Maritza O Jenkins, DMD
General Dentist located in Evansville, IN
From the moment they sit in her dental chair, patients who come to see Martiza Jenkins, DMD, appreciate the high-quality service she and the team at A Woman’s Touch Dentistry offer. Dr. Jenkins and her team are dedicated to providing a full array of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry services to the community of Evansville, Indiana.
Whether it’s her cheerful smile and warm welcome, the time she takes to carefully explain every procedure before she begins, or her signature gentle touch that makes the nitrous oxide she offers practically unnecessary, Dr. Jenkins goes above and beyond to make sure every patient feels comfortable.
In over 25 years of dental experience, Dr. Jenkins’ unparalleled commitment to patient care and advocacy have earned many awards, including the Distinguished Hoosier Award given by Indiana Governor Mike Pence in 2015. This award is among the highest levels of recognition in the State of Indiana, granted solely to Hoosiers who have brought admiration and respect to the state through superior character and achievements.
Dr. Jenkins has also been named a Health Care Hero by the Evansville Courier and received the Dr. Don G. Scroggins Award for Outstanding Political Advocate for Dentistry. In addition to fighting hard to provide dental care to her community in Evansville, Indiana, Dr. Jenkins has provided dental services to those in need overseas, including Zambia, Palestine, and remote parts of South America.
After graduating from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia, Dr. Jenkins completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. She continues to remain current on the latest advances in dentistry by attending conferences and continuing education courses to ensure the best possible care for every patient.
"I wanted to say how great Dr. Jenkins is. I had no pain after she took care of my dental work. Her and her staff were awesome with all my appointments."
"Dr. Jenkins was wonderful! She took me in as an emergency patient! She was thorough, efficient, kind, and patient. She pulled my teeth with ease, no pain or pressure!"
"Dr. Jenkins is very gentle and caring, the staff are all very nice. I was a very nervous dental patient but since coming here I'm not nervous anymore..."
"Had several teeth pulled and got an upper denture the same day. I didn't have any trouble with it at all. I am very pleased with the well done job from Dr. Jenkins."
"I am usually terrified of going to the dentist, after 3 visits here I think I am finally over that fear. She has been very patient and gentle with me."
"I also want commend the wonderful staff. They have given me an education on caring for my teeth that I have taken to heart."
"Gentle touch is true. Never had any pain. Dr. Jenkins is always smiling and top-notch! Staff is also always friendly. Would, and have, recommended her highly!"
"Dr. Jenkins and her staff are very thorough in their treatments and are caring individuals. The services I have received have resulted in giving me more confidence..."
"Great experience, I have never had a dentist with the upmost care and consideration to their customers until I met her and her team."
"I always feel like I'm among friends during my visits. And, I guess I am as I have been a patient for over ten years."
"I had a few bad teeth and these ladies gave me a brand new smile and repaired teeth I thought I could not get repaired! Thank you so much Dr. Jenkins..."