Meet the Doctors
- Dr. Don Simmons
Dr. Don Simmons is a native Arkansan, graduating from Ashdown High School in 1979. After graduating from Ouachita Baptist University in 1983 with a B.S. in Chemistry, he attended Baylor College of Dentistry where he graduated with a doctorate in dental surgery in 1987 and has been practicing dentistry since this time.
Dr. Simmons is married to Jenny, and they have eight children. His hobbies are hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. In addition to serving his family and patients, Dr. Simmons serves Liberty Community Church as a lay pastor.
Dr. Simmons has attended numerous continuing education courses in his career to better serve his patients--courses on orthodontics (including Invisalign), oral cancer screening and diseases, root canal therapy, cosmetic dentistry (including attending the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum), and many other dental topics.
- Dr. Dale Brooks
Dr. Dale Brooks was born and raised in Moulton, AL. After graduating high school, Dr. Brooks attended Freed-Hardeman Univ in Henderson, TN where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in biology in 2002. After taking a couple of years off from school, he then went on to attend the Univ of Tennessee College of Dentistry. While in dental school, Dr. Brooks was selected to join the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society and he was given the Academy of General Dentistry Award for the student with the most potential to become an exceptional general dentist. After graduation with honors in 2008, Dr. Brooks moved to Russellville and started working here at Parkway Dental.
Dr. Brooks is a member of the American Dental Association and the Arkansas State Dental Association. Dr. Brooks enjoys learning more about dentistry and keeping abreast of the latest developments in the field and takes several continuing education courses a year. He has taken dental implant courses from Nobel Biocare by Dr. Russ Baer and Osteoready Implants from Dr. Brady Frank. Dr. Brooks has also taken a mini implant course from Dr. Todd Shatkin. Dr. Brooks is a provider for both Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. He has also taken 2 continuing education courses in Vancouver, BC from Endodontics Unsponsored and Dr. Mark Olesen for both general and complex case Endodontics (root canals).
Dr. Brooks has been married to his wife Christina for 16 years. They have 2 boys and a girl, Enoch, Elijah and Ruby. They are active members of West Side Church of Christ.