Here at Mission Dental, we pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our patients. We believe that this is important for building up trust, as you need to know that you are in safe and caring hands when visiting our practice. 

Dr. Makeya Jenkins, DDS, is our family, cosmetic, and restorative dentist, and we are proud to have her as part of our team. 

This is her mission:

“To compassionately serve my community by promoting education, preventative care, and treatment methods that will enhance, not only oral health but overall health.”

Here is a little more about Dr. Jenkins. 

About Dr. Jenkins

Nashville, the city famous for its country music, iconic southern foods, and family-friendly attractions, has always been the home to Dr. Makeya Jenkins.

Having lived in Tennessee’s capital city for all of her life, she is in the prime position to care for and understand the people who regularly use our practice. With a love for the community and the people around her, Dr. Jenkins works hard to promote better health care for the people around her and believes in only the best treatment methods when supporting the dental health needs of her patients. With a warm, friendly, and caring personality, she takes a humanistic approach when caring for her patients, and gets to know them individually to develop trust before they commit to treatment. 

Dr. Jenkin’s professional credentials are strong. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Tennessee State University, and after completing her undergraduate program, she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College. To strengthen her skills in the dental field further, she then completed a General Practice Residency Program. The education and training Dr. Jenkins has received have given her the opportunity to advance in a wide range of disciplines, and it has also taught her the best approaches to take when caring for the needs of her patients. 

Learning and education don’t end after leaving college, of course, as Dr. Jenkins has taken every chance she gets to learn, grow, and evolve throughout her career. She does this not only for herself, but to ensure that her patients receive the very best in health care and dental information. Holding memberships with the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentists, she is in a prime position to learn more about the latest research happening within the field of dentistry, and she uses this information to improve the lives of the patients she cares for. 

In her free time, Dr. Jenkins enjoys spending time with her husband and four children. Together, they enjoy traveling, sports, and board games. Dr. Jenkins enjoys individual hobbies too, and they include reading, listening to podcasts, and cooking.

We hope this short piece has given you a little bit more insight into Dr. Jenkins, but if you’re living within the Nashville, Tennessee area, book an appointment, and get to know Dr. Jenkins for yourself. She looks forward to getting to know you too, with the very best care and attention you need for all of your dental health needs.