Give Back. Help Out. Feel Good.
During his six years of active duty in the United States Navy, Dr. Hooie completed his dental residency, traveling worldwide while seeking out local dentists in his spare time to see and understand how they helped patients. After transitioning to the Naval Reserves as a Lieutenant Commander, Dr. Hooie brought his breadth of new knowledge to Middle Tennessee, where he practiced as an associate before opening his own dental office in Crossville in 1995.
He loves the area and all of the diverse people who call it home. Dr. Hooie and his team have enjoyed working with local charitable organizations to help out in the community. He’s been involved with Christmas on the Mountain and Shop with Cops to purchase and provide holiday gifts and supplies for needy families. Hooie Dental has also been home to “Free Dental Day,” offered annually in the fall, where residents can enjoy complimentary, compassionate dentistry in Crossville.
Dr. Hooie has also devoted over 40 years to Scouting VSA (originally The Boy Scouts of America). He travels alongside his wife, an ordained minister and LPN, on missionary work across American borders. Together, the couple has completed five medical mission trips to Guatemala, assisting close to 2000 patients in only five days.