Dr. Brad Hunt, DDS

Dr. Brad Hunt, DDS

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Periodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(117)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brad Hunt, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He practices periodontics, oral surgery, and more.Read his story

Torrey Hills Periodontal Group

4765 Carmel Mountain Rd Ste 204

San Diego, CA 92130
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group

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Dr. Hunt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hunt "Dr. Hunt was born and raised in Mitchell, South Dakota. He earned his dental degree from the University of Minnesota in 1985 and completed specialized training in Periodontology at the Naval Dental School in Bethesda, MD in 1992. He served in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years before establishing his periodontal practice here in San Diego. He has lectured extensively in this country and abroad. He has also taught periodontics courses for residents at USC, hygienists at Loma Linda University and taught and mentored AEGD and GPR residents in the U.S. Navy. He belongs to numerous professional organizations and actively participates in continuing education to keep abreast of the latest techniques. Dr. Hunt has been Board-certified by the American Board of Periodontology as a Diplomate in Periodontics since 1995. In his never-ending mission to provide the best periodontal care possible, Dr. Brad Hunt has recently become recertified by the American Board of Periodontology. This is the second time he has undergone the recertification process, which is designed to challenge each doctor’s knowledge on past and emerging information in the field of periodontics. Becoming board certified is a completely optional credential – one that a large percentage of periodontists do not pursue or complete. Even more rare is becoming recertified at the end of every six-year period. For more information about our practice or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Hunt, call our office in San Diego, CA. Dr. Hunt believes achieving board certification and successfully completing re-certification is an extremely important part of treating patients. He remains committed to continuing his education and staying up-to-date with the latest techniques. By taking these extra steps, he is able to provide the most comprehensive care and best treatment for each patient’s unique needs. For those seeking a periodontist, Dr. Hunt stresses the advantage of seeing a board certified specialist, as these individuals are dedicated to seeking the most efficient and effective ways of treating patients. To learn more about Dr. Hunt’s expertise in periodontics, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Torrey Hills Periodontal Group today! Dr. Hunt is: Listed in Consumers Research Council of Americas Guide to Americas Top Dentists Named in San Diego Magazine’s List of Best Dentists 2014 Board Certified Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology Member, American Academy of Periodontology Member, Academy of Osseointegration Member, Institute for Dental Implant Awareness Member, American Dental Association Member, California Dental Association Member, San Diego County Dental Society Member, California Society of Periodontists Member, San Diego Advanced Study Group — “A Seattle Study Club” Member, DOCSeducation (Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation) Clinician volunteer participating in Fresh Start Surgical Gifts program and CDA Cares "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hunt "The periodontal treatment you will receive from Dr Hunt has been shown through research, and through our long term experiences with patients, to be highly effective. However, Dr Hunt believes that the patient is ultimately the most important factor influencing overall success of treatment. For maximum results to be realized, the patient must work in partnership with Dr Hunt in the process to achieve and maintain periodontal health. The patient must first become aware of factors that increase susceptibility to periodontal disease and ways to lessen their impact on their periodontal health. Some ways would be to stop smoking, to keep diabetes symptoms controlled and to eliminate excessive use of alcohol. Secondly, it is important to maintain daily plaque control. This is achieved through brushing and through the use of other homecare aids such floss, interproximal brushes and rubber tips. Most periodontal disease begins between the teeth, therefore, we will recommend hygiene aids for your oral hygiene routine. Lastly, you are responsible for scheduling regular periodontal maintenance cleanings. The frequency of these visits will be determined by Dr. Hunt and your"
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3  Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Oral Surgery

28  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • National Dental School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hunt has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hunt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Osseointegration, Member
  • American Academy of Periodontology, Member
  • American Board of Periodontology, Diplomate
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • California Dental Association, Member
  • California Society of Periodontists, Member
  • DOCSeducation, Member
  • Institute for Dental Implant Awareness, Member
  • San Diego Advanced Study Group, Member
  • San Diego County Dental Society, Member

Dr. Hunt's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunt to family and friends
117 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (117)

  • 5
    (108)
  • 4
    (7)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Hunt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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