Springbrook Family Dentistry

Meet the Team at Springbrook Family Dentistry

Springbrook Family Dentistry delivers quality general dentistry in Guthrie Center, IA for the whole family. We provide the highest standard of dental care with professional team members who maintain ethical standards while also valuing the patient as an individual. 

  • We will continuously integrate the latest advancements in dental technology, techniques, and materials through our commitment to continuing education.
  • We will strive daily to provide dental treatment in an efficient, clean, and comfortable environment with staff that is friendly, compassionate, and sincere with each of our patients.
  • We will achieve a personalized patient experience that values each person’s oral health in relation to their overall health.
  • We will provide a family-oriented atmosphere that values integration with our community.

Every day we strive to grow and improve as a team to ensure that you continue to receive the most up-to-date, highest quality dental care available. Because Dr. Nelson listens and cares about anything that relates to your health and well-being, he'll come up with a treatment plan for your oral health that's personalized to fit all your needs.

But it's one thing for us to tell you about everything we offer and another for you to see and experience it for yourself. We know that after just one visit, you'll appreciate our friendly, small-town hospitality and patient care. 

Please call our Guthrie Center, IA dental office at (641) 332-3100 to schedule a dental appointment. Dr. Nelson and our team look forward to welcoming you! 

Dr. Daniel Nelson, DDS

Dr. Nelson always had a desire to return to Guthrie County. He created Springbrook Family Dentistry to focus on matters most: you. He is passionate about providing quality dental care in a calm, comfortable, and clean environment. Dr. Nelson practices conservative dentistry that emphasizes prevention. This means he is honest and only recommends the treatment he would recommend for his own family. 

Dr. Nelson and our team are continually learning about modern dentistry to exceed the standard of care. We only used the highest quality of materials and do not cut corners. In addition to being a skilled general dentist, Dr. Nelson is a certified Invisalign provider.

Dr. Nelson went on to attend The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinic and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. In dental school, his classmates elected him as Secretary of the Iowa American Student Dental Association (IASDA). Dr. Nelson is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry (IAGD) and Iowa Dental Association (IDA). He is currently the VP for Main Street Guthrie Center

Springbrook Family Dentistry Team

Ashley, Maddi, Dr. Nelson, Ollie

Ashley Miller

Dental Hygienist- MPA, RDH, CDA

Ashley Miller is a Dental Hygienist with 12 years experience. Ashley has a unique background in multiple areas of healthcare including: public health, dental, medical, and chiropractic. She graduated from Earlham High School and has resided around the local area her entire life. Ashley received her AAS Degree in Dental Hygiene from DMACC in 2009, Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Health Care Administration from Upper Iowa University in 2014, and Master’s of Public Administration from Drake University in 2016. Ashley currently enjoys working as a Dental Hygienist/Dental Assisting Adjunct Instructor at DMACC and a Clinical Dental Hygienist. Ashley’s hobbies include: spending time with her husband, Charles and their 4 children and 2 dogs. She spends any extra time as a youth coach, running her children to multiple activities, and being active on her acreage.

Maddi Lynch

Dental Assistant - RDA

Maddi was born and raised in Jamaica, Iowa, and graduated in the class of 2016 from Panorama High School. Maddi is one of our dental assistants and front desk genius. Her favorite part of her job is orthodontic adjustments and helping patients achieve their desired smile. In her free time, she's enjoys spending time with her husband and two golden doodles, Ozzie and Lucy and her nieces and nephews.



Ollie is our office manager that will greet you at the door for your appointment. He is a goldendoodle therapy dog and hypoallergenic – so don’t worry if you have any allergies. Ollie’s favorite thing is to wait by the door for his next patient. Outside of the office, Ollie enjoys running around the farm or going for long walks. 


***If you would prefer Ollie to not be around for your appointment, please let us know.

A Healthy smile is just a click away.
This place is definitely a huge asset to Guthrie Center!

Dr. Daniel Nelson has an amazing team at Springbrook Family Dentistry! From my husband to our grandson they were great! They made us feel welcome and followed up with a call to make sure all was well the next day. This place is definitely a huge asset to Guthrie Center!

- Jeanine S.

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