After graduating from Pasadena High School in 1960 with honors, Dr. Marilyn K Jones entered the freshman honors program at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas and because of Lyndon B. Johnson, the Strutters (Dr. Jones was one of them) marched in President Kennedy’s inaugural parade. Also Dr. Marilyn Jones sang second soprano in the choir at Southwest Texas State. In 1965 she received her BS in Biology-Chemistry and minor in English. She also received her teacher’s certificate and began teaching chemistry at Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena, Texas.
In 1968 Dr. Marilyn Jones received her MS in Chemistry from the University of Houston. She then started a PhD program in Science Education and supervised student teachers. She became an assistant professor of Chemistry at San Jacinto University and then went on to become an assistant professor of Chemistry at the University of Houston Downtown Campus. In 1970 she taught a six weeks summer institute for physics teachers under the National Science Foundation Institute. In 1970 Dr. Jones also presented a paper to the Academy of Science on “Unobtrusive Measures for High School Students as an Indicator of Interest.” This was the topic of her research. In 1975 upon acceptance to the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School, she resigned from teaching at the University of Houston. Dr. Marilyn Jones’ heart lies in the health field. Her mother was a nurse and she instilled many health values in Dr. Jones. She received her` DDS in 1979 from the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston Dental Branch. She continues to study dentistry to keep up with the latest advances so that she can offer her patients the most modern dentistry available.
Presently Dr. Jones is the Director of Wholistic Dental Associates, the Director of Houston Dental Health Institute, and the Director of Houston Head-Neck Pain and Dental Sleep Disorders. Dr Marilyn K Jones is a Fellow in The International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a Diplomate in the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Dentistry.