Jackie Buchanan


Personal Biography

Jackie has been in dentistry since 2001, where she started as a registered dental assistant. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors. She often hikes Cowles Mountain and has completed five half marathons.


Southwestern Community College; Chula Vista, CA


Laser, CPR


“It is important to me that you feel valued during my care. Your concerns will be one of my top priorities. With my collaborative approach, I believe we can work together and manage periodontal disease. You can expect care with gentle and thorough patient practice. I want to build a lifelong relationship as your hygienist and resource in the dental office.”

Personal Favorites

Jackie’s favorite book is The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom. Her favorite TV show is The Walking Dead, and her favorite movie is Pretty Woman.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association, California Dental Hygienists’ Association, San Diego County Dental Hygienists’ Society

Volunteer Experience

Share the Care UCSD-sponsored sealant and varnish clinic, Women’s Resource Center annual fair, outreach to children in the Philippines


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