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About Us

The Northern Smiles Team!

Our Staff

Northern Smiles Family Dental is a family owned and family centered dental practice. Dr. Brandon Nielson loves providing dental care from the youngest child in the family all the way to the oldest in the family. For him, being able to live in such an amazing community but also provide amazing dental service to his patients has been one of his dreams. With advances in technology, Dr. Nielson is able to provide you with state of the art treatment such as same day CEREC crowns along with the invisible braces such as INVISALIGN. The team at Northern Smiles Family Dental looks forward to meeting you and providing you with exceptional customer service.

Dr. Brandon NielsonDr. Brandon Nielson

Dr. Nielson was born in Mesa, Arizona and raised in the Town of Gilbert. From a young age, he knew that being a Dentist was the profession that he wanted to pursue. After marrying his wife Michelle, they packed up everything and moved to Kentucky where he continued his education by attending the University of Louisville. It is there that he obtained his Undergraduate Degree in Biology and also his Doctor of Dental Medicine. He and his wife Michelle have three children. Rylee and Ashlynn are their two older daughters followed by their younger brother Easton. Dr. Nielson loves spending time with his family, wakeboarding, snowboarding, road/mountain biking and his new hobby of Obstacle Course Racing such as the Spartan Race and Tough Mudder.

Meet Dr. Nielson

Our Staff

Nicole Johnson | Dental AssistantNicole Johnson

Nicole was born in Loveland Colorado and raised in Tucson Arizona. After graduating high school she moved back to Colorado for a short time. Soon after, she found herself in Texas where she attended San Antonio School of Medical and Dental Assisting. She graduated in 2004 and has been working in the dental field ever since. After moving back to Colorado, she attended classes to abide by Colorado standards. Nicole has two daughters, Kaleya (14 yrs. old) and Zariah (11 yrs. old) and married to her husband Dylan. In her free time she enjoy puzzles, dancing and hanging out with friends and family.

Ashlee Rhea | HygienistAshley Rhea

Ashlee was born and raised in the small town of St. Francis, Kansas. During high school she was a dental assistant for a local dentist before attending Dental Hygiene school at Colby Community College. Ashlee and her husband moved their family to Windsor in 2012. She has two children, Kaylee and Braxton that both keep her busy with activities. Ashlee enjoys the beautiful Colorado weather, Bronco football and KU Jayhawk basketball!

Alexa Winston | HygienistAlexa Winston

Lexi grew up in Chadron, NE before attending the University of Nebraska where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. After graduating she and her husband packed up and moved for a new adventurous life in Colorado. They now have a two year old daughter named Nova. She loves spending her free time golfing, doing anything outdoors and attending as many Bronco and Avalanche games as she can!

Autumn Nelson | Practice Manager

Born and Raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have had the wonderful opportunity to serve in the dental field for over 25 years. My husband brought me here to experience the wonderful people and beauty of Colorado! I have 2 daughters ages 16 and 18 years old, yes teenagers. They one of my great loves of my life. It will be my pleasure and exciting adventure for me to help serve and meet people from Colorado! It’s not always true “What Happens In Vegas Stays in Vegas.”

Kaitlyn Blomquist | Dental Assistant