Appointments, Faculty and Staff, Orthodontics

Jackson Begins Appointment with Orthodontics

Dr. Tate Jackson joined the school’s Department of Orthodontics recently as an assistant professor.

“I am thrilled to be a part of UNC. It is, quite simply, an incredible opportunity to work with the best students and faculty in the world,” said Jackson of his appointment.

In his new role, Jackson will serve as director of the pre-doctoral orthodontics program and clinic. He also will teach at the post-doctoral level and treat patients in the Dental Faculty Practice.

Dr. Jackson will be a valuable addition to the department,” said Dr. Lorne Koroluk, chair of the Department of Orthodontics. “His insight and experience will help ensure the pre-doctoral orthodontics program continues to be an innovative and relevant experience for dental students in the future.”

Jackson is a two-time graduate from the UNC School of Dentistry, earning his DDS degree in 2010 and his Master in Science from the Orthodontic Graduate Program in 2013. Following his graduation from the orthodontics program, Jackson was the Proffit Teaching Fellow in UNC’s Department of Orthodontics and also simultaneously completed an NIH-funded fellowship in clinical and translational research. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Before returning to UNC, Dr. Jackson practiced orthodontics full-time in Manhattan on Park Avenue and in TriBeCa.