Meet Dr. Jacqueline West D.M.D.
Dr. West grew up in Miami but has lived in the Jacksonville area since 2002. She received her undergraduate degree in sports medicine from Pepperdine University in California and earned her graduate degree from the University of Florida’s School of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. West accepted an associate position with a dentist in Jacksonville. She worked in the community for four years before deciding it was the place she wanted to stay. She bought her existing practice from Dr. Larry Sayre, who retired after working in the same location for 42 years. Dr. West decided she wanted to establish the same long-term relationships with her patients.
Professionally, Dr. West is a member of the Florida Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Dental Association. She also enjoys riding her bike on the beach, paddle boarding, and attending SEC football games. She is married to Grant Smith, who is a certified dental technician and implant specialist. She is also the proud mother of both a son and daughter, Walker and Charlotte.
Her commitment to providing the most current approaches to patient care motivates her to attend the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies for cosmetic continuing education courses. She has completed all the live hands on patient course including full mouth restoration. Dr. West has also is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
In 2018, West Dentistry was #41 on the Gator 100 list.• The Gator100 recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world each year. Dr. West was the first female dentist to ever be recognized as a Gator100.
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