I continually strive to deliver the highest quality of care to my patients and enjoy being on the cutting edge of technology. I love creating beautiful smiles for you and your family that enhance self-esteem, self-confidence, and overall health.
I was born in Japan but grew up in Ontario Canada and Hawaii. I graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Neuroscience. I also earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic-Iowa and graduated summa cum laude, Salutatorian, receiving a Presidential Scholar Award and Phi Tau Delta Honors. I went on to pursue a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois and received the Pierre Fauchard Academy Certificate of Merit International Honors Award and also received an award for excellence in Oral Biology research from the American Association of Oral Biologists. I received my Master of Science degree in Oral Sciences and Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. I am involved in numerous dental and orthodontic organizations to remain on the leading edge in orthodontics.
My wife and I have four amazing daughters, Leisa, Sana, Chiyo, and Mako. We enjoy family time and love to camp, fish, ski, and mountain bike. We also enjoy playing basketball, play the guitar or piano, and enjoy listening to the rock band, Coldplay.