Jancy A. Parkerson-McGovern, DMD, FICOI, is a native of Eastman, Georgia. She attended Mercer University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Chemistry in 2009. She then obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University (formerly Medical College of Georgia) in 2013. After graduation, Dr. Parkerson continued her dental education with a two-year General Practice Residency also at The Dental College of Georgia. During residency, she became proficient in various surgical aspects of dentistry such as dental implants, IV conscious sedation, and dentally complex patients.
After residency, Dr. Parkerson entered into private practice as an independent contractor at various offices in the Augusta metro area where she practiced for several years. During that time, she also served as a part-time clinical instructor in the Department of Restorative Science and General Practice Residency at The Dental College of Georgia.
She enjoys practicing with her husband, Dr. Daniel McGovern, and serving patients together. In her practice, she focuses on comprehensive care with an emphasis on surgical, sedation, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Parkerson also incorporates Botox and dermal fillers into her practice in order to treat comprehensive facial aesthetics. She enjoys lecturing to colleagues on facial aesthetics, Botox, and dermal fillers as well.
Dr. Parkerson is dual-licensed in both Tennessee and Georgia, and she remains adjunct faculty at The Dental College of Georgia. She is also an active member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Hinman Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and a fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantology.
When she is away from the office, Dr. Parkerson enjoys traveling, fitness, spending time with her daughter, Adleigh and her husband and their two dogs, Maggie and Paisley.