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Welcome to Brimhall Dental Group

    • Same day appointments available

    • We accept all PPO insurance


Kevin S. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

My normal dentist wasn't listening.....I didn't want a root canal and crown. I personally just wanted the extraction, be out of pain, in 6 months -1 year, when I can afford it, I want an implant. Dr. Simpson got it. No high-pressure sales pitch. I'll be back to get the implant done 100%. My new family dentist is Dr. Simpson!!!

-- 8/22/2017


We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Simpson and Dr. Kiuftis and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 661-249-1122 and experience why our patients think Brimhall Dental Group is the best dentist in Bakersfield.

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Meet The Doctors


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Dr. Jared Simpson graduated cum laude from The University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center with honors in research. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association (CDA) and the Kern County Dental Society (KCDS).

Dr. Simpson has served as a committee member on the New Dentist Committee for the CDA. He has been a board member for the Kern County Dental Society for the past 5 years and is also currently serving as a delegate for the KCDS to the CDA.

He has been a member of the National Network for Oral Health Access. For the past 6 years Dr. Simpson has also been the supervising dentist for Clinica Sierra Vista. He is an adjunct faculty member of the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health.

Dr. Simpson helps with clinical supervision of pre-doctoral candidates in the community health setting. He is an advisory board member for The New Dentist Magazine that has a reach of several thousand readers.

 

Dr. Chris Kiuftis

Dr. Chris Kiuftis

Dr. Chris Kiuftis was born in Montebello, CA and raised in Bakersfield where he currently resides with his wife Julia and two daughters, Konstantina and Eleni. He enjoys spending time with his two girls having play dates and feeding ducks at the park.  When he’s not busy being an awesome dentist and a loving dad he spends his time outdoors. He’s an avid outdoorsman and loves to 4x4 the high Sierras, fishing for his dinner in Bishop and hunting for his annual Jerky meat. 

Dr. Kiuftis is a graduate of California State University of Bakersfield and earned his doctor of dental surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. As an active participant in the Mission of Mercy in VA,

Dr. Kiuftis along with his colleagues have provided free dental care to thousands of people in need. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Kern County Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry where he is currently working on his fellowship. Dr. Kiuftis is also a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His passion for Oral Implantology has beautifully transformed numerous Smiles all over Kern County. 

Dr. Bipin Patel

Dr. Bipin Patel

Dr. Bipin Patel is a graduate of the University of Texas where he obtained his MD. He completed his surgical internship and anesthesiology residency at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital of Columbia University in New York. He is Board Certified both in Anesthesiology and Pain Management.

Dr. Patel has been working in all facets of anesthesiology and is certified by the Dental Board of California for Anesthesia. Dr. Patel will thoroughly evaluate the patient's medical history and make recommendations before surgery. During surgery he ensures the course of anesthetic is safe and smooth and the recovery is without any event or incidents. His thoroughness is impeccable, with every anesthetic he administers anti-nausea medication, pain medications and medication to decrease the swelling from dental surgery.

Meet The Team



Jennifer Cemo

Jennifer Cemo

Jennifer is a lifelong resident of Bakersfield. She graduated from Taft College’s dental hygiene program in 2012. She loves to laugh and have fun with her patients while educating them on achieving optimal oral health. She prides herself in making her patients feel comfortable and at ease from any dental anxiety while building a trusting relationship with them. Jennifer is married to a handsome man, Andy, and has two fur children, Abby and Bella. She loves to bake and spend time with family and friends.

Julia Stone

Julia Stone

Julia is a home-grown Bakersfield resident and has worked in the dental industry since 1983 both as a registered dental assistant and as an office manager. Julia is one of the only office managers in Bakersfield to have the distinctive award of a fellowship from the America Academy of Dental Office Management. If you have questions about dental treatment or insurance she will be glad to assist you.

Julia has 5 children and 4 grandchildren and enjoys going to Pismo when she can.


Shavon Pennington

Shavon Pennington

Shavon was raised in Bakersfield from the age of 5. As a young adult she moved to the San Diego area, but quickly realized she missed the small town feel of her hometown and moved back. She started in the dental field in 2003 as a dental assistant and found her way up front doing insurance billing and coordinating. “I love helping people understand their insurance benefits, and making sure they are comfortable financially with their treatment. No treatment needs to be left undone, there is always a way.”

Shavon enjoys spending her time off with her daughter; Kyndall. They love being active and finding new adventures. She also enjoys cooking and reading.


Tammy Powers

Tammy Powers

Tammie is a Bakersfield native that moved to Colorado during her childhood years, but life eventually led her right back to Bakersfield. Tammie has been in the dental field since 1983 and enjoys her job as a Registered Dental Assistant, she enjoys treating her patients like family. “My favorite part of my job is seeing the smile on people’s faces after they have received either cosmetic treatment or reconstruction. It makes me feel so good knowing you helped them get their smile back!”

When Tammie is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and three little dogs. She also enjoys golfing and attending football games with her husband.