Meet Your Team

picture
Stewart Ahn
D.D.S.
General Dentist

Coming Soon

picture
Hennasea-Sue Tokumura
D.D.S
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Tokumura says, “Helping people to achieve and maintain excellent dental health gives me the most satisfaction from my profession. In particular, I enjoy seeing the satisfied smiles of patients when a difficult procedure turns out fabulous!“

After graduating from the University of Utah, Dr. Tokumura received her Dental Degree from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association, the Hawaii Dental Association and the Honolulu County Dental Society.

Dr. Tokumura says, “I like to surf and go hiking in my spare time as well as spend time with my family and friends.”

Education

  • B.S., Biology–University of Utah
  • D.D.S.–University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • AEGD– NYU Lutheran Dental Medicine

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Hawaii Dental Association
  • Honolulu County Dental Society
picture
Jamie Kon
D.M.D.
General Dentistry
About Me

Dr. Jamie Kon attended San Francisco State University for her Bachelor’s degree, concentrating on Bio-Chemistry and Physics. She received her D.M.D. degree from Washington University.
 
Dr. Kon’s interest in the health field led her to focus on dentistry, and she enjoys working directly with people to educate them on oral health. Outside the office, she likes to spend her time with her family.

Education

  • B.S., Bio-Chemistry & Physics – San Francisco State University
  • D.M.D. – Washington University
picture
Divyesh Patel
D.M.D.
General Dentist
About Me

Dr. Patel  says, “I appreciate the opportunity to meet patients from all walks of life and help solve their dental problems. The best part of being a dentist is having the ability to take people out of discomfort or give them the smile they have always wanted.” Dr. Patel encourages his patients to be involved in their treatment in order to achieve the best results possible, and is always open to questions and is attentive to each patient’s needs.

After graduating from RPTP Science College, Dr. Patel received his Dental Degree from the Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine. To keep abreast of cutting edge technology, he’s a member of the American Dental Association. He additionally speaks Hindi and Gujarati.
              
Away from the office, Dr. Patel likes getting outdoors for some hiking and enjoys a relaxing book.

Education

  • B.S.–RPTP Science College, India
  • D.M.D.–Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
picture
Rosemarie Tan
D.D.S.
Orthodontist
About Me

Dr. Tan says, “Patient education is extremely important to me, and I really enjoy interacting with patients. I will spend the time to provide my patients and parents with the ability to make an informed decision about their treatment options.“

Dr. Tan received her B.S. Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She went on to attend the College of Dentistry and obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery. Following her DDS degree, Dr. Tan remained at the University of Illinois at Chicago for three years to complete her specialty training in Advanced Prosthodontics.

Dr. Tan further continued her training and earned a second specialty in Orthodontics from the University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan. Concurrently, she graduated with a Master of Science degree in Oral Sciences. She is the only dentist in Hawaii that is dual trained in both Prosthodontics and Orthodontics. Due to this unique background, Dr. Tan has the ability to treat patients presenting with any degree of complexity.

She has also successfully completed the Board Certification process with the American Board of Orthodontics–the highest level of professional achievement. This challenging certification process is voluntary but is a demonstration of Dr. Tan’s commitment to the pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence in the profession and to the quality of care for her patients.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, Hawaii Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and the American College of Prosthodontists.

Education

  • B.S., Biology–University of Illinois at Chicago
  • D.D.S.–University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • Advanced Prosthodontics Certificate–University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • Orthodontics Certificate–University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan
  • M.S., Oral Sciences–University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • Hawaii Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American College of Prosthodontists
picture
Rick Holguin
D.D.S., M.S.D.
Periodontics
About Me

For Dr. Rick Holguin, dentistry is an excellent combination of science and hands-on artistry. He appreciates being able to help others improve their health and appearance with nearly immediate results, and works closely with his patients in a respectful manner. Specifically, he tries to explain information clearly and to present all available options so that patients can decide themselves what is best.
 
Dr. Holguin received both his Bachelor’s and D.D.S. degrees from UCLA. He spent an additional three years in training to complete his General Practice Residency at the St. Francis Medical Center, Master of Science in Dentistry degree at the Indiana University School of Dentistry, and Certificate in Periodontology at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. He is a former faculty member of the University of Hawaii Department of Dental Hygiene, and a current member of the American Academy of Periodontology.
 
Dr. Holguin has two beautiful daughters and values the balanced life dentistry affords him. He has many interests outside of the office, including golf, cars, and traveling. He enjoys professional baseball, hockey, and basketball, and he travels to the Staples Center several times each year to watch his favorite team, the LA Lakers.

Education

  • B.S., Biology – UCLA
  • D.D.S. – UCLA School of Dentistry
  • G.P.R. – St. Francis Medical Center
  • M.S.D. – Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Certificate, Periodontology – Veteran’s Administration Medical Center

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Periodontology
picture
Scott Pasieta
D.D.S.,M.S.
Periodontist

About Me

Dr. Pasieta feels that building a foundation of trust by treating his patients as special individuals is vital. He understands how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how he can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience.

After graduating with a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Dr. Pasieta received his Dental Degree from the University of Maryland Dental School. He received his M.S. in Oral Biology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health and his Periodontic Certificate from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School.

He’s a member of the American Dental Association, the Hawaii Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Education

  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering–Illinois Institute of Technology
  • D.D.S.–University of Maryland Dental School
  • M.S., Oral Biology–Uniformed Services University of the Health
  • Periodontic Certificate–Naval Postgraduate Dental School

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Hawaii Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Gentle Dental

95-221 Kipapa Drive Suite 4-B
Mililani, HI 96789
877-402-9923

Request an Appointment

View Our Offers

Enroll in Discount Plan

Office Hours:

DayHours
Monday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
SundayClosed