Meet the Team


Office Manager

Paul is responsible for all the things that make Milestone Dental Care run smoothly from day to day. He assists our patients with financial arrangements, maximizes our office productivity through schedule coordination, and develops marketing strategies to promote our wonderful office to the community. Paul appreciates Dr. Nelson’s caring disposition and compassion for her patients, not only as a member of our team, but as Dr. Nelson’s husband as well.

Paul is a Vietnam veteran, having served in the US Air Force as an intelligence analyst. He and Dr. Nelson have two sons, both of whom he is very proud. Paul is a past president of the Newport Lions Club, and also served as a cabinet secretary/treasurer for District 42 Lions International.


Schedule Coordinator  

Miranda helps our office run smoothly and on time by coordinating our schedule, in addition to welcoming patients into the office and ensuring their records are up to date. She’s always available to assist patients with questions regarding appointments or insurance information. Miranda enjoys getting to know our patients and seeing them smile after a successful and comfortable dental experience.

Miranda has been married for three and a half years to her husband, Josh, who has served in the Navy for the past six years and is now stationed at the Navel Health Clinic New England in Newport.  The couple just moved to Newport in January 2016 after being stationed overseas in Okinawa, Japan for three years.  They welcomed their first child in August 2016 and are now very busy parents of a son.


Dental Assistant

She assists Dr. Nelson with all aspects of patient care, from sterilizing equipment and taking records to working alongside the doctor during procedures. She also makes models and fabricates temporary restorations and orthodontic retainers. She puts our patients at ease with her friendly demeanor and loves helping patients achieve ideal oral health.  Stephaine is married with two sons and lives in Westport,Massachusetts.


Dental Hygienist

Jane ensures her patients’ oral health through regular cleanings, preventive treatments, and effective home-care education. She loves interacting with her patients on a personal level and contributing to their overall wellness and dental health. Most of all, Jane appreciates working with Dr. Nelson because of the kindness, respect, and compassion she shows to each of her patients.

Jane is married with two teenage children. She lives in Portsmouth.  Her hygiene career has brought her from Boston to the island with many years of experience in dental care.



Dental Hygienist

Sara works with our patients during regular hygiene appointments to help them achieve and maintain good oral health. She also teaches patients how to prevent dental problems, emphasizing the importance of good nutrition, proper brushing, and regular dental checkups. Sara loves working with all patients, but especially enjoys providing a comfortable, fun experience for children. She is committed to giving her patients excellent dental care, leading to healthy, happy smiles!

Sara was born and raised in Rhode Island and currently lives in Jamestown. She has four children who constantly keep her on the go!