Our Dental Team

Front Office Staff

      Treatment and Financial Coordinator

Susan Lamle joined our practice full time in August of 2012 after working part time for us in the summer of 2011.  She enjoys spending time with her husband Curtis, two grown sons Colton and Dell, and beautiful granddaughter Layla.  In her spare time Susan enjoys camping, cooking, and traveling.  Susan has been in the dental field for many years and her experience is an asset to both our patients and staff.

    Appointment Coordinator

Gayle Nelson joined our practice in December of 2007.  Gayle is a retired high school business and math teacher who has lived in Arlington for over 30 years.  When she is not at the office her time is occupied by her husband Mike, her yello lab Jake and 12 grandchildren.  Gayle will be glad to assist you in scheduling your appointments, and will often be the smiling and friendly face who greets you as you enter our office.  


Dental Staff 

    Dental Assistant

Freedom Todd 

has been Dr. Nelson’s chair-side assistant for over 20 years.  She is a licensed dental assistant by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and is certified in nitrous oxide monitoring, radiology (x-ray) and CPR. 

Freedom grew up in Crowley and later moved to the Fort Worth Area. She and her husband Terry live in Fort Worth with their 11 year old daughter Ashlynn, and her dogs.  Freedom strives to make each patient is as comfortable as possible during their dental procedure.  She welcomes each patient with a smile, and her gentle nature makes her a favorite with patients and fellow team members.  Freedom will make sure all of your questions are answered before, during and after treatment.


Amanda Boettger 
joined our dental team full-time in June of 2018. However, she has helped out in our office since obtaining her dental hygiene degree from Tarrant County College in 2011.  Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies, minoring in addictions and recovery from Texas Tech University. Having this background, Amanda is particularly sensitive to  the needs of her patients. She has years of experience working with children, people with special needs, and people with  severe dental anxiety.    

Amanda loves to spend time with her family. Her husband Keith works for Mansfield ISD. They have 2 children Benjamin and Michaela.  Amanda is active in her church, volunteering in the community, and in Boy Scouts of America.