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Good Luck Dr. Nao

April 7, 2020

At the end of March, all of us at Hitomi Dental Office bid farewell to Dr. Nao Sugimoto. She recently was married and moved to Aichi where her new husband is from. We were very happy for her but sad she left. She had been part of our Hitomi Dental Office team since the beginning. […] Read more…

Staying at Home Can Be Fun

March 31, 2020

I, like most everyone else in Japan, stayed indoors on Sunday. I was following the directive by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, but it was also snowing and cold. It was the type of weather that could really get you down with all the terrible Coronavirus news, but we found a way to cheer up the […] Read more…

An Important Announcement from Hitomi Dental Office

March 28, 2020

Dear HDO Patients:  The safety and well-being of our patients and our staff members is always our top priority. Even before the advent of the Coronavirus we regularly disinfected our office and equipment, and now we have intensified those efforts. In addition, we are using air cleaners and sprays to assure that our patients feel safe during their dental treatment at Hitomi Dental […] Read more…


March 24, 2020

The olive tree is the universal symbol of peace and friendship. In some corners of the world, it is also a symbol of hope. At the Hitomi Dental Office in Edogawabashi, we thought that during these times of uncertainty with the Coronavirus, it would be worthwhile to replace one of our aging plants with an […] Read more…

Farewell to Misaki, and Hope it is only Temporary

February 29, 2020

On your next visit to Hitomi Dental Office, you may notice something missing, and you won’t be alone. Misaki, Receptionist Extraordinaire is leaving. Her husband is being transferred to Nagasaki, and Misaki will be moving there in the next couple of weeks. Her departure will be a great loss for all of us at Hitomi […] Read more…

Bon Voyage Elsbeth. We Will Miss Your Smile

February 14, 2020

Since the Hitomi Dental Office team speaks English, and we promote it on our website, the majority of our patients are from countries other than Japan. That’s great because one of my goals throughout my career has been to serve the international community. That’s why Hitomi Dental Office advertises in international publications. We also donate […] Read more…