Dr. Jackson began her dental career in Houston where she attended The University of Texas Health Science Center. While at Houston she was awarded the following honors: a Summer Research Fellowship from the AADR and the Barnard G. Sarnat Award in Craniofacial Biology from the IADR. Along with her academic accolades she volunteered her time on mission trips to Nicaragua where she worked with less fortunate families providing pro bona dental care. Dr. Jackson was later recognized by the UT Health Science Center with the Dental Public Health Award for community service.
Dr. Jackson continued her specialty training for Orthodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. While in resident training, she completed a master’s degree through the periodontal department and was awarded the AAED’s research grant for her work with mid-palatal implants. Dr. Jackson also published an article in the Journal of Esthetic Dentistry titled A Comparison of Stability Between Delayed versus Immediately Loaded Orthodontic Palatal Implants.
Along with her academic accolades she volunteers her time on mission trips and within the community including Special Olympics and National Charity League.