We believe people should have their teeth for a lifetime. We want our patients to eliminate cavities and gum disease and obtain an optimum level of dental health. Our goal is to provide our patients individualized treatment and service using the highest quality of dentistry.
DR. STEVE F. ANDERSON, DDS
Throughout his years practicing, Dr. Anderson has kept up-to-date with the latest procedures and equipment. This, coupled with his extensive experience, gives him an expert and practiced hand at even the most complicated procedures. It also helps him provide a very efficient, comfortable and gentle dental experience, so that even the dental cowards will feel relaxed in his office.
Dr. Anderson enjoys treating entire families and he and his staff make even the youngest child feel at home.
Dr. Steven Anderson is a vital part of the Grand Island Community, practicing here for over 40 years and participating in many community activities. Born in Douglas, Wyoming, he soon became a Nebraska resident, graduating from the University of Nebraska pre-dental program and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry. He practiced in Battle Creek, NE for 9 months before moving to Grand Island. He loves Grand Island and loves what he does, and intends to serve the community for many more years.
Dr. Anderson is a very accomplished dentist, with many awards to his name, and is a member of several local and national dental associations and organizations.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Nebraska Dental Association and Hall County Dental Society. He recently was inducted into the Nebraska Dental Hall of Fame.
Dr. Anderson is the past president of the America’s Dentists’ Care Foundation, past president of the Hall County Dental Society, past board member of the Nebraska Dental Foundation, served as both the Vice President and Secretary / Treasurer of the Nebraska Mission of Mercy and was a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee for the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry.
COMMUNITY & CHARITABLE WORK
Dr. Steve Anderson has a passion for helping others and contributes his expertise and time to many community and charitable causes. He is a founding member of the America’s Dentists’ Care Foundation, founded in 2008. He served as the organization’s President for two years. This organization supplies equipment for State Missions of Mercy. Mission of Mercy is a dental project for those that cannot afford dental care. By 2009, that organization had overseen the giving of approximately seven million dollars in free dental care to 14,000 patients in seven different states. By 2018, the America’s Dentists’Care Foundation had served 263,000 patients and provided $175,000,000 in free dental care.
Dr. Anderson was Grand Island’s Man of the Year in 2011, Third City Clinic Dentist of the Year, received the Nebraska Dental Community Service Award, was a Paul Harris Fellow Rotary Award recipient, Co-Chair of the 2008 United Way Campaign, a Team Mates Mentor volunteer, and served as President for the Riverside Golf Club for several years. He earned the title of Mr. Habitat in 2017 and currently serves on the Stuhr Museum Foundation Board of Directors. Dr. Anderson looks forward to continue helping wherever needed in the future.
Dr. Anderson is married with two wonderful children; daughter Arica McNutt, a cosmetologist and specialist with Dr. Schlesinger in Omaha and son Aric Anderson, who is a tile setter and also lives in Omaha. He and his wife, Charla, enjoy visiting family, entertaining at home, and the good natured company of two dogs – Dexter and Doogan. Dr. Anderson especially enjoys woodworking, hunting, helping others, travel to Wyoming and Mexico and of course everything that goes along with living in Grand Island.
Dr. Anderson co-chaired the second annual Nebraska Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy event, resulting in over $640,000 in free dental care
Dr. Anderson truly believes in what Winston Churchill once said, “You make a living with what you get. You make a life with what you give.”