It’s easy to get to know the friendly Honolulu team at A Downtown Dental Group. Unlike many dental practices, most of our staff members have been with us for many years. With the strong relationships they build with our patients, you’ll feel like a member of the family! It’s important to them to follow the Golden Rule, treating others as they wish to be treated themselves. They work especially hard to make anxious patients feel secure, comfortable, and appreciated. They use their excellent listening skills to understand your smile goals and help you achieve them.
While working for more than 20 years as our financial coordinator, Julia was busy putting her two daughters through school. Her elder daughter graduated from the University of Hawaii, while the youngest graduated as a pastry chef from the Kapiolani Culinary School.
Darlyne has been our patient coordinator since 1991. She credits A Downtown Dental Group’s patients and doctors for why she’s been fortunate to have been employed for so many years! She and her husband like to spend time together, especially relaxing on their patio. They have three children.
Janet has been with us since 2000, taking great pride in making patients feel comfortable and special when at our office. A world traveler and mother of a son, she builds long-lasting relationships with her patients and always encourages them to live healthy lives.
Verna has been with us for over 25 years! She especially enjoys watching young patients grow up and become successful. Verna and her husband have two adult sons who make her so proud! Her favorite pastimes include being with her loved ones and tending to her many plants.
Since joining us in 2006, Mercedes has devoted herself to continuously improving her skills and learning new things. She loves spending as much time with them as possible, including going to the beach and attending her daughter’s gymnastics and violin competitions.
Remy graduated from dental school in the Philippines and practiced for 10 years before moving to Hawaii in 2001. She joined our team in 2011. Her immediate family consists of her husband and son, a nurse who trained through UH’s nursing program. She enjoys spending time with friends.
Genelyn has been in the dental field 20-plus years. She enjoys working in all aspects of cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, endodontics, and oral surgery. Family time with her husband, Ryan, and her three sons includes outdoor activities like diving for shells at the beach, camping, and overnight fishing.
Iwalani has been in the dental field since 2006, as a registered dental hygienist since 2010. Iwalani and her husband have a young son, Samual John, and two pit bull fur babies. She loves to volunteer and sing for her church at New Hope Windward.