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Jean L. Creasey, D.D.S.Jean Creasey

Dr. Jean Creasey received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the UCSF School of Dentistry in 2001. Prior to that she worked for many years as a Registered Dental Hygienist and from that background brings a strong focus on prevention to her dental practice. She is a recognized speaker on the topic of "Caries (decay) Management by Risk Assessment" or C.A.M.B.R.A..

Dr. Creasey has been involved  in several local and international volunteer dental health projects and currently serves the California Dental Association as Chair of their Government Affairs Council, a member of CDA Foundation Advisory Committee and as a delegate to the American Dental Association. She is a fellow with the American College of Dentists. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the Kellermann Foundation and is a supporter and proponent of the Barbara Schmidt Millar Women's Triathlon here in Nevada County.

C. Craig Creasey, D.D.S.Craig Creasey

Dr. Craig Creasey received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the UCSF School of Dentistry in 1984 after completing his undergraduate studies at the University of California Irvine where he also enjoyed doing research in a biochemistry lab. His volunteer activities include participating in the annual "Give Kids a Smile" locally, and working in Uganda with the Kellermann Foundation along with his wife Dr. Jean Creasey.

He started his practice joining Dr. Richard DicKard at 216 S. Pine St. in 1984. In his practice, he has developed a strong focus on endodontic (root canal) procedures as well as running his own "in house" dental arts laboratory creating high quality, custom ceramic crowns and veneers, utilizing the E4D CAD System, as well as gold restorations.

In his spare time, Dr. Creasey enjoys woodworking, cycling and hiking. Together Drs. Craig and Jean Creasey have raised three children, now all grown, here in the Nevada County community.


Justin M. Pfaffinger, D.D.S.
Justin Pfaffinger

Dr. Justin Pfaffinger received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2009 after completing his undergraduate studies at Cal Poly, SLO receiving his BS in 2005. He was awarded honors for his excellent skills in restorative dentistry and graduated at the top of his class in clinical practice. In 2004, Dr. Pfaffinger married his high school sweetheart, Kayla, also a Cal Poly graduate. Both he and Kayla were raised in Nevada County, both graduates of N.U.H.S., and together have two beautiful daughters, Lucy and Claire. They enjoy the outdoors through hiking, camping and bike riding. Dr. Pfaffinger also enjoys playing classical guitar which he first picked up as a child.

Returning to Nevada City in 2009, Dr. Pfaffinger joined the group practice of Drs. Creasey and DicKard where he has since expanded their scope of services to include oral conscious sedation for children and implant surgery for young adults and up. He is a general practitioner in the true sense of the term treating patients for most of their dental needs from fillings, crowns, veneers, dentures and root canals to periodontal, implant and other oral surgeries.

Dental Staff

Lisa - Reception/Scheduling
Rhonda - Registered Dental Assistant
Audrey - Dental Assistant
Cindy - Dental Assistant/Supplies/Reception
Wendy - Dental Assistant
Alisha - Dental Assistant
Terry - Lab
Tamara - Office Manager

Office Hours 8:00am to 5:00pm
(530) 265-5815 or 265-8011

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Creasey & Pfaffinger General Dentistry 216 S. Pine St., Nevada City CA 95959 (530) 265-5815 or 265-8011
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