In 1999, Dr. Jackson was awarded the 5th District Dental Society young Dentist Excellence Award encompassing dentists in eight counties including Utica and Syracuse. This award is given to an individual for excellence in community service, dental society activities and patient care. Dr. Jackson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID). The ABOI/ID was chartered in 1968 to measure the practitioner’s in depth knowledge, proficiency, skills and experience required for comprehensive, safe and effective oral implant care for the public. The ABOI/ID Diplomate designation symbolizes the highest level of competence in implant dentistry. Dr. Jackson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).
Dr. Jackson has presented oral implantology lectures to various groups locally, as well as at the 2002 annual global conference for the AAID in Los Angeles, California, and the 54th Annual Meeting in New York City in 2004. The topic that Dr. Jackson presented was “Occlusal Considerations for Implant Supported Prosthesis.” In 2007, Dr. Jackson lectured in Mumbai, India, as part of a conference titled “Enriching Talent with Innovations” sponsored by the India International Dental Congress, New York University and the AAID. In 2013, Dr. Jackson lectured in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as part of a conference dedicated to treatment of the atrophic patient. His presentation was titled: “Treatment Plan Consideration and Reconstruction of the Posterior Maxilla”. In 2014, Dr. Jackson presented an all day lecture titled “Treatment of the Edentulous Patient: The Synergy of Conventional and Small Diameter Implants” at the Southern Illinois Dental Society Annual Meeting. In addition, he has joined the faculty of the India, Las Vegas and New York Maxicourse in Oral Implantology.
Currently, he serves on the New York State Peer Review Committee, and is past president of the Northeast District of the AAID, as well as the Oneida-Herkimer County Dental Society.
Dr. Jackson is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry AAID).
In 2003, Dr. Jackson was asked to serve on the Board of Trustees at Utica College and remains active on the Health Science’s Professional Committee at the college.
In 2013, Dr. Jackson was granted the distinction of “Honored Fellow” at the AAID annual meeting in Washington, DC. The Honored Fellow award has been granted to less than 1 percent of the membership of the AAID. The award honors individuals for their service, clinical and educational contributions.
Currently, Dr. Jackson is a Board of Trustee member for the AAID, treasurer of the AAID Foundation and is an opinion leader with 3M ESPE dental division. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Jackson is a native of Utica, New York, and graduated from Utica College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology (cum laude). He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Jackson completed post-graduate training at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital Center’s General Practice Residency Program. He completed his formal oral implantology training at New York University School of Dentistry.