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Dr. John Sheets

Dentistry
Jackson, MI
34 years experience male

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Bio

I've been a general dentist in Jackson, MI since 1988. I'm married to my wife Kim and we have 4 children. I recently became a grandfather in March of 2013 and enjoying every minute. I believe in helping the community and serve as the president of Western School Board.

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
16 Agrees
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Bone Graft Options: Oral surgeons have several options for bone grafts. The preferred and most successful is when your own bone is used. It may come from the hip or som... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Whitening: I recommend to my patients crest whitestrips for an inexpensive whitening solution. They are available for about $50 for a 3 week supply.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
I would reach back out to your dentist. There are a variety of potential differential diagnosis and a new X-ray may show more after 3 months. Bone c... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Receding gums: Gum tissue recedes primarily from trauma. The trauma may be teeth grinding, aggressive tooth brushing or irritants like chewing tobacco or smoking. ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Stomatitis: If this is your first time with cold sores, this initial phase is called primary herpetic gingivostomatits. It is usually accompanied with a low grad... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
TMJ vs. Wisdom Pain: Tmj pain usually is a pain in front of the ear with popping and clicking. It can also cause headaches and muscle pain radiating from the lower jaw to... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Fear of the Dentist: A Dental Hygienist may, in certain states, be able to practice without a dentist on the premises. However, a dental hygienist, in most states, is not... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Tooth eruption: There are 20 baby teeth and 32 permanent teeth. Typically, the lower central incisors are the first baby teeth that are lost. However, the permanent ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Seek Treatment: From your symptoms, the root canal may be failing. I would recommend a referral to a dentist or to an walk-in-clinic. I would ice the area 20 minute... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Crowns: Cerec and itero are digital systems to design and build crowns. Cerec is a system for in-office single visit crowns, while itero data is sent to a de... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Wisdom Teeth: Healing from wisdom teeth extractions can vary depending on how invasive the procedure was. If the discomfort worsens after a couple days, it is recom... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Limits of Medicaid: Hopefully you're not in discomfort but I'm assuming you've been to a dentist where you know you need 3 root canals. Unfortunately, I don't believe ro... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Gastric Reflux?: When we are awake, our mouth is above our stomach. However, when we lay down, a weakness in the muscle that prevents the stomach contents from leaking... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 34 years experience
Orthodontist eval: The expert to consult with should be an orthodontist. They use pictures and X-rays to evaluate the jaw bones and the bite. By viewing these diagnost... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sheets is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sheets is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! For implants: may be interested in bone from chin. Minimally invasive!
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thanks but thats $500 for starters...still thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Umiversity of Michigan School of Dentistry
Graduated 1988MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan School of Dentistry, MI
Graduated 1988MD
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