Dr. Walter Jackson (Jason) Garner received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, he continued his studies through a one year general practice residency at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, providing him with more exposure in the areas of comprehensive restorative dentistry and oral surgery. Dr. Garner began practicing dentistry in 2001 and began his current family and cosmetic-oriented dental practice in 2005. Passionate about providing the newest techniques and procedures to benefit his patients, Dr. Garner has attended continuing education courses throughout the country on topics including cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and root canal treatment. Dr. Garner's office is located adjacent to Birmingham's historical Five Points South.
As part of his family dental practice, Dr. Garner and his staff utilize every opportunity to educate their patients of all ages about the importance of oral health and how it relates to good overall general health. In addition to in-office counseling, Dr. Garner also enjoys speaking to local elementary and daycare groups. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, The Alabama Dental Association, and the Birmingham District Dental Society.
A native of Mississippi, Dr. Garner received his undergraduate degree, a Bachelor's of Business Administration, at the University of Mississippi. While an undergraduate student he was active in numerous leadership, academic, and social organizations.
Dr. Garner is a regular volunteer for Special Smiles/Special Olympics, Give Kids a Smile, and Habitat for Humanity. He has also participated as a medical missionary to El Salvador.
An avid runner Dr. Garner has participated in numerous marathons, including ones in New York, San Diego, and Chicago. He enjoys all outdoor activities, especially those that include his family. He and his wife, Saili, are the parents of three young children, Sara Adams, Jackson, and Anderson. The Garners are active members of Canterbury United Methodist Church, and are involved in numerous civic and community organizations.