Voted Best of San Marcos Dentistry - 2016 & 2017
Shishir N. Shah - Dentist/Owner
Dr. Shishir N. Shah has been the owner of the practice for eleven years with 35 years of dental experience combined. He focuses on painless, comfortable, and soothing dentistry. He loves seeing happy smiles and working with families to improve their dental health and wellness. When not at the practice, he spends time with his his wife, Shefali, and children Shuchi and Eesha.
Dr. John Murphy - Dentist
Dr. Murphy has been with Sun Smile Dental Group for over seven years. His education background starts with the University of Missouri. He loves helping people and treating patients like family. He focuses on family dental care as well as cosmetic treatments. He is married to Kelly and has two boys, Danny and Dylan. When he's not in the practice, he's out on his bike and spending time with his family and dog, Lucky.
Kayla Greene - Receptionist
Kayla has been in the practice for a year and loves seeing patients happy! She has a passion for her work and understands that prevention is key to a healthy smile. She grew up in the San Marcos area since she was five years old, and when she's not in the practice, she loves to work on her car. She never expected to be as close to her patients as she is.
Claritza Bustillos - Dental Assistant / Receptionist
Claritza has been at Sun Smile Dental Group for one year and she enjoys educating patients on the truth of their mouths. She loves making patients smile and believes that healthy mouths = healthy minds. During her spare time, she enjoys drawing and hiking in the Escondido community where she has lived all her life.
Pegah Besmel - Dental Hygienist
Pegah is a specialist in perio-laser treatment. She believes having a healthy smile equates to a healthy body, and her favorite aspect of her job is the ability to give health to her patients and promote healthy smiles. When she's not in the dental office, she is spending time with her husband Majid and her two children, Camella and Kiana. She loves to exercise, cook, and spend time with family and friends including her dog Izzy and her local church.
Gosia - Dental Assistant
Gosia's education includes the RDA Program at Palomar College along with certifications. She has been at the practice for one year and wants to help patients improve and maintain good dental and oral health. Her favorite aspect of the job is being of service to patients and working with great people, while having a continued opportunity to learn and grow in every aspect of being an RDA. She loves spending time with family and friends, as well as her spouse. She is also active in the community by helping out at CDA Cares Volunteer Dental Program and Stop Hunger Now.
Angelica Gomez - Dental Assistant
Angelica is a dental assistant who has recently started out with Sun Smile Dental Group. She loves helping people who want to smile, and understands prevention and maintenance of the smile. She believes you must get ahead with any possible treatment and maintain a healthy life before something becomes a problem. She loves the way the staff cares for the patients and having the opportunity to grow in her career. She is a single mom to her son Roman and loves spending time with him at the beach. She also has a dog named Charlie.