Meet the Staff

 

 

Joan Clifton

Dental Assistant 

Joan was born and raised on a farm southwest of Ravenna, Nebraska. She attended and graduated from high school in Ravenna, She received her Associates Degree in Dental Assisting from Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte, Nebraska. Joan has been with Jacobs Family Dentistry since 2005. Joan lives in Ravenna with her husband and their two dogs. In her spare time, Joan loves sitting on her porch with a good book and a glass of ice tea. 


 

 

Jason Davis 

Dental Hygienist 

Jason has lived the majority of his life in Grand Island. He graduated from Northwest High School. He continued his education at the University of Nebraska-Kearney with a degree in business management, followed by completing the dental hygiene program at Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska. Jason has enjoyed working as a dental hygienist for over 25 years, with the last 23 at Jacobs Family Dentistry. He enjoys camping, hunting and fishing with his two children, Dylan and Shelby. He also enjoys restoring classic cars in his spare time.

 

 

Joyce Welch

Dental Assistant 

Joyce has been working at Jacobs Family Dentistry for 24 years. She attended Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska where she received her Associates Degree in Dental Assisting. Joyce lives in Grand Island with her husband Jack. Together they have three children. 

 

 

Sara Wilson

Dental Hygienist

Sara has been a dental hygienist since 2000. She earned her hygiene degree from Central Community College in Hastings. She also has a Bachelors’s degree in Recreational Therapy/Management from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. She has been with Jacobs Family Dentistry since 2010. Sara lives in Grand Island with her husband, Todd. Together they have five kids. 

 

 

Mirna Zamarripa 

Dental Assistant 

Mirna was born and raised in California. She later moved to Grand Island and graduated from Northwest High School. She then attended Central Community College in Hastings where she received her Dental Assisting Diploma. Mirna has been with Jacobs Family Dentistry since 2001. Mirna lives in Grand Island with her husband and three children. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading.