Dr. Jacobson is a recognized expert, clinician, and researcher in jaw and bite disorders and orthodontics for children and adults. He has extensive experience and has analyzed, documented, and completed treatment on over 10,000 patients. The core of his treatment philosophy is directed towards progressively enhancing an individual patient’s health, optimal function, and natural aesthetics. Treatment is preventative, interceptive, corrective, and biomimetic.
Dr. Jacobson received his post-doctoral certification at UCLA School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics in 1981. He pursued advanced training in jaw and bite disorders in the Temporomandibular Joint department at UCLA and earned a masters degree in Oral Biology in 1983. Over the next five years, he received additional training at the American Institute of Bioprogressive Education where he was then invited to teach. He also taught post-doctoral students enrolled in the maxillofacial surgery and orthodontic departments at UCLA School of Dentistry for the next twenty years.
Dr. Jacobson has lectured on jaw and bite disorders and orthodontics throughout the USA and abroad. He has published articles in the FORE proceedings, the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, the American Journal of Orthodontics, and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has also authored chapters in books, including Cephalometric Radiography (Quintessence Publishing), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Lippincott-Raven Publishing) and Peterson's 3rd Edition two volume textbook, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His current publication Cephalometric Radiography from Basics to 3-D 2nd ed. (Quintessence) is a best-seller.
Dr. Jacobson served as the president of the UCLA Orthodontics Alumni Association in 1985 and again in 2001. He also served as director of the Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education from 1990 to 2000 and was then elected president. He served on the UCLA/St. John’s Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Team and also served as director of the Western Orthogmorphic Diagnostic Team, a multi-disciplinary team including prominent maxillofacial surgeons, otorhinolaryngologists, rheumatologists, neurologists, orthodontists, dentists, and speech pathologists. It was this experience and the recruiting of Dr. Stephen A. Schendel that inspired the launching of Face Center Los Angeles (FCLA) BACK
STEPHEN A. SCHENDEL, M.D., D.D.S.
Dr. Schendel is considered to be one of the most talented and experienced facial plastic surgeons in the world today. He is 'the surgeon's surgeon" and was recruited by Face Center Los Angeles (FCLA) from Stanford University, one of the more prestigious facial plastic surgery centers in the United States, where he served as Chief of Surgery. Dr. Schendel has helped thousands of patients to improve their appearance and function and has trained hundreds of plastic and maxillofacial surgeons around the world. He is a researcher and teacher in pediatric and adult craniofacial reconstruction, plastic and maxillofacial surgery, as well as upper airway reconstruction for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. He is also a leader in the field of distraction osteogenesis for the correction of facial deformities and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Schendel is one of an elite few surgeons in the world board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as a board certified maxillofacial and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Schendel graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in 1973. Following this, he completed a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. From 1979 to 1980 he studied in France as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Nantes.
Dr. Schendel then graduated from the University of Hawaii Medical School in 1983 and completed a General Surgery internship at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. He completed an additional two years of General Surgery training at Stanford University Medical Center, followed by completion of the Plastic Surgery training program at Stanford. He spent 1987 to 1988 as an assistant to Dr. Paul Tessier in Paris, France, and also was recipient of a Chateaubriand French Research Fellowship.
Dr. Schendel is currently in private practice in Pacific Palisades on staff at Face Center LA (FCLA) and is Professor Emiritus at Stanford University, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University Medical School. BACK
LAURENCE O. MYERS, N.M.P.
Dr. Myers is a board certified Naturopathic Practitioner specializing in non-surgical acute and chronic pain management, TMJ disfunction, myofascial pain, sports medicine, dietetics, and nutrition related to pain management. He is also board certified in naturopathic medicine and osteopathy in Australia and South Africa. Dr. Myers has worked with numerous national and international sports title holders and champions. He headed the medical treatment team for numerous national and world champion boxers including Oscar de la Hoya and for various sportsman including golfers Gary Player, Ernie Els, Fred Couples, Cory Pavin, Ian Woosnam, Seve Ballesteros, Bernard Langer, Nick Feldo, Greg Norman, Fulton Allen, Fuzzy Zoeller; and numerous tennis stars including Ivan Lendel, Johan Kriek, and Kevin Curren. Additionally, Dr. Myers was the head of the medical team of the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium under the directorship of Valery Panov.
Dr. Myers competed as a professional soccer player and was a two time winner of the South African National Body Building Championship title. In 2012, Dr. Myers accompanied one of his athletes as his personal physical rehabilitation doctor to the Olympic games, culminating in his first Olympic gold medal.
Jocelyne Rosenthal has had a career in the field of Plastic Surgery for over 20 years as an aesthetic surgical nurse and also served as the nursing administrator of a local cosmetic surgery center. The past 10 years have been devoted to her specialty in Aesthetic Skincare as a Medical Aesthetic Clinical Injector. During the course of these 10 years, Jocelyne has worked for Allergan Corporation as a Clinical Instructor teaching various injection techniques to physicians and nurses. Her expertise is also in demand as a private consultant for medical groups. Because of her association with Allergan, she has participated in Clinical Studies and is at the forefront of her field with first-hand knowledge and exposure to new products. She has performed countless injections using Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Restylane. In addition to the use of injectables, Jocelyne performs various non-invasive type treatments and exfoliating acid peels.
Jocelyne is available for Skincare Consultations to evaluate and provide you with professional advice in your skincare and help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Please contact us today to schedule a consultation with Jocelyne.