About Dr Mark Jackson

Born in Johannesburg, my schooling began at Rosebank Primary School and then St John's College. I lived in Johannesburg until I was 14 when my parents moved to Cape Town. I completed school at Diocesan College (Bishops). This was followed by a year of National Service in the SA Air Force.

University of Witwatersrand - Completed my dental degree.

I spent a year in Australia doing various Locum Tenens jobs and returned to Johannesburg where I opened a private general practice in Parkview in association with Dr. Michael Butt.

Completed a MSc(Dent) degree at University of Witwatersrand part-time and later read a three year fulltime MDent(Orthodontics) degree after which time I opened two practices - one back in my old area of Parkview and one in Midrand.

Started orthodontic practice as a visiting specialist in the UK where we are in association with some great dental teams

I am blessed with four great children - Adrian who has a BSc(hons) in Computers, Sarah who is running a Hotel in the UK, Grant is presently reading towards a Law Degree and Gabrielle who is shortly to start a degree in Dietetics at Stellenbosch University.

I have a position on the visiting teaching staff in the Orthodontic Department at Wits Dental Hospital

Interests include:

Aviation - I built and fly a 2 man kit helicopter

Knifemaking

Computers

Golf - My wife Lindsay has now been bitten by the by the bug and I have become the 'golf widdower'!