Dr. Goshtasbi and his staff are residents of San Diego, CA. They are seasoned dental professionals who take pride in bringing you gentle and friendly dentistry. Dr. G (as he is known) lives with his wonderful wife Katy and their two dogs in Scripps Ranch, California.

Dr Goshtasbi, your local dentist in Mira Mesa, Scripps Ranch

Dr. G is a native San Diegan who graduated from Torrey Pines High School and received his undergraduate degree in biology from San Diego State University. He comes from a family of dentists and physicians, including his father, sister and all his cousins. Watching his sister in dental school inspired him to become a dentist himself. He went on to pursue this lifelong dream of becoming a dentist and obtained his Doctor of Dental Degree from New York University, where he excelled in clinical dentistry.

Dr. G spends a considerable amount of his free time continuing his education in dentistry. His goal is to provide optimum care for his patients in the most relaxing setting. He genuinely cares for his patients and it shows. He is always looking at technology that will bring comfort to his patients. When Dr. G. introduces new techniques or technology. He only introduces those advances that offer substantial improvements in quality of care or experience. Dr. G takes pride in the products that he uses in his office. Every product used on his patients has been thoroughly researched and even tried by him.

If you were to ask Dr. G what he is about, he would say that he wants what is best for his patients. He sees himself as someone who can relate to his patients. He prides himself on being economically friendly, drives a Hybrid, and supports alternate energy. Dr. G has many hobbies many of which involve creating artistic things with his hands. Some of his hobbies include carving fishing lures from wood, making things such as exotic bowls and pouring resins to encapsulate his pieces of art. Dr. G. can fix just about anything and he loves his art, but he is most passionate about his art of dentistry.


Katy Goshtasbi is Dr. Goshtasbi’s wife.  They live in Scripps Ranch where she also runs her consulting business (www. purisimage.com).  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.


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.

Oasis Dental Arts Newest Team Members

We are thrilled to announce the newest additions to our team at Oasis Dental Arts.  Meet our newest team members: Marlene: Front Desk Manager, and Shannon: RDA. Get to know our newest staff members by reading their bios below:


Marlene grew up in Alaska and attended the University of Anchorage and Anchorage Community College to receive her National Dental Assisting Degree. She feels blessed to have chosen a career that she is still passionate about. Dentistry keeps Marlene feeling excited with all the new technology and advancements. Marlene’s family moved to Oceanside in 1989, she has been in the Southwest ever since! Marlene loves to go home to Alaska in the summer to fish for halibut and salmon, and occasionally in the winter, for the Iditarod sled dog races. Marlene loves camping and traveling and she’s driven most of America and Canada! Her constant travel companion is her 4 year old, mixed breed rescue dog, Jasper. He makes friends everywhere they go!


Shannon was born and raised here in San Diego and grew up in Poway. She graduated from Pacific College of Medical Dental assisting in North Park San Diego in August 1988. Shannon has been working as an RDA for 31 years! Shannon has two beautiful daughters Hannah and Holly. As well as two amazing grandchildren Brycen and Ava. Shannon is newly married to her husband Kevin and they now reside in Northern Escondido. Shannon spends her free time rollerblading, hiking new trails all over the county, and attending her church, but most of all she loves to spend time with her family creating new memories!


Kelly has been working in the dental field for 5 years as a dental assistant.  Kelly loves being in the dental field because she is passionate about caring for others and contributing to their health.  During her free time, she enjoys activities such as hiking, exercising and gardening.  Kelly was born in Arizona, raised in San Diego, California and comes from a family of six siblings.  Kelly is a very thoughtful individual and finds happiness in the joy of others.  Kelly loves working in an environment where every patient leaves with a smile.

Marlene, Shannon and Kelly will greet you when you come in to our practice. They look forward to meeting you!