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 – Pancheri Drive Location

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 (www.thirstthebook.com) and is co-founder of a national company that trains dental assistants (www.assisttosucceed.com). 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 – Both Locations

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.


Meet Dr. Ron Fuller – Channing Location

Dr. Ronald L. Fuller was born in Syracuse, New York. When he was ten years old he and his family moved to southern Utah where he attended Dixie High School, Dixie State University and Southern Utah University. While attending Dixie State University he met and married his wife Tina. He received his dental degree from Loyola University Chicago in 1992. Dr. Fuller has spent 21 years in the Indian Health Service, as an Officer of the United States Public Health Service, doing dentistry in South Dakota, Alaska, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. He spent nine months of long term training at the University of Washington in Seattle prior to returning to South Dakota and retiring to private practice. For the last five years he has practiced as an associate in Ainsworth, Nebraska. His family has grown throughout his professional career. It now includes six children. One born in Utah that is married and lives in Wisconsin, two born in Illinois that are married and live in the Rexburg area, one born in South Dakota that also lives in the Rexburg area, two children born in Wisconsin a stillborn and a 15 year old daughter attending North Fremont High School in Ashton, ID where Dr. Fuller and his family now reside. Dr. Fuller comes to Idaho to spend time with eight of his ten grandchildren and 4 of his 5 living children. His hobbies are learning to fly fish, family history, and aviation. He loves spending time with family and friends and looks forward to serving you at Premier Dental Care.