Dr. Jessica Simon is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist from Brooklyn, New York.She has always had a passion for working with children, and quickly realized that being a dentist and working with children was her calling and purpose.
Dr. Simon attended University of Rochester where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Public Health in 2008. During undergrad, she had the privilege to serve on a mission trip in Malawi, Africa supporting children with their medical and dental needs and received the Best Teacher Award while there. Her experience instilled in her a deep curiosity for the cultural perception of oral healthcare, a sense of awareness for oral education and prevention methods, and a spirit of purpose to improve the oral health of children.
Dr. Simon went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve University. While in her first year at dental school, she received the National Health Service Corp Scholarship. This prestigious award granted Dr. Simon the ability to provide dental care services to underserved communities. Following her dental education, she obtained her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center Northwell Health. Her training has given her extensive experience in all aspects of pediatric dentalcare, including caring for infants and patients with special needs.
After residency, Dr. Simon practiced at Kintegra Health in Gastonia, NC where she also served as an adjunct faculty member for the UNC School of Dentistry, mentoring dental students as they did hygiene exams and operative procedures during the summer months of their pediatric dental rotation.
Dr. Simon is committed to creating a fun and supportive environment providing optimal dental care to children of all ages and persons with special health care needs. She connects with all children and deeply understands what they need to feel comfortable in the dental office.
Dr. Simon is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
In her free time, Dr. Simon enjoys volunteering, exercising, and spending quality time with her husband, Pernell, who is also a dentist, and their two children, Jayla Simone and Jordan Bryant.