John Craig Stevens, DDS

Our Practice


Making Amador County smiles wider and brighter with 22 years experience

Voted Best of Amador for 2016 and 2017!

Welcome to John Craig Stevens, DDS dental clinic. We are conveniently located right in Sutter Hill.  Dr. Stevens knows that dental health is not just about white smiles: it’s about having strong teeth and healthy gums. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of eating delicious things! Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about dental treatment, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the District.

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John Craig Stevens, D.D.S.

Hailing from Los Angeles, California, Dr. Stevens at the age of 13 knew after his 1st orthodontist appointment that his calling was dentistry. Dr. Stevens’ educational path to become a dentist began at UCSB, where he earned his Bachelor Degree in Zoology. From there, he went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from UOP in 1995. After graduation, he joined the US Navy as a Dental Officer. He spent three wonderful years stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He has proudly been helping patients in Amador and Calaveras Counties at his Sutter Creek office since 2000.

Dr. Stevens is a member of the ADA, CDA and Amador Dental Study Club.  He is always pursuant on staying up to date on new technologies and treatment, so he can provide the best dental care for his patients.  He has been voted #1 dentist in Amador County for the past 2 years in a row.  Every year Dr. Stevens is dedicated to volunteering at Sutter Creek Elementary School, screening incoming kindergartners. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his loving family and friends, kayaking and golfing.


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Erin Lockwood, Hygienist

Born and raised in Amador County, she is happily married to her best friend with two beautiful children. Erin earned a Bachelors in Biology from Sonoma State University and completed her graduate studies in International Health from Loma Linda University. Erin started as a dental hygienist with Dr. Stevens in 2010 and loves what she does.


Tina Seever, Schedule Coordinator

Born and raised in Amador County, Tina has worked for Dr. Stevens for 3 years. She Started her career with Dr. Stevens as a Dental Assistant but currently holds the title of Schedule Coordinator. In her free time, she enjoys working her family’s ranch, and spending time with family and friends.


Kelly Gebo, Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Amador County, Kelly has a tremendous love for this community. She graduated from Western Career College in 1999 with a Dental Assisting Certificate. Kelly joined Dr. Stevens in June 2018 and couldn’t be happier! She loves her patients and always has a smile on her face. She frequently says that she has a great work family! Kelly is the newest member of our team.

Patti Miller, Dental Hygienist

Patti has been a Dental Hygienist in Amador County for almost 30 years and she loves what she does! She finds great satisfaction in helping people of all ages achieve their optimum oral health. It fills her heart to see people become healthier. In her off time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, gardening and exercising.


Karyn Gunn, Insurance Coordinator

Karyn grew up in Calaveras County. She graduated from High Tech Institute in 1992, and started as a Dental Assistant. Karen has been with Dr. Stevens for the last 12 years. In January of 2018, she has taken on new responsibilites and is our Insurance Coordinator. In her spare time she enjoys camping, boating and spending time with her family.