- Exams and Cleanings
- Cosmetic Dentistry (Whitening, Bonding, Veneers)
- Implant Restorations
- Sleep Apnea
- Tooth Extraction
- Root Canals
- Dentistry for Children
About Dr. Fuehrer
Originally from western Nebraska, Dr. Eric Fuehrer graduated from University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 2009. Prior to dental school, he attended Doane College where he majored in Biology while playing baseball. For the first nine years of his career, he practiced in the state of Kansas. His wife Amy, who is also a Nebraska native, their young kids Ellie and Max are excited to call the Elkhorn area home.
Elk Ridge Dental Staff
Michelle will greet you with a smile when you arrive. She will answer any questions you may have about your appointments and can help you understand your dental insurance benefits. Patients appreciate the personal attention she gives to help them with their administrative needs!
She works with Dr. Fuehrer to check and clean your teeth and gums, as well as provide therapy for gum disease. By getting to know you and listening to your concerns, they will provide you with knowledge and tips to keep your smile healthy in between your appointments.
She will make you feel comfortable, and make your appointment efficient and pleasant. Patients appreciate her careful techniques taking x-rays, impressions of their teeth, and preparing the room specifically for their needs.provide therapy for gum disease.
She works with Dr. Fuehrer to check and clean your teeth and gums, as well as provide therapy for gum disease. By getting to know you and listening to your concerns, they will provide you with knowledge and tips to keep your smile healthy in between your appointments.
Our family has been coming here for dental care for several years. Michelle has been extremely helpful to us when we had issues with our insurance. She always greets us with a smile and schedule’s us around our work/school schedule. A very relaxing atmosphere with gentle dental care. We would never go anywhere else!
18:07 27 Jul 22
I have been going to Elk Ridge Dental for multiple years now. The staff have always been amazing to work with. They are very friendly, caring, and punctual. I recently had to reschedule my appointment for work related reasons, and they were very easy to work with to get it rescheduled. I highly recommend them to anyone needing dental care.
19:10 19 May 22
Dr. Eric is great! He takes his time to ensure you understand the process and work being done. His office staff is super friendly and helpful as well!! Overall, a great dental experience!
14:59 19 May 22
They are an amazing group. Dr. Fuehrer is very kind and all staff are super excellent. The clinic is clean and tidy. The office manager, Michelle answered us about so many questions and concerns. My whole family love this place. I highly recommend here!
02:35 18 May 22
This is a great dental office! Our family has been going to Dr Fuehrer for several years and we’ve been very happy with his care. Everyone in the office is very friendly and professional! Dr Fuehrer is a very gentle, professional and highly skilled dentist. Highly recommend Elk Ridge Dental in Elkhorn! ,
21:03 17 May 22
Elk Ridge Dental is absolutely the best! We are treated like family when we walk in the door. I couldn’t ask for a better dentist or staff. They are all top notch!! If you’re looking for a dentist, I highly recommend Elk Ridge Dental.
15:20 17 May 22
The Doc, dental hygienist, and the office manager are great. They are friendly, caring, and patient. The Doc doesn’t advertise as being gentle but he is very GENTLE and he understands that there may be a little angst when a client goes to the dentist. He is good about giving me informed about a procedure and walking me through the process; I like that. He is also very cognizant of the final look of the procedure; his goal is to have my teeth and my smile look great. After he completed a difficult crown on me he said, “would you like to see it? It really turned out nice.” I like a dentist that takes pride in his work. The dental practice and the dentist are good by me. I am not the final authority on this practice but I can tell you that I had not seen a dentist for 2 1/2 years due to the pandemic, so I had some dental work that had to be done. I ended up spending a little bit of money with this practice and I don’t regret anything. They did a great job and my mouth feels great again.read more
16:57 29 Apr 22
This dental office is amazing. They’re friendly, professional and respect your time. I can’t recommend them enough.
21:33 27 Apr 22
Dr. Furher and his staff are great and personable! Been going for a while there now and have always had a good experience.👍👍
14:53 27 Apr 22
A very professional facility. Michela is the Best Dental Hygienist ever. Super nice and Customer friendly!! She makes coming to see the Dentist a pleasurable experience.
17:01 21 Apr 22
Friendly staff that know you by name right when you walk in. Easy to schedule or reschedule an appointment. Always have a good cleaning or check up at Elk Ridge.
21:07 25 Feb 22
Always friendly, very clean. Dr Fuehrer is very nice and always addresses your concerns.
15:58 22 Feb 22
Super courteous and competent staff. Good engagement on questions.
15:38 22 Feb 22
Most thorough cleaning ever! The staff really takes care of my teeth. Michele knows insurance inside out. Was with Elk Ridge Dental when it was Nielsen Dental. Dr Fuehrer is now the resident dentist and I feel my dental needs are in very professional hands.
17:54 03 Jan 22
I am so happy with the way my veneers and bonding turned out,,,,,,.I have a huge smile now instead of a tiny little smile so I can show the world my teeth!,,,Thank you Thank you again😃
15:15 21 Oct 21
Great experience! They explained everything thoroughly and I felt very comfortable during my visit.
14:32 21 Oct 21
Great experience! Called in with extreme pain from a wisdom tooth and they were able to fit me in to get it looked at, and were able to remove it that day relieving me of a lot of pain. I healed excellently and quickly. Appreciated them checking in on me to see how I was doing and to answer any questions I had.
21:27 12 Aug 21
My husband and I aren’t ones that enjoy going to the dentist but our first visit at Elk Ridge was so seamless. I appreciated filling out paperwork online ahead of time. Michelle in reception worked with our schedule to set up our following appointments and reached out when helping make sure our insurance was used to it’s full benefit. The Doc and technicians were efficient and thorough and made it as gentle as they could with my fear of dentist in mind. Safe to say we found our forever dentist. Thanks again to the team.read more
13:39 11 Aug 21
We love Elk Ridge Dental! You guys are so caring and laid back, its why we’ve been coming back for years. My kids are extremely comfortable leaving my side and getting their teeth cleaned at the same time I’m getting mine done. We cannot say enough good things about this office and their staff! Highly recommended, competent, knowledgeable and fun!
17:42 07 Jul 21
Everyone is extremely kind and knowledgeable. My visit was enjoyable from start to finish! You don’t find that too often! Would highly recommend Elk Ridge to anyone who’s looking.
17:35 07 Jul 21
The team at Elk Ridge Dental is amazing! The office is efficiently managed. I rarely have to wait when I arrive for my appointment. Michelle is fabulous to work with on any and all aspects of your appointment. Hygienists are friendly and mindful. Dr. Fuehrer is thorough, good dexterity and pleasant. Everyone on the team seems to work together to make it the best experience it can be!
22:02 06 Jul 21
Very nice staff and dentist. Professional and experienced. New to the area and was very pleased!
15:04 26 Apr 21
Such a friendly staff! Dr. Fuehrer and his team have been my go to office since we moved back to Omaha! Consistent high quality care with convenient scheduling. You know exactly what to expect and know you’ll be taken care of each visit. Thank you!!
19:34 21 Apr 21
Everyone here was wonderful! Very friendly, knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable. Would highly recommend Dr. Fuehrer and his team!
13:35 21 Apr 21
Everyone is so polite and friendly at Elk Ridge Dental! I always hated the dentist, till I came here. They are great in every way. Also very helpful!
02:57 07 Apr 21
Over the years, I have had excellent dental and cosmetic work done at Elk Ridge Dental. Michelle is my go to person on appointments and insurance at the dental office. My wife and I adore the entire staff and Dr Fuehrer who recently took over the practice from Dr Nielsen. The staff is knowledgeable and explains all the procedures to be completed and what is or is not covered by your policy. We are very pleased and will continue using and supporting Elk Ridge Dental for our dental needs.read more
19:44 01 Apr 21
Had a great experience at Elk Ridge. Very professional and they were very quick to get me in during my scheduled time. My entire visit was great, no complaints. First time I had periodontal charting done which I think is very important to proper dental health.
19:52 16 Mar 21
My initial consultation and cleaning was extremely professional and efficient. I recommend this clinic to everyone!
22:59 15 Mar 21
This office is the perfect size! Dental Hygienists and Receptionist are always so kind. Definitely trust them with my pearly whites!! 😁
21:50 15 Mar 21
The office staff is awesome. I never liked cleanings before the hygienist or Dr's before always made me jump or cringe. Dr Fuehrer was very good, gentle and best of all no cringe feeling during his procedures. Thank you Elkridge Staff! Ted S.
21:37 15 Mar 21
Staff is very nice. Had no problem accommodating my daughter who is in a wheelchair. She has a very strong gag reflex, and they were very mindful about that and gentle with her. Glad we found them.
21:16 15 Mar 21
I love the staff and quality of work here! The staff is amazing and always willing to coddle me (I’m an anxious patient). Ive always been able to get in quickly, or reschedule when needed. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a new dentist to give them a look.
19:05 20 Oct 20
Extremely kind and professional! My husband and I hadn't seen a dentist in 5 years because we've been very busy but they were very understanding and didn't try to shame us in anyway. They treated us warmly. We both had one cavity each and that was easily fixed. We'll definitely be back.
21:18 22 Sep 20
My family has been going to Elk Ridge Dental for many years and have been very happy there. The office manager, Michelle, is fantastic as is Michaela and all the other hygienists. They are flexible with scheduling and appointments are ALWAYS right on time. The office is so clean and they follow strict safety guidelines. I would highly recommend for the entire family!
18:39 20 Aug 20
We really enjoy the staff at Elk Ridge Dental. Everyone there is so friendly and nice. Very patient and willing to answer any questions. I highly recommend them!!!!
22:30 19 Aug 20
Love this dental practice! They work with me to get me in when I need to get in. Professional, friendly, caring are the best words to describe them. I am a long time patient, and highly recommend them.
20:14 19 Aug 20
We’ve been super happy with our experiences at Elk Ridge Dental! Relaxing environment and friendly staff!!
14:08 22 Jul 20
I hadn’t been to the dentist in years. My wife and kids said they enjoyed their visit at Elk Ridge Dental and guilted me I to making an appointment for a cleaning. I’m not afraid of the dentist or violently anti-dentite or anything like that ... I just never prioritize seeing a professional if nothing hurts or bothers me. I did however feel guilty that it was seriously like 5 to 7 years since my last cleaning. My dentist experiences in the past have been less than stellar. Most try to sell me on braces, whitening products, and fancy dental equipment. I had one guy drill for a filling with no anesthesia. Pretty sure an F bomb slipped out but with all the pokers and prodders in my mouth it probably sounded like a drowning octopus ... “Fwupfish grglr grl “ or something to that effect. Anyways, enough about me ... I am clearly not the ideal dental patient. Let me tell you about my experience at Elk Ridge Dental. Leading up to my appointment I received several helpful emails and text messages to remind me about the visit and instructions to follow. Normally I find these things annoying but their messages were clear, helpful, and well timed. So far so good. On the day of my appointment I showed up and called the office to let them know I was here ready for my tooth chiseling. You see, with COVID-19 they don’t want to let in any rabid 7 years over due for their cleaning, germ infested strangers into the office without the proper precautions. I can appreciate this and was happy to wait outside until they were ready. When they were ready I entered the office and was greeted by three of the most angelic dental professionals I had ever seen. There was an aura about them. I couldn’t see faces due to the masks, but I am sure they descended to work on angels wings. Michelle was holding the door open for me and greeted me warmly. The office was spotless! They clearly take the cleanliness of the patient rooms seriously. The equipment looked brand new and there was a tv above my chair with my favorite celebrity chef on. Rachel Ray was making stew. I love stew. Actually I have no clue what she was making but I am craving stew and felt it added to my review. Michelle was fan-fricken-tastic! She was friendly and didn’t make me feel like a loser when I told her how delinquent I was about my dental practices. She also only asked me questions when I didn’t have a mouthful of tools. Don’t you hate when a hygienist asks complex questions when you have a mouth full of metal and spit!? Well Michelle didn’t do that much to my delight. I got xrays and a thorough cleaning. She quickly got to work, Jack-hammering 7 years worth of filth from my crusty pie hole. She didn’t dry-heave once during the whole operation! I did get the “importance of flossing” lecture as expected, but to my delight I had no cavities! Dr. Eric was super quick and professional after my cleaning. No complaints there. They got me scheduled for my next visit in 6 months and sent me home with a fancy toothbrush, toothpaste, and of course a pack of floss that will more likely be used as emergency fishing line as opposed to helping me with my gum line. Am I happy with my visit? Heck yes! Should you check out Elk Ridge Dental? Only if you want to be worked on by gentle angels who will leave your smile sparkling and your gums, well ... gummy!read more
21:51 16 Jul 20
With everything going it was very easy to know we were all safe. Great friendly service! Feels like I’ve been going there for years but I’ve only been a few times.
20:18 16 Jul 20
My two new crowns feel and fit great. Thank you for providing a safe system for dealing with CV-19. Also appreciate the reminders and easy scheduling.
17:20 06 May 20
I have had excellent experiences at Elk Ridge Dental. I am always seen very promptly (rarely even have to sit down in the waiting room). The staff are friendly and all of my cleanings have been thorough and pleasant (as far as dental visits go!) 🙂 The billing process is handled expediently and they file with insurance. If you're looking for a dentist, I recommend Elk Ridge Dental.
17:49 21 Mar 20
Wonderful experience here. I was calm as a cucumber in my two visits. Darn happy I chose Elk Ridge Dental. Great Staff, Great Doc...first class all the way!
Rick A Anderson
15:39 05 Mar 20
It's usually not fun going to the dentist but Elk Ridge's team makes my visits pretty tolerable! I get a thorough exam and a good cleaning twice a year! Professional service provided by the whole office.
03:22 03 Mar 20
Recently went in for a deep clean and had about the best experience you can have at the dentist. They were quick but thorough. I hardly felt anything. 5*’s
22:48 26 Feb 20
Elk Ridge is a positive, well designed and clean place. The staff are skilled, positive and client focused. In addition to his skill Dr. Fuehrer respects his clients. He explains the situation and options for treatment and accepts the client's decisions. Will continue as a client and recommend their services.
15:56 25 Feb 20
I always have a good experience at Elk Ridge Dental. I love my hygienist, Michaela. Michelle (front office) is always helpful and efficient in helping me with billing and insurance concerns. Dr. is great and runs on time. A good experience all the way around!
14:30 05 Dec 19
I love the way Michaela cleans my teeth. I always book for when she can get me in. If she left the practice I would follow her. Recent change in dentist, has not effect the way this office runs. Been going here for years. Great staff, great service. Michelle is a wiz at getting you all your insurance benefits. With a recent job change I can get my teeth cleaned 3 times a year over 2. Makes me extremely happy.read more
19:31 04 Dec 19
I have been visiting this office for 8 years now. The staff are very friendly and provide a nice welcoming environment for their patients. Bring able to WATCH TV while you're getting work done is a nice touch.
21:54 03 Dec 19
Love my dental office! I’ve had chip correction, whitening, and excellent advice on preventative care. Not only are services great, the staff is even better. Michelle is so great at communicating with me and I love catching up with everyone every 6 months!
15:57 17 Nov 19
At Elk Ridge Dental the staff is extremely friendly. From Michelle greeting you when you walk in and Shari my hygienist is always so nice and personable. Eric is an excellent dentist and always explains everything when something needs done.
15:52 13 Nov 19
I had a molar pulled. Staff & Eric were great!!!! Would highly recommend Elk Ridge dental to anyone seeking a kind & gentle place to have any dental work done!!!!! I will be returning for routine work as well. In the 15 years I’ve lived in west Omaha, this is Best Dentist Ever!
15:07 13 Nov 19
My experience for myself and family have been awesome at Elk Ridge Dental. Very courteous, professional and excellent dental care. Have had to reschedule because of life events and tremendous to work with on these occasions. Also, the reminders about your appointments can assist tremendously with a busy schedule. Highly recommend.
01:48 13 Nov 19
Very informative and friendly office staff that helped me with understanding my insurance and it works. Also Dr. Fuerher did an amazing job and made the process easy to go through. Great office all around!
17:33 16 Oct 19
They have cared for our families teeth for many years. Dr. Fuehrer does a phenomenal job and his wonderful staff is always so welcoming. I had multiple teeth worked on yesterday and they feel great today, which was welcomed by me! Thank you!
03:30 09 Oct 19
This is a great dental practice! They helped me with multiple procedures as well as caught an issue with my daughter's teeth early enough that we could do something to resolve it. The staff is always welcoming and nice, they remember and greet me as soon as I walk in the door. Most importantly to me, they work with my schedule and are easy to get in touch with if I ever need to change my appointment. I would highly recommend them!read more
13:14 23 Sep 19
Elk Ridge dental is an extremely friendly and comfortable dental office. From Michelle greeting you by name when you enter to the capable and accomadating staff, whether your there for a simple cleaning or a major procedure, and Ive been there for both, you can rest assured you'll be well cared for! And since I started going there, my teeth have never looked better! I actually enjoy my visits to Elk Ridge dental!read more
21:16 12 Sep 19
Very warm and welcoming dental office. Michelle at the front desk is wonderful and always has a smile when I arrive. I was a little concerned when the previous dentist left and the new dentist took over but couldn’t be happier. If you are looking for a great dentist I highly recommend Elk Ridge.
19:18 12 Sep 19
All I can say are positive things about Elk Ridge Dental! They take any and all anxiety going to the dentist away. They greet you with a smile from the moment you walk in and provide great service when you’re in your appointment. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a great dental location!!
13:25 09 Sep 19
I always feel confident about the recommendations given by Elk Ridge. I’ve had dentists want to schedule service for every imperfection, but Elk Ridge Dental only recommends necessary procedures. The staff is awesome to deal with as well. I’m very pleased with the service I get here.
18:38 03 Sep 19
I’d been going to Nielsen Dental for several years & was sad to hear that Dr. Nielsen was leaving... but Dr. Fuehrer made me feel very welcome. I highly recommend him & his staff. They are very knowledgeable, thorough & friendly. I had a dental emergency & they were able to get me in right away & have been following my progress with an Oral Surgeon. Michelle, in the front office, is always very helpful & offers encouragement & a smile.read more
15:39 29 Aug 19
The dr & staff are very friendly & make you feel comfortable. I transferred here from another office & the care has been great. Michelle at the front desk is also very helpful with insurance. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone needing a dentist.
23:30 27 Aug 19
I LOVE this office! Dr. Fuehrer and staff are wonderful, kind, caring AND they listen to your concerns! My anxiety about going to the dentist has completely disappeared because of them!
16:19 27 Aug 19
I have been going to Elk Ridge Dental for years. The staff is always very friendly and helpful. I definitely recommend them!
01:56 27 Aug 19
I always leave with a smile on my face! I've come here since moving to Elkhorn 10 years ago and it has been a great experience every time for my young kids as well as my husband and myself.
19:09 26 Aug 19
It had been to long since I went to a Dentist and needed a tooth extracted that day and they got me in right away and were just very professional and friendly.
19:44 22 Aug 19
The entire office is so kind and welcoming and they always remember specific details from other visits and carry on prior conversations. They actually seem invested in their clients. Eric also did a great job on my father’s crown and an amazing job filling my cavities then doing some cosmetic work on a few of my teeth. Would highly recommend
16:45 08 Aug 19
Elk Ridge is a very friendly and efficient dental office. Look no further!
22:04 06 Aug 19
Nice work by everyone in the office ! Thanks very much
17:34 06 Aug 19
First visit was great! I have been struggling to find a dentist that meets my needs and expectations since my previous dentist retired. Based on my first visit the Dentist and staff is exactly what I am looking for. Great office staff, a Dentist who cares about his patients and their needs, and the office is close to work. Process to be a new patient was easy, everything except for signatures were online and completed prior to my visit. I walked in, was greeted by name, signed the paperwork and they were ready for me. Scheduling was easy and they worked with my schedule. I was able to get x-rays, cleaning and a mouth guard impression all completed in my first visit. If you are looking for this type of experience, you need to check them out!read more
Mike and Sandie Jones
18:46 19 Feb 19
My family is new to the area and this office came highly recommended. Dr. Fuehrer and his friendly staff took great care of my two young kids!
04:44 06 Feb 19
Dr. Fuehrer and his staff at Elk Ridge Dental are amazing. I can't imagine going anywhere else in town. I never have trouble getting appointments and everyone is friendly there. I highly recommend Elk Ridge Dental.
21:49 01 Dec 18
I've been to a few different dental offices since moving to the Omaha area. Maybe we have to go through that to find the right one! The staff at Elk Ridge Dental were very welcoming and Michelle was very helpful with explaining the insurance and payment expectations. I would definitely recommend this dental office if you're in the market or close to the area.
16:07 26 Nov 18
I Had been going To NIELSEN DENTAL for Years , Then Dr. Nielsen left. I'M AN Epileptic And Wear a FULL mouth guard on top And My mouthguard was VERY worn down from teeth grinding!! I was VERY pleased that Dr. Eric could make a brand new one 👍🏼IT turned Out AWESOME!!! I'M VERY PLEASED with his Staff Also 😊 They ARE GREAT !!! I Had 7 ROOT canals before From my teeth Gashing together and I I FEEL BETTER knowing I have a New One if I have A Grandmal when Im sleeping.I Would DEFINITELY recommend THEIR OFFICE and I HAVE 😊read more
04:10 23 Nov 18
We've been patients of Dr. Nielsen for several years and have recommended him to others. Dr. Nielsen is friendly and professional and gives me confidence in dental decisions. I'm a real coward when it comes to dental visits however Dr. Nielsen and his staff are considerate, caring, and thorough. They put me at ease. The skills, technology, and equipment used is first rate and shows that Dr. Nielsen always continues to learn and grow in his dental practice. The staff is great! Appointments and insurance questions are completed quickly, confidentially, and with the patients in mind.read more
21:23 23 May 18
My family has been with Dr Nielsen for about 4 years now, starting with some serious extensive work. Dr Nielsen himself is so friendly, gentle and sensitive to our individual needs. He loved the fact that the work he did with my husband's front teeth made him feel so much more confident and willing to smile openly. He is fantastic with our youngest ones. He advises us in a way that does not demean us, and loves running into our kids in the community outside the office, always taking the time to ask them about school and activities. The staff are very professional and friendly. We love Michelle at the front, she explains financial options clearly and is very friendly with everyone, creating a great family atmosphere. Even with a "rainbow" family like ours, we have only ever felt welcomed and well cared for here. I very, very highly recommend them!read more
17:49 21 Jul 17
I always have good experience at Dr. Nielsen's. He is very patient and caring. Dr. Nielsen and his staffs make sure my teeth are taken care of and are willing to work with me for my needs. Highly recommended!!!
18:04 28 Jun 17
A few years ago I had a dental problem and my dentist was out of town. Dr Nielsen had gone to college with my sons so I decided to see if he was available. I have been with Dr Nielsen since that time and have been extremely pleased with his professionalism and his excellent staff. I have also recommended his office to several friends.
23:04 18 Jan 17
This is by far the best dentist and staff. My family and I have been going there for few years and they treat you like family. Michelle at the front desk is so friendly and caring. Dr. Nielsen is so warm and friendly so you feel comfortable to have some dental work done. Dr. Nielsen will call my husband and I to check on us after a procedure done! Sorry, but don't know of any other Dr. that will do that. Thank you Dr. Nielsen and staff for an outstanding service.read more
17:59 24 Oct 16