All professionals at Felix Care Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Khari F. Nelson Dentist
Dr. Nelson grew up in Greenhaven and is a graduate of UCLA (Go Bruins!) and the University of the Pacific Dental School. Dr. Nelson graduated with honors in 2000 and has been in private practice since.
Dr. Nelson encourages his patients to be involved in their dental treatment and to ask questions. Through the use of intra-oral cameras and digital x-rays, he helps his patients visualize and understand their treatment options.
Dr. Nelson incorporates his passion for technology into the practice. The benefits of computers, cameras and digital x-rays are old hat in our office, we are now using, lasers, fluorescence and 3D processes. Always striving to be the best, and continuing training, Dr. Nelson is able to offer his patients advanced techniques and materials.
“New, for the sake of newness, is not our goal; increasing and expanding our capabilities, to provide better care is the objective of our technology.”
Dr. Felix Onuegbu Dentist
Dr. Felix Onuegbu received his undergraduate degree at California State University, Sacramento and earned his dental degree from Western University College of Dental Medicine, Pomona, California. Dr. Felix has been providing quality dental care in the Sacramento and Elk Grove areas. It gives him great pride and satisfaction knowing he makes a difference in his patient's lives by providing high quality dental care. Dr. Felix believes in the tradition of excellent dental care through patient education and in giving his patients the opportunity to participate in making well-informed decisions about their oral health and treatment options. Dr. Felix is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association (CDA) and the Sacramento District Dental Society (SDDS). Dr. Felix is a proud husband and father of two children: a daughter and a son. He enjoys spending time with his family and loves taking his daughter to golf practice and watching her play.
JoAnne Financial Manager
With more than 20 years in the dental field, JoAnne seems to have done it all in the front office. Dr. Nelson considers himself lucky to have found someone with so much experience in the area of Administrative Patient Care. JoAnne’s passion for dentistry stems from the positive impact she has seen it have on patient’s over the years.
She makes herself available to talk with anyone who may have questions concerning their benefits or dental care. JoAnne considers the practice and its patients a part of her family and often says, “I’ve never met a stranger”. She thrives on the camaraderie and pride of working in a state-of-the-art dental practice. An avid sports fan, she enjoys golfing & going to sporting events with her husband. She also makes time to volunteer with her select charities and believes in giving back to the community. And don’t even get her started about cats.
Tatiana Registered Dental Assistant
Tatiana was born in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. She has been involved in dentistry since 2000 and and part of the Nelson Dental team since 2010, where she enjoys to see patients have a good experience under Dr. Nelson’s care. If you are nervous the first time, she will be there to hold your hand. She loves to spend time with her baby girl and learning about motherhood. In her spare time she watches sports with her other half; baseball, football, soccer, ufc, and boxing. She also likes to dance to zumba and walk her doggies.
Rachael Registered Dental Assistant
Having worked in dentistry since 1999, Rachael has a wide range of experience in front and back office. As a knowledgeable multi-tasker, she strives to accommodate our patients in every way possible. Additionally, Rachael enjoys people and kindness is her specialty. Native to Sacramento, her favorite things are spending relaxing days in the park with her husband and children, and trying out new restaurants around town.
Sarah Dental Assistant
Sarah was born and raised in the Sacramento/Galt area. She grew up riding horses and playing sports. She loves to spend her time with her daughter. She also enjoys traveling to play softball on the weekends. When she's not playing softball, she's at the gym working as a personal trainer. Sarah is pleased that she works in this office, where she can share her love for dentistry.
Karyn Registered Dental Hygienist
Karyn is fire! Don't stand too close or you might get burned. Karyn graduated from The University of the Pacific Hygiene Program in 2015. Karyn grew up in Arizona on a reservation without dental care. She is now determined to provide quality dental treatment. In her free time she enjoys drawing, working out and watching tv.