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. She loves music and doing lab work.
Junko - Office Manager
Junko has been in the dental field for over 8 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. She has never had a loco moco.
Nohea - Front Office Administrator
Nohea has been with us for just about a year and comes to us highly revered by her previous Oral Surgery office. When she's not working, she enjoys spending time with her kids and eating Mexican food. She is busy on the weekends taking her kids to their baseball and soccer games.
Taylor - Hygienist
Taylor comes to us all the way from Missouri. We are lucky that she has joined our team. She has 4 years of experience in hygiene and is excellent at her job! She has great hands and a great personality to match. When she is not busy keeping our patient's teeth white and clean, she is relaxing at the beach. She enjoys working out and keeping active. Hawaii has the best nachos she's ever had! Wait till she tries poke.
Momi - Dental Assistant
Momi has over 7 years of dental experience and a heart of gold. Nothing is more important to her than the welfare of our patients. She loves sushi! She is super busy with her husband and family on the weekends. Soccer mom during the weekend and assistant during the week. She is our Cad/Cam specialist and scanning expert.