Dr. Wendy was born and raised in Littleton, CO. She received her BS in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado in 1988. She worked 5 years as a registered nurse in Oral surgery and Cardiology. Her nursing career allowed her to work in both Iowa and Texas. She made her career change in 1997 when she received her dental degree (DDS) from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.
After her 1997 graduation she joined her husband Jim in Yuma, Arizona where she was an Associate in general dentistry for one year until the founding of McCreight Progressive Dentistry in June 1998.
Dr. Wendy has continued her post graduate training attending the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), studying cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry. She maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Western Slope Dental Association and the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics.
Dr. Wendy enjoys the beautiful outdoors of her Colorado home and spending every free moment with her husband and 2 children, Hannah and Jackson.
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Dr Jim was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. He received his BA from Luther College obtaining a major in Biology in 1991. After his undergraduate education, Dr. Jim went on to receive his dental degree (DDS) from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1995. As a graduating senior, Dr Jim was selected by the dental faculty to present the commencement address for the graduating dental and hygiene classes that same year.
Dr Jim continued his dental education by completing an advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD) through the Naval Dental Center of San Diego, CA. He was a commissioned officer in the Navy (Lieutenant) during this training period. Dr Jim then worked at several dental clinics in San Diego and Yuma, AZ helping both active duty Navy and Marine personnel.
Dr Jim and his wife and partner, Dr Wendy McCreight founded McCreight Progressive Dentistry in 1998. Drs Jim and Wendy also founded the McCreight Smile Foundation in December 2006 which is a dental fund that directly supports victims of domestic violence of Northwest Colorado.
Dr Jim is also a graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), studying both cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry. Dr Jim was also selected as one of seventy-eight clinical instructors in the world to teach at LVI. Currently Dr Jim instructs the Advanced Anterior and Comprehensive Aesthetic Reconstruction Programs teaching dentists from around the world state of the art cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry.
Dr Jim maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics, the Colorado Dental Association, the Western Slope Dental Association and Rotary International (Paul Harris Fellow).
Dr Jim enjoys the outdoors of Northwest Colorado with his wife and two kids, Hannah Alexis McCreight and Jackson James McCreight. Drs Jim and Wendy live in Steamboat Springs, CO or also known as “Ski Town USA”
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