Dr. Jacobson is a recognized expert, clinician, and researcher in orthodontics for children and adults. He has been in practice for over 30 years and has analyzed, documented, and completed treatment on over 12,000 patients. Dr. Jacobson has advanced training and extensive experience in orthodontics for jaw surgery, jaw and bite disorders, temporomandibular joint disorders and obstructive sleep apnea.
The core of his treatment philosophy is directed toward progressively enhancing the overall health, optimal function, and natural aesthetics of his patients. His treatment is preventative, interceptive, corrective, and bio-mimetic. Dr. Jacobson received his postdoctoral certification at the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Department of Orthodontics in 1981.
He then pursued advanced training in jaw and bite disorders at the UCLA Temporomandibular Joint Department earning a master’s degree in oral biology in 1983. Over the next five years, he received additional training at the American Institute of Bio-progressive Education where he was invited to teach with one of his mentors Dr. Robert M Ricketts, world renown for his contributions to the profession of orthodontics and his expertise in temporomandibular joint disorders and orthodontics for jaw surgery.
Dr. Jacobson later befriended Tom Graber DDS MS PHD and incorporates his teachings into his lectures, presentations and clinical practice in Pacific Palisades, CA.