Educational and Professional Background
Dr. Jackie Berkowitz maintains a private orthodontic practice in Gahanna, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, where he specializes in providing orthodontic services to children and adults. While he provides the most advanced comprehensive child and adolescent therapy, he has a special emphasis, experience and focus in "TEAM" interdisciplinary therapy, including pre-esthetic, pre-implant, pre-restorative and pre-surgical therapies. His practice goals include obtaining outstanding functional and esthetic results while providing an “exceptional” on-time patient treatment experience, in communication and cooperation with the Family Dentist and other specialty practices as needed. Dr. Berkowitz has been involved with the treatment of families from all over Central Ohio and Statewide. Many of his patients have included former athletes and their families from The Ohio State University.
A well sought and respected lecturer, Dr. Berkowitz regularly addresses orthodontic, dental, and dental specialty groups in the U.S. and abroad on a variety of clinical and practice management subjects. His clinical topics range from a general overview of basic to advanced diagnosis, treatment planning, and basic mechanotherapy, to more specialized therapies in the treatment of complex skeletal and interdisciplinary problems. Dr. Berkowitz provides continuing education programs on multiple topics and has provided a significant number of continuing education programs over many years at The Ohio State University.
A respected and enthusiastic teacher (with over 35 years of teaching expertise) and experienced clinician, Dr. Berkowitz was a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontics at The Ohio State University, and has taught, and continues to teach orthodontics, at multiple universities, orthodontic and dental societies and study clubs. Dr. Berkowitz still provides guest lectures and seminars at The Ohio State University.Dr. Berkowitz earned his B.S. from The Ohio State University, and his D.D.S. and M.S. degrees and his Certificate in Orthodontics from Case Western Reserve University. He is a Diplomate (re-certified) of the American Board of Orthodontics, and is very active in local and national orthodontic and dental associations.
2007 Carl O. Boucher Prosthodontic Conference (Special Invitation) The Ohio State University
2006 - Present Guest Lectures, The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Department of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
2006 - Present Faculty, NYU College of Dentistry, Linhart Continuing Dental Education Program, International Programs
2004 Diplomate Recertification, American Board of Orthodontics ~ (Completed a voluntary evaluation of clinical competency)
2004 - Present Society of Benefactors, The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry
2001-2004 Council, College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
2000 President, Columbus Dental Society.
1996-2006 Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Orthodontics, The Ohio State University.
1992-Present Faculty, University of Michigan, Department of Orthodontics;
1992-1993 Director of Orthodontic Continuing Education, The Ohio State University.
1988-2000 Board of Directors, Secretary, Vice-President, Columbus Dental Society
1988-Present Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics.
1982-1995 Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthodontics, The Ohio State University
1977-Present Private practice of Child and Adult Orthodontics. Attends many continuing post-graduate coursed per year order to provide his patients with a full spectrum of Orthodontic services and "state-of-the-art" functional and esthetic treatment.
1975-1977 Full-time faculty, assistant professor of Orthodontics, University of Kentucky, Department of Orthodontics, Lexington, Kentucky.
1973-1975 Attended and graduated from Case Western Reserve University, College of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, receiving a specialty certificate and Master of Science degree in Orthodontics.
1969-1973 Attended and graduated from Case Western Reserve University, College of Dentistry in Cleveland, Ohio.
1969 Graduated from The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Science.