Cris Simmons DDS

Your Jaw Pain & TMJ Expert


About Dr. Simmons

About Dr. Simmons


Dr. Simmons has been providing innovative diagnosis and treatment for health conscious individuals with complex dental and TMJ-related issues for over 30 years. No one has the technology, the years of experience, or the knowledge to more effectively treat TMJ…experience matters.

Following graduation from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in 1978, Dr. Simmons founded a general dental practice in Bristol, Tennessee.  In 1990, Dr. Simmons relocated to Seattle to establish a dental practice devoted exclusively to providing care for patients suffering from craniofacial pain and temporomandibular disotders, commonly referred to as TMJ.

Dr. Simmons has completed more than 4,000 hours of accredited,advanced dental instruction. His course work has included studies of craniofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders, pain management, orthodontics and sleep dentistry. Some of the world’s leading authorities in these fields have been his mentors.

He currently maintains practices in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington for diagnosis and treatment of jaw dysfunction disorders. Dr. Simmons is excited to introduce Myobrace orthodontic treatment to leave a legacy of children who will grow up with beautiful smiles and healthy faces, significantly reducing their risk of breathing disorders, malocclusion and TMJ.

As a result of his dedication to continuing education, Dr. Simmons has received post graduate recognition in the following organizations: