Dr. Jessie Nakamura
Dr. Nakamura grew up in Southern California near Disneyland. She worked as the character "Snoopy" at the amusement park Knotts Berry Farm while attending Cal. State Univ. Long Beach. In 1991 she received a B.A. in Biology and started Dental school at Loma Linda University. During her schooling, she worked in the dental field as a dental assistant as well as a member of the front office staff. Before starting her own practice she gained experience and knowledge of the dental business by working in many different kinds of dental offices. After graduating, she relocated to Northern California, where she associated in practices in Burlingame and Berkeley, before buying the Tracy practice in 1999 with Dr. Mitoma,her husband and business partner. Dr. Nakamura is especially good with children. They are not intimidated by her small stature and are able to respond well to her. She has a number of patients who have been visiting her since the age of three and still enjoy coming to the dentist. Dr. Nakamura loves oral pathology and diseases of the mouth. She has taken an extensive amount of continuing education in this specialized field. Her injection technique is very gentle and many patients comment on how they didn't even feel it. She is excellent at diagnosing and finding problems before they begin to cause pain. Dr. Nakamura has been a certified fitness instructor since 1989 and has taught all types of aerobics (spinning, step, kickboxing). She currently teaches a hip-hop class at a private gym in Oakland. She also started playing the drums in 2002 and is now playing in an all girlÂ band. In addition to spending two days a week practicing dentistry, Dr. Nakamura also manages the office, her rental property, her household and her daughter, Taryn. She loves animals and has two ducks and two dogs, Billy Jo Jim Bob the beagle and a bull terrier named Bhree. Her hobbies include traveling, dancing, biking and hiking. Her latest passion is cake decorating.
"I absolutely love these dentists and their office. I used to be afraid of the dentist until I went to Dr. Mitoma and Dr. Nakamura. Their staff is patient and helpful. Both doctors, husband and wife , take the time to explain things and put you at ease. I Highly recommend these two. Also, it’s a one stop shop. You can have a root canal and crown made and completed in the same day. And there are no ..."Read more
"I have consistent excellent care and my appointment was fantastic. I was in and out in in a short time with complete care that is I do not have to return for a temporary because my crown was done onsite. For a person that has had bad experiences with dental offices I highly recommend this office."
"I have been going to this office for over 20 years. Lovely staff, so friendly and kind, and gentle with your teeth. They always recognize myself and my family and remember what’s going on in our lives. It’s always a pleasant experience (: "
"My Family and I have been going here for over 15 years and they are very thorough and Honest! I personally Hate the dentist… but Everyone at the office intentionally makes it the best experience possible! Thank you!"
"I can’t say enough how wonderful Dr. Nakamura and her lovely staff are; so friendly and caring they are ready to assist and answer any questions you may have about a treatment plan. I am very fortunate to have such a caring dentist that keeps my teeth healthy."