments. We will miss going to the office once everyone is finished with their treatment. I refer all my friends and family to this fun and caring office.
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in Fayetteville, NC |
After wearing braces for 2.5 years I had them removed. They placed permanent retainer on my bottom row and gave me a clear plastic retainer for the top row (which did not properly fit). My top row began to shift while the bottom row is completely straight. I asked for a permanent retainer for...more
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Raleigh |
Our family loves this office!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nelson accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
    Dental Maintenance Organization DMO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA Premier
  • Coventry Dental
  • Coventry Health Care
    Wellpath Preferred PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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