Sid Parker, DMD
Dr. Parker gets rave reviews from both his patients and his peers. He is known for his kind and gentle touch, friendly, easy-going manner, and his genuine concern for his patients’ wellbeing. Many patients warmly address him as “Dr. Sid” and others have called him their hero. He is often referred to as a “perfectionist” by patients and peers alike.
He first started practice in St. Marys, Georgia in 1996 and was joined by his cousin, Dr. Jeff Pennington in 2003. They went on to open Parker & Pennington Dentistry in Jacksonville Beach, Florida in 2004.
Dr. Parker received the Prosthodontic Award of Excellence while attending medical college and has also received the Woody Oaks Award as one of the most outstanding young dentists in North America. Dr. Parker has been featured in the trusted health information magazine, Dear Doctor, authoring an article addressing Removable Full Dentures.
He is considered to be an authority on removable prosthetics, and has contributed to the prestigious Kois Journal of Excellence with his article on Removable Prosthetics – A Ten Step Approach.
In addition to contributing articles on prosthetics, Dr. Parker draws upon his extensive experience to contribute articles on how dental problems can affect overall health as well as mental health.
Dr. Parker co-authored an article with partner Dr. Pennington in the prestigious dental publication, Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, on how to improve the quality of life with dental implants.
Education and advanced training
Dr. Parker received his DMD from the Medical College of Georgia, and has continued to advance his education and hone his skills by advancing his education at some of the most prestigious institutions worldwide, including the following.
The Dawson Academy for Advanced Dental Education focuses on complete care with predictable results.
The KOIS Center is considered to be the best teaching facilities in the world that provides advanced educational courses on dental implants and restorative dentistry.
The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies is dedicated to advancing the dental profession through the integration of comprehensive diagnosis, leading-edge techniques and state-of-the-art technology.
Dr. Parker has studied with renowned denture specialist, Jack Turbyfill, and he integrates these advanced techniques to create truly custom dentures.
Dr. Parker is a member of the Georgia Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Giving back to the community
Dr. Parker gives back to the community, both locally and globally. He volunteers his services to dental missions in Honduras and Jamaica, and to a mobile dental bus annually. The practice of Parker & Pennington Dentistry sponsors charities behind the scenes as well, including the Hubbard House, K9’s for Warriors and the Pink Ribbon Golf Classic to benefit breast cancer research.
Outside the office
When not applying his considerable care and expertise in the dental practice, Dr. Parker enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
An avid athlete, he has hiked the Inca Trail in Machu Pichu, explored the Grand Canyon, and likes to hunt, fish, golf and go paddle boarding.
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