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Meet the Nelson Dental Care Team

Courtney, Business Administrator

Courtney, Business AdministratorCourtney is originally from here in Metairie. She studied at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She actually worked in the legal field for five years before getting involved in dentistry. Today, her favorite part of her job here at Nelson Dental Care is being able to help patients and work with them so closely.

Courtney is happily married to Dr. Nelson, and they have a cat named Lucy and a dog named Charlie together. Her hobbies outside of the practice include traveling, going to Saints games, and indoor cycling.

Sheryl, Dental Hygienist

Sheryl, Dental Hygienist

Sheryl studied dental hygiene at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Today, she has been working in this field for well over 25 years! She really enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level and give them the clean, healthy, and happy smile they deserve.

A New Orleans native, Sheryl is the very proud mom of four grown children who are all LSU graduates. In her spare time away from work, she enjoys jogging, riding her cruiser bike, playing golf, traveling, and (of course) hanging out with the kids. She also just joined a book club.

 

Lindsay, Lead Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant, Lindsay

Lindsay has been working in the dental world for a full decade so far. She studied at Delta College and is EDDA-certified, with advanced training in placing and restoring dental implants. She also teaches a dental assistant course on the weekends! She really likes working alongside such wonderful people, and the patients truly make this position rewarding. Her love for dentistry grows more and more every day.

Originally from New Orleans, Lindsay is the oldest of three siblings. In her spare time, she likes to travel, play volleyball, keep up with Saints football, shop, be on the water, and have fun with her loved ones.

 

Brandi, Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant, Brandi

Originally from Destrehan, Brandi studied at the Accelerated Dental Assisting Academy. Brandi recently completed her certification for EDDA, at LSU School of Dentistry. Today, what she enjoys most about her position is how positive everyone around her is, as well as the wonderful patients!

Brandi is happily engaged and currently working with her fiancé to build a home together. She also has a pet pig and cat. When she isn’t busy at work, you can often find her hanging out with friends and family, going out on boat days, and fishing.

 

Jenavive, Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant, Jenavive

Thanks to her extensive studies at the Accelerated Dental Assisting Academy and LSU, Jenavive is now an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant! For her, the next step is earning her degree from UNO. Currently, her favorite part of her job is creating relationships with her patients and having the satisfaction of changing a person’s smile and confidence.

Away from the office, Jenavive loves using her free time to listen to podcasts, read books, and play with her Pitbull, Stormie. She also enjoys trying new foods and traveling!

Marci, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist, Marci

Marci may be relatively new to our team, but she has an impressive 10+ years of experience in the dental field! She attended college at Louisiana State University, and she has undergone additional training in local anesthesia. When asked the best thing about her job, she shared that it’s getting to know each patient, educating them, and improving their oral health.

Although Marci was born and raised right here in Louisiana, she lived in NYC for nearly ten years. She came back in 2019 with her husband, David, and two sons, John Michael and Graham. In her free time, she loves chatting with neighbors on her front porch, calligraphy, and building forts with her kiddos!

Suzanne, Dental Hygienist

Suzanne has an impressive 30 years of experience in the world of dentistry! She studied at Ursuline Academy and UNO/LSU. For her, interacting with each patient and teaching them how to improve their oral health is extremely satisfying.

Suzanne has two adult children, Collin and Hayden, as well as an English Golden Retriever. She loves using her time away from the office to hang out with friends and family, play tennis, ride her bike, go to the gym, and explore different types of exercise.

Charlie, Emotional Support Dog

Emotional Support Dog, Charlie

Charlie was originally found in Lafayette Parish. He was rescued by Creole Poodle Rescue and subsequently adopted by Dr. Nelson and his wife, Courtney. His favorite part about being at the office is all the love and attention he receives from our patients.

In his free time, he enjoys walks on the levee, visiting the dog park, and chewing on dental sticks.

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