Dr. James P. Tasto was born and raised in San Diego. He attended University of San Diego High School where he lettered in both golf and wrestling. After earning a Bachelors in Science from Loyola Marymount University, Dr. Tasto graduated from University of Southern California Dental School with an emphasis on cosmetics and sports dentistry. Dr. Tasto was the team dentist for the San Diego Gulls Professional Hockey Team. He takes extensive courses in cosmetic and restorative dentistry so that he can deliver the highest quality dental care for his patients.
Dr. James Tasto was selected by his peers to be included in the List of Top Dentists in San Diego for 2007 2020. He appeared in the May issue of San Diego Magazine. Dr. Tasto is also a member of D.O.C.S. (Doctors Offering Charitable Services), a local organization that offers medical services such as plastic surgery, vision and dental to the less fortunate patients in San Diego. D.O.C.S. has been featured in the L.A. Times and San Diego Magazine.
As your dentist, I am proud to have served patients in our community for over 25 years. The combination of continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment and materials allow us to offer you and your family the high level of care youre looking for, with a soft touch. You can rest assured that youll receive the personalized attention you deserve. My team and I will listen to your needs and answer all your questions and give you a warm welcome with our ongoing commitment to your overall dental related health.
Dr. Marisa Zarchy graduated Phi Beta Kappa and salutatorian from Union College with a B.S. in Biology. She earned a D.M.D. with honors from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2011 and completed her specialty training in Endodontics at Temple University School of Dentistry in 2013.
Dr. Zarchy has a passion for teaching and volunteering as well. She taught endodontics for the rotating internship program at Virtua Health Systems as well as volunteered abroad in Kingston, Jamaica, providing dental services. She prides herself in providing her patients with gentle, compassionate, and individualized care. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, California State Association of Endodontists, and American Dental Association.
She is fluent in Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys stippling, watching live comedy shows, snorkeling, and traveling to Baja California with her husband George. She and George reside in Pacific Beach.