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James A. Simonds, D.M.D.
2305 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, California 95403
Tel: (707) 525-0555
FAX: (707) 525-0315


Continental Education -
Dental Education & Publishing
3335 Scrub Oak Dr.
Santa Rosa, California 95404-1745
Voice/FAX: (707) 528-8542
JASimonds@aol.com







       Dr. James Simonds is a practicing periodontist in Santa Rosa, California. After graduation from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston he served at the National Naval Dental Center in Washington, D.C.. Dr. Simonds received his post-doctoral periodontal training at Louisiana State University in New Orleans and then took a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. During his 4 years as a full-time faculty member, he worked to develop oral hygiene programs at the dental school and did outside consulting for the Veterans Administration Hospital and the Northern California Dental Hygiene Association. Dr. Simonds was also on the faculty of the Western Society of Periodontology Study Clubs.
       Dr. Simonds is the author of several publications including the Practical Periodontics text, a periodontal patient manual Saving Your Smile, and he is currently writing a series of articles for the Journal of Practical Hygiene. He has given over 70 presentations nationwide. Dr. Simonds is the founder of Continental Education that specializes in continuing dental education and consulting for dentists.
       Dr. Simonds serves as the Editor and a Director for the California Society of Periodontists. He lives with his wife Dana and his children Daniel and Michelle in Santa Rosa, California.


Louisiana State University — Residency in Periodontics Certificate 1979
Tufts University School of Dentistry — DMD 1975
Boston University — BA in Philosophy 1972
Roslyn High School — Graduate 1968
Research: Dental Hypnosis - 1977-1979 New Orleans, Louisiana
Teaching: Louisiana State University - Clinical Instructor 1978-1979
Louisiana State University - Graduate Periodontics 1979
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry - Assistant Professor of Periodontics 1979-1983;
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Periodontics 1983-1988
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry - Instructor in Continuing Education
1983-1984 - Faculty of Periodontal Study Club 1982-1984 - Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Conscious Sedation; lecturer in Dental Hypnosis; Clinical Instructor
Consultant to Veterans Administration Hospital, Livermore, California 1980-1984
Consultant - Northern California Dental Hygiene Association, 1980-1982
Instructor - Western Society of Periodontology Study Clubs, Santa Clara, California, 1982-1984
Co-sponsor and Instructor - SCOPE study group for dental hygienists, Sonoma and Lake Counties, California; sponsored by Western Society of Periodontology, 1985-1988
Continental Education, Santa Rosa, California; providing professional post-graduate education, implementation of periodontal systems into general dental practices (consulting), 1984-present
7/90 - Organized and co-sponsored 3 days of dental continuing education at Eastman Dental Hospital, London, England
Consultant to Uniquad Inc. and East / West Exchange to develop dental systems in the Soviet Union. - 199


Practical Periodontics - A Consulting Manual for Comprehensive Periodontal Patient Management, 337 pages, Health Career Learning Systems, Livonia, Michigan 1991
Audio Tape Guide for Practical Periodontics, Continental Education, Santa Rosa, California, 1991
Simonds, J.A. General Dentists and Periodontists; An Unrecognized Synergy? J Calif. Dent. Assoc. Dec. 1991
Perio Perspectives, Simonds, J. ed. Continental Education with Health Career Learning Systems, quarterly newsletter for general dentists and dental hygienists
Saving Your Smile - A Patients Guide to Periodontal Care, Continental Education, Santa Rosa, California, 1992
Simonds, J.A. Hooray for PSR–Now what? Dental Hygiene Supplement, Darby Dental Spring, 1994
Simonds, J.A. Supportive periodontal treatment. Dental Economics 1995;2:81-92
Simonds, J.A. Turned Tables: Does Periodontal Disease Affect Diabetes? J Prac Dent Hyg. March/April, 1999
Simonds, J.A. Save Your Teeth, Save Your Life: The Effect of Periodontal Disease on Coronary Artery Disease; J Prac Dent Hyg In Press


4/84 - Contemporary Periodontics, Delray Beach, Florida
6/86 - Chemical Warfare in Periodontics, Santa Rosa, California
4/87 - Chemical Warfare in Periodontics, Clinical Symposia, California Dental Association Meeting, Anaheim, California
10/87 - Update in Periodontics, San Luis Obispo Dental Society, San Luis Obispo, California
11/87 - Update in Periodontics, Monterey, California
12/87 - Update in Periodontics, Mana Kai Maui, Hawaii
1/88 - Update in Periodontics, Oakland, California
1/88 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Oakland, California
2/88 - Update in Periodontics, San Diego, California
2/88 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, San Diego, California
3/88 - Update in Periodontics, Sacramento, California
3/88 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Sacramento, California
4/88 - Update in Periodontics, Fresno, California
4/88 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Fresno, California
4/88 - Update in Periodontics, Oxnard, California
4/88 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Oxnard, California
5/88 - Update in Periodontics, Newport Beach, California
5/88 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Newport Beach, California
6/88 - Update in Periodontics, Stockton, California
10/88 - Practical Periodontics, Natick, Massachusetts
10/88 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening,
Natick, Massachusetts
10/88 - Practical Periodontics, Santa Rosa, California
11/88 - Practical Periodontics, San Francisco, California
12/88 - Practical Periodontics, Maui, Hawaii
1/89 - Practical Periodontics, Santa Barbara, California
1/89 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Santa Barbara, California
2/89 - Practical Periodontics, Anaheim, California
2/89 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Anaheim, California
2/89 - Practical Periodontics, Phoenix, Arizona
2/89 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Phoenix, Arizona
3/89 - Practical Periodontics, Sacramento, California
3/89 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, Sacramento, California
3/89 - Practical Periodontics, Stockton, California
4/89 - Practical Periodontics, San Diego, California
4/89 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, San Diego, California
5/89 - Practical Periodontics, New Orleans, Louisiana
5/89 - Periodontal Instrument Sharpening, New Orleans, Louisiana
5/89 - Communication in Periodontics, Academy
of General Dentistry, Pleasanton, California
11/89 - Periodontal Diagnosis, Irvine, California
3/90 - Antibiotics and Antimicrobials in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease, Sonoma County Women Dentists, Santa Rosa, California
4/90 - Practical Periodontics, Redwood Empire Dental Society, Santa Rosa, California
6/90 - Practical Periodontics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
6/90 - The DNA Probe in the Dental Practice, Century City, California (Johnson & Johnson)
6/90 - The DNA Probe in the Dental Practice, Los Angeles, California (Johnson & Johnson)
1/91 - Periodontics in the General Practice - Marin County Dental Society, San Rafael, California6/91 - The General Dentist and the Periodontist - A Special Relationship, University of California, San Francisco, Dean's Lecture Series
10/91 - Practical Periodontics, Cleveland Society of Periodontists,
Cleveland, Ohio
12/91 - Periodontics for Hygienists, SCOPE, Forestville, California
6/92 - Periodontal Update, San Francisco Dental Hygiene Assoc., San Francisco, California
6/92 - Practical Periodontics, Dane County Dental Society, Madison, Wisconsin
9/92 - Practical Periodontics, St. Petersburg, Florida
1/93 - Periodontal Screening and Recording, Marin County Dental Society, San Rafael, CA
2/93 - Practical Periodontics, Sarasota, Florida
3/93 - Dentist/Hygienist relationships, SCOPE, Santa Rosa, California
3/93 - Working Relationships between Dentists and Periodontists, Rockland County Dental Society, Rockland County, New York
3/93 - Working Relationships between Dentists and Periodontists, Westchester Shore Dental Forum, Larchmont, New York
4/93 - How Your Local Periodontist Can Help Your Practice, Annual Meeting, California Dental Association, Anaheim, California
8/93 - How To Take Control Your Supportive Periodontal Treatment Program, Academy of LDS Dentists, Provo, Utah
8/93 - How Your Local Periodontist Can Help Your Practice, Academy of LDS Dentists, Provo, Utah
9/93 - How to Take Control Your Supportive Periodontal Treatment Program, Stanislaus Dental Society, Modesto, California
9/93 - Practical Periodontics, Stanislaus Dental Society, Modesto, California
4/94 - Supportive periodontal treatment, Clark County Dental Society, Las Vegas, Nevada
4/94 - Periodontal patient management, Annual Meeting, California Dental Association, Anaheim, California
5/94 - Practical Periodontics, Northern California Dental Society, Red Bluff, California
7/94 - Practical Periodontics, Hawaii Dental Association, Kauai, Hawaii
7/94 - Practical Periodontics, Hawaii Dental Association, Honolulu, Hawaii
9/94 - Dentists/Hygienist relationships for better patient care, Redwood Empire Dental Hygiene Association, Petaluma, California
11/94 - Dentists/Hygienist relationships for better patient care, SCOPE dental hygiene study group, Santa Rosa, California
11/94 - Practical Periodontics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
3/95 - Periodontics in the General Practice: How to Make It Work, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana
10/95 - Periodontics in the General Practice: How to Make It Work, Stanislaus Dental Society, Modesto, California
3/96 - Periodontics in the General Practice: How to Make It Work, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana
5/96 - Practical Periodontics in the General Practice, aboard the Viking Serenade, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines; sponsored by Ultimate Potential, Santa Rosa, California
11/96 - Medical Histories and Mysteries in Dental Hygiene Practice - Northern California Dental Hygiene Association, Ukiah, California
2/97 - Dentists/Hygienist relationships for better patient care, SCOPE dental hygiene study group, Santa Rosa, California
3/97 - Periodontics in the General Practice: How to Make It Work, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana
4/97 - Advances in Periodontics - SCOPE dental hygiene study group, Santa Rosa, California
9/97 - The Happy Hygienist - Relationships between dentists and dental hygienists - East Bay Dental Hygiene Society, Oakland, CA
5/98 - Essential Medicine in Dentistry - Stanislaus Dental Society, Modesto, CA
3/99 - New Periodontal Medications - Barry Baum DDS, Santa Rosa, CA
4/99 - New Periodontal Medications - Daniel Bornstein DMD, Santa Rosa, CA
5/99 - Treating the Host Response in Periodontal Disease -Collagenex Corp., Portland OR
10/99 - Treating the Host Response in Periodontal Disease -Kingman, AZ
10/99 - Treating the Host Response in Periodontal Disease -Sacramento, CA
11/99 - Treating the Host Response in Periodontal Disease -Woodland Hills, CA
11/99 - Periodontal Medicine - SCOPE - Santa Rosa, CA
12/99 - Treating the Host Response in Periodontal Disease -Los Angeles, CA
4/00 - Essential Medicine in Dental Hygiene - California Dental Hygiene Association Annual Session, Anaheim, CA
5/00 - Practical Periodontics - University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA
2/01 - Treating the Host Response in Periodontal Disease - Reno, NV


Staff Dental Officer, United States Navy Dental Corps, Washington D.C., 1975-1977
Active Reserve Duty - New Orleans, Louisiana 1977-1979; Treasure Island, California 1981-1984
Rank: Lieutenant Commander


Faculty Practice - University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California 1979-1980
Private Office - Mill Valley, California 1980-1984
Private Office - Santa Rosa, California 1983-1989
Private Office - Kenwood, California 1989-1998
Private Office - Santa Rosa, California 1998-present


American Dental Association
American Academy of Periodontology
California Dental Association
Western Society of Periodontology
California Society of Periodontists
Redwood Empire Dental Society
Editor, Component Newsletter 1987-1990
Tufts University Dental Alumni Association
Positions
Editor - Perio Perspectives quarterly newsletter - current
Editor - California Society of Periodontists
Executive Council Member - California Society of Periodontists
Consultant - Professional Relations Committee, Amer. Academy of
Periodontology - 1993-1994
Co-chair - Public Relations; Local Arrangements Committee,
Annual Meeting - 1994, American Academy of Periodontology
Continuing Education Committee - Redwood Empire Dental Society, 1986-present
Member - Santa Rosa Junior College, Dental Hygiene Program Task Force
Other Business Activities
Member of Advisory Board of Valentino Sabuco, Publisher. Contributing public relation information and development of newsletter in promotion of Your Financial Organizer, a self-directed financial planning guide for individuals, associations, and corporations. - 1990
Health care product design, 1993-present, holder of 3 product patents


Lives in Santa Rosa, CA with wife Dana and two children, Daniel and Michelle
Tennis, Finance, Physical Fitness









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