C. Michael Jennings, DMD, a Dentist with Jasper Dental

Get to know Dentist Dr. C. Michael Jennings, who serves patients in Jasper, Alabama.

Specializing in general, cosmetic, and implant dentistry, Dr. Jennings offers a patient-centric approach and warm family values in a state-of-the-art dental facility. He is the Founder of Jasper Dental, where he is continuously diagnosing and treating patients’ needs to maintain and improve their smiles and oral health.

In good standing with a number of dental organizations, he is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association, the 6th District Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation.

In 1988, Dr. Jennings graduated from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, earning his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree. He then went on to complete extensive coursework with Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study with emphasis on Occlusion and TMD. 

From 2003 until 2004, he completed III to I Foundation’s Advanced Aesthetics Program, and then went on to graduate from the Hands on Training Implant Institute in London, Ontario, Canada. In 2005, he graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute, and received Certification in Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation.

In 2006, Dr. Jennings furthered his study of cosmetic dentistry with such greats as Newton Fahl, Jr., Dr. Turbyfill, Jr. and Dr. Fondriest at the 2006 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting. A year later, he renewed his commitment to the treatment of soft tissue management and periodontal disease. He continued his study of implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and solving complex dental cases at the 2007 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting. 

A member of the Alabama Implant Study Group, he spent time in Clearwater, Florida learning advanced technologies of dental implants.

In 2008, Dr. Jennings completed the Masters Implant Course with Drs. Resnik and Murphy of the Misch Implant Institute. He also spent time on the study of implants and progressive veneer techniques at University of Alabama School of Dentistry. Late in 2008, he began a lengthy study of the latest in dentistry at the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida. 

In keeping with administration of the dental office, he spent time continuing to learn about the evolution of the computer age and the protection of his patients. He always sees the importance of his dental team’s participation in keeping up with the most current interdisciplinary approaches to both cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

In 2009, Dr. Jennings began learning some state-of-the-art techniques for fabricating dentures with and without implants with the University of Alabama Alumni Association. He and his dental lab then spent time honing skills in the area of centric relation, as well as bite and tooth proportion and position concerning crown and bridge with the Dawson Academy of St. Petersburg, Florida, and continued study with the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida. 

In late 2009, Dr. Jennings began using Biolase’s WaterlaseMD Dental Laser System to continue growing with the dental technology of today. In 2010 and 2011, continuing to study with the Pankey Institute, he continued to learn from greats in the field of dentistry at the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting each year. He also continued to learn through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

Then from 2012 until 2015, Dr. Jennings began coursework with Frank Spear and Spear Education in Scottsdale, Arizona. He spent time studying ideas for restoration of worn dentition. 

At the end of 2015, he added CEREC technology to the practice to bring the benefit of this CAD/CAM technology to his patients. He and his staff also began training to learn the uses of Botox and dermal fillers in a practical way to complement esthetic dentistry as well as an adjunct to treat facial pain such as TMJ, bruxism, and migraines.

Since 2017, Dr. Jennings has continued to master the digital dentistry for making snore splints to help patients sleep better with better oxygen saturation. He offers limited orthodontic movement with Clear Correct orthodontic splints, and took a further step in his dental implant cases by using cone beam digital radiography for implant placement.

Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy.  

Learn More about Dr. C. Michael Jennings:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3600806-Michael-Jennings-Dentist or through Jasper Dental, https://jasperdental.net/dr-michael-jennings/ 

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