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Dr. Shyam Krishnan

Dentist, Owner

Dr. Krishnan is a practicing dentist at Insight Dentistry in Ventura on Tuesdays and Thursdays and practices in Ojai on Mondays and Fridays. He was the founder of Insight Dentistry in Ventura that was built from scratch into a successful state of the art office in 7 years. He brings to Ojai a wealth of experience in esthetic and cosmetic dentistry and full mouth reconstruction cases with a fully digital dentistry workflow. This includes 3D Printing, CBCT technology, fully guided implant options, in house same day zirconia crown milling delivered within the hour of tooth preparation, laser debridement, Invisalign treatment of misaligned teeth, smile design and veneers among other services

Dr. Ranjini Sivaramakrishnan


Dr. Ranjini Sivaramakrishnan is an experienced dentist with over 15 years of clinical experience. She received her DDS from the University of Illinois at Chicago graduating with top honors from the class of 2008.

Upon graduation Dr. Ranjini worked with Clincas del Camino real Inc., Oxnard, CA from 2009 onwards treating complex cases with patients with severely compromised dentition. She had honed her clinical skill over the years treating all age groups from little kids to the older geriatric population.

She is loved by her patients for her gentle and professional chairside manners. She loves to take her time to explain the proposed treatment in detail to patients so that they feel involved in the healing process. Her continued goal is to provide outstanding dental care to her patients by joining the Insight Dentistry Team of doctors who have a similar treatment philosophy that "patients always come first"

Dr. Ranjini is a dedicated mother and a wife who enjoys spending time with her family.

Ms. Venessa Barajas

Office Manager

Venessa has been the founding member of Insight Dentistry in Ventura with Dr. Krishnan since its inception in 2014. She started at Insight with treatment coordinating where she used her prior experience of 8 yrs in the dental field to explain complex treatment plans to patients in a simple and easy to understand manner. She then learnt back office assisting duties and completed her x-ray certification in 2015 to learn the clinical aspect of patient care. The staff and all employees love working with her for her pleasant and calming nature, and was perfectly positioned to be promoted to take on a managerial role as Office Manager in 2018. She leads the Ojai team as office manager and brings her 12 yrs of expertise to help the Ojai team in providing nothing but the best dental experience possible to our Ojai and Ventura patients

Niki Peterson

Front Office Staff and Billing Coordinator

Niki has been the cornerstone of this practice since she started working in 2009. She absolutely loves what she does and enjoys getting to know you as a patient. She will be the first person who welcomes you to the practice. and help you with all your billing and insurance questions and concerns.





Our Team  


              Dr. Ranjini                                   Dr. Krishnan                            Venessa Barajas                    Niki Peterson                          Amanda Vega 

               Dentist                                  Dentist, Owner                            Office Manager                      Front Office Staff                   Treatment Coordinator

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Insight Dentistry of Ojai
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Ojai Dentist, Dr. Shyam Krishan is a dental professional dedicated to General, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry such as Dental Exams, Cleanings, X-rays, Fluoride, Dental Makeovers, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Crowns, & more. Please come and visit Ojai, CA dentist.


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Phone: (805)640-2668
304 E Matilija St
Ojai, CA 93023