Dr. Hoop’s experience in the dental field spans over three full decades so far, and in that time, he’s helped countless patients improve their dental health and overall quality of life for the better. What he enjoys most about his job is seeing their emotional reaction after their cosmetic, restorative, or dental implant makeover is complete – it’s always rewarding! He hopes to welcome you in soon for a dental care experience that’s state-of-the-art and reliably high in quality. Keep reading below to learn more about him.
Why Did You Want to Become a Dentist?
Dr. Hoop actually made his decision to become a dentist when he was only in the 8th grade. By doing so, he followed in the footsteps of multiple talented professionals before him, upholding a proud family tradition. In fact, he is the fifth dentist in three generations! Today, he still feels confident that he made the right choice.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Hoop attended both Northwestern University and Emory University for his undergraduate degree. He then chose to pursue his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the Emory University School of Dentistry, where he graduated second in his class. Finally, he completed a periodontal specialty residency at the same school to further expand his clinical skillset.
Following his college years, Dr. Hoop has continued to pursue state-of-the-art dental implant training through several of the world’s leading institutions, including the Pikos Institute, the Misch International Implant Institute, the Dawson Academy, and the Pankey Institute.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Hoop and his wonderful wife Lisa have been married for over 30 years, and they have two adult children named Jason and Lindsay. They’re actually both attending dental school right now and carrying on the family tradition! When he isn’t busy at the dental office, his personal hobbies include fishing, woodworking, and partaking in some gourmet cooking.