About Us

Dr. Jeffrey Javelet, Dr. Kevin Stewart, and their specialized team combine experience, a gentle touch, and the latest dental technologies in order to provide excellent endodontic care. Your comfort and oral health is our highest priority. At La Jolla Village Endodontics, we treat patients carefully instead of quickly and we pride ourselves on making your care painless and predictable.

MISSION STATEMENT AND CORE VALUES

Our Mission: To Provide the best possible endodontic treatment in a friendly and caring environment.

Core Values:

We work as a Team: Together with you, our staff, and colleagues, we strive to deliver the best treatment possible.

Personally Accountable: We hold ourselves accountable and stand behind the work that we provide.

Integrity: We believe that caring for our patients in an honest and ethical manner is vital to our treatment’s success.

Dependable: We are always available for our patients and referral bases.

Compassionate:  We place a high priority on attending to our patients comfort, emergency needs, and follow up care in a manner that will make the overall experience exceed their expectations.

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Services

Endodontic Treatment, Endodontic Retreatment, Endodontic Surgery, Traumatic Dental Injuries, Diagnostic Evaluations, CBCT Imaging.

Meet

Dr. Jeffrey Javelet

Dr. Jeffrey Javelet was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Davis, earning a Bachelor of Science in genetics, before attending dental school at Temple University from which he graduated in 1979. Following dental school, he completed a general practice residency at the Sepulveda VA Hospital. He practiced general dentistry and taught at the UCLA School of Dentistry, and he received his certificate in endodontics from Loma Linda University after completing a two-year program in 1983.

He has practiced privately in the La Jolla area since 1983, and he is committed to treating each patient he meets comprehensively and comfortably. At the end of the day, the satisfaction of helping patients through stressful and complex dental issues provides Dr. Javelet with the motivation to continue practicing. His 35 years of experience have allowed him to develop the skills necessary to continue providing a high level of care.

 

Dr. Javelet regularly attends continuing education courses to stay abreast of the latest developments in dental care, and in 1991, he received his Board Certification from the American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Javelet is a member of a number of professional dental organizations, including:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Endodontists
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego County Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society

Dr. Javelet has lectured locally and internationally on various endodontic topics throughout his career, and he has served on the Clinical Practice Committee of the American Association of Endodontists and the Specialty Peer Review Committee of the San Diego County Dental Society. He is also an assistant clinical professor in the UCSD Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Javelet and his wife, Madeline, have three daughters, Jessica, Jennifer and Kelsey. Outside of the office, his hobbies include music (he plays guitar and keyboards for the cover band “The Knuckleheads”), golf and skiing.

Meet

Dr. Kevin Stewart

Dr. Kevin Stewart was born and raised in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended college at the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated with honors, receiving his bachelor’s degree in chemistry. Following graduation, he attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, accepting a United States Navy Health Profession Scholarship and later receiving his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2011.

After graduation, Dr. Stewart reported to Naval Medical Command Portsmouth and completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD). Following his AEGD, he began a 4-year operational tour on board USS America (LHA6), the navy’s newest class of amphibious assault ship. His tour included developing the dental department on board, engaging in goodwill tours throughout South America, and delivering comprehensive dental care to ship’s company, staff, and embarked marines. After completing his service, Dr. Stewart decided to extend his education and specialize in Endodontics by attending residency at VA Health Systems in Long Beach.

Dr. Stewart has been associating with multiple quality-centered endodontic practices in San Diego since graduating residency in 2018 and is excited to begin his next chapter in partnering with Jeff Javelet at La Jolla Village Endodontics. Dr. Stewart continues to pursue the highest standard in clinical excellence through constant learning, regularly attending continuing education courses throughout the United States. Dr. Stewart practices with a patient first, conservative treatment philosophy focused on maintaining the patient’s natural dentition for a lifetime. Outside of his professional career, Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife Lindsay and 5 children, watching live music, cooking, and staying active.

Meet Our Team

Yvonne Bauman

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Yvonne Bauman
RDA Front Office Manager

Yvonne has been with the team for 33 years and has decades of experience in both the front and back office.She loves being part of a dental team that takes great care of patients.Yvonne has 3 children and 4 lovely grandchildren that she enjoys spending time with.Her hobbies outside the office include hiking, camping, reading, and riding a beach cruiser at the boardwalk.

Kathryn Hernandez

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Kathryn Hernandez
RDA Back Office Lead

Kathy has been with the team for 18 years and has been an RDA for 27.She is very knowledgeable about the dental field and can be seen around the office doing all jobs at a high level.She enjoys the friendly environment at our office and the quality of care that the team provides.Kathy and her husband of 30 years, Rick, have two children together, Aubrey and Gavyn.Rick is retired from serving in the U.S. Navy.Kathy’s hobbies include outdoor sports, vacations, and spending time with her family and friends.

Irina Annenkova

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Irina Annenkova
Back Office Staff

Irina has decades of diverse international experience in the medical field and has been an endodontic assistant for 15 years here in the United States.She excels in her ability to welcome patients and get them comfortable at the office.In her spare time she likes listening to rock, cooking, baking, and watching crime movies.She has been happily married for many years and loves taking care of her Rottweiler Gerda.

Samantha Culp

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Samantha Culp
RDA, Back Office Staff

Sammy is a San Diego native.She joined the team in 2021 as an intern during RDA school.Sammy is a quick learner and a natural at chair side assisting.She enjoys the team approach in caring for our patients and the variety of clinical situations that Endodontics offers.In her free time she enjoys watching baseball, going to the desert, and showing support for our great military!

Yvonne

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Yvonne

Yvonne has been with our team for more than 31 years and has significant experience in both our front and back office. She loves being part of a team that takes great care of our patients. Yvonne has three children and three grand children that she enjoys spending time with, and outside of the office, she can often be found hiking, camping and riding a beach cruiser on the boardwalk.

Kathy

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Kathy

Kathy has been with our team for over 16 years and has more than 23 years of experience as an RDA. She is always on time
and friendly and is very knowledgeable about her work. Kathy enjoys the friendly environment at our office and the quality of
work our endodontists and team provide. Kathy and her husband of 28 years, Rick, have 2 children together, Aubrey and
Gavyn. Rick is retired from the U.S. Navy. Kathy’s hobbies include outdoor sports, vacations, and spending time with her
family and friends.

Nikki

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Nikki

A native San Diegan, Nikki enjoys the incredible food and craft beer scene San Diego has to offer.  On the weekends she keeps busy outdoors with hiking, swimming, rollerskating, and cruising around in her vintage Chevy Trailblazer.