Born into a proud military family, Dr. Jacobsen’s father was a member of the US Army so the family traveled all over the world, experiencing different cultures first-hand. He attended Florida State University before returning to San Francisco and enrolling at the University of California to study for seeking his Ph.D. in Comparative Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Dr. Jacobsen did his post-doctoral trainingwork at the School of Public Health at the University of California, in BerkelyBerkeley before returning to school to get receiving his DDS degree from UCSF. He then contiued on to There, he completed anthe Oral Medicine residency program, focusing on the confluence of medicine and dentistryoverlap between medicine and dentistry.
After going into private practice, Dr. Jacobsen continued his passion for academia as a faculty member and Director of the Oral Medicine Clinic at of the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, a position he held for 35 years. Today, Dr. Jacobsen continues as an Adjunct Professor at to teach tomorrow's doctors at the Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry, teaching tomorrows doctors.
Dr. Jacobsen's dedication to the science of dentistry can be seen in his exemplary record of patient care. At Pacific Heights Dental, Dr. Jacobsen brings a lifetime of knowledge and experience to bear as he serves the needs of his patients. He strives to create a caring, comfortable environment so that his patients can focus on what's important: oral health care deliverd in a respectful and professional environment health and healing and beautiful smiles.
Dr. Jacobsen and his wife, Gwen, show demonstrate these same nurturing traits as they care for the dover 120 different fruit trees on their little culinary farm, a farm that serves on chefs and restaurants, in Napa Valley. They provide fruit, edibleculinary flowers, and many varieties of herbs and vegetables to select Michelin starredthe master chefs and restaurants in Napa Valley and San Francisco of Northern California.