Your Santa Barbara Family Dentistry team is led by licensed dentists who are highly trained
and have years of general, preventative, cosmetic, restorative, and orthodontic treatment
experience. They are kind, caring, and compassionate. That, in combination with their
knowledge and experience, has earned them the reputation as some of the top dentists and
orthodontists in California.
Get to Know Your Santa Maria Dentists
Each Santa Maria dentist on our team is highly experienced, committed to continuing education,
and wants to ensure you feel safe and welcome in our office. We respect and value every patient
who walks through our door and treat them like family.
Here’s a little bit about our practitioners.
Dr. Hobie Arasteh
Dr. Hobie Arasteh, often referred to as Dr. Hobie, attended the University of California,
Santa Barbara, where he studied physiology. Upon earning his bachelor’s degree, he graduated
with honors before pursuing his master’s degree at the UCLA School of Dentistry,
specializing in Oral Biology. During his time at UCLA, this Santa Maria dentist studied
dental decay and developed ways to prevent and treat this dental disease.
Dr. Malan attended the prestigious University of California, San Francisco dental school,
where he was top of his class. He then did his post-doctoral residency at Loma Linda
University, specializing in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Malan strongly believes in patient education. He not only wants to diagnose and treat
malocclusion issues – he wants you to fully understand why you need orthodontic treatment in
the first place. To this Santa Maria orthodontist, patient education is integral to
providing high-quality patient care.
Dr. Gomez Revilla grew up in Leon, Guanajuato, and attended The University De La Salle
Bajío, earning honorific mention upon graduation. Following graduation, she spent a year in
social service, helping the team at a hospital specializing in maxillofacial trauma.
Dr. Gomez Revilla is passionate about dentistry and excited about the latest dental
technology and techniques. She knows that staying up-to-date and utilizing state-of-the-art
technology, tools, techniques, and products can help her serve her patients even better.
What Sets the Santa Barbara Family Dentistry Team Apart?
Patients love seeing their Santa Barbara Family Dentistry team for dental services in Santa
Maria. They love their dentists’ caring, friendly, thoughtful nature, which helps them feel at
ease during their appointments. Our Santa Maria dentists strive to build healthy relationships
with their patients to help reduce dental anxiety while giving them the tools and treatments
they need to achieve optimal oral health.
Schedule your new patient exam today to meet your friendly Santa Maria dentists and
Dr. Hobie started his dental career in California’s Central Coast during his undergraduate years
at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Graduating with Honors, he attained his
bachelor’s degree in physiology. He then pursued his master’s degree at the University of
California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry in Oral Biology, where he researched and developed
ways to prevent and cure cavities and tooth decay. Soon after achieving his Master in Oral
Biology, he attended the USC School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery
license. Additionally, he has extensive training in Oral Surgeries and Implants including:
Implant Therapy in the Esthetic Zone
Mastering Bone Grafting for Esthetic Implant Site Development
Basic Protocols in Bone and Soft Tissue Grafting in Implant Therapy
Esthetic Periodontal Surgery
Minimally Invasive Implant Site
Development and Atraumatic Extraction
Dr. Hobie treats each case with the latest dental technology in order to provide highly
successful, modern and minimally invasive treatments. He believes patients should receive the
most comprehensive knowledge and care, based on the latest technology, to help them understand
their dental health condition. Patients can then better care for their teeth beyond the dentist
office. Dr. Hobie has extended Santa Barbara Family Dentistry’s mission of providing skillful,
compassionate, and high-quality dental care in a comfortable and professional environment. He is
further excited to return to the coastal area, a region he has adored since his time as an
Dr. Hobie is currently an active member of American Dental Association, California Dental
Association and Central Coast Dental Society.
Brandon Malan, D.D.S
Dr. Malan graduated at the top of his dental class from the prestigious University of
California, San Francisco. He went on to pursue his post-doctoral residency in Orthodontics and
Dentofacial Orthopedics at Loma Linda University.
He has expertise in identifying and resolving issues that you may have with your smile or bite.
His primary goal is to help you understand your treatment options and give you the highest
quality of care.
When Dr. Malan is out of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids taking
advantage of all the wonderful things on the Central Coast. He loves backpacking, surfing,
skating and playing the piano.
Jimena Gomez, D.D.S
Dr. Jimena Gomez Revilla was born in Mexico City and grew up in Leon, Guanajuato. Becoming a
dentist had been a dream of hers since early on in her childhood. She decided to fulfill that
dream and went on to pursue a career in the dental field in Leon where she graduated with
honorific mention from The University DeLa Salle Bajio. After she completed her studies she did
a year of social service in a hospital specialized in maxilofacial trauma.
She believes that it is important to stay current with evolving technology and techniques to
provide state-of-the-art treatment for her patients and she is enthusiastic about pursuing
Besides refining her skills as a clinician she is also passionate about traveling to new places,
exploring new places in the area and enjoys working out in her free time.
She is a current member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and
the Central Coast Dental Association.