All our professionals at City Creek Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Derek Winegar, DDS
Dentist in Temple, TXCity Creek Dental
Dr. Derek Winegar has always enjoyed studying cutting-edge technology—whether it’s car engines, computer apps or the latest innovation in dental implants.
Among City Creek Dental’s core values is a commitment to excellent care and continuing education. New products and innovative techniques emerge every day in this business, and Dr. Winegar wants you to enjoy the very best. Since earning his DDS from Virginia Commonwealth University, he has participated in more than 700 hours of continuing education courses including finishing the continuum at the prestigious Spear institute in Scottsdale and the Preceptorship in Implantology at USTA. All with the goal of ensuring his patients are treated with the latest, most efficient techniques and technologies available in dentistry today.
A Salt Lake City, Utah native, Dr. Winegar completed his undergraduate work at the University of Utah, graduating in Medical Biology. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and prior to attending dental school, lived in Africa for two years doing humanitarian work for his church.
Dr. Winegar enjoys spending time with family, including wife Kristin and their son Jack. He is an avid college football fan and also loves tennis, cycling, waterskiing, and other outdoor sports. He Is also an Instrument Rated Pilot as well as a glider Pilot.
Meet the Staff
Connie has more than three decades of experience as a dental assistant. A native of Robinson, Texas, she’s spent most of her career in Temple—including 21 years making people smile at the office of periodontist David Mikulencak. Connie is the proud mother of two, Courtney (22) and Cameron (20). She and her husband Rick enjoy riding recumbent bikes and camping.
Kim was born and raised in Temple, Texas and loves the challenge of offering the very best dentistry to patients. “I enjoy the new technology and learning new ways,” she says, “and Dr. Winegar is up on the very latest techniques.” Kim and her husband Mike stay busy with two sons, Mason (18) and Marshall (14). They are bigtime Texas A&M fans and love high school football. Kim also loves shopping and going to the beach.