Dr. Jeanette Kern, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry  |  
Female  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Jeanette Kern, DDS
"I love being a dentist because my work can change lives. When I have the opportunity to help someone feel better, or make a smile more beautiful, I have done more than fix teeth." Jeanette Kern, DDS Dr. Jeanette Kern is a nationally recognized leader in the fields of cosmetic, restorative and general dentistry. She taught at the UCLA School of Dentistry and the USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. Dr. Kern graduated at the top of her class from the UCLA School of Dentistry. Each year, she completes hundreds of hours of post-doctoral, continuing education with the world's leading dental pioneers. Dr. Kern is the first and only female member of the Monterey Dental Peer Review Board, a sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Monterey Bay Dental Society, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Dr. Kern has completed extensive post-doctoral research and certification with Doctors for Oral Conscious Sedation, the Hornbrook Group, the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, and NYU's Aesthetic Advantage Program. An active member of our scientific and business community, Dr. Kern received the Monterey Chamber of Commerce's Business Excellence Award for Health Care in 2009 and the Professional Women's Network Woman of the Year Award in 2007. Dr. Kern consistently contributes to the community through her Smiles for Life Campaign, by providing an annual scholarship for a college-bound student at Monterey High School, and by serving on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Dr. Kern is committed to all aspects of health. She stays active with regular exercise classes and by taking long walks with her husband and two wonderful daughters.

660 Camino Aguajito Ste 201

Monterey, CA 93940

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Dr. Jeanette Kern, DDS

Dr. Jeanette Kern, DDS

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 3 More

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Care Philosophy

Our team provides a comprehensive approach to your dental care. In our Monterey office, we believe that each patient deserves the highest quality results in smile restoration and preventative care. We strive to exceed your expectations and build a strong, long-lasting relationship that is beneficial to your health for years to come.

Customized Patient Experience

Patient satisfaction is our priority. We craft highly personalized, custom solutions for you as our patients. We understand the individuality of our patients and want to find the right dental solutions for your needs and desires.

We also know that great dental care is about more than caring for the health of your teeth. We practice a whole-body approach to your care, coordinated by our patient concierge.

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Practice Areas

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Toothache


  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Veneer
  • Invisalign®
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning

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.


  • California State University Long Beach
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cerritos College Of Dental Hygiene
    Other Education | Completed 1977

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Kern's Reviews

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based on 8 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Kern's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Monterey, CA |
You won't find a more compassionate and knowledgeable team than that of Dr. Kern's. For years I have put my trust in her to work with me through all different dental obstacles. Hands down, #1 Cosmetic and Restorative dentist out there.
in Salinas, CA |
Dr. Kern epitomizes the notion that cosmetic/restoration dentistry is both a science and an art. She has also evolved a business model that includes an incredible staff that is more like a “family of professionals”. The gallery of smiles that adorn the walls is a testimonial to her extensive and ongoing training and innate skill. Her open and honest approach is quite refreshing. She exhibits genuine concern for your well being and your complete satisfaction.
in Monterey, CA |
Love Dr. Kern and Her Staff
in Pebble Beach, CA |
Dr. Kern is really opening to listening. She takes time to learn about my particular needs and talks me through my options before she does any dentistry.
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Dr. Kern accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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