• About Us

  • Dr Rhonda Nielsen (Dr Rhonda)

    Dr. Rhonda has been providing dental care in our area since 2012, when she and her husband moved here from Minnesota. She is passionate about getting to know her patient’s wants and needs to provide the best dental experience possible. She frequently attends continuing education courses to improve her skills, and is constantly learning new techniques.

    Since moving to Port Lavaca, Dr. Rhonda has immersed herself in the community, serving as an ambassador for the Port Lavaca Chamber of Commerce, treasurer for the Rotary club, campaign chair and board member of the United Way, and member of the Board of Managers for Memorial Medical Center.

    She graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, and spent her first 6 years as a dentist with Midwest Dental in Minnesota. Her dedication to serving veterans stems from serving 23 years in the Army National Guard where she was deployed twice to Iraq.

    Dr. Rhonda is currently president of the Guadalupe Valley District Dental Society, member of the American Legion, the VFW, the TX Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.

  • Karin, AAS – Patient Coordinator

    Karin graduated from Victoria College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Office Management and has several years of experience as a dental assistant. She has always loved dentistry and is excited to be working in the dental field. She aspires to make every patient feel at home when they walk through the door and enjoys the challenges that come along with her current reception, scheduling, and insurance responsibilities. Born and raised in Calhoun County, Karin loves fishing and hunting with her family.

  • Donna, RDH

    Donna has been working as a dental hygienist in Calhoun County for 20 years. She was born, raised, and lives in Victoria County, but has strong family ties to Calhoun. She attended Victoria College and graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Bee County College in Beeville. She enjoys her job as a hygienist very much and particularly likes helping people with periodontitis save their teeth. Her hobbies include listening to live Texas music with her husband, hanging out with her family, and going to Big Bend and other state and national parks.

  • Ashley, RDA

    Ashley is a Registered Dental Assistant who graduated from Del Mar Community College in Corpus Christi, Texas in 2015. She joined Dr. Nielsen’s team in July of 2016. Ashley enjoys spending time with her son, Kytonn.

  • Nina, RDA

    Nina has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2015. She joined Dr. Nielsen's team in 2019. Nina enjoys making patients feel comfortable and helping them understand their dental treatment so they can leave our office feeling confident about their dental needs. Nina was born and raised in Calhoun County. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

  • Kristin, RDH

    Kristin has been working as a dental hygienist for 15 years.  She grew up in Beeville, Texas and graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program in 2004. She lives in Port Lavaca with her husband and two sons. Kristin is very passionate about dental hygiene and loves being able to make others feel comfortable during their appointment. She enjoys spending time with family.