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MikaelAshleyZitaGracieKimberlyDr JGabriellaGloriaMarielStacyElenaDr. ArifaMaddy

Mikael

IT/3D Imaging Specialist

Ashley

Orthodontic and Surgical Assistant

Zita

Director, Radiology and 3D Imaging

Gracie

Gracie

Surgical Assistant/Aesthetician

Kimberly

Patient Relations Director

Dr J

Fearless Leader

Gabriella

Orthodontic Assistant

Gloria

Orthodontic/Surgical Assistant

Mariel

Orthodontic Assistant/Imaging Specialist

Stacy

Orthodontic/Surgical Assistant

Elena

Facilities Manager

Dr. Arifa

M.D./Chief Administrator, Med Center Los Angeles (parent company of OCLA)

Maddy

X-Ray and Imaging Specialist/Orthodontic Assistant

Dr. Richard L. Jacobson

Dr. Richard L. Jacobson

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.

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.

Mikael

Mikael

IT/3D Imaging Specialist

Ashley

Ashley

Orthodontic and Surgical Assistant

Zita

Zita

Director, Radiology and 3D Imaging

Gracie

Gracie

Surgical Assistant/Aesthetician

Kimberly

Kimberly

Patient Relations Director

Gabriella

Gabriella

Orthodontic Assistant

Gloria

Gloria

Orthodontic/Surgical Assistant

Mariel

Mariel

Orthodontic Assistant/Imaging Specialist

Stacy

Stacy

Orthodontic/Surgical Assistant

Elena

Elena

Facilities Manager

Dr. Arifa

Dr. Arifa

M.D./Chief Administrator, Med Center Los Angeles (parent company of OCLA)

Maddy

Maddy

X-Ray and Imaging Specialist/Orthodontic Assistant

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