Meet Dr. Neil Patel

Dr. Neil Patel - Jackson Smiles Family DentistryDr. Neil Patel grew up in Greenfield, Indiana. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry at Indiana University. He then went on to attend Western University College of Dental Medicine, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Tennessee Dental Association.

In 2015, Dr. Patel had the honor of taking over Dr. Milton Cravens’ dental practice on Carriage House Drive following Dr. Cravens‘ retirement. Dr. Patel has enjoyed meeting the loyal patients who have been coming here for years, and is excited to also welcome new patients to Jackson Smiles Family Dentistry. He is driven to provide the families of the Jackson community with the healthy, beautiful smiles they deserve through high-quality, comprehensive care. Whether you need a routine cleaning or a brand new smile, Dr. Patel can help.

Dr. Patel is also dedicated to providing patients with a comfortable dental experience. When you are with him, you’ll feel like you are his only patient. He gladly works with patients of all ages, and your comfort and oral health are his top priorities. His commitment to supplying expert dental care to the city of Jackson is unsurpassed, and when you step into his office you will be able to sense that you are not in just any dental office, you’re in one that truly cares about you.

Dr. Patel and Tina

Some of Dr. Patel’s hobbies include trying new cuisines and cooking. He’s a big movie buff, so you may see him at the movie theater. He also loves technology and playing with new gadgets. When he’s not in the office, he especially enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife, Tina.

Dr. Patel looks forward to your visit!

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Sarah Appleton, RDH

Sarah - Jackson Smiles Family DentistrySarah was born and raised in Dyersburg, TN. She received her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene from UT Health Science Center in 2014. In her free time, she likes to travel with her husband and play with her puppy, Neyland. Sarah strives to educate patients and provide when with the tools to achieve their best smile possible!

Carla Chumney, RDA

Carla - Jackson Smiles Family DentistryCarla is a Jackson native who has been in the dental field since 1997. Carla is the proud mother of three children and enjoys spending her weekends at the river. She cares for her patients by providing a comforting, stress-free atmosphere. Carla is a diehard Atlanta Braves fan and is an amazing cook (ask her about her family’s secret stew).

Polly Callis, Office Manager

Polly - Jackson Smiles Family DentistryPolly was born and raised in Tupelo, MS and moved to Jackson, TN in 1994. It will be her friendly voice you hear when you call to schedule an appointment or ask a dental question. She’s been working in the dental industry since 2007 and is known for going above and beyond to assist her patients. Polly and her husband Lynn are the proud parents of two daughters, Maggie and Sarah Grace. Her hobbies include gardening and shopping.

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