Meet San Diego Periodontist, Dr. Stephen H. Munroe, DDS & Diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontology


Dr. Munroe Periodontist in San Diego - Dental Implant Dentist San DiegoDr. Stephen H. Munroe was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Toronto, Canada. He completed his undergraduate education at McGill University and went on to Howard University in Washington D.C. to become a dentist. Dr. Munroe then made his way to the west coast to become a Periodontist completing his studies at University of Southern California. Dr. Munroe enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs, Diego and Sota. When he is not in the office, you can find him brewing beer, playing baseball, or enjoying a Padres game with friends.

Dr. 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. Additional examinations and course study were required after a 3 year surgical residency to become Board Certified. Board certification in periodontology denotes someone who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty, including demonstrating a comprehensive mastery of all phases of periodontal disease and treatment and in the placement of dental implants.


University of Southern California, Department of Advanced Periodontology and Dental Implants August 2000 to August 2003 Degree: Diploma in Advanced Periodontics

Howard University, College of Dentistry August 1996 to May 2000
Degree: Doctor of Dental Surgery McGill

University, Montreal, Canada May 1992 to May 1996
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biology


  • Diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontology
  • California Society of Periodontology Basic Science Research Award 2003
  • Western Society of Periodontology Resident Leadership Award 2003
  • Colby Scholarship 2000-2003 University of Southern CA
  • President of the Oral Cancer Society 1999-2000
  • Class Treasurer at H.U. Dental Class of 2000


  • Human Cytomegalovirus-Associated Periodontitis in Renal
  • Transplant Patients, Transplantation Proceedings, 35, 2003
  • Oral Detection of Cytomegalovirus in kidney transplant patients (Submitted for publication July 2003) (publication of abstract in Journal of Periodontology)
  • Mandible ramus, a novel source of autogenous block grafts for the restoration of maxillary atrophy (Submitted for publication August 2003)


  • California Dental Association, member since 2000
  • American Academy of Periodontists, member since 2000
  • San Diego Dental Society, member since 2000
  • American Dental Association, member since 1996