“Dr. Nelle is so nice to me when I come in!!! And a great dentist (: ” – Heather (patient, age 12)
Dr. Nelle knows that she has the best job in the whole world! She enjoys working with children, helping children and carrying on the family tradition. Her father and her great grandfather were both dentists, and now she and her sister, Dr. Betty, are both pediatric dentists.
Dr. Nelle was born and raised in Kentucky. She moved to Colorado in 1993. She and her husband, Larry, both enjoy biking, bird hunting and snow skiing. They are pet crazy and have three dogs and one cat. Dr. Nelle is an avid Rockies fan and, of course, a HUGE UK basketball fan.
Dr. Nelle received her dental degree and her pediatric dental certificate from the University of Kentucky. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She is a past president of the Adams County Dental Society and the Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentists. Dr. Nelle was a chairperson of RMDC 2014 and a past president of the Metro Denver Dental Foundation. In 2019 she was president of the Metro Denver Dental Society.
Dr. Nelle is currently serving as Treasurer of the Colorado Dental Association.