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Transform Your Smile & Relieve Pain: Honolulu Family, Cosmetic & Emergency Dental Care, Sleep, Snoring & TMJ Experts

 

DR. KURT 5 STAR RATING: US NEWS & WORLD REPORTS

Welcome to your one-stop shop for radiant smiles and complete oral health in paradise! Dr. Kurt's dental practice in Honolulu caters to families, individuals seeking cosmetic transformations, and those facing dental emergencies, all under one roof.

Snoring, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea & TMJ Relief:

"Dr. Kurt" patients come from all over the world, including the US, Canada, France, Germany, Australia, England, and Spain for he is considered a TMJ pain relief specialist who delivers results. He specializes in TMJ, headache, migraine, and sleep relief/wellness as well as Pediatric Sleep Disorders and TMJ. As a Honolulu dentist, Dr. Kurt pushes his educational boundaries through continuing education courses and lectures to ensure he is always up to date with the best in preventative care and TMD treatments. As a dentist, his philosophy is conservative and preventative, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary networking in the best interest of TMD, TMJ, headache, migraine, and sleep disorder patients.

Beyond Exceptional TMJ Relief:

While Dr. Kurt is renowned as a TMJ pain relief specialist, his expertise extends far beyond. He and his team offer a comprehensive suite of family dental care, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, and emergency dental to keep your smile healthy and beautiful, from preventive care to advanced treatments.

Whole Family Dental Care:

  • Gentle & Fun Pediatric Dentistry: Our child-friendly environment makes dental visits a breeze for little ones, fostering positive associations with oral care.

  • Preventive Care for All Ages: Regular checkups, cleanings, and fluoride treatments are the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.

  • Orthodontic Solutions: Achieve the smile you've always desired with braces, Invisalign, and other discreet options.

Transform your Smile:

  • Cosmetic Dentistry: From teeth whitening and veneers to dental implants and smile makeovers, Dr. Kurt's artistry shines, creating smiles that dazzle.

  • Confidence Boosting Treatments: Restore chipped, cracked, or missing teeth with natural-looking solutions that enhance your appearance and self-assurance.

  • Personalized Smile Design: We work closely with you to understand your goals and create a treatment plan that reflects your unique vision.

Emergency Dental:

  • Pain Relief & Repair: Don't let dental emergencies ruin your Hawaiian adventure. We offer prompt appointments and effective solutions for toothaches, broken teeth, and other urgent issues.

  • Minimizing Disruption: We understand that dental emergencies can be stressful. Our compassionate team prioritizes your comfort and works efficiently to get you back to enjoying your island getaway.

  • Peace of Mind: Knowing you have access to reliable emergency dental care allows you to relax and truly enjoy your time in Hawaii.

Dr. Kurt's Philosophy:

  • Patient-Centered Care: Your needs and goals are at the heart of everything we do.

  • Conservative & Preventative Approach: We prioritize preserving your natural teeth and promoting long-term oral health.

  • Multidisciplinary Network: Dr. Kurt collaborates with other specialists to ensure you receive the most comprehensive care possible.

 

Schedule Your Consultation Today:

Experience the difference of Dr. Kurt's expertise and dedication to your oral health and well-being. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and discover how we can help you achieve a healthy, confident smile that shines as brightly as the Hawaiian sun.

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 Honolulu Family, Cosmetic & Emergency Dental Care, Sleep, Snoring & TMJ Experts

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MEET OUR HONOLULU DENTISTS

DR. KURT UYEHARA
FAMILY, COSMETIC, PERIODONTICS & IMPLANT  DENTISTRY
TMJ PAIN RELIEF & SLEEP WELLNESS

"Dr. Uyehara's philosophy is to conservatively, preventively, and health-consciously treat patients as if they were his own mother or father, utilizing science, technology, and common sense to best achieve each and every patient's treatment desires." - HAWAII NEWS NOW

Dr. Kurt Uyehara graduated from the University of Missouri School of Dentistry in Kansas City in 1990, with an emphasis on head, neck, face, and orofacial/TMJ disorder and subclinical TMJ inflammation. He started the dental practice in Honolulu in 1991 with a passion for keeping Hawai'i smiling! He is a Honolulu dentist and a TMJ specialist servicing global and local Hawaiian patients. He is dedicated to TMJ pain relief along with preventative dental care using an integrated approach. He specializes in family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, and implant dentistry with a focus on sleep apnea, TMJ pain, jaw pain, TMJ headaches, and migraine treatments.

 

He pushes his educational boundaries through continuing education courses each year to ensure that all his patients are provided with great dental care. Dr. Kurt Uyehara is also focused on sharing his skills and knowledge as a lecturer with the Hawaii Dental Association and Vancouver, BC Orthodontic/Sleep/TMJ/TMD symposium. As an instructor, he has presented for California Hands-on Orthodontic Training Seminars. His philosophy is conservative and preventative with a focus on patient comfort. 

       

 

 

 

 

DR. DAVID ITOMURA
GENERAL & FAMILY DENTISTRY

 "I was well taken cared. recent Emergency was a cracked tooth Dr David helped fixed it..." - YELP

Dr. David Itomura received his undergraduate degree from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He then attended the University of Missouri School of Dentistry in Kansas City, where he graduated in 2004. His practice is focused on family general dentistry. He is a caring Honolulu dentist who cares about your overall dental well-being. 

       

Dr. David Itomura specializes in:

 

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ONE-STOP FAMILY DENTAL CARE SERVICES

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Caring Pediatric Sleep Disorder & TMD Treatment in Honolulu, Hawaii: Dr. Kurt Uyehara is a pediatric sleep disorder and TMD specialist in Honolulu, Hawaii. He offers a variety of treatments to help children get a good night's sleep and live pain-free.

Schedule an appointment today to learn more about how Dr. Uyehara can help your child.

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Let our team provide the treatment you deserve and stop the debilitating effects of TMJ/TMD, headaches, and sleep issues.  We are TMJ specialists that can help provide migraine, jaw, & headache relief. We provide orthodontics, veneers, dental implants & all dental services with a TMJ focus that help provide long-term dental health for you!

Woman With Dental Emergency

 

Looking for a dentist in Hawai'i? We're always welcoming new patients, where we'll treat you like family with high-quality dental services and care. Services: dental implants, porcelain veneers, periodontal disease treatments, teeth whitening, emergency extractions, cleanings, dental anxiety, and TMJ pain relief treatments

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Hawaii's trusted dentist, Dr. Kurt, provides thorough dental cleanings and exams for healthy, radiant smiles

His gentle touch and meticulous approach ensure a comfortable experience. ‍♀️

Say goodbye to plaque and hello to a healthy, confident smile!

 

Schedule your appointment today!

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Transform Your Smile with Dr. Kurt's Cosmetic Dentistry Magic! 
His artistry and skill bring your dream smile to life:

Veneers: Say goodbye to chipped, cracked, or discolored teeth. Dr. Kurt's custom-crafted veneers create a flawless, natural-looking smile.
Implants: Replace missing teeth with confidence and comfort. Dr. Kurt's advanced implant techniques restore functionality and aesthetics, leaving you with a smile that shines.

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Straighten Your Smile & Confidence with Dr. Kurt's Orthodontics Expertise! 

 

Whether you dream of perfectly aligned teeth or a discreet solution for misalignment, Dr. Kurt has your smile covered.

A range of options: Choose from traditional braces, Invisalign®, or clear aligners to achieve your smile goals discreetly and comfortably. Expert care for all ages: Dr. Kurt treats children, teens, and adults, providing personalized plans for every smile journey.

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HAPPY HAWAII FAMILY DENTAL, SLEEP DISORDERS  AND TMJ PATIENTS REVIEWS

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"I"I just want to thank you for prescribing and fitting me with a night and day prosthesis to help my TMJ. Not only has my TMJ completely resolved but my posture has become more upright, I was able to become a nose breather which has helped my sleep and overall level of stress."

DR. DARYLL KAN, M.D

"As the treatment progressed , my headaches disappeared, my neck and shoulders were not knotted, my sinuses cleared up, and the quality of my sleep improved " 
 

LAUREN SHIMIZU

DR. KATHERYN MITCHELL-TAKAZAWA

"I cannot emphasize how much his care has helped me. I sleep better, am subsequently more alert during the day, get a lot more things accomplished, and feel much less stressed...". "If Dr. Uyehara hadn't recognized my TMJ problem, I would still be suffering from debilitating migraines..." 
         

HEALTHGRADE.COM  5 STARS  

"Just had my first dentist checkup due to my TMJ with my jaw locking up & Dr. Uyehara informed me of much more. The issues I've had for countless years related to other parts of my body due to my jaw. Obviously, I have to correct my jaw & Dr. U's information makes me feel there's hope in the future."

JESUS - OAHU, HI 

""Receiving the TMJ treatment from Dr. Kurt was life-changing for me..with the TMJ treatments, my headaches completely went away, as did a lot of my other health issues. I have always suffered from chronic back pain, neck pain, and various joint pains, & now with the TMJ treatments, I do not have to worry about any of that anymore."     

Taylor Pocock - Oahu, HI

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JAW DROPPING FACTS AND ANSWERS ABOUT TMJ

DR. KURT UYEHARA, DDS

PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY, TMJ SPECIALIST & SLEEP WELLNESS

 

Millions of American adults suffer from chronic facial pain, such as jaw pain, headaches or earaches. The source of these aches and pains may be related to one or both of the temporomandibular (TM) joints. Located on each side of the head, these joints work together, with a complex system of muscles, ligaments, discs, and bones, to make different movements for chewing and speaking.

 

 

What is TMJ?

Temporomandibular disorder, also known as TMJ, refers to a variety of conditions that affect TM joints, jaw muscles, and facial nerves. TMJ may occur when the jaw twists during the opening, closing or side-motion movements. People with TMJ may experience these symptoms:

  • Pain in or around the ear

  • Headaches and neck aches

  • Tenderness of the jaw or jaw muscles

  • Jaw pain or soreness that is more prevalent in the morning or late afternoon

  • Jaw pain when chewing, biting or yawning

  • Difficulty opening and closing the mouth

  • Clicking or popping noises when opening the mouth

  • Sensitive teeth when no other dental problems can be found

TMJ affects more than twice as many women (particularly those of childbearing age) as men and is the most common non-dental related chronic facial pain.

What Causes TMJ?

  • Arthritis

  • Misaligned bite (problem with the way teeth fit together)

  • Jaw dislocation or injury

Does stress cause TMJ?

Stress is thought to be a factor in TMJ. Even strenuous physical tasks, such as lifting a heavy object or stressful situations, can aggravate TMJ by causing overuse of jaw muscles, specifically clenching or grinding teeth (also known as bruxism).

How is TMJ Diagnosed?

Diagnosis is an important step before treatment. In about 90% of cases, your description of symptoms, combined with a simple physical examination of face and jaw by your dentist, provides useful information for diagnosing these disorders, according to the Delta Dental Plans Association.

Our team will take x-rays and make a cast of your teeth to see how your bite fits together, or request specialized x-rays for the TM joints. Your complete medical history may be reviewed, so it is important to keep your dental office record up-to-date.

What do I do if I think I have TMJ or TMD?

Call us for an assessment which has is focused on conservative TMJ treatment. Dr. Kurt Uyehara has over 30 years of experience helping patients from all over the world and locally in Hawaii with TMJ pain relief and preventative dental health treatments. 

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