Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our dental care teams at our offices in Lancaster and Pamldale are here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit.
Our team includes highly certified, experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.
Karim Naguib, DDS - Lancaster and Palmdale Dentist
Dr. Naguib received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honors in 2003. He did general practice residency from 2004 to 2005.
His emphasis on patient comfort as well as keeping up-to-date with the
latest advancements in dentistry enable him to provide his patients
with the best quality of care in the field. He has a wide range of experience in different areas of dentistry, from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to surgical treatments and root canal treatments. Dr. Naguib is also a member
of the Academy of Implant Dentistry.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, working out, reading and swimming.
Sara GhaemMaghami, DDS
Earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of California, San Diego and her DDS from USC. She earned a certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of California, Los Angeles.
She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and has received advanced training in behavior management, trauma, special health care needs, interceptive orthodontics, space maintenance, oral hygiene and dietary counseling. She enjoys educating children and their families on the importance of oral health so they can establish excellent habits for a lifetime of smiles.
Dr. Sara partakes in outdoor activities and is a strong supporter of community programs such as Give Kids A Smile and UNICEF because they help make the world more pleasant for children.
Dr. Cheng, DDS
Received his DDS from Columbia University in 2009. He completed a General Practice Residency in Brooklyn, NY, in 2010.
He believes being able to eat and speak without pain is vital to a good quality of life, and good oral health improves general health and well-being. Oral health also acts as an indicator to systemic health, as poor oral condition can reflect problems happening in the body. Dr. Cheng enjoys trying out new recipes on his family.
Dr Amit Batheja, DDS
Joined Premier Dental in 2017. Dr Batheja received his Bachelor in Dental Surgery degree from College of Dental Surgery, Mangalore, India in 1999. He graduated from the International Dentist Program at Loma Linda University and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2002.
He went on to practice general dentistry in Southern California for 5 years and also served as part time faculty in the Emergency Care Department at USC in 2007. Dr Batheja completed his graduate residency at USC and received his certificate in Endodontics in 2009. He actively maintains professional memberships with the ADA, CDA, Tricounty Dental Society, and American Association of Endodontists.
Dr Couto, Orthodontist
Dr Couto, Orthodontist Dr. Couto has been creating beautiful smiles since 2003.
Being an orthodontist means more than just straightening teeth to Dr. Couto. She believes that a beautiful smile builds confidence and feels fortunate to be in a profession that lets her change the lives of people while doing what she truly loves to do!
Dr. Couto's philosophy has always been to treat each patient as an individual, creating a smile that is unique to them and their face. She places emphasis on patient communication and comfort so that the journey to a beautiful smile is a pleasant and enjoyable one!
Danielle - Patient Care Coordinator
Danielle graduated from Modern Technology School of X-Ray. Prior to it, she attended Granada Hills High School which she finished in 1995.
Danielle grew up in Granada Hills, Ca. She enjoys the company of her 2 children and family. She also enjoys cycling and photography.
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