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Midtown Dental Miami Salutes Black History Month

For Immediate Release

Miami, Florida--

Miami dental practice recognizes the achievements of African Americans in Dentistry during Black History Month


Midtown Dental Miami is saluting Black History Month by honoring important pioneers in dentistry during the month of February. During a special promotion, CEO Dr. John Nelson is offering a free dental cleaning to the first new patient to make an appointment and share the details of black history month facts that are posted on Midtown Dental Miami's Facebook Page.


Among the historical dental trailblazers Midtown Dental will salute include Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany. 

(3 September 1891 – 25 September 1995). Ms. Delaney was an American dentist and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her elder sister Sarah "Sadie" Delany, of the New York Times bestselling oral history, Having Our Say, written by journalist Amy Hill Hearth. Delany earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Columbia University in 1923. She was the second Black woman licensed to practice dentistry in New York State, and became famous, with the publication of the book, when she was aged 101.


About Dr. John Nelson

Miami native ​Dr. John Nelson is the President of Midtown Dental and a ​graduate of Miami Sunset High School and Howard University College of Dentistry​. ​He ​is a highly trained and experienced dentist, having​ completed​ several post graduate courses in ​various​ fields of ​the craft​. His emphasis on patient comfort as well as keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry enable him to provide his patients with the best quality of care in the field.

Dr. Nelson ​is experienced in several aspects of dentistry​ from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to surgical treatments and root canal treatments. His approach to your treatment ​begins​ with patiently listening to you. ​Then ​​after a complete and thorough examination, he reviews and discusses ​your​ diagnosis and treatment options.

Dr. Nelson is President of​ the ​Miami-Dade County Dental Society ​and a member of the ​National Dental Association​. When he's not practicing dentistry, he's active in his community as a leader and volunteer.  

To interview Dr. John Nelson, President of the Miami-Dade County Dental Society, contact She Got Game Media at ssgmedia305@gmail.com or (305) 520-9703.