Dr. Dean received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from San Diego State University in 1988. He received his dental degree from Ohio State University in 1992. Dr. Dean completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program in the Army. He was a general dentist in the Army for an additional two years. He received his Certificate in Endodontics from Louisiana State University in 1997. Dr. Dean worked as an associate at Union Square Endodontics for seven years prior to becoming a partner at Monterey Peninsula Endodontics in 2005.
Dr. Dean is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, California State Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, and the Monterey Bay Dental Society. Dr. Dean currently holds a Board Member position as the Logistics and Patient Relations for the Dentistry4Vets Foundation. The mission of the Dentistry4Vets Foundation is to provide high quality dentistry and dental implant care for the deserving Veterans of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties through volunteer efforts within our community. Dr. Dean has also provided pro-bono endodontic services to community veterans.
Dr. Dean is married and has two children. He enjoys sailing and other outdoor activities including mountain biking, and skiing.