Navy Medical Center, San Diego         Appointments: 619 532-7008           
           Coordinator:  Julie Youngquist         Email: julie.youngquist@med.navy.mil

Cleft and Craniofacial Teams

 NOTE:   INSURANCE FOR NAM AND ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT OF CLEFT PALATE PATIENTS

 Since 2010 in California, all State regulated Medical Insurance is required to pay for the orthodontic card of Cleft Lip  and/or Palate patients. The only exceptions are for insurances not regulated by the State of California.

Dr.  Jacob is the primary orthodontist for the Cleft and Craniofacial Teams in San Diego. His passion and dedication to these difficult cases has led him to be involved in all of the specialty clinics here in San Diego. He provides NAM (nasal alveolar molding) for cleft lip and/or palate infants,  orthodontic care for children to prepare for their alveolar bone graft, and orthodontic preparation for teen and adult patients to have  surgery to correct jaw positions.  
He is the primary Orthodontist with the cleft palate and craniofacial teams at:

TEAM BRACES

‚Äč(858) 268-1006

Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego            Appointments: 858 966-5954                                    Coordinator:  Peggy Dugas        Email: pdugas@rchsd.org                               

Kaiser Permanente, San Diego         Appointments: 619 516-6137                                      Coordinator:  Michael Dubois       Email: Michael.x.dubois@kp.org