Hometown: Kaneʻohe, Hawaiʻi
Dental School: University of Washington
Fun Fact: Dr. Johnson wrestled throughout high school and college. He even helped start the wrestling club at UW.
Dr. Andrew Johnson was born and raised in Kāneʻohe, Hawaiʻi. As a teenager, his passion for dentistry was sparked while working as an assistant to his orthodontist, who was also his “young time” Judo Sensei. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from James B. Castle High School where he was active in both wrestling and judo and was named male Scholar Athlete of the year.
After High School, Dr. Johnson attended Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. He earned the NCAA Division III NWCA Scholar All-America award in wrestling, and his B.A. in Chemistry. Dr. Johnson then attended and received his D.D.S. from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. He enjoyed the Pacific Northwest and was happy to spend those years closer to his Hawai’i friends and family.
After dental school Dr. Johnson completed a residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry through New York University. The N.Y.U. Brooklyn Langone residency was held locally at Kokua Kalihi Valley and provided training in many advanced cases. Cases that are normally seen by dental specialists.
This training has given him experience in procedures such as surgical wisdom teeth extractions, difficult molar root canal therapy, gum surgery, dentures, crown and bridge work, as well as day-to-day cleanings and fillings. Dr. Johnson additionally enjoys simple orthodontic cases; the kindlin to his passion for all aspects of dentistry. Dr. Johnson completed his training in 2018 and has been proudly serving our entire 'Oahu community ever since.
When not at the office, Dr. Johnson spends his time helping his wife, Riho, to take care of their adorable daughters. He additionally makes an effort to give back to the community by coaching wrestling.
Dr. Johnson prides himself in his ability to tailor treatments to your wants and needs and looks forward to working together with you to build a lasting relationship.
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Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaiʻi
Dental School: Tufts School of Dentistry
Fun Fact: Dr. Sato enjoys golfing in his free time.
Dr. Kent Sato was raised in Honolulu, Hawai'i and graduated from Iolani School.
He first attended the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California and later graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. He then attended Tufts School of Dentistry in Boston, Massachusetts.
Upon returning to Hawaii, he spent a year in a general practice residency at the St. Francis Hospital Dental Clinic. Since 1983, he has been practicing dentistry at the present location.
Dr. Sato is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren. His interests include exercising, golfing, bible study, watching sporting events and family time.
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