Meet the Doctors
James S. Minutello, DDS, FICD
Dr. Jim grew up in the southern California area. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Cal Poly Pomona, He attended Dental School at The Ohio State University- College of Dentistry, also graduating Magna Cum Laude. From there, he did his Periodontics residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His published research there focused on pain control in dentistry.
Dr. Minutello is Board Certified by the American Board of Periodontology. He is recognized by his peers for his advanced techniques in Bone Regeneration and Dental Implant Surgery. Having placed over 15,000 dental implants since 1986, his experience and knowledge is enormous in this ever changing field. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists. He has been practicing in the inland area of southern California since 1987.
Dr. Jim's hobbies include golfing, running, skiing, traveling, and spending time with his wife and three children.
Regina (Ginny) D. Minutello, DMD, MS
Dr. Ginny grew up in Manila and taught in the Philippines after graduating dental school. Wanting to expand her knowledge in Periodontics, she began her residency in Periodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and obtained a Master's degree and Certificate in Periodontics in 1988. Her published research involved Immunology, specifically on how inflammation relates to Periodontal Disease. She was Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry for a brief period and simultaneously established a private practice limited to Periodontics. While at Loma Linda University, she participated in research that investigated periodontal wound healing using varied types of periodontal treatments.
Dr. Minutello is Board Certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Her special interests include Cosmetic Soft Tissue Grafting and Laser Periodontal Treatment. She uses the only FDA approved laser for the treatment of Periodontal Disease. Dr. Regina Minutello is the only Board Certified Periodontist currently using this FDA approved Laser for the treatment of Periodontal Disease in the Southern California area.
Dr. Ginny's outside interests include friendships, skiing,traveling, running, yoga, and spending time with Dr. Jim and their 3 children!