Meet the Doctors

  • Dr. David G Willis, DMD

    Dr. Willis grew up in Lancaster, California. He attended OHSU Dental School and has been practicing dentistry here in Salem since 2000. Dr. Willis enjoys providing all aspects of dentistry for his patients.  Services include routine and emergency care, cosmetic dentistry, bonding, dental bridges, dental crowns, teeth whitening (including Colgate Visible White in-office whitening), veneers, teeth cleaning, tooth extraction, dental implants, dentures, TMJ treatments and sleep apnea therapy.

    He regularly attends continuing education classes to keep abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Most recently Dr. Willis has spent a considerable amount of time studying cosmetic dentistry and the restoration of broken and worn teeth to their original healthy and beautiful state. He also has attended many courses on the technique of the placement and restoring of dental implants.

    As one of the best dentists in Salem Oregon, Dr. Willis, and his wife Shannon are family-oriented. They have 1 daughter (Megan) and 4 sons (Matthew, Benjamin, Samuel, and Elijah) who keep them busy running to and from a variety of activities. When they have a free minute they enjoy spending time together as a family at the coast, in the garden, or exploring Oregon.

  • Dr. Brock Nelson, DMD

    Dr. Brock Nelson, a native of the Willamette Valley, is thrilled to be practicing dentistry in Salem, Oregon. He completed his undergraduate studies of Physiology and Developmental Biology at Brigham Young University, before receiving his doctoral degree from UNLV School of Dental Medicine

    Providing compassionate patient care and experience is of the utmost importance to Dr. Nelson. He Loves continuing education and travels around the country attending the best courses in restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry.  He has a passion for improving patient's lives by enhancing the appearance of their smiles and replacing teeth with dental implants. 

    Dr. Nelson and his wife Emily love spending time with their three children. During his free time, he loves being outdoors – hiking, fly fishing and golfing.




  • Dr. G. Ryan Davis, DMD

    Dr. Ryan Davis grew up in Downey, California.  Upon completing his undergraduate studies in Economics at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, he graduated with his doctoral degree from UNLV School of Dental Medicine in 2009.  He had the opportunity to work for the Native American communities of the Yakama Nation in central Washington and The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon for 13 years prior to joining Willis Dental in the Spring of 2023.

    Dr. Davis comes from a line of Dentists, including his great-great grandfather, grandfather, & father, all of whom he is named after.  He has a love for dentistry and he enjoys helping patients on their journey to improving their smile and providing compassionate care with the utmost level of integrity and quality.  Dr. Davis is trained in many areas, including restorative & cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, tooth removal, implant placement, dentures and partials.

    In his spare time, Dr. Davis enjoys exercising, running, swimming, biking, playing the piano & organ, and kayaking on the beautiful coast.  His wife (Genevieve) and four children (Juliet, Claire, Charlotte, & George) enjoy spending time together, watching movies, & cooking.

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