Meet the Doctor

Dr. NelsonDr. Nelson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Nelson attended Texas A&M University prior to attending The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio Dental School. After graduating from Dental School, Dr. Nelson entered the United States Air Force, completed a General Practice Residency at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia and served two additional years as a General Dental Officer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Following her honorable discharge, Dr. Nelson was accepted into the Orthodontic Residency program at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. Dr. Nelson was awarded a Master of Science degree for her research thesis on "A Comparison of Surface Roughness and Frictional Resistance of Various Arch Wire/Bracket Combinations" and a Certificate of Specialization in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Nelson has been honored by Texas Monthly as "Texas Super Dentist" since 2005.

Dr. Nelson is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southwest Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Capital Area Dental Society
  • Austin Orthodontic Study Group