At A Downtown Dental Group, our staff takes great pride in helping give you the smile that you desire! Before you come in for your next visit, why not get to know the staff that will be working on your dental makeover?
While working for the past 15 years as our financial evaluator, Julia has been putting her two daughters through school. Her eldest daughter is studying dental hygiene at the University of Hawaii and her youngest is at the Kapiolani Culinary School working toward becoming a pastry chef. Julia will help you find the most affordable way to receive your dental care and strives to provide you with the best service she can.
Darlyne has been with us for 23 years as our patient coordinator. Darlyne lives her life by the Golden Rule: treat others the way that you want to be treated. She credits A Downtown Dental Group’s patients as to why she’s been so blessed to have been employed for 23 years! In her free time, she and her husband are kept busy by their three wonderful children and faithful dog. She also enjoys reading, going to the beach, and hanging out on her new deck!
Janet is a dental hygienist who has been with us for 14 years. She takes great pride in making sure that you are comfortable and feeling special when at our office. She works hard to build long-lasting relationships with her patients, and always encourages them to live healthily. Her son currently resides in Manila, Philippines, while playing international football and attending Treston International College. She’s a world traveler and a mother who loves her job.
Elleen was hired on as a dental assistant in August of 2014, and she loves the genuine friendliness that she experiences every day at A Downtown Dental Group. She enjoys making an anxious patient feel comfortable, secure, and appreciated. She spends her days off outside, hiking, swimming, or just taking a stroll, as well as watching Japanese and Korean dramas. It will always be her pleasure to serve you.
While being a part of A Downtown Dental Group’s team for 5 years as a dental assistant, Remy has been working to become a nurse at the University of Hawaii. Remy strives to treat every patient with good manners, appreciation, and gratitude while always following the Golden Rule. She lives her life knowing that every day’s a new day and a continuous learning process. Her immediate family consists of her husband and son, a senior in UH’s nursing program. She enjoys spending time with her close-knit group of friends, and she also likes window shopping as a great stress reliever!
Verna has been a registered dental hygienist with us for over 20 years! Her greatest pleasure while working at A Downtown Dental Group has been watching young patients grow up and become successful. Her goals as a hygienist are to be as gentle and caring as possible and to treat every patient as though they are a part of her family. Verna and her husband have two adult sons who have each already accomplished so much! She is very proud of them! In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, reading, and watching movies.
Mercedes has worked for us as a dental assistant for 7 years and sees herself as a good listener who tries to provide each patient with their own personalized service. She sets out day after day to improve her skills and learn new things. Her family means a great deal to her, and she loves to spend as much time with them as possible. Mercedes and her spouse have a daughter who’s in the 8th grade, a gymnast who also plays the violin. Mercedes loves going to the beach, walking and doing other light exercising, traveling, watching movies, and attending her daughter’s competitions.