Dr. Karan Nett was born and raised in rural Modesto, California. Growing up in this small town with lots of family and friends provided the backdrop to being part of a close-knit community. Her father, a farmer by profession, instilled in his children the value of hard work, determination, and the importance of giving back to your community.
Dr. Karan Nett graduated from University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Physiology/Neuroscience and a minor in Psychology. It is here that she met her husband, Dr. Brian Nett. While volunteering at the campus dental clinic, she soon realized she wanted to pursue a career in dentistry because this profession would allow her to utilize her science education, and her love of working with people.
Dr. Karan Nett completed her dental education at New York University College of Dentistry. She graduated in the top of her class and was invited into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, which has come to represent one of the highest honors attainable within the dental profession. Nomination into this society is based on academics, character, ethics, professionalism, and leadership. After graduation from dental school, Dr. Karan Nett completed a one-year general practice residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Sepulveda with affiliation at UCLA.
After getting married to Dr. Brian Nett and having her first child, Dr. Karan Nett decided to further her education and earn her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. It is here where Dr. Karan Nett was able to learn the necessary skills to treat special needs children from all walks of life. She also took part in Craniofacial Team at the hospital, which allowed her to collaborate with different specialists to help provide comprehensive care to special needs children.
Dr. Karan Nett’s professional affiliations include being a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of the American Dental Association, a member of the Arizona Dental Society, and a member of the Central Arizona Dental Society. She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a certification achieved by only 5% of all dentists. She holds dental licenses in Arizona, California, and Texas.
Dr. Karan Nett enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Brian Nett, her two adoring children Jackson and Emerson, and their lovable golden retriever, Cooper. They love to spend time in Encinitas where beach time, cooking, and relaxing with neighbors is a favorite pastime. Dr. Karan Nett enjoys hiking the beautiful mountains in Phoenix, spinning, Yoga, and travel. Her future goals include being able to teach pediatric dental residents and dental students and also to travel to third world countries as part of a volunteer effort to provide dental care to children.