Meet Our Staff
Excellent dental care starts with a well trained and experienced team.
Our goal is to deliver the highest quality care in a comfortable environment.
We are dedicated to keeping our skills and knowledge updated by attending many continuing education courses.
Dr. Michael N Hillstead
Dr. Hillstead was raised in Sonoma Valley and attended the local schools. He graduated from Sonoma Valley High School in 1974. He then continued his education at Brigham Young University and received a bachelors degree in zoology in 1980. In 1984, Dr. Hillstead graduated Cum Laude “with honors” from University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry. He was honored with a lifetime membership with the OKU honor society. Dr. Hillstead then returned to Sonoma Valley to begin practicing dentistry with his father. Since 1984, Dr. Hillstead has enjoyed serving the people of Sonoma Valley by providing comprehensive dental care.
Dr. Ryan G Hillstead
Dr. Ryan Hillstead was raised in Sonoma Valley where he graduated from Sonoma Valley High School in 2007. He received a Bachelor of Science in biology from Brigham Young University where he was recognized by Phi Kappa Sigma and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars for academic achievements. In 2013, Dr. Hillstead attended Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine. While earning his degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine, he gained extensive surgical training and experience with the latest technology such as CAD/CAM and BioCeramic based root canal therapy. In 2017, Dr. Ryan Hillstead returned to Sonoma Valley to practice with his father as the third generation dentist. Dr. Hillstead is a member of the Redwood Empire Dental Society, California Dental Association and American Dental Association. He is invisaslign certified. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Hillstead enjoys water skiing, snowboarding, golf, and traveling with his wife Brighton.