Serving the island of maui
Lahaina Smiles Dental believes that our patients are our ʻOhana and we are here for you! Through our website, we invite you to get to know our dentists so that we are not a stranger in your time of need. During your appointment, our doctors will review your dental condition and help find a solution for any concerns you might have. We look forward to welcoming you to our practice!
Comfortable, convenient setting
The best care in the world doesn’t mean anything if you can’t access it. At Lahaina Smiles Dental, we strive to make our Lahaina office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included on our website is information about our office, including our Lahaina location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. You can even email a request for an appointment right here!
We hope you find this website useful and invite you to contact us with your questions at any time.
“Upon arrival you are greeted by a warm, friendly and efficient staff concerned with your well being. Enter the dental procedure area and you experience an up-to-date modern facility that is equipped and staffed promoting either maintenance or repair of dental procedures. Complete and thorough examinations using only the most up-to-date equipment. The appointments are kept as planned on time with advance notice, if an emergency were to arise they diligently work with you to accommodate your needs. The efficient staff processes all of the necessary insurance information, again making the experience as pleasant as possible.”
“I have never had a more pleasurable experience at a dental office. From the time you walk through the door ’til you leave, the entire staff makes you feel comfortable and welcome. Dr. Kadohiro is very knowledgeable, gentle and kind and ensures you are as comfortable as one can be having dental work. I highly recommend this office.“
“I have had multiple appointments here and had not been to the dentist in years; they have been great! My teeth and gums are so much healthier and they always make me feel comfortable when coming in for treatments or fillings. Definitely suggest coming here!“
get to know our doctors
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Dr. Glenn Kadohiro
Dr. Glenn Kadohiro
Dr. Glenn Y. Kadohiro has had the privilege of serving the Lahaina and surrounding communities since 1985. Dr. Kadohiro grew up in Kona on the Big Island. He started his dental career as a dental technician serving in the U.S. Navy. Then, he attended the University of Hawaii at Hilo and received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Psychology in 1979. Dr. Kadohiro received his dental degree (DDS) from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, School of Dentistry in 1983. In 1984, Dr. Kadohiro completed his post graduate education at St. Francis Hospital’s General Practice Residency Program in Honolulu. In 1985, Dr. Kadohiro opened his practice in Lahaina, Maui.
Throughout his career, Dr. Kadohiro has continued his education by taking numerous post graduate courses, attending dental meetings, seminars, conventions, implant programs and study groups. Dr. Kadohiro is a member of the American Dental Association, Hawaii Dental Association, Maui County Dental Society and the Maui Professional Dental Forum (Seattle Study Club). With Dr. Kadohiro’s experience, knowledge, integrity and compassion, he strives to provide personalized and optimum quality care to all of his patients
Dr. Steve Barba
Dr. Steve Barba
Dr. Steve Barba has been practicing dentistry on Maui since 2015 and joined our practice in Lahaina in 2020. He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Barba attended Duke University and received his bachelor’s degree in Economics. He continued his education at Temple Dental School in Philadelphia and graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Dr. Steve Barba is passionate about comprehensive patient care and continuous learning. He has been a part of the Maui Professional Dental Forum (Seattle Study Club) since 2016, where he met Dr. Kadohiro. He has been recognized by Honolulu Magazine as a “Best Dentist in Hawaii” in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Currently he is a part of an advanced continuing education program at the Pankey Institute. He has taken several courses in topics ranging from cosmetics, dental technology and Invisalign. He will be bringing his knowledge and skills to our office.
In his free time, Dr. Barba is an outdoors enthusiast; where he enjoys surfing, hiking, diving, playing basketball, biking, reading and sailing. He also is a sports fan and roots for the Philadelphia Sports Teams and Duke Basketball. He is learning to play the Ukulele and loves to learn about the history of our Lahaina community.
We offer a full array of dental procedures
Even if this is your first visit to the dentist in a long time, we’re here to help. Our comprehensive services and fully customized treatment plans fit your needs, budget, lifestyle, and goals.
At Lahaina Smiles Dental, our Doctors are dedicated to providing a personalized and high-quality dental care experience unlike any other dentist.