Meet the Doctors
Dr. Charlyn Wilson
Dr. Charlyn Wilson graduated from University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, with honors, in 1994. She has been in private practice for 22 years. For multiple years, Dr. Wilson has been recognized in Memphis Magazine as a top dentist in Memphis. This award is one that is voted on by peers in the Memphis dental community, and is featured in the December Top Dentists section.
Dr. Wilson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Tennessee Dental Association and the Memphis Dental Society. She has been a member of the Christian Medical Dental Association since 2005. This organization assist students and health care providers in adopting practices which help them live out their faith in the workplace. CMDA is involved in supporting missions both locally and abroad. Dr. Wilson has served on the council of the CMDA and is a bible study leader for dental students. Dr. Wilson served on the Briarcrest Board of Trustees for 6 years.
Dr. Wilson especially enjoys giving patients back their smile. She is very proud that our office is committed to excellence and to helping individuals overcome their “dental fears”.
Charlyn Wilson is married to her husband of 27 years, Lowell. They have two adult children. Kailan, who recently graduated from Union University and Conner, who is a junior at Union University.
Dr. Jessica Gursakal
Dr. Jessica Gursakal joined us on August 15, 2016. This new addition allows us to expand our hours and continue to provide excellent care in a high tech facility with the care and compassion you have come to expect from our team.
Dr. Wilson has known Dr. Gursakal throughout her dental education. Their mutual involvement in the Christian Medical Dental Association is where they were first introduced. They continue to share a heart for missions along with a deep desire to provide excellence in dentistry to all of our patients.
Dr. Gursakal completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Memphis in 2006. She then pursued her dental education at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, where she graduated with honors.
Dr. Gursakal is a member of the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, the Memphis Dental Society, the American Association of Women Dentists, and the Christian Medical Dental Association. She is an Alumni member of the Honorary Odontological Society--an organization in which members are nominated by their peers on the basis of scholastic achievement, conduct and character above reproach, a deep interest in dentistry, and promise of making important contributions to the profession.
Dr. Gursakal has a heart for volunteer dentistry and regularly lends her time with groups that seek to provide no-cost dental services to those who would otherwise be unable to afford care. She has worked with the Christian Mobile Dental Clinic, the Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps, Give Kids a Smile, and most recently, with the first annual Mid-South Mission of Mercy. The Mission of Mercy event combined the efforts of more than 1,000 volunteers and provided over 2,500 patients in the Mid-South area with $1,500,000 in free dental care.
Dr. Gursakal is married and has one preschool aged child. She and her family are active members of Faith Baptist Church in Bartlett, TN. When not working, she enjoys running, reading, and trying to keep up with her very active preschooler! Please join us in welcoming Dr. Gursakal to our team!