Dental Staff

Dentist in Charlotte, NC

All our professionals at Jason R. Nelsen, DDS, PLLC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Jason R. Nelsen, DDS

Charlotte, NC Dentist - Jason R. Nelsen, DDSDr. Jason Nelsen was born and raised in Wisconsin, where he earned a bachelors 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 the Academy 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.


Leah - Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Leah. I have been a Dental Assistant with Dr. Nelsen since 2007.  I have a wonderful husband and a beautiful daughter. In my spare time I enjoy being with my family and being outdoors.

I am thankful for the great team I work with daily. I strive to make patients feel comfortable with any dental service provided or proposed. The most rewarding aspect of my career is to see our patients smile and comfortable with their smile.


 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 smile.  It is my personal goal to make everyone feel comfortable and exited coming to the dentist. 

 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!


Diana - Office Manager

Hi, my name is Diana Kuzmich and I am the office manager here at Nelsen Dental Excellence.I enjoy reading, spending time with my friends and family, and traveling, especially to the beach. I grew up in Asheville, NC and have been in Charlotte since 2015.

I have been working in dentistry since 2015. I love working with Dr. Nelsen and the team here at Nelsen Dental Excellence because everyone truly cares about their patients and about improving the dental health of our community.



Anna- Receptionist 

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 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 every day fun. I married my high school sweetheart in 2014.



Kal - Hygienist

Hi, my name is Kal. I graduated from Dental hygiene school in Minnesota. I moved to Charlotte in 2016 due to cold weather. In my spare time I enjoy traveling and spending time in nature (hiking). I enjoy working at Nelsen Dental Excellence and I strive to deliver the best patient care and education.




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 their patients with kindness and respect as we deliver the excellent dental care.

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