Meet Our Doctors & Team

Take a couple of minutes to meet and get acquainted with the caring and compassionate team at Antelope Dental Associates in Antelope by reading each of their biographies. You’ll learn a little bit about our doctors and team members, including their education, work experience, and professional associations. Then you’ll see why we are such a good fit for your needs. We truly look forward to meeting you and having the opportunity to serve you, as well as your family!

Kelly J. Wilson, DDS

CA Dental License #: 52954

Kelly J. Wilson, DDSDr. Kelly Wilson earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biology from California State University, Sacramento in 1999. He graduated from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2002. Dr. Wilson is a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), and the Sacramento District Dental Society (SDDS).

In his spare time, Dr. Wilson enjoys golfing, hiking, and spending time with his wife and 4 children.

Christopher L. Jacobsen, DMD

CA Dental License #: 104820

Christopher Jacobsen, DMDDr. Jacobsen was raised in a small community in Central Illinois where he grew up playing sports with his three siblings and working in the cornfields with his friends. He later attended Brigham Young University (BYU) where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Zoology and his Master’s degree in Physiology and Developmental Biology. Prior to attending dental school at Roseman University of Health Sciences, Dr. Jacobsen taught high school Biology at a small Catholic school in Utah where he developed a love of education. As a dentist, Dr. Jacobsen continues to love learning and teaching all things tooth-related.

Dr. Jacobsen’s interests also include sports, reading, movies, and Legos, but most of his free time is spent entertaining his energetic two-year-old daughter. But above all, Dr. Jacobsen’s passion is helping others as he cares for his patients, friends, and family with compassion and understanding. He believes that a healthy mouth and a healthy body go hand in hand and strives to be a beneficial part of his patient’s healthcare journey.

Meet Our Team

Antelope Dental Associates is able to provide the highest quality care thanks to an incredible team of dedicated, friendly, and knowledgeable individuals. Whether it is our hygienists or assistants, office managers or administrators, each team member helps our practice run smoothly and works with a shared commitment to our patient’s oral health, comfort, and overall well-being. Take a few minutes to meet the team at Antelope Dental Associates.


Office Administrator

JillJill began her dental career here at Antelope Dental Associates at 16 years old while still in High School. After graduation, she married her high school sweetheart and moved to Virginia where he was serving in the US Navy. While in Virginia she increased her dental knowledge by working in a general dental office as well as an Oral Surgery office.

After her husband separated from active duty, Jill and her family moved back to California where she started her own daycare business to be with her small kids. When her kids became school-aged, she went back to her passion and began working in the dental field again, this time in an Orthodontic office. She then came back to work at Antelope Dental Associates due to their friendly doctors, staff, family atmosphere, and amazing work environment.

In Jill’s off time, she enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, playing games, and hanging out by the pool.


Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Edie Buckman completed her dental hygiene program at Sacramento City College in 1985. She is a member of ADHA.

Edie has a passion for animals and is involved in cat rescue. She enjoys nature, hiking, and photography.


Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Pam Phelps graduated from the registered dental assistant program at Sacramento City College in 1980. She later returned to school graduating from the registered dental hygiene program also at Sacramento City College in 1985. She is a member of the ADHA.

Pam enjoys travel, gardening, and entertaining. Pam is a volunteer with the C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program in Sacramento helping local foster care youth.


Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

We are currently in the process of updating Laura’s biography. Please check back soon for updates.


Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Michelle has been a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) for 14 years and has been with Antelope Dental Associates for 13 years. She loves working with the amazing team here as we are all helping make a difference in our patient’s lives by changing their smiles.

When she’s not working, you can find her at home with her husband and her dog, Koa! She enjoys vacationing in Maui, camping, playing tennis, and spending quality with her family and friends.


Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Liya has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 15 years and has been with Antelope Dental Associates for 12 years.

Liya is a mother of 3 boys and a grandma of 2 boys and one on the way! Liya enjoys trips to Tahoe as well as the beach in LA. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family, swimming, and going for walks with her husband. Liya speaks fluent Russian and Ukrainian.


Dental Assistant

We are currently in the process of updating Olena’s biography. Please check back soon for updates.


Treatment Coordinator

Vanessa has been with Antelope Dental Associates for over 4 years and loves working with our amazing doctors and team. She loves what she does and enjoys helping our patients with scheduling their treatment and understanding their insurance benefits. Vanessa is knowledgeable about most insurance companies and will work with them to maximize our patient’s benefits. Vanessa speaks fluent Russian and understands Ukrainian.

Vanessa spends her free time with her husband, family, and friends. She loves to cook, shop, and be out by the water.


Hygiene Coordinator

We are currently in the process of updating Marina’s biography. Please check back soon for updates.