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Be Like Rudolph

December 14, 2017

We all know that Rudolph, The Red Nose Reindeer had a red nose that glowed. But did you know that Rudolph also had shiny teeth? Those shiny teeth also helped light the way for Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve. And do you know how Rudolph got those shiny teeth? Right. He took advantage of the […] Read more…

Happy Birthday Junko

November 25, 2017

We may be a few days late, but we didn’t want the week to end without wishing Hitomi Dental Office Dental Hygienist Extraordinaire Junko a big Happy Birthday. Junko is a key member of our Hitomi Office Dental Team, and everyone joins me in giving her our best Birthday Wishes. Just so you know, we […] Read more…

Welcome Dr. Kobayashi

November 19, 2017

I am please to announce that Dr. Marina Kobayashi joined Hitomi Dental Office on November 6. Dr. Kobayashi is a very skilled dentist, and you can read her biography on our website. Like all of our team at Hitomi Dental Office, Dr. Kobayashi is fluent in Japanese and English. She treats patients in both our […] Read more…

Coming of Age, 1986-2017

November 15, 2017

If you’ve been in Japan a while, you know that Seijin Shiki (成人式) or Coming of Age Day, is celebrated on January 8th in honor of those turning 20 the previous year. On the next Seijin Shiki, this coming January, Hitomi Dental Office will be closed, but I will not just be relaxing at home. […] Read more…

Yui’s Omiyamairi.

November 8, 2017

The other day, Yui Kikushima stopped by Hitomi Dental Office on her way to her Omiyamairi—the traditional Japanese ceremony for a new born visiting a Shrine after they’ve reached one month old. Yui also decided to bring along her parents who are patients of Hitomi Dental Office. The picture of this blog is Yui with […] Read more…

Periodontal (Gum) Disease? Don’t Ignore It.

October 25, 2017

Beautiful, shiny white teeth are not the only sign of a healthy mouth. Like a house, your teeth need a strong foundation, and your gums serve this purpose. Periodontal or Gum Disease is one of the biggest reasons for tooth loss, and you need to pay attention to the warning signs. Some of these include […] Read more…