James W. W. McCreight, DDS,
Steamboat Springs Cosmetic Dentist
James W. W. McCreight, DDS (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 in 1996. 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 (formerly Yampa Valley Dental and Associates, PC) 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 physiologic dentistry. Dr. Jim was also selected as one of forty-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 physiologic dentistry. Dr. Jim also serves as a key opinion leader (KOL) for several dental manufacturers including PerioProtect, Kettenbach, Solution Reach, BioResearch and Dakota Pharmacy.
Dr. Jim maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, a Fellow in the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics (IAPA), the Colorado Dental Association, the Western Slope Dental Association and Rotary International (Paul Harris Fellow). Currently Dr. Jim is President of the IAPA organization.
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”.