Meet the Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.

We love what we do, and it shows on our faces—it seems we’re always smiling around here. You’ll find our staff is friendly and up-beat--and we’ll do our best to make your visit comfortable, and even fun! And all the while we’ll be providing you with the highest quality dental care. Don’t be surprised if it’s the best time you’ve had in a dental office.


Office Manager, Receptionist, Treatment Coordinator



Hi! My name is Cheryl. I have been in dentistry for many years. I am a people person, which makes me love what I am doing. I am so proud to be a part of this excellent practice. My family is from Hawaii, although I was born and raised here in California and have lived here all my life. I have a beautiful daughter, husband and a cat. I enjoy working out, reading and gardening. Aloha!




Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi, I’m Susan. I graduated from Columbia University and have been working with Dr. Betz for over 30 years and really enjoy what I do. I'm widowed now and have a son, Drew, and a little white West Highland Terrier. I still like to travel especially to Belize where I have a condo on Ambergris Caye. I also like to do flower arranging and gardening.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello, I'm Tiffany and I graduated from the Cerritos College Dental Hygiene program in 1987. I enjoy traveling, going to amusement parks, dining out and spending time with friends. My daughter, Torrie is a professional circus athlete and we enjoy attending Cirque du Soleil shows together. My son, Tyler and I enjoy football, especially UCLA football. Go Bruins! I enjoy talking with and caring for every patient I meet here at Dr. Nelson's office.










Dental Assistant

My name is Vivian. I am a native New Yorker but I attended South Gate High School and Cerritos College. I speak Spanish fluently and also enjoy the French language. I have been a Registered Dental Assistant, in this practice, since 1995. My husband and I like to travel when we can, and we have one Chihuahua, one terrier mix, a cat, a rabbit, and two lovebirds. Obviously, I am an animal lover.





Registered Dental Assistant

My name is Linda. I began my career in dentistry in 1974 after completing my education at Rio Hondo College. Since that time, I have been working as a registered dental assistant for Dr's Nelson. Betz and Deutsch. I enjoy spending time with my daughter, who just graduated from Cal State Pomona with a degree in engineering.









Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi everyone! My name is Monisha.  As most of you know, I love being a hygienist and a member of the "Dr Nelson" family. I have been here over ten years and I'm loving it ! My daughter in growing up so fast.  Our newest addition to the family is my malti-poo Bebe. With two dogs and daughter, my free time is very limited. I do make time to scrapbook and cook- mostly to keep my sanity and we do need to eat !!!