Dr. Takahashi was born and raised in Lodi. He attended Lodi Academy and then went on to Pacific Union College (PUC). At PUC, he received his B.S. in Chemistry. After graduating from PUC, he went to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD) where he graduated in 2002 with his D.D.S. After graduating from LLUSD in 2002, he proudly served as a dentist in the US Army. He was stationed at Camp Stanley dental clinic in South Korea for 14 months. After that, he moved to Hawaii and was stationed at Schofield Barracks dental clinic for three years. Once he completed his service with the US Army, he went into private practice. While living in Hawaii, he married his wife, Sarah, and shortly after welcomed their two boys, Dylan and Rylan. In 2008 the Takahashi family traded in beaches and tropical breezes for vineyards and SF Giants games and moved to Lodi. Dr. Takahashi enjoys running long distances and has complete numerous marathons and several ultra marathons, his furthest distance being a 72 mile run around Lake Tahoe. When he’s not running or working, he enjoys golfing, coaching baseball, and traveling with his family.
Stephanie was born in beautiful Price, Utah and raised in Stockton, California. She attended St. Mary’s High School then went on to San Joaquin Delta College. She completed her BSDH and RDH at the University of Pacific, Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2007. Stephanie has worked in private practice for 10 years. She started DenTemp, a placement agency for dental hygienist in 2014. She married her high school sweetheart, Steve in 2007 and has two children, Charlotte (4) and Lucas (2). When she is not working as a hygienist, Stephanie enjoys working with her husband in their many real estate and construction businesses.
Summer is one of our amazing Dental Assistants. She started her career in the dental field over 7 years ago. From the beginning she knew she belonged in the dental field. ”Helping people achieve and maintain a beautiful smile is my passion.” In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and being on the water with her husband and two children.
Kristine is one of our wonderful Dental Assistants with over 20+ years experience. During her spare time Kristine loves to take her dog Toby out walking, and travel, and go camping with her husband, family and friends.