Meet the Team

Dr. Goshtasbi and his entire staff are residents of Mira Mesa and Scripps Ranch.  They are seasoned dental professionals who take pride in bringing you gentle, friendly dentistry.

Dr. Goshtasbi and his staff warmly invite you and your family to stop by anytime to see the office.  They look forward to meeting you and exploring the best way to relax and make you smile so you can maintain healthy teeth and gums for life.


Katy Goshtasbi is Dr. Goshtasbi’s wife.  They live in Scripps Ranch where she also runs her consulting business (www.  Katy helped set up the dental office and runs the front office as needed.  She is a dental consultant so she is well familiar with how a dental office runs.  Katy has bachelor degree in Finance and a law degree.  Katy serves on three charitable boards of directors.  In her spare time she loves to swim, meditate, and participates in community service.  She is also a yoga instructor and has a weakness for dark chocolate.  Please stop by to meet and say hi to Katy and the rest of the team.


Melanie has been a dental assistant for 10 years.  She enjoys educating patients about the importance of a healthy mouth and how it affects your overall health. She grew up in Mira Mesa and has recently moved to Scripps Ranch.   She is married and has two kids who go to local Scripps Ranch schools.  Melanie loves living in Scripps Ranch because she feels that it is a close knit community for families.  Melanie is an outgoing individual with a positive outlook on life.  Melanie had one dog, but recently her and her family rescued a 12-year old dog.


Lorena works in our front office, but she’s also a certified dental assistant (CDA). She helps patients with scheduling appointments and can provide answers to many common questions. She is very knowledgeable about insurance and can help patients understand every phase of their treatment. She has over ten years experience in dentistry, and has been at our office for two years. She loves being the first smile people see when they visit the practice, and she makes sure that every patient is sent off with a smile.

When she’s not in the office, her first priority is her family. She spends her free time with friends and family, including her son. Lorena loves music and travel–she enjoys going to concerts and exploring new cities.


HeidiHedi is a Registered Dental Hygienist who was born and raised in San Diego. Hedi earned an Associate’s Degree in Math and Science from Grossmont College. Thereafter, she continued her education and graduated at the top of her class as a Dental Hygienist from San Joaquin Valley College. Hedi enjoys working closely with wonderful staff and patients to achieve improved oral health through outstanding dentistry. Hedi loves her chosen profession because she can contribute to her patients’ overall health and well-being. She has a gentle touch and works hard to educate patients about their oral health. During her free time Hedi enjoys spending time with family and friends.