H. Arthur Nelson, DDS

Professional Activities

  • Private dental practice: 1983 to present
  • Reader’s Choice Award: 2007-2016
  • Best Cosmetic Dentist and Best Dental Office: 2007-2016
  • Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Founding Member: 1986
  • Ethics and Judicial Chair, 4th District of the Texas Dental Association: 2004-2014
  • President, 4th District of the Texas Dental Association: 2004-2005, 2012-2013
  • Strategic Planning Committee, Texas Dental Association: 2003
  • President elect, 4th District of the TDA: 2003
  • Vice President, 4th District of the TDA: 2002
  • Host Society Chair, TDA Legislative Session: 2005
  • Delegate, TDA Legislative Session: 2002-2014
  • Alternate Delegate, TDA Legislative Session: 2000-2001, 2007-2008
  • Reference Committee, TDA Legislative Session: 2004, 2006
  • North Texas Dental Society Board: 2002-2006
  • Rite to Smile Charity Golf Classic Co-Founder: 2001
  • Rite to Smile Charity Golf Classic Co-Chair: 2001-2003
  • American Association of Functional Orthodontists, Charter Member: 1985
  • Consumer Research Council’s America’s Top Dentists: 2007, 2012, 2013


  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Dental Branch-Houston 1983
  • Bachelor of Arts, Austin College, 1978
  • Psi Chi Honor Society, 1978
  • Collegiate Athletic Hall of Honor 2003 Inductee.


  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • North Texas Dental Society
  • Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Equilibration Society
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American College of Oral Implantology
  • American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics
  • American Orthodontic Society
  • American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics
  • Texas Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Society of Dentistry for Children
  • American Association of Functional Orthodontists
  • Chamber of Commerce

Personal Life

  • Married with three daughters
  • Motorcycle and car enthusiast
  • Hobbies include golf, creative arts, and homebuilding/design
  • Lifetime Longhorn and Cowboys fan
  • Little known personal facts: Artist, Eagle Scout, Lifeguard with 5 saves in high school. Grew up with country recording artists Neal McCoy and Lee Ann Womack.
  • Actively supports high school sports in McKinney and Frisco


David L. Roberts, DDS

Dr. Roberts received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the University of Illinois Dental School. He then spent two years in a dental residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. During this residency, he received training in dental and implant surgery, as well as sedation procedures. Dr. Roberts has been practicing dentistry in Dallas since 1987. He was awarded the Young Dentist of the Year in 1990 for Dallas County. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Hospital Dentistry (F.A.A.H.D.). Dr. Roberts served on the Dallas County Dental Society Board of Directors from 1992-1996 and served as President of the NTDS in 2005-2006. He is currently serving as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and lectures in the area of general dental surgery, as well as in the area of prevention of and preparation for medical emergencies in the dental office.