Meet the rockstars that make your smile shine
Dr. Helen Hooper
Dr. Hooper is dedicated to making your dental visit comfortable.
Dr. Helen Hooper graduated Magna Cum Laude and with honors from UCLA School of Dentistry. While in dental school, she was elected into the prestigious dental honor society, Omikron Kappa Upsilon. She continued her education by completing a general practice residency at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Long Beach. Dr. Hooper has practiced both family and cosmetic dentistry since 1997. Dr. Hooper is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the West Los Angeles Dental Society, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry,
Dr. Hooper shows great care for all of her patients. She takes time to educate patients about their dental health and about their treatment needs. This allows patients to feel confident about the dental care that they receive. Her calm demeanor and gentle hands provide a comfortable experience… yes, even at the dental office.
Outside of the office, Dr. Hooper spends most of her time with her family. Her daughter demands much of her free time, but Dr. Hooper also enjoys activities like riding bikes along the beach, hiking, and spending time with friends. At home, she is continually decorating, trying new recipes, and recently has been getting a green thumb! If she ever sits down for a rest, her cat Willow will often be found occupying her lap.
Dr. Deborah Newman
Dr. Newman wants patients to participate in all aspects of their dental care.
After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Newman attended the UCLA School of Dentistry where she earned her D.D.S degree in 2001. While there, she was honored with membership into the prestigious Omikron Kappa Upsilon dental society. Dr. Newman went on to complete a one year residency program at UCLA, graduating from their Advanced Education in General Dentistry program.
As a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Western Los Angeles Dental Society. Dr. Newman has a reputation for excellence in her profession and the highest level of caring for her patients. Her goals for patients are to feel comfortable and relaxed in the office, participate in all aspects of their dental care, and be in excellent dental health. Dr. Newman strives to be on the forefront of dental innovation and technology. Her goals for her patients are to feel comfortable and relaxed in the office, participate in all aspects of their dental care, achieve wellness, and maintain excellent dental health.
Dr. Newman is married with two young children. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, writing, cooking (she is now a master chef when it comes to mac and cheese and spaghetti with meatballs!!), visiting every playground in L.A. with her little ones, and staying eternally optimistic for her UCLA Bruins!
Gabriela Venegas is the Office Manager at Premiere Dental Group. She has been the friendly face at the front desk for the past 18 years. She brings a radiating positive attitude with a bright, warm, and happy smile. Her favorite quote is, “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Her passion is to make patients feel right at home and enjoy the same feeling of ease and confidence.
Gabriela is always happy to answer any questions, plan for appointments, help resolve concerns, and make your visits an overall positive experience. She believes that every individual is important and critical to the success of the practice.