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COVID-19 Update:


To best care for our community, there are numerous changes we have made to our protective equipment, scheduling times, appointment spacing, instrument selection, and overall flow of your appointment.  We are confident in our plan and commitment to mitigate risk while providing for your dental needs. 

New Safety Protocols at Ottawa Beach Dental:

  • Curbside check-in: We will ask that you call or text our office upon arrival for your appointment.  There will be no one waiting in the reception room.

  • Increased personal protective equipment: We will be adhering to best-practice guidelines which include our team wearing improved masks, face-shields, and gowns.

  • Masks are required for every individual entering the office

  • Hand sanitizing station at the entry to our office: Patients will be asked to use our sanitizer upon arrival and upon leaving the office.

  • Temperature and symptom screenings for all patients and staff

  • Aerosol reducing techniques and equipment:  Minimizing use of aerosol-creating equipment and capturing aerosols at the source are the most effective ways to minimize dental aerosols.   For those who are curious, we will be using a combination of devices including DryShield (a new suction device), rubber dams, and high-volume evacuation during every aerosol-producing procedure.

  • Air Filtration Units have been installed in every room

  • Contact-free payment options

  • Contact free forms/paperwork options


We believe that our most effective safety protocol is caring enough to do all of this with diligence.  We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we work together to meet the needs of the OBD Community.  Though we will provide further information upon scheduling your next visit, please do not hesitate to call our team with any questions.  See you soon!


-Dr. Poel and the OBD Team


About Us

Here at Ottawa Beach Dental, you can expect nothing but the best care in a comfortable and welcoming environment.  Ottawa Beach Dental is founded on the principle of gentle, honest dental care.  We are in the golden age of dentistry.  This team will show you how comfortable dentistry can be!  Dr. Poel's philosophy is simple.  He makes the best treatment recommendations for you and your family by treating every patient like he would his mother or his sister.  With that being said, we understand that every patient is unique, and we take pride in adapting treatment and patient care to fit your needs.  


We want to be a dental home for you and your family.  Our patients, on average, have been coming to our office for more than 20 years.  The wonderful thing about providing comfortable dentistry is that it benefits patients of all ages.  Comfortable dentistry makes children's and adults' appointments a breeze.  We care about our people.  If you haven't felt comfortable with dental care in the past, isn't it about time you get to know the team at Ottawa Beach Dental?  Feel free to call for an appointment or simply call to setup a time to meet Dr. Poel and the Ottawa Beach Dental team. 



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Dr. Nathan B. Poel

I am originally from Jenison, Michigan but fell in love with Holland while my wife (Jeanne) and I attended Hope College.  I went on to complete my dental training at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry while my wife attended the University of Michigan Medical School. I have been practicing dentistry in West Michigan since 2014.  We have been blessed with three children (Clara, Sawyer, and Evelyn), and we take every opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors with our little family.  My wife is now a pediatrician in Holland, and I would be delighted to be your Holland dentist here at Ottawa Beach Dental.  I will work tirelessly to earn your trust, and I am confident that you will find our care to be the most comfortable dentistry that you have experienced!  

Nathan Poel Dentist, Nate Poel DDS


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Office Manager


Dental Assistant


Insurance Specialist


Dental Hygienist


Dental Hygienist


Scheduling Specialist


Dental Hygienist



Routine Exams


 We seek to maintain a healthy smile through prevention and education.

Dental Hygiene


Our hygienists are highly knowledgeable and strive to create a comfortable and informative visit for you.

Dental Fillings


Dr. Poel prides himself in exceeding your expectations. We use only the highest quality materials.

Emergency Dentistry


Our team always leaves room in the daily schedule to address your dental emergencies.

Crown, Bridge, Veneer, Implant, Root Canal

Dr. Poel and his team have pursued extensive, continued education to provide excellent full-spectrum dental care.  

Teeth Whitening


You can whiten to brighten your smile or whiten to maintain.  

Pediatric Dentistry


Your child can have a fun, stress-free dental visit.  We tell, we show, and then we do.  There are no surprises.  Dr. Poel's focus on comfort makes dentistry easy for your child.

For Your Comfort
  • Convenient weekend and evening hours

  • Watch a show; screens in every room

  • Caring for you is a top priority

  • Tell us how we can improve your visit!  We will personalize your time with us!



"This is the first dental office that I have not feared"

J. T.

"I didn't even know that Dr. Poel gave me anesthetic.  It was THAT comfortable."

A. L.

"I have always been treated right which is why I have gone here forever"

S. V.



Our Address

1180 Ottawa Beach Rd Ste E

Holland, MI 49424

Tel: 616-399-9530 

Fax: 616-399-9772

Business Hours

Tuesday: 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Thursday:  8:00AM – 5:00PM

Friday: 7:00AM - 3:00PM