John Yankee, DDS
Dr. Yankee is from Sacramento, California. Growing up close to Tahoe, he developed a passion for many outdoor actives such as hiking, snowboarding, and dirtbiking. While attending Walla Walla University, he fell in love with the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and all it has to offer. Knowing that he wanted to pursue a career that would involve helping people every day, Dr. Yankee realized that dentistry was a perfect fit. He attended dental school at Loma Linda University in Southern California, where he met his wife, Nikki. He even proposed to her on a dental mission trip to Jamaica! They have one son, Tristan, and are expecting twin girls this summer.
Patients appreciate his compassionate, easy-going personality and his enthusiasm for practicing dentistry with great care and attention to detail. Dr. Yankee values making your experience both pleasant and informative. You can count on Dr. Yankee to spend extra time explaining treatment options and strategies for maintaining and restoring oral health. Some of Dr. Yankee’s interests in dentistry also include implant dentistry, veneers, and complicated restorative procedures.
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
Clark County Dental Society