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Dr. Jonathan Quillian, DDS, FAGD

Family and General Dentist


Dr. Jonathan E. Quillian is not only a proud Texan, but he is also one of the leading cosmetic and restorative dentists in San Antonio and throughout the state. He received his doctorate in dental surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1979. In January of 1980, Dr. Quillian established his general dentistry practice in San Antonio.

As a lifelong learner, Dr. Quillian is always looking to gain knowledge by taking continuing education courses, especially those that teach about modern dentistry techniques. He always aims to give his patients the most advanced dental care available.

Dr. Quillian is a proud member of the prestigious American Dental Association. He is also a member of the Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Association of Implant Dentists. Dr. Quillian has been a dentist for more than 35 years, and he has received numerous postdoctoral training certificates in endodontics, implant dentistry, Invisalign®, and periodontal laser surgery. In addition, he received the “Good Fellow Award” from the Texas Dental Association for continuous membership for more than 25 years.

Dr. Quillian was awarded the Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry award in 2001 after accumulating 500 hours of education in postdoctoral dentistry. He is an asset to the entire San Antonio dental community.

In his free time, Dr. Quillian enjoys fishing, gardening, painting, and traveling as well as spending time with his wife and their three adult children. Dr. Quillian met his wife, Cheryl, while attending dental school, and they work side by side together at the dental practice.

Cheryl Quillian

Dental Hygienist/ Office Manager


Cheryl hails from Dallas, Texas. She completed her undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin and completed her spring semester at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. At UTHSC-SA, she discovered a love for dentistry and she graduated in 1978. While attending dental hygiene school, Cheryl met her future husband, Jon. After working in Dallas for a general dentist, she returned to San Antonio and married Jon in 1979. Since then, Cheryl and Jon have worked as a team in their general and cosmetic dentistry practice here in San Antonio where she serves as the office manager. It always thrills Cheryl to see a person’s life changed due to the care and treatment given by the dentists and team members. When not practicing dentistry, Cheryl loves piano, books, photography, and travel. She loves her three children and she enjoys great family times. Cheryl loves working with her best friend and husband every day, creating gorgeous smiles through general and cosmetic dentistry in the San Antonio area.

Debra Von Essen

Administrative Assistant/Hygiene Coordinator


Debra joined Culebra North Dental Care in 1994 as the periodontal and hygiene assistant when we implemented a progressive, non-surgical soft tissue management program in our hygiene department. She currently serves as an administrative assistant and hygiene coordinator at the San Antonio office. She holds a diploma in fitness and nutrition, a certification in dental radiology, and extensive OJT and continuing educational training in many aspects of general dentistry. Married with five grown children, Debra loves listening to music, singing, and reading. She and her husband, Fred, enjoy healthy, active lifestyles, and they are avid sports fans – especially of the San Antonio Spurs!

Kimberly Bocanegra

Patient Care Coordinator


My goal is to ensure my patients leave smiling and with a healthy, beautiful smile. 

Tricia Brown

Dental Hygienist


Tricia graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and has pursued dentistry as a hygienist for the past 24 years. In 1998, she began helping Culebra North Dental Care construct beautiful smiles through cosmetic dentistry. She and her husband of 16 years live in the San Antonio area. When she’s not busy transporting her daughter to activities or creating beautiful smiles through cosmetic dentistry, she enjoys relaxing with a good book.

Keri Robertson

Dental Hygienist


Keri graduated from Weber State University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. As a military wife, she has practiced dental hygiene in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, and Germany, and she joined the Culebra North Dental Care team in 2012. Keri prides herself on providing quality care with a gentle touch. She strives to make each visit a comfortable and relaxing experience for every patient, providing personalized and non-judgmental care. When Keri is not busy at the office, she loves to travel and she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters.

Lydia DelaFuente

Dental Assistant


Lydia has provided quality cosmetic dentistry as a dental assistant at Culebra North Dental Care for 9 years, but she has pursued dentistry in the assisting profession for over 19 years. Lydia transferred to San Antonio from the Rio Grande Valley, which is where she started her career as a dental assistant at a general dentistry practice. She loves all areas of dentistry and she especially enjoys working with her talented dentists and teammates. Lydia flourishes in her marriage of 25 years, which procured her two children and two grandchildren. When not at the dental office, she enjoys fishing and spending time with her family.

Leticia De Leon

Dental Assistant


I enjoy giving my patients a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. 

Lauren Mayfield

Dental Assistant


I treat my patients as though they were family and provide them with a treatment plan that will satisfy their goals for achieving a healthy smile. 

Melody Persails

Dental Hygienist


Providing a safe and pleasant dental experience is my main priority when treating my patients. 

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Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed