Each team member is responsible for specific features of the practice. However, everyone is cross-trained to enhance teamwork and quality patient care.
Roxsanne has been in the dental field for over twenty years. She has always been interested in dentistry since high school. She pursued her career in 1992 as a dental assistant. She has been with Dr. Sugiki for over thirteen years and enjoys being part of his team. Roxsanne is a person that enjoys outside activities and love’s time with family.
Vineesha has experience in the dental field since 2004 in positions from front office receptionist to dental assisting. She received her Associates Degree in Dental Assisting from Heald College in 2006. She enjoys the sense of family that she feels here at Dr. Sugiki’s practice and has been part of his team since 2007. Vineesha was born and raised in Guam and moved to Oahu in 2005. She love’s hanging out with friends and family, especially her daughter, Riah.
Ala is our dental assistant who graduated from Heald Collage and has been with our office since 2011. She was born on Oahu, raised on the island of Kauai and recently moved back in 2009. On her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, going to the beach and spending time with her family.
Linda was born and raised in Hawaii. She graduated from The University of Hawaii’s School of Dental Hygiene in 1981 and received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Liberal Studies in 1983. She has worked for multiple dental practices in Hawaii throughout her career and has been with Dr. Sugiki since 2000. She says he is an excellent and caring dentist and is loved by all of his wonderful patients. She is proud and privileged to be part of a growing, progressive and winning team.
Sherry graduated from Sacred Hearts Academy before receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Sociology from the University of Northern Colorado. She moved to Washington State in 1999 where she pursued her Associates in Dental Hygiene at Lake Washington Technical College. She moved back to Hawaii in 2012 and enjoys traveling to Las Vegas and plans to win the mega bucks.
Crystal is a graduate of The University of Hawaii’s School of Dental Hygiene. She is a secret foodie, and enjoys all types of food, especially Thai! Cyrstal has two adorable pugs that keep her busy. She enjoys meeting new people, traveling and learning.
“Be true to your teeth or else they will be false to you!”
Iwalani graduated from the University of Hawai’i @ Manoa with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). She began her career as an RDH by working for many dental practices on 3 different islands in Hawai’i. This is where she started developing a comfort into effectively communicating to her patients, proper oral hygiene and optimizing patient care. Then she became Laser Certified twice and is known to be “The Laser Queen of Hygiene.” Everyone who knows Iwalani as a person and as a hygienist will always say that her warm personality, beautiful smile, and confidence is what sets her apart from others. Iwalani is very eager to coach various dental offices with her extensive multicultural background and will offer her support to anyone in need.