Dr. Dwight D. Simpson
Practicing Advanced Dentistry, Orthodontics, Implants, and More
Dr. Simpson graduated from the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1992, receiving the Academy of Operative Dentistry’s award for outstanding achievement for best overall restorative dentistry in his class. He then completed extensive post-graduate coursework in both orthodontics and TMJ therapies at the Mid America Orthodontic Society. Dr. Simpson has also received the Smile Gallery Gold Medal from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In 2013, Dr. Simpson attended over 300 hours in implant training with Maxicourse at Loma Linda University.
Dr. Simpson joined the Jackson Creek Dental Group with the goal of providing the best, most current and most complete dentistry possible, always making sure to fulfill his clients’ needs, life dreams, and expectations.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the International Association of Orthodontics, the Western States Study Group for Functional Jaw Orthopedics, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and an Associate Fellow Apprentice and member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
When not at work, Dr. Simpson’s top priority is spending time with his family. He also enjoys trail running, bicycling, kayaking, snow and water skiing, woodworking, computers, gadgets, problem solving, and helping others.
Cara, Patient Coordinator
Cara came to Jackson Creek Dental Dental Group from another dental office. Cara began her passion in Dentistry by attending the National School of Dental Assisting. After working as a Dental Assistant she had an opportunity to work in the Administrative side and really enjoyed it. Cara started at Jackson Creek Dental Group in the fall of 2018. Cara works hard to do everything in her power to be supply the patients with all the information needed for them to make the right choices for them while meeting the highest quality of care.
Cara is an avid reader and can read more than 100 books a year! Cara loves to be with friends and family watching comedy shows, live music, participating in axe throwing, camping aka glamping, and being with her daughter. Cara loves to go shopping and will even go on her lunch break to find the hottest trends.
Cara goes above standards, to make connections, grow trust while being 100% honest with her patients because she treats them like family. She is a ray of sunshine and is never seen without a smile on her face.
Jamie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jamie came from the Santa Clara area and joined our team at the end of January, 2022. Jamie has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2016, while in school Jamie became specialized in Comprehensive Dental Hygiene Patient Care with an emphasis on Oral Hygiene.
Jamie enjoys being on Dr. Simpson’s team and in an office that has a patient first mentality to give our patients the best experience. Jamie is a ray of sunshine that can put a positive spin on anyone’s day. Jamie uses her skills to give high quality care, “Educating my patients on their oral health is the most important and enjoyable part of my job.”
Outside of the office Jamie enjoys hosting for her family and friends in her new home here in Amador County. Jamie is always up for a good adventure hiking, camping, boating, and wine tasting.
Jennifer, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jennifer was raised in Valley Springs and went to High School at Calaveras High. She went on to attending Western Career College to get her Registered Dental Assisting license in 2010. Jennifer was not done learning and growing and went on to become a Registered Dental Hygienist at Carrington College of California in 2013. Jennifer first came to us in 2019 but took time away to grow her family. Jennifer quickly returned to Jackson Creek Dental Group in 2021 and wants to continue to work for many more years.
Jennifer’s favorite part about being part of the Jackson Creek Dental Group practice is how large our office is and how many patients are seen on a daily bases. Having five doctors in the building to learn new procedures and different techniques from is the most exciting to constantly be learning and growing. Jennifer is always building her rapport with her patients to educate and assist in their overall health.
When Jennifer is not working hard to improve or maintain patients oral care she is spending time with her family of three kids and husband camping, traveling, dirt bike riding, being outdoors, and watching her oldest excel in sports.
Jennifer, Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions
A 1994 graduate of Western Career College, Jennifer has attained her Extended Functions License and Invisalign™ certification. She has experience with x-rays, coronal polishing and is licensed in ultrasonic scaling. She believes in keeping up on continuing education in order to stay current with new products and technology and sees dentistry as a field in which you never stop learning. With an attitude like that is it any wonder she’s won awards for Excellence in Patient Care?
When not at work, Jennifer’s interests include camping, gardening, creating art projects, kayaking, and spending time with her family.
Rachel, Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions 2
Joining Jackson Creek Dental Group in 2017, Rachel has consistently pursued expanding her education. Rachel graduated from Fade Institutes in 2023 with her Extended Functions 2 license and has her Orthodontic Assistant certification too. Rachel continually seeks opportunities to expand her knowledge and skills in the dental field.
Rachel is kind, friendly , and very easy to get along with. She fits in great with Dr. Simpson’s team by staying busy and active on the team. She was raised in Jackson and attended Argonaut High. In her free time she is spending time with her growing family, hiking, paddle boarding, and camping.
Somer, Dental Assistant
Somer was born in Virginia but grew up in the central valley south of Fresno in a little town called Lemoore since she was six. Somer was very active in her school by playing Water Polo and was team captain for three years, she was also a coach for Swimming. Somer has always exceled in school and was on the honor roll. Somer worked in a different office for a year and a half for her externship before she came to Jackson Creek Dental Group in the fall of 2022. Somer will be taking her test to become a Registered Dental Assistant in the near future and looks forward to expanding her knowledge in dentistry by getting or Orthodontic Assistant license too.
Somer is extremely personible with all of her patients. Somer is a bubbly being who’s goal is to make others smile and enjoy their day. She always wants to do her very best for the company, team and the patients. Somer is very empathic and uses her skills to make every patient and coworker feel comfortable.
In her down time Somer is spending time with her family and friends, doing water sports, hunting, camping, riding horses, ATV’s, boating, kayaking, and sun bathing. Somer loves her music and is always jamming out, usually when she is doing yard work.