Restorative Dentistry

Diana Folmsbee, DMD, MD


  • University of Health Sciences, Antigua, School of Medicine, Antigua & Barbuda

    • Doctorate of Medicine

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

    • Doctorate of Dental Medicine

  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry​

    • Minor in Neuroscience

    • Renaissance Scholar, Cum Laude


  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, LA, CA

    • General Practice Residency, Certificate


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Med.Center, NY, NY

    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Publications & Grants

  • T35 Short-Term Dental Student Research Training Grant, NIH

  • “Loss of Chemokine CXCL14 Expression in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) as a New Mechanism of Tumor Escape from Immune Recognition,” Journal of Dental Research, V.82, Special Issue B

Research Presentations

  • June 2003 Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Immunology, International Association of Dental Research Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden

  • April 2000 Physical Chemistry: D2O on MgO surface, University of Southern California Research Symposium, Los Angeles, CA

Achievements and Awards

  • ASDA Research Award, April 2004

  • Oral Biology Award, The American Association of Oral Biologists, May 2004


  • Painting, cycling, reading

Diana Folmsbee, DMD copyright 2023

Emily Buckley

Front Office Receptionist

Emily was born and raised in the Ojai Valley, where she still currently resides.

Emily graduated from Ventura High School in 2014 and completed a Medical Billing and Coding program at the Conejo Valley Adult School.

She enjoys hiking, cooking and spending time at the beach.  She also loves going on walks with her grandma and exploring new food places throughout the country.

Emily looks forward to helping patients with navigating insurance coverage, scheduling appointments, and answering any questions they may have about treatment.

Elizabeth Gibbons (Beth),

Dental Assistant

Beth was born and raised in Sothern California and have lived in Ventura County for the past 26 years.

Beth attended Southern California School of Dental & Medical Careers in 1977, and received an A.S. degree from Cerritos College in 1988.

After raising six children, Beth returned to school at Camarillo Academy of Dental Assisting and the

Valley School of Dental Assisting.

Beth enjoys family activities with her children and two grandkids.

In her free time she likes to quilt, paint and garden.

Stephanie Desbaillets

Front Office Receptionist

Stephanie was born and raised in Ventura County and currently lives in beautiful Ojai Valley.  

Stephanie graduated from El Camino High School in 2007.

She is an avid hiker and a spartan trifecta finisher.  She also loves Bass Fishing.

Stephanie's favorite part about being a receptionist is her ability to interact and get acquainted with all patients.