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Our Team

You’re in good hands at Espire Dental. Our team of passionate professionals is committed to making you smile – their quality of care and service is unparalleled.

Dr. Jeff Gray

La Mesa, CA  

Dr. Jeff Gray is one of the premier dental minds in the country...and he has a need for speed! In addition to racing off-road motocross AND around the speedway in his race car, he has been providing his patients with the highest level of care as a cosmetic, implant, and sedation dentist for over 35 years! Dr. Gray completed his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University and then attended the University of California, San Francisco Dental School, and his education didn’t stop there. Following dental school, Dr. Gray attended the Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Dentists, a premier training…

Dr. Leslie Strommer

Mission Valley, CA  

Dr. Leslie Strommer is an extremely talented and accomplished dentist who has been serving the San Diego community since 1991! After getting her undergraduate degree in Genetics from the University of California, Davis, she headed south to UCLA (Go Bruins!) to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. In true go-getter style, she headed to San Diego and jumped right into practice ownership—and has been a dental practice owner ever since! So yeah…she’s smart AND fearless. In 2014, Dr. Leslie graduated from the Kois Center, a continuing education program dedicated to teaching the latest advancements in restorative, cosmetic, and implant…

Dr. Scott Strommer

Mission Valley, CA  

Dr. Scott Strommer is a native San Diegan with deep roots in the community. He has built his incredible reputation on delivering the highest level of dental care to his patients for over 30 years! After completing his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego, he attended the UCLA School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Scott stays on the forefront of the latest advancements in dental technology and the best ways to care for his patients’ specialized needs. He is beyond passionate about the power of…

Dr. Greg Hurtado

La Mesa, CA  

Dr. Greg Hurtado was born and raised in Southern California, although he lived and practiced dentistry in Hawaii for 24 years! He and his family agree that San Diego has even better weather than Hawaii, which is only one of the many reasons why he decided to return home to practice dentistry with his long-time colleague and friend, Dr. Jeff Gray. Dr. Hurtado graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry and spent significant time after dental school continuing to learn the latest advancements in dental treatment and technology. He is a graduate from the esteemed Kois…

Dr. Rob Frey

Mission Valley, CA  

Dr. Rob Frey is a man of many talents, including photography and cooking, and he even modeled (briefly!) before going into dental school. Ooh la la:) He’s also an incredibly gifted dentist! After graduating from Pacific Union College with an undergrad degree in Biology, he headed to Loma Linda University where he received his Master of Public Health. Dr. Rob has a huge heart for the community and has spent time volunteering on international mission trips. He is committed to creating a culture of caring and treats his patients more like VIP guests. Mint on your pillow, anyone? Dr. Rob…

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Our Dental Support Team

Dental Support Team

“You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world… but it requires people to make the dream a reality”
—Walt Disney

At Espire Dental not only do we feel like our patients are our family, we believe our team is the core of that family. We are so fortunate to have found the greatest hygienists, dental assistants and administrative team to take care of you. They have traveled from coast to coast of the United States to be trained on everything from bite problems and systemic health as it relates to your overall health to leadership and customer service. They are proud to give back to the community and have served as volunteers at a global level. They are proud to give back to the community, have served as volunteers at the global level and can’t wait to care for you at your next appointment.