949.642.4632 | 355 Placentia Avenue, Suite 306, Newport Beach, CA 92663

The Dana Rockey DMD Care Team

Our Care Team is among the most highly trained, experienced and caring. Our goal is to provide patients the highest quality dental care in proven and progressive ways. Our patients say that it shows.

Nancy Valente,

Front Office/Scheduling

From the moment you walk into our office, you’ll be welcomed by Nancy who has a warm, caring demeanor and a radiant smile. She has been a part of the team in Newport Beach for 20 years. Patient’s appreciate Nancy’s ability to make everything easy and convenient. She adores each of her eleven grandchildren and enjoys taking her 10 lb. Shih Tzu on walks. You’ll likely find The Beatles, ABBA or the Beach Boys playing on her music device and she’ll is so enthusiastic about the recent changes and upgrades to the office and computer system.

Soudi Vaziri, RDA

Office Manager

As Office Manager, Soudi is responsible for ensuring that our patients have the best experience possible by ensuring that billing is accurate, that we have the highest quality materials and tools on hand, and by assisting Dr. Rockey and our dental hygienist team. She has been a part of our team for 25 years and brings a wonderful passion for care and service to our practice. Soudi has a passion for cooking and decorating. She speaks French, Farsi, and Italian and enjoys learning something new every day.

Lorna Dorsman, RDH

Associate/Dental Hygienist

Lorna is one of our most experienced registered dental hygienists. She has served our patients for over 24 years and continues brings a wonderful energy to the office. She is committed to providing the highest standard of care to our patients. She enjoys spending time with her grand daughters and spends as much active time outdoors as possible. Lorna finds it fun working with new technology and knows that is allows her and our staff to deliver the best patient treatment and experience possible. In addition to providing the best care possible, Lorna strives to be a blessing to our patients, each day.

Petra King, RDH

Associate/Dental Hygienist

Petra is a familiar face to many of our patients. She has served on our staff as registered dental hygienist for 27 years. Petra has a passion for helping others and continues her education in areas such as dental care and nutrition.

Sandra Sanchez, RDH

Associate/Dental Hygienist

Sandra is our newest team member; she brightens the office with her unique sense of humor and fun. Sandra is excited about the practice’s commitment to a health, nutrition and the providing the best available dental care to patients. She enjoys pilates, spending time at the beach and hiking. Sandra is a talented educator and is excellent at educating patients about oral health. Her favorite quote is by Albert Einstein, “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”

Phone: 949.642.4632

Address: 355 Placentia Avenue, Suite 306, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Staff Trivia


How well do you know your Dana Rockey Care Team? Take a minute for a little fun.

Click the boxes below for the answers.

Who has been an Internet radio DJ and a sports announcer?

For fun, Dr. Rockey has been an Internet music station DJ for OCRockRadio.com and KSBR (jazz music). When his sons attended high school, he served as the announcer for the boys Varsity Lacrosse team.

Who has held a job as a jewelry sales person?

When Soudi first moved to the United Stated from France, she couldn’t speak a word of English. In a meeting with a Farsi-speaking jewelry store owner, while only speaking Farsi, she convinced them that she was the perfect candidate for the job. She didn’t say anything about not being able to speak English. That didn’t stop Soudi from consistently being the highest producing sales person. Today, Soudi speaks English wonderfully.

Which team member has been on staff the longest?


Patients are amazed when they learn how long our staff has worked together. Although Nancy has been on staff for 20 years, Lorna for 24 years and Soudi for 25 years, Petra has been on our staff for 27 years.


Who spent the day at Disneyland before it was opened to the public?


One of Nancy’s parents worked for Walt Disney himself at Disneyland. Nancy and her family attended Disneyland along with employees on the day before it opened in the summer of 1955.

Training and Education

We place a high priority of the active training and ongoing education of our entire leadership and care teams. Our intensive education program includes oral-systemic health, sleep apnea and airway issues, conditions that cause pain, nutrition, JuicePlus+. Our staff receives extensive training on our state-of-the art diagnostic and treatment equipment and our computer system that encompasses digital imaging and advanced secure digital medical record access and storage.

Dr. Rockey actively studies the latest research in dental care, oral-systemic health, and nutrition. He regularly attends conferences, seminars and collaborates with other wellness-based healthcare leaders in speaking at seminars and educational forums.

Experience dentistry from a wellness perspective.

We'd love the opportunity to speak with you about any questions you have. Give us a call,  949.642.4632.

We're here when you're ready.

Call 949.642.4632 today!

You may also connect with Dana Rockey DMD on social media:

yelp-icon youtube-icon