Meet The Doctors

  • Christie Martinez, DDS
    Christie Martinez, DDS

    It’s an exciting time to be a part of cosmetic dentistry in San Diego. As a native San Diegan, Dr. Christie Martinez has seen the city change and grow into a vibrant place to live. She enjoys being a part of every minute of it! Dr. Martinez is a proud alumna of San Diego State University and the University of California, San Francisco. She prides herself in her excellence in cosmetic and preventive dentistry.

    My Patients are my second family… but being a mom of Triplets is crazy, fun, challenging & definitely keeps me on my toes!  I look forward to meeting & seeing you all again…”

    Our office provides our patients a high-tech dental office with digital X-rays and CEREC in-office lab, combined with personal, caring dentistry – a wonderful combination! Our patients are the foundation of our practice and the focus of our efforts. We are excited to educate patients on what great cosmetic dentistry can really accomplish! Visit us for a smile consultation today!  Our team welcomes you.

    Dr. Martinez has been Recognized by her peers by being voted as a TOP DENTIST as Featured in the San Diego Magazine for the last 9 years in a row- years 2005-2014, respectively.  Dr. Martinez is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Facial Esthetics and provides Esthetic options for her patients using minimally invasive techniques for beautiful facial esthetics.

  • Heta Bhansali DDS
    Heta Bhansali DDS

    Dr. Heta Bhansali’s main focus is on restorative and cosmetic dentistry, and she enjoys working with both children and adults. She is a computerized cerec dentist and is committed to enhancing a patient’s experience with technology.

    Dr. Heta Bhansali was introduced to dentistry at an early age when she started assisting both her parents with their dental practice. She followed in their footsteps and graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry.  She has been practicing in Southern California since.

    Dr. Bhansali is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the San Diego County Dental Society.
    In her free time, Dr. Bhansali enjoys pilates, re-watching Friends episodes, anything Harry Potter and making her home & life in San Diego.

  • Ramya Balasubramanian, DDS
    Ramya Balasubramanian, DDS

    Dr. Ramya “Bala” (as her patients call her) and her family are local residents of the Scripps Ranch area. Her husband is an Engineer with Qualcomm and Scripps Ranch was the perfect family setting to call home.  Dr. Bala is also a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, along with Dr. Martinez.

    “I strongly believe that with the latest advancements in preventive and cosmetic dentistry, anyone can achieve a healthy, beautiful smile. I look forward to working with you and your family to achieve this dental health.”

    She practiced dentistry in Los Angeles before moving to the Scripps Ranch area.  She has been very involved in the community here and is proud to call Scripps Ranch her home.Dr. Bala stays current with all new dental advancements and technologies by attending comprehensive dental continuing education.

  • Norma Ramirez, DDS
    Norma Ramirez, DDS

    Dr. Norma Ramirez is local resident of the San Diego Community  and has been practicing dentistry and serving her community here for over 12 years, focusing in family and cosmetic dentistry.

    Dr. Ramirez believes in educating her patients and integrates her patients in all treatment decisions by reviewing all digital dental X-rays and photos with each patient.  She wants each of her patients to feel comfortable and relaxed at all times, while under her care.

    Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Ramirez completed an additional one-year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the renowned Case Western University in Ohio.  Dr. Ramirez is committed to providing outstanding up-to-date dental service to her patients and stays current with the latest procedures and technology by regularly attending continuing education conferences and seminars.

  • Maria Thompson, DDS
    Maria Thompson, DDS

    Maria Thompson, DDS