Meet Dr. Jessica Minton & Staff

All our professionals at Minton Family Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Jessica Minton

    Dr. Jessica Minton is a native of Claiborne County and serving her community has always been one of her long time personal goals. She graduated from Claiborne County High School and proceeded to receive her Bachelors of Science in Biology from East Tennessee State University. She then attained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Minton pursued public health in the East Tennessee Health Department system where she developed a love of treating patients of all ages. She then made the decision to enter private practice and opened Minton Family Dental Care. Dr. Jessica Minton is an active member of the Tennessee Dental Association, the American Dental Association, 2nd District Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. In addition to her dental training, Dr. Minton completed advanced education through the American Academy of Facial Esthetics in the areas of Botox and dermal fillers. She is currently a member of Spears Study Club and loves attending continuing dental education conferences in all areas of dentistry.In her personal time, Dr Minton loves spending time with her husband, Jason Bull, and her son, Caleb.  She also enjoys crocheting and crafting.  

Candice Cox

    Candice is our resident Dental Hygienist. .  She is also a native of the area and attended Claiborne County High School. After graduating from CCHS, she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from East Tennessee State University.  She is licensed to administer local anesthesia, CPR, diode laser and is OSHA trained.   She regularly attends continuing education courses so she can be well informed for her patients. Candice is very dedicated to patient treatment.  In her free time she likes to play with her puppy named Loki, read, and attend sporting events of all the children in her life. 


Jeanea Tucker

    Jeanea was born and raised in Tazewell, Tn. She is our practice’s Registered Dental Assistant who works alongside Dr. Minton. She received her RDA license from Walters State Community College. After her first year as a dental assistant, Jeanea decided to expand her license and has obtained the following expansions; dental sealants, coronal polishing, and nitrous oxide administration. She fully intends on adding to these.  In her free time, Jeanea enjoys spending time with her friends and family and going to the gym. 




    Julie Upton

     Julie is the Scheduling Coordinator of the office. She was raised in Tazewell and graduated from Claiborne County High School. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Health Administration from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. In her spare time, Julie enjoys photography. She also has four Siberian Huskies that she raises and breeds.