Jack Nelson

Clinical Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Restorative Clinical Sciences

Room 255

School of Dentistry

Phone: 816-235-2117


Following graduation from the UMKC School of Dentistry, John “Jack” W. Nelson, Jr., was in private practice for thirty years before his appointment as a full time faculty member. Dr. Nelson has a Masters of Public Administration from the UMKC Henry W. Block School of Management. He also has a Geriatric Oral Health Fellowship Certificate awarded in 1989. He has been active in organized dentistry serving as President of the Greater Kansas City Dental Society. He is a member of the Missouri Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Society of Forensic Odontology. He is a fellow in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. He holds the academic rank of Clinical Associate Professor and is the Vice-Chair of the Restorative Clinical Sciences Department. He serves as a consultant to the insurance industry and holds membership in the American Association of Dental Consultants.