Meet the Team

Dr. Ashkan Khoshrou D.M.D. "Dr. K" | General Dentist

Dr. Khoshrou resides from Orange County, CA. He graduated from the University of California Irvine and received his D.M.D from Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, FL. After practicing in Miami and Chicago, he decided home is where the heart is and moved back to Southern California.

Dr. Khoshrou prides himself on being a careful listener & takes the time to get to know each of his patients as individuals in order to provide personalized dental care. In his free time, he likes to travel, surf, and cook. His mission statement is to treat people as you would want to be treated & be happy.

Dr. Tyson Curtis D.D.S.| Endodontist

Ticia is our office manager at Heather Ridge Dentistry. She has been involved with dentistry for over 30 years. Her expertise lies in understanding and discovering the needs of each and every patient. She fully practices our motto of treating each patient like a member of our family. Her main goal is to put every patient at ease. Ticia believes that going to the dentist does not have to be a scary experience-especially when your dentist is Dr. Ashkan Khoshrou. Ticia’s extensive knowledge and familiarity with dentistry allows her to be able to explain treatment plans and procedures in a simple way, so that all patients can understand exactly what is going to happen. We do not want anyone to be confused or overwhelmed! A special talent of Ticia’s is that she has acquired over the years a thorough knowledge of insurance companies. This allows her to surprise our patients by offering them estimations of benefits our patients never dreamed they would be eligible for. She makes sure that each of our patients receives the best coverage from insurance providers and makes sure each of there visit is a wonderful experience.

Dr. Elizabeth Hoang | Periodontist

Dr. Hoang has been in practice since 1997.  Her specialty focuses on the treatment of Gum Diseases and provides Implant Therapy.  She obtained her doctor's degree (D.M.D.) at Tuft University in Boston and completed her specialty training in Periodontics at the prestigious Columbia University in New York where she also received her Master in Oral Biology. She was also a clinical instructor for six years at Columbia University and had served on the school’s Admission Committee. Her practice's philosophy is to provide patients with a gentle and comprehensive care that will promote and maintain a healthy dentition. Her primary goal is to give her patients the highest quality care and the most cost-effective treatment plan that tailor to each patient's needs for a long-term prognosis.  The services she provides include:
–Treating Gum Diseases and long term maintenance
–Gum Grafting for receding gum line
–Dental Crown Lengthening
–Extraction and bone grafting procedure
–Dental Implants- Replacing missing teeth
–Periodontal Plastic Surgery Procedure

Ticia | Office Manager

Ticia is our office manager at Heather Ridge Dentistry. She has been involved with dentistry for over 30 years. Her expertise lies in understanding and discovering the needs of each and every patient. She fully practices our motto of treating each patient like a member of our family. Her main goal is to put every patient at ease. Ticia believes that going to the dentist does not have to be a scary experience-especially when your dentist is Dr. Ashkan Khoshrou. Ticia’s extensive knowledge and familiarity with dentistry allows her to be able to explain treatment plans and procedures in a simple way, so that all patients can understand exactly what is going to happen. We do not want anyone to be confused or overwhelmed! A special talent of Ticia’s is that she has acquired over the years a thorough knowledge of insurance companies. This allows her to surprise our patients by offering them estimations of benefits our patients never dreamed they would be eligible for. She makes sure that each of our patients receives the best coverage from insurance providers and makes sure each of there visit is a wonderful experience.

Mayra | Dental Assistant

Mayra (Little Miss Sunshine) as she is known for due to her bright and shiny smile is passionate and driven about her work as a Dental Assistant. She delights in helping people and making them smile. Mayra’s work ethics and inner drive to connect with people are obvious in the extent to which she goes to make patients feel at home at Heather Ridge Dentistry.

 

Anamarie| Dental Hygienist

Anamarie has been in dentistry since 2001. She graduated with the highest honors from dental hygiene school in 2009. She strives to treat everyone with high ethical and quality standards. She grew up in San Luis Obispo and was a soccer player since childhood. She now spends time with her husband and two kids. She enjoys being out in nature and traveling.