Dr. Derek Takai DDS

Professional Education And Experience

I graduated from Punahou School and completed both my undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Washington. In dental school, I was awarded the Ferrier Memorial Prize by the American College of Dentists. Following graduation, I accepted a professor position at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and taught courses on dental implants and restorative dentistry.

What Sets You Apart?

I practice skilled and compassionate dentistry. We always call my patients a day or two following every dental procedure, to check on their overall well being. I believe effective treatment extends beyond education, training, and traditional clinical care; it includes identifying with the concerns and emotions of patients and calming their fears. I believe that establishing and maintaining effective communication promotes a strong doctor patient relationship and contributes to improved health outcomes by ensuring that the patients’ dental needs are clearly understood and their priorities met.

Contribution To Community

Coaching on the Punahou varsity football team is a small way for me to give back to the school. Also, I came to dentistry through my mentors, Dr. William Vogt and Dr. Walter Ching; in honor of their selfless dedication to our profession, I strive to continue their tradition of mentorship by sharing knowledge and helping others.

Kahala Dental Office Staff

Cynthia Ferrer

Cynthia Ferrer

CDA - B.A

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Sadie Rebstock

Sadie Rebstock

B.S PSYCH

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Starr Yoza

Starr Yoza

20 YOE

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Christine Schroeder

Christine Schroeder

RDH - B.S

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Kahala Dental Office

4211 Waialae Avenue
Suite #210
Honolulu, HI 96816

Office: (808) 732-1424

Email: [email protected]

DENTAL OFFICE HOURS

Days Hours
Monday 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Tuesday 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Friday CALL FOR APPT