Why Choose Us?

2Choosing a dentist is an important decision. Here are a few reasons why we believe The Smiling Place is the best choice for you and your family:

  • Our Experience: Drs. Araki and Hirota have many years of experience delivering the highest quality, patient-centered care. Drs. Araki and Hirota have been recognized as Top Dentists in Honolulu Magazine.
  • Individualized Treatment: Although we are a large practice, we value each patient and strive to provide personalized care. In our office, you’re more than just a number – you’re part of our dental family!
  • Convenient Locations and Office Hours: To better serve our patients, we have two convenient locations in Ewa Beach and Waipahu. Our dentists see patients throughout the week and we’re open on Saturday. There is also plenty of free parking at both locations.
  • Caring and Skilled Staff: Our team consists of professional, caring dentists, thorough and gentle hygienists, as well as friendly and competent assistants and front office staff.
  • Comprehensive Treatment: In addition to routine cleanings and exams, we offer a broad range of dental services, including tooth-colored fillings, wisdom teeth extractions, bridges, dental implants, and orthodontic treatment using Invisalign® clear aligners.