240 S. Hickory Street, Suite 207 • Escondido, CA 92025 • (760) 746.3663
The Dr. Kerbs Team
Approaching your dental health from a whole body perspective
Dr. Kerbs believes that wellness is the state of positive health, quality of life and well-being.
He and his team take an active role in helping patients achieve this. We help you reach your dental goals by restoring health, creating beauty, evoking a smile, uplifting your spirit and enhancing your self-confidence.
JEFFRY S KERBS, DDS
MACKINSIE JENKES, BS, RDH
RENEE KERBS, BS, RDH
JENAE CIUFFREDA, BS, RDH,
JEFFRY S KERBS, DDS
Dr. Kerbs has developed a holistic dental practice that is centered around health, natural beauty and minimally invasive dentistry.
Dr. Kerbs graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1983 and since that time has dedicated himself to pursuing knowledge and expertise through thousands of hours of continuing education including:
· Two-year Progressive Orthodontics Program, enabling Dr. Kerbs to provide customized
orthodontic treatment for both children and adults.
· Las Vegas Institute (LVI) advanced training on smile design and makeover.
· Accreditation through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an achievement only few
have met in the world, giving Dr. Kerbs the expertise to conservatively enhance smiles through
advanced cosmetic dentistry.
· Kois Center advanced training on bite analysis and restoration.
· 14-month Loma Linda Implant Maxi-Course, enabling Dr. Kerbs to place dental implants, helping
his patients replace missing teeth.
· Accreditation through the American Academy of Ozone Therapy, which promotes the
innovative, holistic use of ozone to eliminate infection and inflammation and stimulate
rejuvenation in the mouth and body as a whole.
· Laser certification with the use of multiple lasers, including the ND-YAG and ER-YAG lasers,
allowing Dr. Kerbs to provide many innovative, noninvasive treatments that otherwise would
not be possible.
· Accreditation through the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology with SMART
certification, the premier organization promoting holistic dentistry, including mercury-free and
· 18-month Full Mouth Rejuvenation Residency at the Texas Center for Occlusal Studies and
Minimally Invasive Dentistry, enabling Dr. Kerbs to treat TMD and fully rebuild and restore a
mouth to eliminate pain in the TMJ, head and neck and bring a smile back to its healthy
function and natural beauty.
· Certification through the Pinhole Academy, allowing Dr. Kerbs to correct gum recession with
the innovative Pinhole Surgical Technique – the least invasive method currently available for
correcting gum recession.
· VIVOS certified in Pediatric Epigenetics, Pneumopedics and Craniofacial Epigenetics to provide
biomimetic airway remodeling with the pediatric VIVOS guides, DNA and MRNA appliance
· Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (AOMT) trained doctor working closely with
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapists and Breathing Therapists.
RENEE KERBS, BS, RDH
Patient Care Coordinator and Registered Dental Hygienist
Renee graduated from Loma Linda University and has been working in the practice with Dr. Kerbs since 1985. Throughout the years, Renee has watched Dr. Kerbs grow in his field and has supported him in his vision of excellence. She has seen dentistry change and has educated herself along with Dr. Kerbs on the latest advances. She is excited about the level of care we are able to provide. The results of a patient’s new smile propel her passion for what Dr. Kerbs can provide with his dentistry. With Renee’s education and years in the dental profession, she is able to help patients realize their dental goals.
Renee has continued her education in dental hygiene throughout the years, attending the highest forms of scientific courses for achieving certification in laser technology. She has specific training in comfortable techniques in dental hygiene, resulting in painless dentistry. Renee has passion for what she does and continues to pursue knowledge in the best dentistry has to offer in order to provide only the best for all of Dr. Kerbs’ patients.
MACKENSIE JENKES, BS, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist
Mackinsie attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and graduated with honors receiving her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has undergone thorough training and certification in Full Prophylaxis, Periodontal Therapy with laser treatment, Dental Radiographs, Nitrous Oxide Sedation, and Velscope Oral Cancer Screenings. She is passionate about continuing her education with an emphasis on treating the patient “as a whole” in a holistic-minded way. From a young age, she attended many dental mission trips abroad and internationally, fueling her desire to start working in the field of dentistry. One year was spent in Argentina, receiving a minor in Spanish. She enjoys practicing the language with her Spanish speaking patients.
Mackinsie has known Dr. Kerbs and his family since she was a child and has been surrounded by family and friends in the dental field all her life. She has enjoyed working with a Dr. who cares deeply about his work, and respects his philosophy and methods of doing dentistry. Mackinsie, like Dr. Kerbs, sees dentistry as an art form, and feels that paying close attention to detail while having a gentle touch is of the utmost importance. She truly appreciates how dental hygiene can positively affect and improve one’s overall health and well-being. She truly enjoys making her patients feel at ease and comfortable throughout each visit.
JENAE CIUFFREDA, BS, RDH, CBBA, CSOM
Registered Dental Hygienist, Orofacial Myologist, Certified Breathing Behavior Analyst/Therapist
Jenae graduated from Loma Linda University with two of the highest awards presented in her program: the Award for Clinical Excellence for demonstrating outstanding clinical skills with a team spirit, while giving the highest level of care to patients, and The Western Society of Periodontology Award in recognition of her pursuit of knowledge in the field of periodontology.
Since graduating, she has been practicing with Dr. Kerbs and has grown in her field with his teaching. She is passionate about providing her patients with the best dental care available while keeping them comfortable throughout their appointments. Jenae continues to learn dental hygiene’s latest techniques and is certified in laser nonsurgical gum care, with an Nd:YAG laser, which is a true non-touch laser. Her passion for knowledge in dental health and cosmetic dentistry grows every day and shows in her care and concern for her patients. She is truly dedicated to her profession and Dr. Kerbs’ vision of dentistry.