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Maricela M. Simmons, D.D.S. Read Bio

Dr. Simmons is a warm, caring person whom many patients regard as a friend. She enjoys staying abreast of the latest advances in Dentistry so she can offer her patients the best possible dental care. She graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX in 1991 and began the life of a military wife. The Simmons Family has moved from Texas to Georgia to Hawaii to Virginia then back to Hawaii and now in California! She has practiced in and currently holds licenses in 3 states. She is a...Read More

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Liz, Office Administrator, RDA Read Bio

I have more than ten years of experience in the field of dentistry. I began my career with Dr. Simmons office in 2013 and have embraced the core values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and excellence. During my time in dentistry I have obtained many hours of continuing education in areas such as Invisalign, cosmetic dentistry and much more to aid in providing excellent care to our patients. I currently reside in North County San Diego with my husband and two year old son.

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Alicia, Appointment Coordinator Read Bio

Hi, I'm Alicia. Originally from Pennsylvania, I moved to California after attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania. My husband and I reside in Carlsbad with our four boys. Our family enjoys spending time at the beach, soccer, basketball, and being active in our community.

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Dianne, DA Read Bio

Hi I'm Dianne. I have worked as a dental assistant for 20 years. I love working with patients and making them feel comfortable. My husband and I have been living in Southern California for 21 years and have 2 boys ages 15 and 17. We enjoy baseball, boating, and spending time with each other.

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Shawna, RDA, RDH Read Bio

Hi, I’m Shawna. I have been Dr. Simmons’ hygienist for over 5 years now. I graduated from Southwestern College in San Diego in 2003 and was a dental assistant for several years before that. I am a San Diego Native and live in Leucadia. In my spare time I enjoy yoga, camping, and chasing my 7 year old daughter around. I hope to work for Dr. Simmons forever!

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Holly, RDH Read Bio

I am so thrilled to have joined this exceptional dental team in January 2014. I am originally an Orange County native, but I did my schooling at Azusa Pacifica University and Northern Arizona University. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in May 2001. I then decided to move south and try out the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. Originally my intention was to reside there for a year or so but 12 years later, I have finally made it back to beautiful California. So far in my prof...Read More

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Stephanie, RDH Read Bio

Hi, I am Stephanie. I am excited to be a part of Dr. Simmon's team, helping out on the days I can. I have been in the Dentistry field for over 20 years. My passion for preventative health and caring for others lead me to earn my Dental Hygiene Degree in 1997. My husband and I moved to Encinitas in 2003 from the San Francisco Bay area. We absolutely love it here! We have 2 children, ages 7 and 3. They keep us very busy. My family enjoys participating in many outdoor activities and spending...Read More

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At Dr. Maricela M. Simmons, DDS we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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