Dr. Jarrod Jones is a native of central Kansas growing up in LaCrosse, Kansas, the Barbed Wire Capital of the World! Dr. Jarrod grew up spending many summers and weekends working on the family farm. Upon high school graduation, he attended Kansas State University and received a B.S. in Agriculture. Dr. Jarrod met the love of his life, Stacey, while at Kansas State. They were married on January 16, 1999. Immediately after they were married, they moved to Houston, Texas to attend professional schools.
Dr. Jarrod attended the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center Dental Branch (UTDB) and Dr. Stacey attended the University of Houston College of Optometry. Both graduated in 2003, Dr. Jarrod with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree and Dr. Stacey with a Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree. They returned to Hays to serve the dental and optometric needs of western Kansas. Dr. Jarrod went to work for Dr. Mark Ruliffson and Dr. Stacey went to work for Dr. Kendall Krug. In December 2004, Dr. Jarrod bought Dr. Ruliffson’s practice. He was in solo practice until January 2011. At that time, he combined his practice with his brother’s practice, Cedar Lodge Family Dental, forming Cedar Lodge Dental Group. In January 2019, Dr. Jarrod & Dr. Stacey opened eyeSMILE Vision & Dental after a year and a half of planning & remodeling an old gas station on the corner of 13th & Main Street on the Bricks in downtown Hays, KS.
Dr. Jarrod is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the American Dental Association (ADA), the Kansas Dental Association (KDA), and the Oil Belt Dental Study Club. Dr. Jarrod has been served as the Member-At-Large on the Kansas Dental Board from 2013 to 2021. In November 2022, he was elected as the Vice President of the Northwest Golden Belt District of the Kansas Dental Association.
Dr. Jarrod has attended many hours of continuing education to further his knowledge in orthodontics, dental implant placement and restoration, IV sedation, and full mouth rehabilitation. He is a graduate of the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington, an advanced post-graduate program for practicing dentists with the latest advances in esthetics, implant and restorative dentistry to continue to better serve all of his patients, young or old. Dr. Jarrod is dedicated to providing optimal dental care based on the latest scientific research. His goal is to give you the best “bang for your buck”!