Nelson leaves practice, joins dentistry faculty
Dr. Kevin M. Nelson, a private practice general dentist in Canton since 2002, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of oral-maxillofacial surgery.
After receiving the B.S. in biology from Mississippi College in 1997, Nelson earned the D.M.D. at UMMC in 2001, where he also completed a general dentistry residency the following year before beginning his practice in Canton.
He is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the Mississippi Dental Association and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Nelson served as president of the Mississippi Dental Association District IV from 2007-08.