Keiko Watanabe, DDS, PhD
1440 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite 1239
Phone: (808) 955-1440
Fax: (808) 944-1440
The Right Dental Office For You
Need a Dental Appointment Today?
HOW TO FIND THE BEST DENTIST NEAR ME WITH GREAT REVIEWS? WE MAKE IT SIMPLE...
It's easy to find a dentist near you but, it is the right dentist for you? Everyday we welcome new and emergency patients with, or without, a dental plan or dental insurance to our award-winning Honolulu office in Ala Moana. Ala Moana Dentistry is consistently listed as Best Dentists in Honolulu Magazine, Best Dentist in the Honolulu Star Advertiser and America's Top Dentist. We are also highly rated as one-of-the best dentists by Yelp, Angie's List, Google Reviews, Facebook, Health Grades, Yellow pages, and even the Better Business Bureau. Our dentists specialize in conservative cosmetic dentistry however, we offer all services from cleanings to root canals to Invisalign to wisdom teeth removal and veneers...we are also experts in dental implants. We promise to be sensitive to those who are having an emergency or haven't been to the dentist in a while.
We accept all dental plans or dental insurance and participate with most. THE BEST PART IS... even if you don't have a dental plan- we have one that's affordable.
OUR GOAL IS to help you make a healthy smile part of your lifestyle.
Free Cleanings and Exams?
SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE...
For patients without a dental plan or dental insurance, we offer the Ala Moana Dental Plan where people can have affordable dental coverage for as low as $199 a year or $19 a month. This plan includes two FREE cleanings, one exam, one set of x-rays and two fluoride treatments. Members of the Ala Moana Dental Plan will receive reduced fees on all services that our office provides. ON THE OTHER HAND... For most patients with a participating dental plan or dental insurance, our office provides FREE cleanings, exams and digital x-rays (radiographs). Please understand that Hawaii state taxes may apply.
Convenient appointments Before or After Work?
WHY DOES THIS MATTER...
Well if you're like most of us you don't want to take time out of your busy schedule to go to the dentist. Now, because we offer convenient early morning and late evening cleaning appointments you no longer have an excuse to not take care of your oral health.
THAT'S NOT ALL...Being a patient at Ala Moana Dentistry means you will have confidence in our doctors as they are regularly awarded Best Dentist in Hawaii by Honolulu Magazine, the Honolulu Star Advertiser, America's Best Dentists and we maintain an A+ rating at the Honolulu Better Business Bureau.
Our office is ready to service the people in the Ala Moana, Waikiki, Diamond Head, Downtown, Kahala, Kakaako, Kaimuki, Makiki, Kapahulu and surrounding neighborhoods. We ensure your dental visits will be convenient, comfortable and easily integrated into your busy lifestyle.
Knowing the Golden Rule is great...
But when you know and apply the Platinum Rule...that's when you found your superpower...
...and that's what makes our team great.
And now I will share Ala Moana Dentistry's superpower...THE PLATINUM RULE.
"treat others the way they want to be treated."
WHY DOES THIS MATTER?
Although more challenging, THE PLATINUM RULE proves to be a more rewarding philosophy for us and our patients. Ala Moana Dentistry`s mission is to UNDERSTAND our patients while provide them with the highest quality dental care at a affordable prices.
THE BEST PART IS we encourage our patients to participate in making all decisions.
We are a conservative dental practice devoted to total care that focuses on proper function while addressing your cosmetic dental concerns. We pride ourselves on long lasting results and long lasting relationships. We will strive to apply the Platinum Rule and offer solutions that meet your needs in a caring environment.
We even offer a promise & guarantee...
We promise you will be treated with respect or your treatment will be free.
For most people this seals their decision to make an appointment with our office. Knowing that your dentist respects and cares is a huge comfort.
That means our relationship does not end when treatment is finished...
You can call, email or come in if you have any questions with the dental work performed in our office AND we can offer this guarantee because of the high quality our work produces in caring environment.
Ala Moana Dentistry cares that you are satisfied!
"People who get great results find a dentist that has high standards?"
THE REALITY IS...
Many patients do not know what level of care they should expect from their dentist.
AT ALA MOANA DENTISTRY we hold ourselves to the highest standard of care! We use the finest materials, modern equipment, high quality dental labs, and treatment planning that provides patients with excellent options.
PROS and CONS...every treatment option has them...However, once educated, we encourage our patients to draw their own conclusions as to the best treatment for them.
THE BEST PART IS...Without compromising care, we always maximize the use of our patient's dental plan or dental insurance.
Does Education and Experience Matter?
But you're probably wondering:
"How can I evaluate the doctor's education or experience?"
Our doctors only graduate from ADA accredited institutions and are licensed to practice in the United States. Our doctors have years of experienced and have seen complicated cases. For most procedure we can show before and after pictures so our patients know what results that can expect. Also, our doctors take the time to answer your questions! One-of-our main goals is to have educated patients. When patients are educated they become empowered and have sense of control over their treatment.
You Are Safe At Our Office!
YOU MAY BE WONDERING... "How is my personal information protected?"We follow HIPPA guidelines which help to insure the safety and privacy of your data.Our office:has a private check out areahas a private conference roomhas secure electronic health recordhas locking file cabinethas a credit card reader that uses the latest chip technology (with Apple and Android Pay)has a sophisticated Sonic Wall firewall protecting our computer system from cyber threats.Your personal information is safe with us!
THE BOTTOM LINE IS...SAFETY.
Your health is of primary importance to us. We spend countless hours reviewing infection control in our office to avoid cross contamination. To protect our patients, and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and avoid cross contamination applying standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Every room and instrument is disinfected and sterilized after each patient. Unlike some larger clinics, we are never to busy to pay attention to the fundamentals of having sterilized instruments and germ-free rooms.
Our Team Attends Annually Trainings.
We are proud to tell you that our doctors and staff are highly trained. Our doctors are licensed in the state of Hawaii, have more than years of experience and have graduated top of their class from an ADA approved dental schools. All staff are licensed and/or certificated in accordance with Hawaii state laws. To provide you the best possible service our office regularly participates in continual education seminars. We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment. Also, being members in good standing of the ADA, HDA, and HDS helps us to stay abreast of the changes in our profession. Finally, our dentists lecture nationally and internationally on a variety of topics.
We saved the best part for last:
We primarily care that you will have a positive experience!
In our office you will be treated like family! In most cases we know our patients by their first name. Our office takes the time to answer all your questions, work with your dental plan or dental insurance, and recommend an appropriate treatment.
The longer you are a patient...the better we can get to know you...the better we can assist you.
While all dentists graduate from dental school, not all dentists have top-notch skill or deliver personalized, sensitive and gentle care.
At Ala Moana Dentistry, we provide both: exceptional skill and gentle care.
The best part is...to earn your trust, not by our words but, through our actions.