University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa - BDS, 1980
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Certificate Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery - 1986
Ohio State Dental School. Master of Science - MS, 1987
Henry Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Boston University - DMD, 1988
PROFESIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND LICENSURE
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. (Fellow)
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. (Diplomate)
American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists. (Fellow)
Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. (Member)
Dental Board of Florida. (full licensure)
Dental Board of Massachusetts. (full licensure)
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES / ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
1986-1987. Ohio State University Grant for Original Research for treatment of squamous cell carcinoma
1987-1988. Lecturer: Gross Anatomy. Boston University School of Dental Medicine
1983 -1986. Resident Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston Univerdity Hospital, Boston City Hospital
1986 – 1987. Fellow Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery Ohio State University Hospital.
1987 – 1988. Associate Professor Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Goldman school of Graduate Dentistry, Boston University.
1988 – present. Private Practice, Chestnut Hill and Newton Wellesley Hospital.
Graff-Radford, S., Gadely, M., Lubowsky, W., Sacks, J., Sher, C. The effects of Tromasin S.A. (Papase) on facial Swelling, DIASTEMA, pg. 31-34, 1979-1980.
Sacks, J. and Cohen, M., Incidence of dry sockets in a homogenous South African black population, DENTAL ASSOCIATION SOUTH AFRICA, 1983.
Sacks, J. and Gilmore, W., Percutaneous drainage of a neck abscess, JOMS., December 1986.
Sacks, J. and Gilmore, W., Managing the dental patient receiving glucocorticoids (steroids), J. of the Academy of General Dentistry, vol. 35:3, 1987.
Accepted for publication as a scientific abstract at the National Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Meeting:1987. Penetration of Hematoporphyrin derivative through oral mucosa.
1987 - Meeting of Great Lakes Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Toronto: "Penetration of Hematoporphyrin derivative through oral mucosa.”
1987 - Meeting National Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Anaheim, California: Scientific Abstract: "Penetration of hematoporphyrin derivative through oral mucosa."
1990 - Alpha Omega Fraternity Association Meeting. Dedham, Massachusetts: "Indication and timing for the removal of third molars."
Feb 1994- Presentation to Scientific Committee Blue Cross Blue Shield Policy Research and development, MA. "Arthroscopy of theTemporomandibular Joint"
Jan 1995 -Boston Network Cable T.V. Call in show for "Laser surgery for treatment of snoring."
Jan 1995 - Limited to Endodontic sponsored scientific Session. Presentation of "Laser Surgery in Dentistry."
March 1996- American Society of Dental Anesthesiologist. National Meeting-New York City. Presentation on "Monitoring for Anesthesia in the office"
Jan 1996-1998: Member of Mass Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Insurance Committee.
June 1988: Panel Member: Blue Cross Blue Shield MA. Speciality committee
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. - 1989
Fellow, American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons. - 1989
American Dental Association.
American Society of Dental Anesthesiology.
Massachusetts Dental Society.
Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Metropolitan District Dental Society.
Alpha Omega Dental Society. Editor - 1990 - 1992.
Massachusetts Dental Society of Dental Anesthesiology. Treasurer - 1991, 1992.
Vice Chairman - 1993. Chairman 1994,1995
Parkway Dental Study Club. Secretary - 1993. Vice Chairman - 1994. Chairman - 1995.
Massachusetts Society of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons Insurance Committee. Member - 1996, 1997.
Massachusetts Society of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons Executive Board member 2006 - Present