About Your Dentist

Cheryl Stevenson, DMD

"I love being a dentist because I enjoy my patients. I take great pride in helping patients achieve their best possible dental and overall health!"


To provide my patients with the best possible dental care. To do so by offering individualized dental plans to meet each patient's dental wants and needs.

Formal & Continuing Education

Dr. Stevenson earned her dental degree at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, IL.

In addition to her formal education, she looks forward to continuing education opportunities to learn the latest in dental technique and technology.

Memberships & Associations

Dr. Stevenson is a current member of the American Dental Association and the Illinois State Dental Society.

Making a Difference for Every Patient...

"As a dentist, I want my patients to know I have their best interest in mind. I would like them to be comfortable with me and confident in my work. At Hessel Park Family Dentistry, we'll do whatever it takes to put our patients first!"

Tanya Nielsen, DDS

"If the floss isn't bending, then you're just pretending."

My Mission

Dentistry is something most people have some level of fear towards my goal is to provide care and compassion so their fear is eliminated. I want my patients to say that I care about their oral health and that I am kind, knowledgeable and trustworthy.


University of California, Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences Irvine, California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Los Angeles, California

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Nielsen seeks out a variety of advanced training opportunities in order to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques in dentistry. She is an active member of the Arizona Dental Association and American Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Nielsen enjoys swimming, hiking, and reading.