Meet the Team

Josie Oliva, DDS

Dr. Josie Oliva earned her dental degree from the University of Illinois and from there entered into private practice in 2009. She is passionate about promoting preventive care and emphasizing the oral-systemic health connection. She loves learning about advances in clinical dentistry and treating patients of all ages. She spends her free time enjoying the outdoors with her family and volunteering to causes dear to her heart.

Alyssa Marshall, DDS

Dr. Marshall is the kind of dentist who likes to first make a human connection with her patients. She takes her time with you to ensure you understand what’s happening inside your mouth. She grew up partly in the United States and partly in Korea, making her fluent in both languages. She received her doctorate from both countries as well, finishing her studies at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2012. In addition to practicing dentistry, she has also taught dentists from all around the world the skills they need to become licensed in the United States. She finds both the practice of dentistry and teaching gratifying and fulfilling.

Pourya Shahnaz, DMD

Dr. Shahnaz received his Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University in electrical engineering, with a subspecialty in electromagnetics. He was awarded membership in the Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Over the subsequent years, his interest grew in dentistry. Dr. Shahnaz continued his education and received his doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where he performed all phases of dentistry at the New England Medical Center.

With his unique blend of engineering and dentistry, Dr. Shahnaz believes the synergy of technology and medicine allows him to provide his patients with the optimal level of care.

 

Meet Our Team

VIBE Dental is proud to present our amazing team! Professional and bubbly, our friendly team loves helping our patients get the most out of their smile. We are glad to provide a comforting atmosphere for you to enjoy as we see to your dental care in Mesa, Arizona. Call us at 480-800-8423 to learn more about our dentists and team and schedule a visit with us!

Jamie

Office Manager

Jamie has over 30 years of experience making patients feel right at home in the dental office. Her warm, friendly personality is an asset to the VIBE Dental team! Jamie moved from Washington to Arizona in 2016 and has lived here ever since. When she is not hard at work, you can find her riding her Jeep through the deserts with her dog, Gracie.

Sarah

Dental Hygienist

Sarah attended Northern Arizona University, studying dental hygiene, before joining our team. She loves seeing her patients gain confidence in their smiles and making them feel comfortable in the office. Sarah grew up in Chandler, and when she gets time, she loves hiking, traveling and binge-watching reality TV.

Sally A.

Dental Hygienist

Sally has worked in dental hygiene ever since graduating from Temple University in 1984. While there, she assisted resident dental students in oral surgery and physical therapy and developed her lovely chairside manner. She worked in periodontics and endodontics before joining the Charleston Naval Dental Clinic, and in 1992, she moved to Arizona to raise her family. When she is not in the office, Sally enjoys hiking, camping and fishing. She hopes to go whitewater rafting one day!

Sally S.

Registered Dental Assistant

Sally has over 35 years of experience as a registered dental assistant in Arizona, California and Montana. As a USAF wife, she answered the call to train in a dependent dental assistant program while stationed with her husband at Clark AB, Republic of the Philippines. Upon graduation, Sally served as the Red Cross dental chairperson for the Far East and then again as back floor supervisor for several larger corporate clinics. Her in-depth knowledge and dental skillset ensure the excellent care of our patients.

Victoria

Patient Coordinator

Victoria has been in dentistry since 2007. Her dental philosophy is to create a positive and friendly environment to make her patients as comfortable as possible. It is her passion to work in the dental field which shows through her hard work and dedication through each patient she encounters. She is a loving, caring, compassionate mother, wife and loves spending quality time with her family on her free time.

Cat

Cat is originally from St. Louis and has been in Arizona just shy of ten years! She loves being in dentistry and couldn’t be happier with her career. She loves connecting with her patients and ensuring that they’re comfortable for their treatment. On her time off she enjoys rollerblading, playing her instruments and touring art museums.