Jon Ackerman, DDS

Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Medicine

Touro College of Dental Medicine


Dr. Ackerman received his Bachelor's degreein biology from the University of Virginia and earned his D.D.S. from the University of North Carolina qt Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in general dentistry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center where he was selected from amongst his fellow residents to serve as Chief Resident. Dr. Ackerman was accepted to Boston University’s prestigious Goldman School of Dentistry where he obtained his degree in the dental specialty of Prosthodontics. His continuing education focuses on restorative dentistry, complex Implant based restorations, esthetic integration for implant prosthetics, and laser dentistry.

Clinical Specialty



Dr. Jon Ackerman is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at Touro College of Dental Medicine and has held previous roles at Columbia University School of Dentistry and Oral Surgery. While at Columbia, Dr. Ackerman was named the Clinical Director of Undergraduate Prosthodontics and also taught many courses to the graduate prosthodontic residents. In addition, Dr. Ackerman co-authored several papers on dental implant care, and most proudly, founded the Columbia University Dental Implant and Consultation Centers, which served to unify the various dental specialties providing implant care to patients at Columbia’s Dental School. 

Dr. Ackerman has lectured extensively on many topics in dentistry, including dental care considerations of the aging patient, cosmetic dentistry, and the utilization of dental implants for patients with both simple and complex dental needs.He has reviewed the textbooks “Esthetic dentistry,” “Atlas of Tooth and Implant,” and was an author of “Reconstruction of the Severely Resorbed Maxilla in a Young Adult.”

A life-long resident of Westchester, Dr. Ackerman has been in private practice for over 20 years and, in addition to his role at TCDM, he currently practices in White Plains, N.Y. and Stamford, C.T. 

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
  • 9th District Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity