Meet the Doctor
Luke Jacobsen D.D.S.
Dr. Luke Jacobsen was born and raised in Boise, ID, where he spent many hours focusing on studies, varsity sports, and playing the violin. As a presidential scholarship awardee, he attended California Lutheran University, where he earned his BS in Biology with an emphasis in pre-medicine. He continued with his dental education at the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry, recognized as one of the top cosmetic and dental schools in the nation.
Dr. Jacobsen most enjoys the personal interaction with each patient, discussing their wants and needs, educating the patient and delivering the highest standard of treatment with an ethical approach, providing a pleasant experience with each and every patient. Considering that time is valuable and many people have reservations about visiting the dentist, Dr. Jacobsen has become proficiently trained in CEREC technology, providing streamline patient care for crown and onlay delivery in a single appointment visit for the patient.
Dr. Jacobsen’s extended training through Lutheran Medical Centers Advanced Education in General Dentistry has allowed him to become proficient in endodontic therapy, as well as routine and surgical extractions, making it easier to complete treatment without the process of referral. Dr. Jacobsen is a member of the American Dental Association, CADS, ISDA, IAOMT, Fotona Study Club, and Seattle Study Club.
The most rewarding aspect for Dr. Jacobsen is watching the transformation of the patient’s attitude and increase in self-esteem when providing a positive experience and exceptional outcome for the patient. Family is a large part of Dr. Jacobsen’s life, so treating each patient as a family member is of utmost importance. Having several years of working for public health and private practice has allowed Dr. Jacobsen to understand the importance of communicating dental education and advocacy for the patient and provide the patient with not only the most esthetic outcome, but also the most functional.
Dr. Jacobsen believes that, “in order to achieve harmonious balance in treatment outcomes, you must engage the patient and become more than their doctor, you must be their confidant and advocate.”