Meet the Doctor

Dr. Stephen Shimp

Dr. Stephen Shimp brings a wealth of experience, having served as a military dentist in the US Navy. His journey in dentistry started at the University of Pacific Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry, leading him to various locations including Rhode Island, Virginia Beach, and Okinawa, Japan.



Receptionist / Schedule Coordinator

Cynthia grew up in Kings Beach CA and lived here for 21 years before moving to Carson City NV. She joined the dental field as a Dental Assistant for 2 years in 2020 and is now back as a Receptionist / Schedule Coordinator. Outside of work, Cynthia spends her time listening to music and off-roading in the mountains with her family.

Heather Shimp

Heather grew up in Maryland, and was an elementary school teacher for 7 years before transitioning to full-time mom life. She loves traveling, spreadsheets, scuba diving, and audiobooks. When she’s in the office, baby Desmond is usually not far away!


Amber, our Clinical Coordinator, has been in the dental field for over 15 years. She got her RDA license at Galen College. Off the dental chair, you may have seen her performing with Tahoe Flow Arts Studio. She also loves skiing and hanging out with her husky and two kids.


Carla grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in Carson City. She has been in the dental field for 4 years and joined KBD as our lead Dental Assistant in January 2024. Carla loves art, including drawing and painting, and the outdoors.

What We Are About - High Standards and Personalized Care

At Kings Beach Dental, our mission is to offer personalized, high-quality dental services. Our approach combines comprehensive treatment planning with both restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve optimal dental health. In emergencies, we ensure timely and effective care.

Education & Prevention - Cornerstones of Our Practice

We believe in preventative care and education as key components of optimal dental health. Our thorough exams, including oral cancer screenings and digital x-rays, are part of our commitment to your overall health and beautiful smile. We also emphasize the importance of routine care, like cleanings and fluoride treatments, in preventing dental diseases.

Uncompromising Safety Standards

Your safety is paramount. We adhere to strict sterilization and cross-contamination processes, following guidelines from the ADA, OSHA, and CDC, ensuring a safe environment for our patients and staff.

A Positive Experience - Our Commitment to Comfort

We strive to create a relaxing and positive dental experience. Understanding patient anxieties, we offer personalized comforts like headphones, warm blankets, or a movie during your visit. Our goal is to build trust and ensure your visits are as comfortable and pleasant as possible.