Meet Our Doctors - Idaho Falls ID | Park West Dental Care

We welcome you to Park West Dental Care and invite you to experience the comfort of knowing you will receive the same care and respect we give our families. We believe that your needs, feelings, time, comfort and finances should be considered and respected. Each day we strive to make each of our patients feel special and to provide him or her with world-class dental care. We, along with our talented staff, look forward to becoming your Idaho Falls dentists.

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Meet Dr. Drake

James G. Drake DMD (his friends call him J.D.) attended Ricks College, Idaho State University, and received his dental degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia. In addition to enjoying all procedures in general dentistry, Dr. Drake is currently focusing his research on Full Mouth Rehabilitation and advanced procedures in restoring people with problems to health. He recently introduced Lasers for use in treating gum infections and treatment of cold sores.

Drake is the grateful husband to his wife, Jennifer and father to their three very cute children. He was born and raised on a dairy farm in eastern Idaho and you may find him horseback any chance he gets. Dr. Drake has also published a book about the human need for acceptance ( and is co-founder of a national company that trains dental assistants ( He is proud to serve on the Board of Directors of Help Inc. a local child abuse prevention agency, as well as spending many hours with his church and in other community service organizations.

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Meet Dr. Jacobson

Dr. Brett D. Jacobson’s professional and academic careers are best described as excellent. He is a 1996 graduate of Creighton University Dental School. Currently, Dr. Jacobson is involved with several professional associations.

Dr. Jacobson enjoys all aspects of General Family Dentistry, everything from children’s dentistry to comprehensive restorations which involve dental implants. Many patients have commented on his gentle nature, especially with children.

Dr. Jacobson and his wife, Melani, have six children. They enjoy going on vacations and spending time together.