About Us

Our Office

Here at Sierra Gate Family Dental, our goal is to make every patient feel welcome and relaxed!
Sierra Gate Family Dental featured services are General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Same Day CEREC Crowns, Preventive Care, Dental Implants, Invisible Braces by SureSmile, Dental Emergencies, and much more.
Our friendly and skilled team is dedicated to providing each patient with comprehensive quality care. We are equipped with the most reliable and advanced dental technology. Recently, our office added a modern low-dose 2D and 3D diagnostic imaging to help aid in offering the most dependable evaluations and treatments for your oral health.
Your satisfaction is our top priority! For your relaxation, we offer television in every operatory, and for your comfort, we provide you with a warm cozy blanket. We are delighted to serve you with complimentary coffee, tea, and water before and after your appointment.
We implement gentle, caring, and family-oriented dental care for the whole family. We network closely with all dental specialists in Roseville, Rocklin, Granite Bay, and surrounding areas.

We look forward to welcoming you as part of our family.

“Great group of people. Flexible when making appointments. Friendly and makes a dental appointment something to look forward to.”

William W., Roseville

Meet Our Talented Staff

We have a great team to give you the comfortable treatment you deserve.

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our wonderful staff. We are a close family here at Sierra Gate Family Dental, and work hard to make your dental experience a pleasant one. We look forward to seeing you!

Ardalan Keshtkar, D.D.S.

Dr. Ardalan (Ardy) Keshtkar graduated with Honors from the University of the Pacific (UOP) with his D.D.S. in 2014 and has been practicing Dentistry ever since.  Dr. Ardy has extensive training in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and clear aligners and is passionate about incorporating exceptional state-of-the-art technology in his dental practice. He enjoys attending diverse continuing education courses and seeks to grow with the most innovative and refined methods in dental care.
Dr. Ardy recognizes the importance of preventative dental care and is invested in educating his patients’ on home care while providing caring and comprehensive examinations. Dr. Ardy treats his patients like family and enjoys exploring creative ways to customize dental care for each patient’s needs. He strives to provide the best care possible, and to better one smile at the time!
Dr. Ardy is a member of the California Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Sacramento District Dental Society.
When Dr. Ardy is not practicing Dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.  He enjoys professional photography, personal development, reading, cooking, archery, and going to the gym.




Melissa Codde – Office Manager

Our patients personal experience and dental satisfaction are of the utmost importance to Melissa.

With over twenty years in the dental field and over thirty years in exceptional customer service, she prides herself in her ability to provide each and every patient with a level of service that is both professionally and individually fulfilling.

Melissa loves spending time with her family, friends, two dogs and two cats. From her time at UC Davis, her love and care for animals has never waned.

She finds helping others to be both gratifying and rewarding in and out of the office.


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Samantha Stone – Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator

Samantha is an amazing addition to our office staff. She is very upbeat with a warm smile making all our patients feel comfortable from the instant they walk in the door. Ever since she was twelve years old Samantha wanted to become a hygienist and becoming part of our team she well on her way to achieving that goal.

Samantha is currently studying at the local community college and working on getting her Associate in Science Degree with the ultimate goal of becoming a dental hygienist.

Outside of work Samantha loves playing tennis, going to the gym, loves learning new things and traveling new places.

Raven Carlisle

Raven Carlisle – Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator/DA

Raven started her dental career at a very young age. Right after graduating from high school she successfully competed dental assisting program at Carrington College.

Since then she has decided to make a full transition and dedicated all of her time to front office. Raven pursuing a masters degree at DeVry University For Healthcare Administration Management.

Outside of the dental office, she enjoys traveling, watching basketball, and atv four-wheeling  in Pismo beach.



Rene Link – RDH

Rene has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1999. We have been fortunate to have her as part of our dental team since 2004.

Our patients sure love Rene!

She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University. Rene is committed to top notch patient care. She values the trust, professional and personal relationship she has built with her patients.

Outside of work she loves the great outdoors and enjoys spending time with her precious baby girls and wonderful husband.



Barb Garcia – RDH

A Dental Hygienist Since 1982, Barb has been an important member of Sierragate Family Dental (since 1990!). She earned her Associate in Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Foothill College. Barb graduated with high honors, and received the Diane Sewell Leadership Hygiene Award and the Hygiene Sorority Award.

In her spare time, Barb enjoys being with her Husband, Children and Grandchildren, “Family time is the best time”. Barb’s other interests include wine tasting and vacationing. Barb is an active member with Allegiant Battle for Veterans.



Jillian Baiza  – RDH

Jillian is a Roseville native. She obtained her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Sacramento Carrington College in 2017. Before becoming a dental hygienist, she worked as a Dental Assistant for four years, extending her dental skills.

She is passionate about building strong relationships with all her patients and prides herself on providing the highest standards in patient care.

When Jillian is not working, she is spending time with her husband and young daughter. She loves baking, reading, and traveling.


Irina Kirilyuk – RDAEF2 – Retired 2019

Irina started her dental career in 1994. She is a highly skilled and talented dental restorative specialist. She has taken her training and State license to the high level as a RDAEF2. This license is the equivalent of a Nurse Practitioner in the medical field. We are very honored to have had Irina as an integral part of our team for the past 15 years.

Outside the office, she loves to travel, and embrace all life has to offer.

Irina’s passion for holistic medicine influenced a new path in her life. As a certified sound therapy practitioner and mindfulness coach, she is implementing an alternative holistic approach to help others to obtain a more balanced life.

To learn more about Sound Therapy  – Visit Irina here

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Office Location

We are conveniently located near The Galleria Shopping Mall & The Fountains in Roseville.