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Hawaii's Most Trusted Family Dentist

A 20 year tradition of trusted and caring dental excellence.

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A Dedication to Your Well-being and Comfort: Nurturing Smiles, Fostering Connection.

Welcome to Kokua Smiles - where your well-being is our heartfelt priority. As a dedicated member of our island community, we hold a deep commitment to your dental health and overall comfort. Our mission is simple yet profound: we genuinely care about you. We understand that navigating dental care can be daunting, so we're here to make it easy and stress-free. With a range of convenient appointment options, our team stands ready to promptly address your concerns and dental needs. From consultations to urgent issues, we're by your side every step of the way.

With our presence in four convenient locations - Wai'alae Dental Care, Dental Care of Pearlridge, Honolulu Dental Care, and Kaneohe Family Dental Care - we bring our commitment to care right to your neighborhoods. At Kokua Smiles, it's not just about dentistry; it's about creating a supportive and caring environment that reflects the true spirit of our island community. Come experience the difference - where your smile meets our dedication

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Why us?

Kokua is the Hawaiian word for selflessly helping others in the spirit of kindness & love. This is our dental care philosophy. Patient health, comfort, & convenience are our top priorities. Our philosophy shifts the spotlight away from procedures and dental education, prioritizing instead your comfort, accessibility, and peace of mind. With a focus on empathy and simplicity, our patient interactions echo this sentiment. Our team comprises caring individuals who prioritize your needs, ensuring that every interaction is infused with the spirit of kindness and love. Seamlessly convenient appointments, insurance-friendliness, and in-office dental plans underscore our commitment to making your journey with us as smooth as possible. At Kokua Smiles, it's not just about dentistry – it's about fostering an atmosphere where you feel heard, cared for, and attended to promptly.
Same Day Emergency Dental Care

We're your frontline in dental emergencies, providing personalized care for all ages. Our commitment transcends readiness – it's about accessibility. With extended 7-day service from 7 am to 7 pm, including weekends, Kokua Smiles is Hawaii’s Urgent Care Dental practice of choice!

In-House dental plan

Our low-cost in-house dental plan can cover your entire family at less than a dollar a day. We prioritize your oral health, offering convenient in-office plans and flexible, budget-friendly payment options, ensuring your smiles shine without financial worry. T&C apply*

$0 cleanings*

Healthy smiles shouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Let us keep your teeth in check without breaking the bank. Your insurance works amazing here! We offer $0 cleanings for insured patients only. If your dental insurance requires a copay you will need to pay a small out of pocket cost.

KokuaSmiles Plan

Get Affordable Dental Care only with KokuaSmiles plan!

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This unique plan makes dental care accessible, easy and affordable for your family and their needs. Our in-house plan is the best dental plan in Hawaii and is designed to make your Hawaii dental experience simple and straightforward.

Reduce deductibles, waiting times, annual maximums and long processes with KokuaSmiles. We offer immediate access to the basics like cleanings and check-ups, and we're also here to save you some serious cash on dental services like cosmetic treatments, orthodontics, and emergency care. It's a one-stop-shop for all your dental needs without any delay. We aim to make your dental journey convenient, to keep you smiling!

Working Hours

Check out our Office hours to plan your visit.

Monday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Meet Our Doctors

At Kokua Smiles, we pride ourselves on our exceptional team of dental professionals. Meet our experienced and compassionate staff dedicated to making your journey with us a positive and comfortable experience.

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Dr. Cedric Lewis


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Dr. Rob Wu


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Dr. Bryson Chang


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Dr. Alexander Tarasov


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The Best
Dr. Lee is the best. He was very helpful & explained the procedures to help me understand what was going on.


I couldn't be happier with the dental care I received from Dr. Lewis & the staff at Wai'alae Dental Care. Excellent! Professional!


Super Nice!
They were able to see me on short notice, figured out why I was in pain & proceeded to fix it for me right then & there. And everyone was super nice!


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