“It is our goal to provide quality dental care through educating and motivating our patients. We are focused on making the dental experience a pleasant and positive one. Everyone deserves a happy and healthy smile! – Rose Straughter, DMD
Jackson-Hinds Dental Staff always strives to go above and beyond to make patients comfortable. We have been providing quality dental services for over 35 years, with our philosophy of “excellence, integrity, and caring in dentistry” as our mission statement.
Dental exams and cleanings, oral cancer screenings, dentures, and a wide range of cosmetic services are only a few of the dental service we provide.
Dental Screenings for School | Comprehensive and Limited Dental Exams |
Dental Restorations | Tooth Removal/Extraction | Limited Root Canal Therapy
Removable Partial and Complete Dentures | Dental sealants
Limited Periodontal Therapy | VARNISH Fluoride Treatments
We also offer the coordination of medical and dental services. For instance we offer dental screenings and cleanings to prenatal patients through the Strong Start Program to improve birth outcomes and to promote prenatal dental education and awareness.
What to expect during your dental visit:
Review your current dental and medical history.
Review any changes in your medications and their effects on your oral health
Do a complete oral cancer screening
Take any necessary x-rays to evaluate the supporting structures of your teeth
Record, compare, and evaluate your current periodontal status with your past records to detect any early changes in your periodontal health
Review your home care program
Make any necessary recommendations about your future oral healthcare needs
What to bring for your dental visit:
Bring a list of all current medications
Bring removable partial or complete dentures that are currently being worn
Bring any referral or medical/dental clearance forms from other healthcare providers
Dr. Rose T. Straughter, DMD
Director of Dental Services
Main site and Tougaloo Dental Clinics
Dr. Sandra Burch, DMD South Clinic
Dr. John Patterson, DDS Main Site Clinic
Dr. Winter Reese, DMD Main Site and Utica Clinics
Dr. Kimberly M. Wade, DMD Main Site and Copiah Clinics
Dr. Shenekia W. Wiggins, DMD Main Site and Medical Mall Clinic