Over 100 years (!) of combined Dental experience
Feel confident in knowing that you are getting the finest dental care available!
Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Susan Christensen grew up in Lincoln, attended Baylor University, and graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 1981. As a third generation dentist, she continues to uphold the same values that were important to her grandfather, Dr. Merrit Pederson and her father Dr. Harold Maude. Her philosophy of dental care is one of prevention and preservation in the most comfortable and conservative way. Our dental practice is devoted to maintaining, restoring, and enhancing your healthy smile and oral health. Dr Christensen practices a full scope of general and cosmetic dentistry. She uses conservative procedures with state-of-the-art technology that will result in a healthy, beautiful and long-lasting smile. Dr. Christensen is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, received her master’s degree, and lectures about orthodontics in the US and internationally. Dr. Christensen is a member of the American Dental Association, the Nebraska Dental Association, and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is on the visiting faculty for Spear Continuing Education Classes and is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists. Dr. Christensen is also an adjunct professor at the UNMC College of Dentistry and promotes and leads the Spear Study Club. In addition, Dr. Christensen specializes in Dental Sleep Medicine. She is a Vivos Sleep Medicine provider and is on the Bryan Health Sleep Medicine Committee.
Dr. Nelson was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences. Dr. Nelson continued on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She then completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Nelson is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Nebraska Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Throughout her dental career, Dr. Nelson has worked hard to establish great relationships with her patients by practicing comfortable, evidence-based dentistry to provide the best dental experience. When Dr. Nelson is not working, she and her husband enjoy staying active with their dogs, Cooper and Charlie, spending time with family and friends, traveling the world, and cheering on the Huskers.
Welcome Dr. Rose to Our Practice
Dr. Rose is from the small town of Tecumseh, Nebraska. Her dental journey started with obtaining her Dental Hygiene Degree from Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska. She practiced full time for 6 years and as her love for dentistry grew she decided to return to the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry to obtain her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Graduating with High Distinction, Honors Convocations, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, and various other awards, it only seemed fitting to join this great family practice. Dr. Rose is a member of the American Dental Associate, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and Academy of General Dentistry where she is working towards a master’s degree in Dentistry. Dr. Rose has a passion for continuing education and getting to know her patients on a friendly personal level. Family always comes first, as she is a mother to a 2-year-old girl and another baby on-the-way! In her spare time, she loves to paint, read, and create fun memories with her young family.