Dr. Brian C. Tasto

Dr. Brian C. Tasto, a San Diego native, graduated from University of San Diego High School. He decided to go north in search of a college education at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. After playing collegiate golf for one year, he decided to hang up his clubs and focus on his studies. He graduated with a degree in biology and entered the UOP School of Dentistry the following year. After completing his doctorate, he returned to “America’s Finest City” and has been practicing here ever since.

Dr. Brian Tasto has been named one of San Diego’s Top Dentist in 2018 by San Diego Magazine. He is very focused on continuing education and maintaining a state of the art dental practice. As a Cerec owner he is able to make a Porcelain Crown in one visit for a patient. With extensive training and years of dentistry his practice provides many aspects of General Dentistry, including Implants,Oral Surgery, Endodontics and Dentures.

He enjoys traveling, skiing and golfing and spending time with his lovely wife Jessica and his dog Rocco.



Dr. James P. Tasto

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 Biology from Loyola Marymount University, Dr. Tasto graduated from University of Southern California Dental School with an emphasis on cosmetics and sports dentistry. Dr. Tasto has taken 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 – 2018. 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.

Dr. Tasto currently resides in San Diego with his lovely wife Traci and their 3 children. He enjoys golf, beach volleyball and playing with his kids.



Our Team

Here at Torrey Hills Dental we have a wonderful staff who is dedicated to taking care of our patients needs. Our staff has a welcoming and inviting personalties to make our patients feel welcome and relaxed when coming to the dentist. Our team is available to answer your questions, and explain treatment and fees. We know coming to the dentist can be difficult, so we want to make your visit with us as pleasent as possible.