About Us


DR. EUGENE M. AZUMA, DDS

Dr. Eugene M. Azuma, DDS received his Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa before pursuing his Professional Diploma in Secondary Education Specializing in Biology and Marine Science. He then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC.

In 1990, Dr. Azuma established Eugene M. Azuma, DDS, his family-oriented dental practice in Honolulu, HI. What started off as a small, two-operatory office later evolved into a technologically advanced dental practice in 1995.  We utilize digital xrays, 3D conebeam radiography and dental Lasers for the Nightlase procedure.

Dr. Eugene M. Azuma, DDS is a specialist in sleep apnea treatment and dental sleep medicine. In 2016, Dr. Azuma, along with his colleagues, established Hawaii Dental Sleep Medicine, LLC.

Additionally, Dr. Azuma is a member of the American Dental Associations, Honolulu County Dental Society, Diplomat of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy, Cerec Study club, Leeward Prosthetics Study club, and the Hawaii Sleep Society.

In his free time, Dr. Azuma enjoys fishing, gardening, body boarding, playing soccer, and spending time with his family.

 

LANCE I. TERAMOTO, DDS

Dr. Teramoto has cared for many individuals and families who enjoy his personal approach. You’ll benefit from his knowledge, experience, and careful attention to your dental health and comfort. After all, Dr. Teramoto’s passion in life is to make you feel and look your very best.

We all have different passions in life. Our families. Our favorite past-times. Our work. For Dr. Lance Teramoto, it’s Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for the health conscious individual.
Knowledge and Experience for over 30 Years...

Dr. Lance Teramoto established his dental practice in 1985. He had just returned home to Honolulu from Washington D.C. where he completed his studies in dentistry. Born and raised in Mililani, Hawaii, Dr. Teramoto graduated from Leilehua High School in Wahiawa, Hawaii; earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California, and received his Doctorate in Dental Science (DDS) from Georgetown University, School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Teramoto believes that his education and training continues every day. Dr. Teramoto regularly updates his skills and knowledge by keeping abreast of the latest research available in the fields of general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. Regular attendance at professional seminars, study groups, annual conferences, and classes are imperative to his practice of offering his clients the highest levels of dental care and best practices in dentistry. He also receives regular technical training at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies which specializes in teaching the latest cosmetic dental treatments.

Dr. Teramoto is also a member of the American Dental Association, Hawaii Dental Association, Honolulu County Dental Society, American Sleep and Breathing Academy, CEREC Doctors Academy, Leeward Prosthetics Study Club, and Hawaii Sleep Society.

He is also a founding partner of Hawaii Dental Sleep Medicine, LLC

He enjoys time with his family – wife Liane and son Landon. In his spare time, he plays golf, coaches baseball at PAC 5 and is an avid collector of baseball memorabilia.

DR. CLAUDE TAMURA, DDS

Dr. Tamura was born and raised in Hawaii.  A true believer in "old fashion" values and building lasting relationships. Dr. Tamura is warm, friendly and compassionate.

A graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry and the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.  Dr. Tamura has been providing dental care in Hawaii for 25 years.   Every year he takes numerous classes of continuing education to stay abreast of the many changes in dentistry.

Dr. Tamura does not only concentrate on a person's dental condition but focuses on the patient's overall health.  Thus with the increasing importance of sleep to a person's health and wellbeing Dr. Tamura and 2 of his colleagues founded Hawaii Dental Sleep Medicine, LLC. in 2016.

Dr. Tamura is a member of the American Dental Association, Hawaii Dental Association, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Hawaii Sleep society and Leeward Prosthetic Study Club.

"The greatest blessing in dentistry is not the lives I've touched but the lives that have touched me."  Love, laugh and keep smiling.

 

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