Dr. Jacoby was born and raised in Southern California where he attended California State University at Northridge (C.S.U.N.) graduating in 1983, with honors, and earning a Bachelors degree in both Chemistry and Biology.
He then attended the University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.) School of Dentistry and received his D.D.S. degree in 1987.
Upon graduation from dental school, he moved to Chicago to attend an internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for one year.
Dr. Jacoby then returned to Los Angeles and practiced General Dentistry for one year.
He was then accepted into the 2-year Periodontics Residency program at Baylor University, College of Dentistry, in Dallas, Texas where he graduated and received his Certificate in Periodontics and a Masters Degree in Oral Biology in 1991. During this Residency Dr. Jacoby performed extensive research in the dental sciences leading to several publications of his work in peer-reviewed international scientific journals, as well as receiving two years of periodontal surgery and implant training.
Upon graduation he returned to California and established a private Periodontics specialty practice in Laguna Hills, California.
In 1998 Dr. Jacoby moved to the Big Island of Hawaii, and in 2006 joined Dr. Babbitt, an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Jacoby has been the volunteer Periodontist for the charity Mobilecare that provides dental care to the underprivileged population of Kona.
Recognizing the need for a Periodontist and Implantologist on the Island of Kauai, Dr. Jacoby opened his Periodontics and Implantology practice in Lihue, Kauai in 2012.
Dr. Jacoby currently shares his time between the "Big Island" and Kauai, thus serving the periodontal needs of patients and dentists at opposite ends of the beautiful State of Hawaii.
Dr. Jacoby is the inventor and patent holder of several specialized endoscopic instruments used in Periodontics that are used by Periodontists, General Dentists and Hygienists worldwide. In addition, he is the inventor of several pending patents involving novel designs of dental implants.
In his spare time, Dr. Jacoby enjoys surfing and spending time with his two children Ted and Molly.
LOW COST DENTAL IMPLANTS ON THE BIG ISLAND AND KAUAI