Ms. Jackie Dorst RDH, BS

From the AIDS Pandemic to the COVID Pandemic, Jackie Dorst has helped AAO members provide safe care for patients and the orthodontic team. Jackie understands the infection control challenges ortho teams face during Normal Times and especially during the Pandemic. Her goal is to provide accurate information and practical methods for infection control and safety compliance.

Jackie received her microbiology degree from the University of Georgia and her dental hygiene degree from Clayton State University. She has been honored as a Clayton State University Distinguished Alumnus. She has been a featured speaker at the International Orthodontic Congress in Paris, the International Congress of Dental Technology in Japan, the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Jackie is a member of Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention; Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology; Editorial review board for OSAP Infection Control in Practice; and served on the AAO COVID19 Task Force during the Pandemic. She is a graduate of the OSHA Training Institute and OSHA approved to provide safety training courses.