Dr. Cooke is a Southern California native with her roots in the San Gabriel Valley. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California in 1991. She has been treating patients in the Temecula Valley since 1992. She joined the StarWhite Dental Team in February of 2013. At this Murrieta practice, she focuses on preventative and restorative procedures while supervising the hygiene team. When not in the office caring for patients, you will find her volunteering her time to educate the community about oral health. In December 2013, she volunteered her services at the CDA Cares event. This two day event at the Del Mar Fair Grounds in San Diego, CA. provided over 10,655 procedures at no charge to patients in need. Dr. Cooke performed over sixty complimentary oral health assessments to the students at Susan LaVorgna Elementary School in February 2014 for National Children’s Dental Health month. Dr. Cooke has passion for her profession. It shows in her dedication for staying current on dental procedures, regulations and technology which is why in her free time is often spent attending workshops, trainings and seminars or speaking at events such as the April 2014 Roadways to Success for the Murrieta Mesa High School students to inspire future dentists. Her compassion for her patients and dedication to give above and beyond care is what sets Dr. Katherine Cooke a part from others in her field. StarWhite Dental is proud to have her as part of their team.