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Our Patient’s Safety is Our #1 Priority

April 15, 2020

If you’ve read our previous posts, you will know that assuring our patients safety and health during this Coronavirus Emergency is our #1 priority. As President of Hitomi Dental Office this is extremely important to me, and as a member of The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases and Society of Clinical Safety (JPSCS), I feel doubly responsible […] Read more…

A Trip to the Beauty Salon in the Era of Social Distancing

April 13, 2020

Because I want all of our Hitomi Dental Office patients to stay safe and healthy during this difficult time, all of us at Hitomi Dental Office practice Social Distancing. As our website describes and I have posted early, Hitomi Dental Office staff are very meticulous in assuring that our offices maintain the highest degree of hygiene…both […] Read more…

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…