Our Hygienists


DJDJ has been a resident of Ewa Beach her entire life. She has been blessed to work in the dental field serving the communities of Ewa Beach, Ocean Pointe, Kunia, and Kapolei as well as the surrounding areas within the beautiful island of Oahu. DJ has worked with two generations of the Araki family at The Smiling Place and plans to be around for the third generation of Araki dentists! She enjoys exceeding patients’ expectations through extraordinary dental care.


randyRandy was raised in Ewa Beach and graduated high school from James Campbell High School. In 2003, he received a Bachelor’s in Science degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Dental Hygiene. He believes that patients enjoy coming to The Smiling Place because each patient is treated individually, with personalized care. “We try to treat our patients with our mission statement in mind – with superior clinical and service excellence.”



Jeff was raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. He attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, earning a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 1999. He has been with The Smiling Place family since 2011. Jeff has also been an active member of the Hawaii Air National Guard 154th Medical Group for over 20 years. In his spare time, he volunteers with the IHS Feed the Homeless program.