Meet the Doctor


Dr. Cureton was born and raised in Pacific Grove. He graduated from MPC and UC Santa Barbara (with a degree in Pharmacology), before completing dental school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland in 1981.

Dr. Cureton received his General Dental Residency training in the US Army and finished his Army service at Fort Ord. Dr. Cureton is proud to include in his office procedures that often are referred to specialists, including root canals, extractions (including wisdom teeth), children's treatments, gum disease treatment, implant restorations, invisalign, invisable braces and especially all porcelain Cerec restorations (one visit crowns and onlays).

He has been in practice at this location since 1984. Russ and his wife of 41 years, Janice, have raised their three daughters in Prunedale. He is active at his church and loves being a part of his church's Praise Team. He also sings in the large choir, Monterey Peninsula Voices, recently headlining at Carnegie Hall in NYC. He is active in outdoor sports and loves a thrill! Dr. Cureton is a member of the American Dental Association.