Dr. Rachel Brown-McDonald is a Montana native and graduated from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. She received her “Advanced Education in General Dentistry” certification following her graduation from dental school. She was previously practicing in Colorado before moving to Nebraska. Dr. Brown-McDonald has a 5 year old Chiweenie named Millie, and two younger brothers. Her hobbies include reading, kickboxing, rafting, traveling and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys being involved in the Grand Island community, preforming dental care for patients in long term care facilities and assisting with the Dental Hygiene program at Central Community College in Hastings, NE, and she is currently serving as Vice Chair for Heartland CASA. The best part of Dr. Brown-McDonald's job is being able to work with wonderful staff while bettering the dental health of the community.
Dr. Camplin was born in Denver and grew up in Nebraska, graduating from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry. He spent three years on active duty in the United States Navy in Okinawa. After separating from the Navy, Dr. Camplin joined Dr. Clayton Moore’s dental practice in Grand Island, Nebraska. Providing all dental services including dental implants, Dr. Camplin is an instructor for various groups and initiated the Greater Nebraska Implant Study Club. Its’ purpose is to share information about implant dentistry with other dentists. Outside the office, Dr. Camplin enjoys flying his powered parachute, restoring old cars, and playing golf. He and his wife, Judy, have three grown sons.
“I love working for an office that feels like a family; the environment is so hospitable and each memberof the staff truly has the patient’s best interest at heart. I enjoy building relationships with each one of my patients while focusing on education and individualized care.” Born and raised outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, I graduated from University of Wisconsin-Superior with a Bachelor’s degree in English. After working as a Dental Assistant for a year, I then moved to Nebraska to further my education, attending CCC-Hastings for Dental Hygiene. I currently reside in Hastings and enjoy traveling, cooking, working on home improvement projects, skiing, golfing, and spending time with my white German Sheppard, Zoey.
"My favorite thing to do at Cottonwood Dental is to educate the patient about their oral health. Getting to know the patient and seeing the smile on their face when the case is complete!" Some of my hobbies include playing volleyball, softball, coaching, decorating, and shopping. My husband Russ and I have one daughter, Craityn and two sons, Gus and Wyatt.
"The first thing that drew me to Cottonwood Dental was the great sense of comradery and teamwork between staff and doctors. I truly believe the staff and doctors of Cottonwood Dental provide the best possible quality of care while keeping the patient's interests at heart. I look forward to assisting this wonderful team in any way I can." I enjoy spending time with my husband, my little Corgi, Tilly, and my cats, Pounce and Porter. I also enjoy running and cycling.
"I knew it would be a pleasant experience working with the team at Cottonwood Dental." I have worked in the medical field for over 21 years, with 16 years as a Health Information Manager. My hobbies include reading, gardening, canning, and spending time with my grandchildren and family. My husband Don and I live on a farm and have 4 grown children and 6 grandchildren.