Dental Staff

Dr. Jason Hintz

Cookeville, TN Dentist - Dr. Jason HintzDr. Hintz grew up in Bondurant, Iowa, with five brothers and sisters. He received his bachelor's degree in Biology at Iowa State University. He then attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2006.

Dr. Hintz married his high school sweetheart, Jennifer, and has been happily married for thirteen years. They have been blessed with four boys. They moved here in 2006 and fell in love with Tennessee's landscape and its people. His family attends Cookeville First Assembly of God.

Dr. Hintz has always strived to put the patient first in his career. His participation in the community along with service opportunities, such as Doctors with a Heart, are methods of meeting that goal.

Dr. Ben Oakley

Cookeville, TN Dentist - Dr. Ben  OakleyDr. Oakley was born and raised in North Carolina. He attended East Carolina University for his undergrad and was vice president of the ECU pre-dental fraternity, Delta Delta Sigma. Later he attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry while holding positions as Class President in 2009, UNC Admissions Committee Member, Graduate and Professional Student Federation Senator, ENNEAD Volunteer Organization Board Member, and Missions of Mercy Volunteer Student Coordinator. 

In 2013, Dr. Oakley also received awards from the American Academy of Crainiofacial Pain and The Marvin J. Block Community Service Award while graduating a year early. Dr. Oakley has spent over 500 hours at various volunteer dental clinics and continues to help with the access to dental care issues that still exist.  He is married to his wife Lacie, who is a big animal lover and helps with several animal charities both local and national.


Our staff, hygienists and assistants have a wealth of experience and are well known in the community because of it. While there are only a handful of expanded function (a measure of training and abilities) dental assistants in Cookeville, our staff includes two. In total, the combined training and experience of our staff is well above average and includes hospital and laboratory experience.

Mylon Simpson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Mylon SimpsonMylon graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 1991 with a BS in Biology. In 1994, she graduated from East Tennesse State University with an AS in Dental Hygiene. Mylon holds certifications in nitrous oxide administration, expanded functions, and local anesthesia. She has been active with TDHA/ADHA since graduation and has served in all officer positions locally and is currently the 6th District President/Co-Treasurer. She also serves as one of nine trustees for the state. As a dental hygienist it is her goal to provide the most accurate and compassionate care possible by educating the patients in the prevention of dental disease so they can better their overall oral health.

Mylon lives in Cookeville with her husband and daughter. She stays busy with her daughter's soccer seasons and dance classes and her church, where she helps with the pre-school choir and teaches first grade Sunday School.

Jamie Watts

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jamie WattsJamie is a native of Cookeville. She currently resides in Baxter with her husband and daughter. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Jamie worked as a dental assistant for several years. In 2011, she graduated from Roane State with her Applied Science degree in dental hygiene.

Jamie began working in our office in June 2011 where she is dedicated to providing excellent dental hygiene to the community by staying abreast of the advances in dental technology. Jamie is certified in administering nitrous oxide and local anesthesia. She attends several continuing education courses, and exceeds the minimum amount of hours that are required. Jamie is a member of the ADHA and TDHA. She currently serves as secretary and co-treasurer of the 6th district TDHA.

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Office Hours
Monday:08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:08:00 AM - 12:00 PM