About Us

Gateway Dental of Poway, California

Welcome to Gateway Dentistry in Poway! Dr. Heather Preber and the Gateway Dentistry team are pleased to provide the finest in Family and Cosmetic dentistry. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about Dr. Preber and her practice, and we encourage you to join our patient family by scheduling an appointment today!


Dr. Heather Preber, DMD

Cosmetic & Family Dentist

“My goal as your dentist is to provide you with a thorough and thoughtful exam by creating a trusting and genuine relationship. I will develop an ideal plan to meet your dental needs and wants and help you get the smile you deserve.”

Heather Preber, DMD, earned her B.S. degree in Biology and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from one of the country’s premier educational institutions, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (http://www.unlv.edu/). Expertly trained, she uses a variety of innovative techniques and technology to satisfy her patients’ diverse treatment goals.

In addition to her dental practice, Dr. Preber is passionate about using her talents to give back to the community. She has volunteered with the Give Kids a Smile organization and at the Saturday Women’s Clinic at UNLV.

In her free time, Dr. Preber enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves being outdoors and heads to the beach as often as she can. Other hobbies include running, reading, traveling and trying new restaurants.


Patients come to Gateway Dentistry from throughout the San Diego area because they know they will always receive the personal attention that is our trademark. Each member of our team is dedicated to ensuring our patients feel well-informed and comfortable at all times. At Gateway Dentistry, there are no surprises: we will never begin a treatment or procedure until our patient has had all of his or her questions answered and feels completely at ease. Furthermore, we offer a number of dental financing options and payment plans to ensure a beautiful, healthy smile is within the reach of all of our patients.

Our Approach

Our one-on-one approach to dentistry, in addition to the simply stunning restorative and cosmetic results we consistently achieve, make Dr. Heather Preber and Gateway Dentistry the professional team of choice in the San Diego area. We offer all of the most popular and innovative dental treatments, including Dental Implants, One Visit Whitening, Sedation Dentistry, CEREC “One Visit” dentistry, and Invisalign, among others. For a more complete transformation, our patients are encouraged to work with our smile design team to combine multiple treatments to achieve a full smile makeover.