Earning your trust and exceeding your expectations

Dr. Stephen H. Munroe, D.D.S. 

Dr. Munroe San Diego Periodontist Dental Implants DentistDr. Stephen H. Munroe is a board-certified periodontist who specializes in tooth extraction, gum grafting, gum reduction, dental implants, periodontal surgery, and bone grafting. He is also certified to administer I.V. Sedation to help ease the anxiety of our patients.

Dr. Munroe and the staff at Hillcrest Periodontics work with a network of general dentists and specialists to provide comprehensive and individualized care to each and every patient. Our staff includes gentle, experienced hygienists, who maintain our patients’ dental and periodontal health through scaling and root planing (deep cleanings) and routine dental cleanings.

Janet, Registered Dental Hygienist

Janet has been an RDH since 2005, she enjoys dental hygiene and strives for excellence in care for each patient. Her experience and sense of humor create a great experience for our patients. In her spare time, Janet loves to spend time outdoors hiking, sailing and kayaking.

Gema, Registered Dental Hygienist

Gema joined our team in 2016 and has been an amazing asset ever since. She is very detail-oriented with a great way of putting people at ease, always meets all our patients needs and expectations. Gema loves to spend time with family, running and hanging out with her puppy, Bow.

Kristel, Head Surgical Assistant

Kristel started with Dr. Munroe in 2010 and has been his right- hand woman ever since. She is extremely conscientious and is completely committed to this practice with her heart and soul. Kristel loves spending time with her family, cheering from the stands at her kids’ sports games, and reading a good novel.

Jessica, Treatment Coordinator
Treatment Coordinator

Jessica has been in the dental field for over 15 years and is cross-trained to know everything from assisting to administrative. Jessica’s warm personality and polished skills in dentistry make her an awesome addition to our team. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and is actively involved with her church and community.

Carlos, Surgical Assistant

Carlos is always eager to jump in and help in any way possible, whether it’s assisting Dr. Munroe or helping administratively. His charming smile and polite manners help create a pleasant experience for all our patients. Carlos enjoys spending time with his wife and their baby girl, and is an avid soccer fan.

State Of The Art Dentistry

You can be sure that our team is committed to high-quality periodontal procedures to help you achieve the healthy gums and teeth you desire!