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Doctors and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentist and staff who make Martin Family Dentistry the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in Santa Barbara.

Brian Martin, D.D.S.

Born and raised in Laguna Niguel, California Dr. Martin is proud to say that he is a seventh generation Californian. Dr. Martin received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from UCSB, then continued his education at the USC where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

Following dental school Dr. Martin ran and managed his own successful dental practice in Dallas, Texas. Ultimately, however, he decided that Texas was not for him and chose to move back to be with his family and friends in California. While transitioning back to California, Dr. Martin undertook a Prosthodontic Internship from the University of Basel Switzerland, educating myself in the latest technologies that dentistry has to offer. Thereafter, Dr. Martin associated with a private dental practice in Palo Alto, California for over two years refining his craft.

Dr. Martin and his wife Sarah have been busy with their son’s Alden, born Nov 2014, and Kolt, born Feb 2017. Dr. Martin enjoys surfing, hiking and kiteboarding, if he is not in the office you might find him in the water!

Dr. Martin looks forward to meeting you.


Dental Hygienist

A Santa Barbara native, Shannon is the proud mother of two young children, Carson and Madison. When she’s not working, or being Mom, she’s likely to be found surfing or stand-up paddle boarding, golfing, playing soccer, or training for a triathlon.


Adriana is a proud graduate of Allan Hancock College in Health Administration. She lives in Santa Maria with her family of four plus cats and dogs. She is very polite and will make sure to treat you with respect.


Jennifer was born and raised in Santa Barbara. She graduated from United Education Institute with her certification in dental assisting in 2009. She is caring and will make you feel comfortable throughout your visit.  When she is not in the office, she will most likely be found at a food festival.  She is self-proclaimed foodie.  She enjoys gardening , cooking and going to the movies.