Meet the Island Ohana General & Cosmetic Dentistry Team
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Meet the Island Ohana General and Cosmetic Dentistry Team
Dr. Germaine Uehara
Dr. Germaine Uehara was born and raised in Hawaii, attended Roosevelt High school , University of Hawaii, and graduated with a Bachelor and Doctor of Dental Science degree from the University of Iowa. She is very fortunate to have had generous mentors in the Hawaii Dental community and is currently working in two group practices. These practices are run and owned with her brother Dr. Garret Uehara and sister Dr. Jill Uehara . Helping them to run those practices are skilled associate dentists, and staff. She credits her brother, sister, and fellow staff members for creating a fun, healthy, environment in the office and is especially proud being a part of our patients dental care and lives. Dr. Germaine enjoys Okinawan dancing, Yoga, exercising, and catching up with patients.
Dr. Garrett Uehara
Dr. Garret Uehara was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Hawaii in 1986. He then attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) in 1990. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Hawaii Dental Association and has gone on several dental missions to Cambodia and Honduras. “Dr. Garret” believes that the patient – doctor relationship is extremely important for good dental health and he and his staff strive to provide the best possible experience for their patients. When not at work, Dr. Garret enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 daughters, family and friends. Aside from dentistry his other passions include growing in the Lord, surfing, hunting and attending the University of Hawaii football games.
Dr. Jill Uehara
Dr. Jill Uehara feels she is blessed to work with her siblings Dr. Germaine Uehara and Dr. Garret Uehara. Many of the staff members have been working with the office for over 10 years. The synergy between the staff and the dentists makes delivering the optimal care to patients possible. Dr. Jill attended the University of Hawaii for two years and then completed her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering at Oregon State University in 1989 with high honors. She then graduated from Oregon Health Science University with a Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree with honors. She received four awards at graduation: Best of the Best Award by Teledyne Hanau in Prosthodontics, American College of Prosthodontics Undergraduate Achievement Award, Christopher John Kelly Memorial Award and the American College of Dentistry Award for outstanding performance and professionalism. She also completed a one year General Practice Residency at the Portland Oregon Veterans Hospital in 1994. Dr. Jill’s engineering and dental backgrounds and understanding of both fields keeps the practice at the forefront of leading technology including digital x-rays and the Cerec system that allows digital imaging and fabrication of crowns in one appointment. She enjoys spending time with her family and attending her children’s multiple sporting events on the weekends.