( from left to right ) Reiko, Naomi, Paula, and Dr Nishikawa

Dr Nishikawa is a licensed D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery). He is a 1982 graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry and holds a fellowship in the American Academy of General Dentists (a designation earned by attending hundreds of hours of continuing education classes and by passing a rigorous examination). Dr. Nishikawa regularly attends restorative and periodontal seminars, in addition to Continuing Dental Education programs. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Seattle-King County Dental Society and Summit Dental Study Group.

Paula, our dental hygienist, has received many awards including Dental Hygienist of the Year and has been active in Dental Hygiene leadership. She can answer your gum disease questions and offer tips on how to improve your brushing and flossing techniques.

Naomi, our front office manager, does an excellent job handling our scheduling, payment, business and professional matters. She also speaks fluent Japanese and can handle all your insurance forms.

Reiko, Our chair-side assistant, works closely with the dentist to make you comfortable and helps with your care. She is also bilingual and can help you to understand your treatment and answer any questions or concerns.