Dental Staff


All our professionals at Nelsen Dental Excellence maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. We are excited to serve all of your dental needs. 

  • Dr. Jason R. Nelsen, DDS
    Charlotte, NC Cosmetic Dentist

    Nelsen Dental Excellence

    Dr. Jason Nelsen was born and raised in Wisconsin, where he earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Wisconsin. After completing his undergraduate studies he attended dental school at New York University, earning his Doctor of Dental Science in 2001. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Nelsen was selected for a residency position at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center.

    Dr. Nelsen moved to Charlotte in the summer of 2004 and has been in private practice since. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Association, and theAcademy of General Dentistry. In addition to his experience and training, Dr. Nelsen was named one of America's Top Dentists in 2009.

    As a father, Dr. Nelsen strongly believes in providing the finest quality care to our patients. His goals are to educate, motivate and provide exceptional dental care.

    Dr. Nelsen attended the University of Wisconsin for his undergraduate studies and New York University College of Dentistry for his DDS. Dr. Nelsen can perform almost all dental procedures in the office often the same day with a limited amount of referrals needed.

  • Maria - Practice Manager

    Bio coming soon!

  • Michelle - Hygienist

    Hello, my name is Michelle. I have been employed in this office since 2003.   I started my career as a dental assistant and later continued my education to become a hygienist.

    My husband’s name is Jason and we have a young daughter named Mia. We enjoy going to the beach, swimming, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.   We also have a beautiful niece Savannah.

    I am blessed to work with Dr. Nelsen and my coworkers. We are like family and all have a common goal- to create a professional, inviting environment that is comfortable for patients. I love educating my patients and helping them to achieve optimal oral health.  I enjoy seeing my patients happy with their healthy and beautiful smiles.  It is my personal goal to make everyone feel comfortable and excited coming to the dentist.

  • Ashley - Hygienist

    Hey, I'm Ashley and I'm a dental hygienist. I've been working in the profession for 15 years. I take pride in helping my patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. I enjoy teaching them about their oral health and helping them achieve their personal dental goals. 

    I'm a native of NC and am married to my best friend and we have 2 wonderful children. I live on a farm and love being outdoors. I enjoy going to the beach, hiking, riding motorcycles, and playing with my dogs.

  • Cheryl - Financial Coordinator

    Hi, my name is Cheryl. I have been a member of this great staff for seventeen years. I am blessed with a wonderful family and two pups. In my spare time I enjoy swimming and being outdoors

    I am the Financial Coordinator here at Nelsen Dental Excellence. I feel very blessed to work with Dr. Nelsen and with such an outstanding staff. I am proud to be a part of this team!

  • Anna - Patient Care Coordinator

    Hello; Hola; Salve: my name is Anna; I am the receptionist at Dr. Nelsen's office;  I speak some Spanish and Italian. I'll be glad to help you schedule an appointment and help with your insurance. 

    Happily married to a funny and outgoing man and 2 great kids. I mostly enjoy spending time with my family and playing with my Dog and Grandson.

  • Holly - Dental Assistant

    Hi, my name is Holly. I have been a dental assistant with Dr. Nelsen since 2013. I knew I wanted to go into the dental field at a young age. I always loved going to the dentist's office and having my teeth cleaned, which has made me want to educate patients and make them have an enjoyable experience. I enjoy seeing patients involved in their oral health and seeing results after treatment plans. Working with our staff is more like working with family and that makes coming into work everyday fun. I married my high school sweetheart in 2014.

  • Brandy - Dental Assistant

    Hi, my name is Brandy and I am a Dental Assistant. I am married and have four girls. In my spare time, I enjoy fishing and hunting. I worked in the hospital for 8 years as a phlebotomist and started in the dental field in 2019. I am thankful that I can be a part of the team at Nelsen Dental Excellence and am blessed to work in an office that treats its patients with kindness and respect as we deliver excellent dental care.

Our Location

2550-A Freedom Drive Chapel Road Charlotte, NC, 28208

Hours of Operation

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