Meet the Dental Staff
All our professionals at Garrett T. Hayashi, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Jan - Dental Hygienist
Jan was born and raised in Kaimuki and continues to live in the neighborhood today. She graduated Class of 2001 from the University of Hawaii Dental Hygiene Program. Patients like Jan for her light and gentle touch. She enjoys participating in various fun runs benefiting various non-profit organizations. She spends her free time with family at the beach and she aspires to be more actively involved in French bulldog rescue missions.
Annie - Dental Hygienist
Annie’s been in the dental hygiene field since 1995. She loves working one on one with patients in a gentle and caring way offering words of encouragement and smiles along the way. On days off, you will find her traveling back and forth over the Pali helping out with her parents, shuttling her daughter to numerous weekend activities or taking the dogs to Hawaii Kai dog park to play. One of the things she’d like to cross off her bucket list is to self-drive a boat through the canals of France and explore the French countryside.
Jovy - Dental Assistant
Jovy has 25+ years of experience in the dental assisting field. She has been with Dr. Hayashi for 16 years. She is caring, very knowledgeable, a self-taught ceramist, smile designer and diagnostic waxer. When she isn’t working she enjoys shopping, gardening, and taking her dogs on long walks. She aspires to go on a medical mission one day. She dreams of traveling to the 8 wonders of the world.
Nancy - Office Manager
Nancy is the senior member of the staff who has greeted and helped Dr. Hayashi’s patients since 1999. She is our insurance guru and helps our patients to maximize their insurance benefits. When she is not busy shuttling her son and daughter to sporting events, you may see her driving her mini dachshund and Jack Russell to Doggie Day Care. Nancy also enjoys visiting family on the mainland.
Lori - Dental Assistant
Lori a.k.a. Belle has been working for Dr. Hayashi since 2001. Originally hired to work both front and back. Belle has a calming influence on nervous patients. She loves pitbulls, birds, rock music, and surfing the web. In her spare time she takes Nacho, her loving pitbull rescue dog to dog parks. One day she hopes to win the Megabucks and/or Lottery.
Abi - Administrative Assistant
Abi is the newest staff member who will greet you as you walk in the door. Her 8 years of experience in the dental field being on the front line made her compassionate and customer service orriented. Abi's relaxation of choice is going to the beach and hiking. She loves to travel and plans to visit different countries while she's still young.