Here at Nelson & Bury Dentistry, we are committed to providing gentle dental care with honesty and integrity. You can count on our dentists and team to go the extra mile in helping you understand your oral health needs and treatment options and in helping you feel at ease while receiving treatment. We are committed to making your experience with us as pleasant as possible and to helping you enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime. Call today to make your appointment with Dr. James Nelson, Dr. Matthew Bury and Dr. Mandy Nelson and learn more about complete dentistry in Rapid City, South Dakota!

Meet Our Friendly Team

Dr James Nelson

James S. Nelson, DDS

Dr. James Nelson graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1986 and practiced in a group practice for 10 years before opening his own office. He has built his practice on integrity and compassion for all his patients, and he is proud that his practice and philosophy have continued to grow over the years. Give us a call today to make your appointment with Dr. Nelson!
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Matthew D. Bury, DDS

Dr. Matthew Bury grew up in Rapid City, South Dakota. He obtained his undergraduate degree in human biology at the University of Montana in Missoula. Dr. Bury completed his dental school degree at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in Lincoln, where he graduated at the top of his class with high honors (Go Huskers!). Following dental school, Dr. Bury practiced in Winner, South Dakota, but jumped at the chance to come back home to the Black Hills and partner with Dr. Nelson. Dr. Bury has always had a deep appreciation for dentistry because he is able to utilize a mixture of science and art in order to help patients achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. He is dedicated to his patients and makes it a priority to provide high-quality dentistry in a comfortable atmosphere. Call to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bury!

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Mandy K. Nelson, DMD

Dr. Mandy Nelson attended the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 2016. She initially practiced in Rapid City before practicing in Las Vegas in 2018 then returning to Rapid City again in 2019. She takes continuing education courses monthly and has completed training in a number of dental aesthetic procedures. She is committed to helping each of her patients have better experiences in the dental office. Call to schedule a consultation with Dr. Mandy!
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Our caring dentists and team are committed to helping you understand and feel comfortable with all aspects of your treatment. Call today to schedule your consultation and learn more!

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Amazing family environment with several hygienists to service the family. Professional and always service with a smile.

Cynthia D.

The staff are always friendly! I have always hated dentists but always look forward to my appointment. I would recommend anyone to here. My boys love going too.

Amber W.

Great place to go for kind and quality service. I’ve gone here for 15 years and plan on staying with Nelson and Bury Dentistry for years to come. I am always pleased with the service and so will you!

Thomas H.

Dr. Bury is amazing. I called this morning at 8:25 and they had me in a chair working on my tooth by 9:00. Staff is amazing and very friendly and knowledgeable. Would recommend to anyone!

Tony D.

Very friendly people! They do a great job cleaning teeth and filling cavities. Great coffee bar! I would choose this dentistry again.

Lydia K.

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