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 and ultimately becoming a leading dentist in San Francisco as well as an Educator.
Dr. Jacobsen did his post-doctoral training work at the School of Public Health at the University of California in Berkeley. He then returned to school receive his DDS degree from UCSF. Going on from there, he completed the Oral Medicine Residency Program, focusing on the relationship 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 teaching tomorrow's doctors at the Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry.
Dr. Jacobsen's dedication to the science of dentistry can be seen in his exemplary record of patient care. Dr. Jacobsen brings a lifetime of knowledge and experience to bear to the premier San Francisco dentist team as he serves the needs of his patients. He strives to create a excellent Oral Care in a caring, comfortable environment so that his patients can focus on what is important: living happy lives. As such he has come to be known as a Leading dentist in San Francisco.
Dr. Jacobsen and his wife, Gwen, demonstrate these same nurturing traits as they care for over 120 different fruit trees on their little culinary farm, a farm that services chefs and restaurants, in Napa Valley. They provide fruit, edible culinary flowers and many varieties of herbs and vegetables to select Michelin Starred Master Chefs and Restaurants in Napa Valley and San Francisco.