Madison Periodontics & Implantology
Dr. Fanasy P. Jefcoat
Board Certified Periodontist

Meet Dr. Jefcoat

Dr. Jefcoat received her Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude from Mississippi College and Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry. She then went on to complete her periodontal training, earning a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology and Certificate of Periodontology from Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. Dr. Jefcoat received extensive training in anesthesiology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, which allows her to offer sedation options to ease any anxiety and stress patients may have about their dental procedures.  Dr. Jefcoat has been in private practice in Madison since 2006. 

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Jefcoat is also a Part-Time Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry.  She enjoys working with the dental students and her areas of teaching expertise include esthetic periodontal procedures, periodontal plastic surgery and dental implants. 

Dr. Jefcoat is Board Certified in the specialty of periodontics which makes her a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Board certification represents the highest recognition of achievement in the field of periodontics and indicates expertise in all aspects of periodontics, including dental implants.

Fanasy Ann Prokop Jefcoat was born and raised in South Louisiana but now makes her home in Madison, Mississippi with her husband, John David Jefcoat and her two sons, Ethan and Whittman.  In her spare time, Dr. Jefcoat enjoys spending time with family, traveling and participating in local and foreign mission trips. 

 

Dr. Jefcoat's Degrees, Certifications and Licenses:
Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Masters Degree in Oral Biology
Mississippi Dental License
Special Certificate in Periodontology
Parenteral Sedation Permit
Western Regional Examining Board Certification
Basic Life Support Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

 
Professional Organizations and Offices Held:
American Academy of Periodontology--Active member
American Dental Association--Active member
Mississippi Dental Association--Speaker
Mississippi District IV Dental Society--MDPAC Committee 
American Association of Women Dentists
Mississippi Association of Women Dentists--Budget Chairperson

 

Awards and Honors:
Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

University of Mississippi School of Dentistry Alumnus of the Year 2017
American Academy of Periodontology Educator Award
Part-Time Clinical Professor of the Year (2009, 2014, 2016)
Bettye M. Whitaker Scholarship
Baylor College of Dentistry Graduate Research Award

John K. Berdon Memorial Award in Peridontology
Eleanor Bushee American Association of Women Dentists Award
Robert Allen May Memorial Scholarship
American Student Dental Association Award of Excellence
Lynn Francis Johnston Memorial Book Award
American Student Dental Association Service Appreciation Award

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