MEET HONOLULU DENTIST DR. WADE TAKENISHI
Honolulu dentist, Dr. Wade Takenishi graduated from UCLA dental in 1996. He completed a mini residency in Esthetics and Cosmetic Dentistry and was accepted to the Advanced Education in General Dentistry also at UCLA. For one year he studied advanced techniques in Cosmetic, Implant, Restorative, Hospital dentistry, Crown and Bridge, and Removable Dentures. He then returned to Hawaii to join his father Elmer Takenishi in practice in 1997. He has been practicing ever since. Dr. Wade is also one of the two doctors that is a certified CEREC instructor. His focus is on comprehensive care and treating patients like family. He loves what he does and hopes to continue helping care for his patients teeth for many years to come.
Karen - Dental Assistant
Karen is an integral part of Dr. Takenishi's dental practice. Her knowledge of dentistry is only surpassed by her kindness. She has been working with Dr. Takenishi since 2005. Karen is always friendly and ready to help patients.
Traci, R.D.H. - Dental Hygienist
Traci graduated from University of Hawaii School of Dental Hygiene. Traci has fantastic communication skills and enjoys helping patients keep their teeth the healthiest. Traci enjoys surfing and traveling during her free time.
Junko- Office Manager
Junko has been in the dental field for over 4 years. Her knowledge of insurance and treatment options makes her extremely valuable to our patients and the staff. She is a fantastic mother and wife. She enjoys traveling and is an avid foodie.
Mele- Front Office
We were lucky enough to steal Mele away from the Four Season on Lana'i. She has excellent customer service skills and is always willing to help patients. She is full of energy and a wonderful person to be around.