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Welcome to Christopher Nelis DDS, Your Dentist in Holland, MI
At Christopher Nelis, DDS we care about our patients. We strive to create a comfortable atmosphere for you and your family so that coming to the dentist isn’t a hassle, but a pleasant experience! From check-ups and exams to dentures and teeth cleanings, make us your first choice for dental care.
From cleaning to X-rays, we make sure that your teeth get the best care. Our expert staff will make sure that you are comfortable and leave with a great smile!
If you want to get the smile of your dreams today, call to schedule an appointment. We’ll assess your current oral health and make a game plan for your specific needs.
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Learn Who We Are
Dr. Nelis works diligently to provide his patients with a comfortable atmosphere, allowing them a stress free visit. Dr. Nelis was raised in Zeeland. He attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and graduated in 2016. Dr. Nelis received his undergraduate degree from Hope College. Recently, he completed an in depth fellowship in oral implantology through the California Implant Institute. In the time away from his busy schedule, Dr. Nelis enjoys spending time with his family.
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What Our Clients Say About Us
" Dr. Christensen's Office - This is one of the best dentists around. He is caring, understanding, he is prompt and does great work. Thanks so much, Dr. Christensen. "
YP Reviews - mag1024 On 08/20/2007
" Great Office - I went to Dr. Christensen after a long search for a gentle dentist in the Holland area. He wasn't only gentle but understanding to my needs and the needs of my family. "
YP Reviews - ericka_letcher On 04/26/2008