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John R. Jerome, DDS, MS Orthodontics

john-jerome-dds-portraitDr. Jerome graduated from California State University, Northridge, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where he served in numerous leadership positions. He graduated with Honors and was the recipient of several awards, most notably, the American Association of Oral Biologists Award, Pierre Fauchard Academy Award, Garrett Newkirk Memorial Award, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Donald C. Curnutte Memorial Scholarship.

Upon graduation, Dr. Jerome was commissioned in the United States Navy and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and served two years as a dental officer at the Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar. He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for 7 months to Camp Fallujah.

Dr. Jerome then returned to the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and completed a three-year advanced training program in Orthodontics earning his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Craniofacial Biology. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Jerome is actively involved in his professional community and is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, American Association of Orthodontics, Pacific Society of Orthodontics, San Diego County Dental Society, and the San Diego Academy of Orthodontists.

He grew up in Southern California and resides in San Diego with his wife, Sarah, and their son, JJ. In his free time he loves to play tennis or spend time outdoors with his family.