Nelly qualified from Sheffield University in 1995.
Following graduation, she became a House Officer at Newcastle Dental Hospital, gaining experience in paediatrics, restorative dentistry and oral surgery. She was then appointed the position of Senior House Officer at Birmingham Hospital in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, and worked there for 2 years, she was awarded FDS from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
Since 1998 Nelly has worked in general dental practice, and also tutored in the oral surgery department at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield. Nelly is interested in all aspects of dentistry; her special interest is in facial aesthetics/wrinkle reduction techniques.