Dr. Peter Nelson, DDS

Dr. Peter Nelson, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Peter Nelson, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Creighton Med Ctr in 2004 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

5750 W Thunderbird Rd Ste H850

Glendale, AZ 85306

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Nelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "A genuine family guy, Dr. Nelson chose oral surgery as a profession because he really likes to help people. He also happens to like science and clinical anatomy, subjects that contribute to his great respect for the human body. He completed a masters degree in Human Anatomy and dental school in Omaha, NE, then two internships and residency in New York. Dr. Nelson enjoys volunteer work, attending church with his family, and exercise. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Dr. Nelson's primary objective is to provide patients with the most efficient, comprehensive, least invasive, pleasant, and affordable oral surgery experience.  "What's best for the patient?" is his guiding philosophy. "

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

1  Conditions Treated

  • Impacted Teeth

12  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Creighton Med Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Creighton University School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Nelson. From my initial visit in March to my final follow up last Saturday, Dr. Nelson was very professional, compassionate, and reassuring. He made me feel very comfortable and always took the time to answer my questions. I would highly recommend Dr....more
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Dr. Nelson did a great job of removing a very old wisdom tooth (I'm 69). He was constantly making sure I wasn't in discomfort and had it out before I realized. The staff, Tami, Nancy, Kim and the receptionist were all friendly and professional.
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