The Nelson Family

Keith and Vikki are the original founders of “the dental family for your family” and included in this dental family are Dr Sophia Mahendra, Dr Stella Dimitrova, Dr Sunny Kim and Dr Priya Reid…With the addition of great support staff. This makes up the Keith Nelson dental team. They are a passionate and caring team that strive to provide the best possible solutions for your dental needs.

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Dr Vikki Nelson

Dentist | BA BDS (NZ) dip POS Ortho.
Vikki is the middle daughter of the 3 Nelson girls. After studying economics at Otago, she then went on to complete her dental training at Otago university and graduated in 1992.

Member of: NZ Dental Association | Auckland Dental Association | Australian Academy of Facial Aesthetics | NZ Functional Orthodontic Society | Progressive Orthodontic Society

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Dr Stela Dimitrova

Dentist | DR of Stomatology Sofia
Stela has been part of the Keith Nelson team, since 2004, starting off in our Glen Eden branch. In February 2011 she joined us at the Ponsonby based Keith Nelson practice.

Member of: NZDA | Auckland Dental Association | Functional Orthodontic Society

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Dr Priya Reid

Dentist | BDS (OTAGO)
Priya graduated from the University of Otago in 1997 and has worked in private practice in both Hamilton and Auckland. She is passionate about providing high quality, reliable and friendly care for her patients.

Member of: Auckland Dental Association | Auckland Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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Dr Sophia Mahendran

Dentist | BDS (NZ)
Dr Sophia Lee Mahendran is a caring, gentle clinician devoted to ensuring your dental visits at Keith Nelson & Associates are relaxed and as comfortable as possible.

Member of: NZDA | Auckland Dental Association | Functional Orthodontic Society

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Dr Sunny Kim

Dentist | BDS (OTAGO)
Dr Sunny Kim graduated from the University of Otago and has worked in both Auckland and Wellington city, where he grew up before joining Keith Nelson & Associates

Member of: NZDA | Auckland Dental Association

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Kathy Allsopp

Hygienist
Kathy is a fully qualified hygienist. She has been working at Keith Nelsons since 1996. Kathy will clean and polish your teeth, and keep your gums and supporting structures in top condition.
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Jo Anne Tucker

PRACTICE MANAGER
Jo Anne first started working for the Nelson Family back in 1997. She started as a receptionist and completed a dental assistant certificate all while raising 4 children.
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Claire Vaevae

Oral Health Therapist
Claire Vaevae is an Oral Health Therapist, who has a passion for oral health education. Her philosophy is if she can teach one person a day something new about oral health then that day is a success.
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Nisha Patel

ORAL HEALTH THERAPIST
Nisha is passionate about children and adolescents oral care. She has a big input in caring for the young people at our family practice.
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Eden Morgan

DENTAL ASSISTANT
Each of our dental assistants are certified and have been specially trained by us to provide a very high standard of care.
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Gia Kaur

Dental Assistant
Each of our dental assistants are certified and have been specially trained by us to provide a very high standard of care.
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Luina Pont

Dental Assistant | Receptionist
Your initial contact with Keith Nelson & Associates will be with our friendly administration staff.
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Annelise Schrimmgoer

Dental Assistant | Receptionist
Your initial contact with Keith Nelson & Associates will be with our friendly administration staff.
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Ali Donovan

Dental Assistant | Receptionist
Your initial contact with Keith Nelson & Associates will be with our friendly administration staff.
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Francieli Rassier

Receptionist
Your initial contact with Keith Nelson & Associates will be with our friendly administration staff.
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