About Our Dentists
At Great Plains Dental our dentists always have a smile ready for you. Kris McKinney and Bill Schultz have been providing dental services to the Sioux Falls community and surrounding areas at Great Plains Dental, which is conveniently located at 5121 S. Solberg Ave. Suite 120, in Sioux Falls. Call 605-339-2955 or visit us at our convenient Sioux Falls location for the finest dental care for you and your entire family.
Kris McKinney, D.D.S.
Dr. Kris McKinney graduated dental school with honors in 1996 from the University of Iowa. Prior to dental school, he completed his undergraduate degree from Morningside College in Sioux City, IA with a major in biology and a minor in psychology. Since graduating from the University of Iowa, Dr. McKinney has owned and operated his own dental practice in Sioux Falls, SD.
Dr. McKinney’s dental practice includes general dentistry with special interest in orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and children’s dentistry. He completed advanced training through the MidAmerican Orthodontic Society, the American Orthodontic Society and the Progressive Orthodontic Society. He is also a certified Invisalign doctor. Dr. McKinney ensures high quality of care for patients by continuing postgraduate courses on new techniques and procedures in both dentistry and orthodontics.
Dr. McKinney and his wife, Melissa, have lived in Sioux Falls for over 20 years with their three sons Gabe, Ethan, and Griffin. In his spare time, Dr. McKinney enjoys fitness activities and spending time with family.
William Schultz, D.D.S
Dr Bill Schultz is originally from Huron, SD, graduating in 1987. He then attended the University of South Dakota where he received a B.S. in Biology in 1991. Dr. Schultz graduated with a Degree in Dentistry from the University of Minnesota in 1995. After graduation, Dr. Schultz completed a one year residency with the United States Army in Ft. Lewis, WA. For the next four years, he held the rank of Captain and served as a general dentist in the US Army, traveling Europe while stationed in Illesheim, Germany. His last duty station with the Army was Ft.Carson, CO.
Dr Schultz then transitioned from the Army to the United States Public Health Service in order to take an assignment to open a Dental Clinic for the City of Sioux Falls. Dr. Schultz held the position of Dental Director at the Sioux River Valley Community Health Center Dental Clinic (now Falls Community Health) for five years before joining the staff at Great Plains Dental in 2006. He is a member of the ADA, SD ADA, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and the Siouxland Implant Study Club.
Dr. Schultz provides general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant restorations and has a special interest in treating patients who suffer from Migraines and/or Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliance Therapy. He offers patients the newest techniques and procedures through continued postgraduate courses. His goal is to provide high quality dental care in a relaxed and gentle manner to all of his patients.
Dr. Schultz and his wife Angie moved to Sioux Falls in 2000. They have two children, Emma and Cooper. When Dr. Schultz is away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, pheasant and turkey hunting, golfing, reading, traveling. He is an avid Minnesota sports fan (especially the Vikings) and hopes that, in his lifetime, he will see the Vikings play in and actually win a Superbowl!
Brock Nelsen, D.D.S.
Dr. Brock Nelsen was born in Sioux Falls, SD, and graduated from Washington High School. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he received a B.S. in Biology with minors in Political Science and Mathematics. Dr. Nelsen graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Since graduation, Dr. Nelsen has been with Great Plains Dental and seeks to use technological innovation to define his practice. Using technological advances in dentistry, he employs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to dentistry. Dr. Nelsen continually seeks additional dental education courses to refine his approach to dentistry and is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), South Dakota ADA, and Siouxland Implant Study Club.
In his spare time, Dr. Nelsen can be found running on the Sioux Falls bike path training for his next marathon. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and water skiing.