Janet Simpson, is a registered dental assistant in San Diego California. She began her career in 1989 working in general and pediatric dental offices, but found her niche in education. Currently, she is a speaker, consultant and owner of Dental Fundamentals Continuing Education. she enjoys her roles as dental assistant, dental assisting instructor, clinic coordinator, and team trainer. She has presented “Rad Refresher” at the California Dental Association CDA presents multiple times, as well as smaller meetings and various study clubs. She is also an experienced trainer in regulatory compliance and California infection control requirements.
Mrs. Simpson’s vision for her training company, Dental Fundamentals C.E., is to study challenges, uncover solutions, and connect the learner to increased knowledge and skill. Because over 50% of all the dental assistants in the state of California have been trained on the job, providing access to quality education is one of her highest objectives. Her goal is to provide access to information that many training programs did not have time to present and to remove the barriers to professional growth. Janet has been recognized as an exemplary online instructor by San Diego Mesa College where she worked as an adjunct instructor for 5 years. Her online courses can be found at www.dentalxraycoach.com
Janet is passionate about supporting the underserved. She enjoys her work as Clinic Coordinator of Cura Smiles Dental Clinic, where she facilitates volunteers providing pro bono oral healthcare to those in need in the heart of San Diego. Cura Smiles was recognized as Oral Health Champion for San Diego County in 2021.