Children's Dentistry in Aptos was founded by Dr. Stephen Fehrman over 50 years ago. Dr. Alison Jackson purchased the practice in 2004 and has continued the tradition of practicing sound fundamental dentistry and outstanding patient care. She works hard to support a new generation of healthy children and bright smiles in Santa Cruz County.
Dr. Alison Jackson
Dr. Jackson began practicing pediatric dentistry in 2000 and moved to her current office in 2003. She earned her DDS from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco and completed her specialty training in pediatrics at UCLA where she was chief resident. Dr. Jackson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She emphasizes preventive dentistry and patient education as the most important methods for preventing dental disease and has found a perfect fit for this philosophy here in Aptos.
Dr. Jackson has extensive experience in all phases of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a guest lecturer at UCLA where she discusses women in dentistry, practice management and other issues unique to pediatric practices. She has served on the board of directors for the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and for the Monterey Bay Dental Society. In 2009, Dr. Jackson received the distinguished honor of being named Dentist of the Year by the Monterey Bay Dental Society. In 2013, '14 and '16, Dr. Jackson won the Santa Cruz Sentinal Reader's Choice Award for Best Dentist. She brings both professional experience and compassion to her practice.
Outside the office, Dr Jackson is busy with her family. She, her husband Jim, daughter Linnea and son Will enjoy mountain biking, sailing and anything else that gets them outside together.