Dentist in Lakewood Ranch
8358 Market Street
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
(941) 216-2296

Meet the Doctors

Jaih Jackson, DDS

Doctor Jaih Jackson

Dr. Jaih Christopher Jackson is known to many in the Greater Tampa Bay Area as the first son of Florida Dentistry. This self-proclaimed title reflects his strong family history in the dental profession. Dr. Jackson’s father, Dr. Joseph Cornelius Jackson is an accomplished orthodontist who has been practicing in St. Petersburg, Florida for nearly 30 years. Equally accomplished, Dr. Jackson’s mother, Dr. Tamara Ewell Jackson is a professor at Temple School of Dentistry.

Dr. Jackson attributes his admiration and respect for his profession to his parents. Through their years of hard work and devotion to the practice Dr. Jackson has seen his family help several families. As a result of his parents’ accomplishments Dr. Jackson decided to follow in their footsteps by dedicating his life to providing quality service to those in need.

After attending his fathers’ alma mater, Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Jackson received his Dental Degree from his parents’ alma mater, Howard University in 1996; just 27 years after his parents received their degrees.

Dr. Jackson returned to his native town of St. Petersburg, Florida in 1997 to practice with his father. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Jackson committed his services to Plant City where he primarily served as a Dentist to migrant workers and other families in the community. In October of 2002, Dr. Jackson opened the American Family Dental Center in Lakewood Ranch. Dr. Jackson describes his office as a community practice where the needs of families come first.

Dr. Jackson has a supportive staff and believes much of his success comes from the strength of the community, including his own immediate family. Dr. Jackson is married to his college sweetheart, Kimberly Jackson, a graduate of Stetson University College of Law. The have two young daughters Jordan and Emersen.

Dr. Jackson invites the community to visit his practice to experience the specialized care he and his staff give to the American Family.

Dr. Anthony Nguyen

Dr. Anthony Nguyen

Dr. Anthony Nguyen, a Florida native, has grown up primarily in the Tampa Bay area. He attended the University of South Florida for his undergraduate studies before going on to complete his dental degree at The Ohio State University.

He is also a second generation dentist, following in his father’s profession. Growing up with a father as a dentidt, he was able to see firsthand how the field of dentistry is able to serve and help people improve not only their oral health, but also their general health. Dr. Nguyen strives to follow that example and impart the best care for his patients to ensure their future quality of life. His calming, friendly demeanor helps to put patients at ease and allows him to get to know patients on a personal level.

Dr. Nguyen carries a genuine passion for dentistry and enjoys staying current on topics and trends through extensive continuing education. He is always seeking to expand and improve himself as a clinician for the benefit of his patients.

When not in the office, he enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time with his wife and their dachshund, Toby.

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