Dr Nielson graduated from the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in 2011. At USC, Dr Nielson was an undergraduate instructor in the dental morphology course, and was frequently on the Dean’s list. Patients at the USC Dental Clinic often asked their dentist to use the nerve signal blocking injection technique that Dr Nielson had employed on them previously. Dr Nielson worked extensively with children through the USC mobile dental clinic program in rural central California and enjoys working with young people. He is an active member of the American Dental Association and a former member of the California Dental Association. A Utah native, Dr Nielson enjoys skiing, hockey, waterskiing, and off-road unicycling. Member of UPAD and AAPD.