31 The Boulevard St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri 63117
Phone: 314-727-6162 | Fax: 314-727-7259
Richard J. Nissen D.D.S., M.S., P.C.
Gregory R. Hoeltzel D.D.S., M.S
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
7:45 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.
7:45 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
1:00 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.
8:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
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It is helpful if you schedule your next appointment as you leave each visit; this will enable us to offer selections that best suit your busy schedule
Appointments that require more time (i. e. bandings, removals, longer adjustments) may be scheduled between 7:45am and 11:00am, and between 2:00pm and 2:30pm.
Please be considerate and contact our office in advance if you need to reschedule your appointment time or date.
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We thank you for choosing our office for your orthodontic care and we would like to make visits here as pleasurable as possible. Please feel free to approach us with any comments you might have regarding your dental care.
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Dr. Richard Nissen, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, received his bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He completed his orthodontic residency at Washington University School of Dental Medicine and received his master’s degree in orthodontics in 1985. He maintains a staff appointment as Assistant Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in the Department of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Nissen serves as a Consultant at St. Louis Children’s Hospital Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Institute. He is also on staff at Mercy Hospital St. Louis where he directs orthodontic care for patients of the Cranio-Facial team. As an active member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and the American Association of Orthodontists, Dr. Nissen frequently speaks at conferences and study groups for orthodontic professionals. Dr. Nissen has co-authored numerous articles on orthodontic treatment of cleft palate and craniofacial patients and wrote a chapter on orthodontics in Pediatric Otolaryngology Principals and Practice Pathways.
Dr. Nissen enjoys collecting vintage posters, skiing, and traveling with his family. Rich and his wife Erin keep busy with their three children and they reside in Clayton.