Meet Our Team

Each of our team members are always kind and accommodating to everyone who walks through our doors. We strive to make you feel comfortable and relaxed during your visit with our dentist, Dr. Nicholas Mickelson, so that you feel taken care of, and that your needs are being met. Call Nova Dental at 813-510-3156 for any questions about our dental services in Tampa, Florida, and how we can help you feel more at home with us.


Co-founder Nova Dental and Managing Partner

“We’re ready to take the stress out of your dental care. We’ll always go the extra mile to show you just how much we care about your health and wellbeing.”

Maisa has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is the co-founder of Nova Dental along with Dr Mickelson. She has structured her family-owned dental practice to provide excellent customer service along with outstanding dental care. She brings vast knowledge of administrative experience in Office Management, Human Resources, and Accounting.

When not at work, Maisa is spending time with her two kids, husband and friends. She
strongly believes in the power of community is always looking for ways to give back.

Caroline H.

Assistant Manager

Caroline joined our team in January 2023, and is currently completing advanced courses for dental management and communications. She enjoys being part of a team where she is helping people and where she learns something new each day. Caroline is thoughtful and considerate of our patients, and works to keep our office running smoothly.

Outside the office, Caroline loves to hang out with her brother and father, practice Jiujitsu, and going to the beach or to movies.


Milena has a background in customer service. She attended law school in Brazil many years ago, and worked as a customer service specialist before moving here and joining our team in August 2023. She enjoys the opportunity of working to help others every day, and is kind and professional in her role here at our office.

Milan loves spending time with her son and husband, and when not in the office she enjoys going to the beach, visiting parks and anything that can entertain her son.


Hybrid Dental Assistant

Renato joined our team in April 2023, and loves being able to help our patients make the right decisions about their oral health and dental treatments. He is very understanding of our patients’ problems, and can always be found helping everyone in our office. Renato is currently a sophomore at HCC and is a pre dental student. He has gotten his Certified Dental Assistant certification in 2024 and divides his time between assisting our Doctors and helping our front desk team.

Renato lives with his younger brother, and in his spare time enjoys soccer, skating and going to church with his friends.

Carolina R.

Dental Assistant

Carol joined our team in August 2022. She has completed training as an expanded functions dental assistant, and will soon be graduating from dental hygiene school! She enjoys being able to help patients and treat people right, and maintains a high standard of excellence and ethics in her work at all times.

Carol loves dogs – she has two and is obsessed with them. When not in the office, Carol can be found spending time with her brother, her parents and her dogs.

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Call today to schedule your visit to Nova Dental, where we offer the comprehensive dental services in Tampa, Florida, that you need. Schedule your consultation if you are interested in specific services, or simply want to schedule your regular dental exam. We hope to see you soon!

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