Dr. McLeod and his staff provide comprehensive specialty care in periodontics in Costa Mesa, California. By working in partnership with our patients and their regular dentist, we strive to create a positive experience that will help each individual acquire the knowledge and ability to maintain optimum oral and overall health.


Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Robert McLeod received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry.

After dental school, Dr. McLeod elected to pursue advanced training at the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle where he completed a specialty program in Periodontics and Dental Implant Surgery, and received a Master of Science in Dentistry degree. Dr. McLeod then became an officer in the United States Air Force. He spent four years as the Chief of Periodontics at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, and served as a volunteer clinical instructor at the University of Oklahoma School of Dentistry.

Dr. McLeod is a member of the American Academy of Periodontolgy, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Orange County Dental Society. He is also board certified in periodontics, having achieved diplomate status with the American Board of Periodontology.

In his spare time Dr. McLeod enjoys spending time with family, reading and watching movies. He also enjoys outdoor activities such as snowboarding, scuba diving, hiking and golf.


Dr. McLeod and his staff are committed to practicing periodontics and dental implant surgery at the highest levels of excellence.

Our goal is to help each individual attain optimal oral and overall health. We strive to fulfill this commitment by:

  • Staying current in our specialty through continued education and advanced training
  • Building strong and lasting relationships with patients and other health care professionals.
  • Practicing in a friendly, caring and safe environment.
  • Holding ourselves to the highest clinical and ethical standards.


  • I was prepared for the worst and was pleasantly surprised how painless, easy and inexpensive my visit was with Dr. McLeod. I would easily refer my family & friends to him.

    Rolin B.
  • Dr. McLeod's office is a truly wonderful place. I would highly recommend him. I had a tissue graft on both sides of my mouth and he made it very painless and easy. His assistant, Jade, is also extremely knowledgeable and helpful. All in all, it was a great team to work with.

    Katie G.
  • Excellent, Professional, Courteous, Pleasant and Convenient.

    Eric K.