Meet Our Doctors

Gentle, Kind, Considerate, and FUN – What Else Could You Want in a Dentist?

John H. Jackson, DDS

John Jackson - Belle Fourche - Jackson Dental

Since graduating from the University of Minnesota in 1979 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Dr. John Jackson has helped generations of families achieve healthy smiles within the Belle Fourche and Tri-State communities.

Alongside his son, Dr. Christopher Jackson, and skilled team, Dr. John has created a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere in an office equipped with the latest technology for a unique experience unavailable anywhere else.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Black Hills District Dental Society, and International Dental Alliance. Dr. John is also certified in LANAP® protocol for treating gum disease, laser treatment, an Invisalign preferred provider, and CEREC restorations. He is also a fellow with the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.

When he’s not busy treating patients in the office, Dr. John enjoys spending time with wife of over three decades, Patty. Together they take pleasure in being with their 5 grandchildren, dog name Cuveé, and tending to the family vineyard and wine business. Dr. John also enjoys fishing and hunting. He’s also a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Belle Fourche Economic Development, the Masons, the Shriners, and past president of the Tri-State Museum Foundation.

Christopher J. Jackson, DMD, DICOI

Chris Jackson - Belle Fourche - Jackson Dental

Dr. Christopher Jackson graduated from Case Western Reserve in 2007 as Doctor of Dental Medicine. He later began working alongside his father, remaining faithful to a similar commitment to staying on top of the latest technology and trends in dentistry. This is why Jackson Dental is able to provide the exceptional dental care that allows for predictable restorative and comprehensive results for patients of all ages. Dr. Christopher, Dr. John, Dr. Krum and the entire team strive to create healthy smiles using advanced techniques and training for added comfort and convenience.

Dr. Christopher is a member of the American Dental Association, Black Hills District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Christopher averages nearly 108 hours of continuing education annually. He is a scholar/alumni of the Dawson Study Club, and a member/mentor for CEREC-trained doctors. He holds a Diplomat status from the Misch Implant Institute and was awarded the Academic Certificate of the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders and Disciplines. Dr. Christopher is certified in laser treatment, LANAP® protocol, Invisalign, Clear Correct, CEREC same-day crowns, and Snap on Smile. He’s trained and utilizes an in-office CBCT for implant placement and diagnosis of pathology. Dr. Christopher is accredited as a Diplomate with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and was previously awarded the Dean Clinical Scholarship Award at Case Western Reserve.

When he’s not busy at the office, Dr. Christopher enjoys spending time as much time as he can with his wife, four children, and extended family. He also donates services to the Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Clinic, Head Start, Good Shepherd Dental Clinic, South Dakota Donated Dental Services, and Open Wide Foundation mission trips to Guatemala.

Jonathan Krum, PhD, DMD

Jonathan Krum - Belle Fourche - Jackson Dental

Dr. Jonathan Krum had a rich and colorful life prior to settling down at Jackson Dental. As a past infectious disease research scientist, turned college professor, Dr Krum is hard-wired to study and learn constantly. This supported him in furthering his education, as a non-traditional student, to earn his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University. Dr. Krum is highly dedicated to remaining up to date on the latest techniques and technology to help provide patients at Jackson Dental access to advanced dental care.

In addition to his schooling, Dr. Krum has over 500 hours of continuing education training in areas of occlusion, digital dentistry, orthodontics, pediatrics, implants, and oral pathology. He completed post graduate programs for Orthodontics from the United States Dental Institute, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars and International Academy of Dental Implantology.

Dr. Krum remains active as a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has also been recognized for his outstanding dedication to quality, compassionate dental care with the following awards: the Laurence D. Johns Endodontics Award, the Outstanding Dentistry Award from the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Hanau Award for Prosthodontics and a certificate of recognition from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Outside of the office, Dr. Krum and his family take full advantage of all that the Black Hills have to offer. In the summer, you will find him out mountain biking, camping, or fishing. Dr. Krum, his wife Abby and their 2 sons recently completed a 50-mile, 5-day hike through The Wind River Range in Wyoming. Dr. Krum is highly active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He and his wife both lead an early morning church youth group, every day, for High School aged kids. Faith, family, and providing quality dentistry is what is at the core of Dr. Krum and he tops it all off with a sense of humor that is not for the faint of heart!

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