Meet The Doctor
Ned Paniagua, DMD
Ned Paniagua, DMD received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from UCSC in 1997. In 2002 he graduated from the reputable Boston University, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine degree. At time of graduation Dr. Ned Paniagua received the honor of being placed in the top ten of his graduating class and making the Dean's List.
After graduating from dental School, Doctor Ned Paniagua has placed his current focus on cosmetic and implant dentistry. His education is ongoing; he regularly attends continuing education courses to stay current on the latest procedures. Doctor Ned, (as most of his patients call him,) combines a passion for dentistry with a sincere interest in his patients. His enthusiasm for his work is what makes patients feel welcomed and well cared for.
Dr Ned and his associates firm belief is, "A healthy smile is a beautiful smile." Their main goal is to help you and your family, achieve and maintain healthy teeth and gums. They believe that well informed patients can take educated decisions, and that is why we take the time to get to know you and your families needs.
Guillermo Camacho DDS
Dr. Camacho comes to us with a wealth of experience and a great deal of expertise.
Dr. Camacho received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1997. He then continued his training by completing an extensive residency in Hospital Dentistry at the University of Washington Medical Center and affiliated hospitals.
During his residency at the University of Washington he trained at the Seattle Children’s Hospital Dental Medical Clinic, Odessa Brown Children’s Dental Clinic, the Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center Anesthesiology Department, and Harborview Medical Center Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. Upon his return to Southern California, Dr. Camacho received extensive training in orthodontics and received a certificate from Progressive Orthodontic Seminars.
In further pursuing advanced dental training, Dr. Camacho has taken numerous advanced comprehensive courses from the world renowned cosmetic and neuromuscular center, The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). His accomplishments have placed him among the most highly trained dentists in the country
Fressia Nunovero, RDH
Fressia is specialized in preventive dentistry. She graduated from Loma Linda University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She gets great joy from her work as a dental hygienist and having the ability to help people develop and maintain the healthiest teeth and gums possible. Fressia is committed to lifelong learning and attends several education courses a year to strengthen her knowledge in the field of dentistry. Her philosophy is to empower her patients with knowledge of the importance of oral health and the essential part it plays in their overall health.
Without doubt she has a passion for her profession and considers it a priority to make each patient’s dental visit a positive experience by adding a gentle but thorough touch. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering with different organizations, and participating in her yearly-cherished travels abroad providing dental care to under-served areas of the world. She is also a thrill seeker… skydiving, kayaking or any new adventure.
Elena Kuka, RDH
Elena began working in the dental field as a registered dental assistant prior to pursuing her career as a dental hygienist. As a hygienist, she loves getting to know her patients and their specific needs so she can help them achieve a beautiful and healthy smile.
Putting patients at ease is very important to Elena. Patients find that her gentle touch and caring nature helps make their dental experience more comfortable. Elena is passionate about helping people maintain a healthy and beautiful smile as well as understanding the importance of their oral health. Oral health is extremely important as it has been linked with major health problems, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and respiratory disease. Elena loves everything about being a dental hygienist. Her job enables her to learn something new all the time, whether it is life experiences from patients or new advancements in dentistry.