“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” is Dr. Karia’s motto.
Dr. Karia believes that oral health and beauty of smile is as important as the health and beauty of the rest of our body. With this philosophy in mind, Dr. Karia takes a holistic approach when treating her patients. Dr. Karia comes with over 10 years of experience. With her easygoing demeanor and passion for dentistry, she strives to improve her patients’ overall health by giving them a healthy smile. Dr. Karia believes in treating everyone with respect and try to be cognizant of their time. She also believes in spending time patients so that patients are well informed before they make important decisions about their treatment.
Dr. Karia stays up to update with the latest technology and updates of dentistry by hours of continuing education. She is Lumineers® and Invisalign®-certified.
Dr. Karia is also a member of several prestigious professional organizations, including
• American Dental Association
• California Dental Association
• San Diego Dental Society
• International Academy of Dental Implants
Dr. Karia is married to Kamal Kotak, who specializes in Cardiology. She is also mom to two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys reading, outdoors and exploring the city with her family.
Dr. Parth Karia is a Southern California native, where he attended Gahr High School in Cerritos, CA. He studied Biochemistry and Cell Biology at the University of California, San Diego, where he made the decision to pursue dentistry through volunteering in the free dental clinics in San Diego. He then completed a Masters degree in Biomedical Sciences from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. After graduating dental school, he moved to the East Coast to pursue an advanced training in hospital dentistry at Stony Brook University General Practice Residency. Following his passion for saving teeth, Dr. Karia successfully completed Endodontics specialty residency at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Karia has a passion for teaching and also volunteers his time teaching endodontics to dental residents at LAC-USC Medical Center.
Dr. Karia has a passion for community service and served as the Clinic Coordinator for 2 years running the Riverside Free Dental Clinic during his dental school providing weekly free dental services to underserved people. During his specialty endodontics residency, Dr. Karia was one of the only 2 residents selected in the country to serve in an International Outreach Dental Mission Trip to Jamaica. He was also active in research and presented his research at an oral presentation at the American Association of Endodontists annual meeting in Montreal, Canada.
He moved back home after his endodontics training to Southern California to be closer to his family. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, traveling, watching Lakers games and listening to podcasts. He is also fluent in Spanish, Hindi and Gujarati.
We love our patients, so feel free to drop by.
5375 Kearny Villa Rd #103 San Diego, California 92123, United States
(Only the 4th Friday of each month)
(Only the 3rd Saturday of each month)
Dr. Karia is available for her patients by phone 24 x 7 for any urgent issues.
5375 Kearny Villa Rd #103,San Diego, California 92123, United States