Client Stories: Drs. Barry Jacobs and Michael Auvinen

"Joining Four Quadrants is probably going to be the best thing we could do for our family and practice." -Dr. Michael Auvinen

Dr. Auvinen grew up in Freeport, Illinois.  He graduated from Oberlin College (Oberlin, Ohio) with a Biology Major, 1981.  He graduated with High Honors from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1986 and completed his General Practice Residency at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in 1987.   Dr. Auvinen was in private practice in the Twin Cities from 1987-2004.  He joined Lakeview Dental in 2004. Dr. Auvinen has been very involved in continuing dental education, and belongs to numerous dental organizations.  He was awarded the prestigious Mastership Award by the Academy of General Dentistry in 2006.  His clinical interests are complex restorative and cosmetic oriented dentistry, TMJ management, and sedation dentistry. 


Barry Jacobs and Michael Auvinen

"I'd recommend Four Quadrants because they have made my life a lot more secure and it's nice to know that I'm comfortably putting money away for retirement."  -Dr. Barry Jacobs

Dr. Jacobs was born and raised in Ironwood, MI.   He graduated from Gogebic Community College with a Biology Major, 1983.  He graduated from the Henry Ford Hospital School of Nuclear Medicine Technology, Detroit, MI in 1985 as a Registered/Certified Nuclear Medicine Technician.  Dr. Jacobs also attended Northern Michigan University with a Biology Major and Chemistry Minor.  He was the Captain of NCSA national qualifying NMU Alpine Ski Team.  He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1991.  He was the recipient of the Academy of Operative Dentistry Award for outstanding clinical restorative dentistry.  


"I'd recommend Four Quadrants because we end up making and saving more money than we would have with our old way of doing things and with our old accountant. " Dr. Michael Auvinen