St. Louis Surgical Associates
Here at St. Louis Surgical Associates we like to put our patients first. With our highly reputable doctors and assistants we provide great competitive rates, and leave you with an exceptional smile. Our team here at St. Louis Surgical Associates can handle all of your dental needs.
Dr. Monestero, DDS
Andrew Monestero, D.D.S. M.S. received his undergraduate bachelors degree in Business Administration from Miami University (in Ohio), double majoring in Finance and Management Information Systems. After a short stint in the business-consulting world he decided to return to school and focus on a career in oral healthcare.
Dr. Monestero has spent the better part of a decade at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Here he obtained his dental school prerequisites, Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, Specialty Certificate in Periodontics and Masters Degree in Oral Sciences where he focused on the study of oral mucosal wound healing.
While attending UIC, Dr. Monestero was exposed to the full scope of periodontal surgical techniques and dental implants, focusing on complex collaborative treatment planning cases. He also completed a number of Oral Surgery externships at various hospitals and clinics across the country as well as a two-month externship with the Salud Family Health Center in Colorado, where he worked to provide care to the underserved.
Over the last few years Dr. Monestero has volunteered providing dental care to those in need both locally working with Mission of Mercy Clinics to Globally working with Global Dental Relief in Kenya.
Dr. Monestero is an active member of the American academy of Periodontics and a Diplomate of the American board of periodontology. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Illinois Dental Association and Greater Saint Louis Dental Association. His main areas of interest lie in periodontal plastic surgery, dental implants and regenerative procedures.
In his free time, he enjoys running, skiing, playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with his wife Andrea, family and friends.
Dr. Scott Dunivan, DMD
Bio coming soon!