June 7, 2018

Kind of gross but an effective teaching method. Here are my daughter's teeth after eating a cracker. See how the back teeth don't have food stuck in the crevices. That's the power of sealants. On Tuesday she got sealants on her first molars during her cleaning visit. S...

March 30, 2018

Dr. Deborah Poole will be joining Kahului Dental on Saturdays. Dr. Poole has worked in a variety of offices from cosmetic dentistry to community clinics. She is native to a small town in Arkansas and one of five daughters. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Bio...

March 14, 2018

Sierra and her family welcomed a beautiful baby boy to their home this week. Sierra is doing well and taking some time off to spend with her baby. Sierra is a major asset at Kahului Dental, her speed and knowledge in the dental field has been the driving force in the b...

December 1, 2017

We really enjoyed Dr. Hollander this past year at Kahului Dental. He brought a great energy, developed better systems in the office and helped many people in the community with their dental health. While many patients formed lasting bonds with Dr. Hollander I think the...

November 15, 2017

Dr. Heidi Roberts has been serving the Maui community at the Malama I Ke Ola Health Center this past year.  She is very skilled in all aspects of dentistry including oral surgery and endodontics. With plans to relocate to Wisconsin in March, Dr. Roberts offered her ser...

November 2, 2016

While this chart shows the arrival of the first baby teeth at 5 months, don't follow it too closely. Some babies are born with teeth (as a nursing mom my heart goes out to those mommas) and yet some will be toothless after 1 year of age. And children won't always follo...

November 2, 2016

A new face at Kahului Dental. Dr. Hollander has relocated back to Hawaii after practicing in community health in Medford, Oregon. Help welcome him to Maui!

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Hi. My name is Erica. I'm a mother of two, registered nurse, and Dr. Baxter's wife. I feel like there are a lot of questions out there about dentistry- from navigating the dental health of your kiddos to resolving a middle of the night toothache here on Maui.  I thought I could organize the frequent questions and provide some useful support.  I'm not claiming to be a dentist but thought I could help with some of the basic dental questions. If you have a question - shoot it in the comments down below. Thanks!