Jackie Berkowitz, D.D.S., M.S.  

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.