Richard D. Jackson
Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Publ
Indiana University School of Dentistry
United States of America
Richard Jackson, DMD holds the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health at Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD). Dr. Jackson received his dental degree from the University of Louisville in 1979 and his certification as a Pediatric Dentist through the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1981. After certification, Dr Jackson joined the faculty of the Indiana University School of Dentistry as a Research Associate. In 2000, he became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2006. He also serves as Director for Predoctoral Education for the department.
Dr. Jackson’s research interests are mostly related to increasing our understanding of dental caries and their clinical management. He is regularly engaged in numerous research projects; many of them in collaboration with other institutions from all over the world. Dr. Jackson also has particular interest in the impact of health literacy on oral health,the dental needs of the medically compromised and oral health products in general (e.g., dentifrices, rinses, toothbrushes, etc.)
Stookey, G.K.; Sergent, J.W.; Park, K.K.; Jackson, R.D.; and Drook, C.A. (1984): Prevalence of Dental Caries in Indiana School Children: Results of a 1982 Survey. Pediatric Dent. 7:8-13.