Our Team

Commerce Family Dental Team

Jimmy Nielsen, DDS

Dr. NielsenGeneral/Family Dentist

Dr. Jimmy Nielsen received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2013, he became the owner of Commerce Family Dental.

In addition to the wide range of general and family dental services that Dr. Nielsen provides, he is also known for his comfortable, easy-to-talk-to manner when getting to know patients personally.

Outside of the office, Dr. Nielsen volunteers for Mission of Mercy projects, and enjoys spending time with his wife, their three sons, and identical twin daughters. He also enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, and having time to do yard work.


Dental Hygienist

Katie graduated from Lubbock Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, and received her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Amarillo College. She is also certified in nitrous oxide administration and monitoring, and has worked at Commerce Family Dental since 2014.

Katie enjoys spending her downtime reading and spending time with her husband and their three children.

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” – Philippians 4:6


Registered Dental Hygienist

Leia works at both the Van Alstyne and Commerce locations as a dental hygienist. She received her associates degree in dental hygiene from Concorde Career College, and was voted valedictorian before joining our team in 2016. She has special certification in oral health, and enjoys using her education and skills to help her patients with whom she enjoys building relationships, and who find her to be friendly and talkative. She is a member of the Aberfoyle Baptist Church and has volunteered with the Girl Scouts in McKinney, TX.

Leia and her husband Jeremiah have been married for 13 years and have two daughters, Kayenne and Syarrah. They also have a dog named Dozer and three cats, Koon, Sader, and Smidget, but that’s not all. They also have three goats, Talulah, Summer, and Lilly, and a lot of chickens! Outside of the office Leia enjoys four wheeling and hiking. Her favorite poem is Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken.

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13


Registered Dental Assistant

Tandra is a graduate of Careers in Dental Assisting, and has been a Registered Dental Assistant at Commerce Family Dental since 2015. She is also certified in administering CPR, and is known for her patient, caring, and compassionate attitude.

Tandra enjoys spending time with her son and daughter shopping and listening to music.

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou


Front Office

Kara earned her degree from Careers In Dental Assisting. She is also a registered dental assistant and joined the practice in 2015. Patients find her to be friendly and always willing to go the extra step for them. She has volunteered with Dentistry From The Heart. She is married to her husband Cameron and has a cat named Luna and a dog named Artie. Outside of the office she enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with her little brother.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” 

–Mahatma Gandhi



Registered Dental Assistant

After attending the Grayson College Dental Assisting program, Jaycie Crites joined our team as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2016, and has quickly become a valued member.

During her free time, Jaycie enjoys spending time with her daughter, two cats, and working out.

“With God, all things are possible.”

Schedule a Consultation with Our Team!

To meet Dr. Nielsen and our amazing team in person, schedule a consultation today! Call Commerce Family Dental at (903) 886-3081. Located in Commerce, TX, we also serve the residents of Van Alstyne, Celina, Prosper, Gunter, Frisco, McKinney, and all surrounding communities.