about our dental office Grand Island, NE
Here at Jacobs Family Dentistry, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (308) 382-6660!

Timothy Jacobs, D.D.S.

Dr. Timothy Jacobs, a native of Aurora, attended Nebraska Wesleyan University then graduated from the University of Nebraska Medicine College of Dentistry in 1987. Upon graduation, he began practicing in Grand Island. Dr. Jacobs is a member of the American Dental Society, the Nebraska Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry Association. He is committed to staying active in dentistry and completes many hours of continuing education each year. He and his wife Shawn live in Grand Island and have one son; Luke, who is in college.

Cody Rush, D.D.S.

Dr. Cody Rush joined Jacobs Family Dentistry in August 2021. He attended Grand Island Northwest graduating in 2012, completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and then graduated from the UNMC College of Dentistry in 2020. Cody and his wife Emily have been married since college and welcomed their first baby Samuel in the spring of 2020. Outside of work and family Cody enjoys the outdoors, spending his time hunting and fishing while also attending many sporting events. He is excited to be back in Grand Island to serve and give back to the community that has supported him throughout the years.

Joan Clifton

Dental Assistant

Joan was born and raised on a farm southwest of Ravenna, Nebraska. She attended and graduated from high school in Ravenna, She received her Associates Degree in Dental Assisting from Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte, Nebraska. Joan has been with Jacobs Family Dentistry since 2005. Joan lives in Ravenna with her husband and their two dogs. In her spare time, Joan loves sitting on her porch with a good book and a glass of ice tea.

Jason Davis

Dental Hygienist

Jason has lived the majority of his life in Grand Island. He graduated from Northwest High School. He continued his education at the University of Nebraska-Kearney with a degree in business management, followed by completing the dental hygiene program at Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska. Jason has enjoyed working as a dental hygienist for over 25 years, with the last 23 at Jacobs Family Dentistry. He enjoys camping, hunting and fishing with his two children, Dylan and Shelby. He also enjoys restoring classic cars in his spare time.

Joyce Welch

Dental Assistant

Joyce has been working at Jacobs Family Dentistry for 24 years. She attended Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska where she received her Associates Degree in Dental Assisting. Joyce lives in Grand Island with her husband Jack. Together they have three children.

Sara Wilson

Dental Hygienist

Sara has been a dental hygienist since 2000. She earned her hygiene degree from Central Community College in Hastings. She also has a Bachelors’s degree in Recreational Therapy/Management from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. She has been with Jacobs Family Dentistry since 2010. Sara lives in Grand Island with her husband, Todd. Together they have five kids.

Mirna Zamarripa

Dental Assistant

Mirna was born and raised in California. She later moved to Grand Island and graduated from Northwest High School. She then attended Central Community College in Hastings where she received her Dental Assisting Diploma. Mirna has been with Jacobs Family Dentistry since 2001. Mirna lives in Grand Island with her husband and three children. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading.