Dr. Jackson Smith completed his undergraduate degree in 2017, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences, Nuclear Medicine Technologies. He graduated Cum Laude and then returned to further expand his knowledge in the areas of chemistry, physics, and biochemistry. In 2018, he received top honor certificates in organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, and physical chemistry for his achievements prior to dental school admission. Dr. Smith was accepted into the New York University College of Dentistry in the fall of 2018 and chose to pursue his passion of dentistry.
During the dental school education in New York, Dr. Jackson Smith earned distinction in both academic and clinical achievements, graduating from New York University College of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree with his four-year focus in the specialty of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular disorders. Dr. Smith participated in both an honors research program and an honor in clinical experience with the department of Orofacial Pain. His excellence in academic achievement was acknowledged by the honor fraternity of the dental community, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, through induction into the Omega Chapter in 2022.
As a licensed general dentist, Dr. Jackson Smith is serving our community by applying his knowledge to help treat head and neck pain patients underserved in the low country. His experience has taught him of the interconnected web of pain and sleep. Dr. Smith strives to apply, while continuing to expand, his knowledge in the areas of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, Dental Sleep Medicine, and Laser Applications in Dentistry. Dr. Smith’s continuing education with Tufts University in Boston, Fotona Light-Walker laser systems, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorder Disciplines will continue to strengthen the impact he can make in the lives of this underserved community.