Meet Our Team
Together as partners they took over and expanded Hawaii Endodontics. They maintain three full time practices in Aiea, Kailua and Honolulu. They are active members of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists and Hawaii Dental Association. They also volunteer their time a clinical Instructors at Kokua Kalihi Valley community health center. If you're planning on visiting one of our endodontists, feel free to learn a little about them here. Our team sees patients of all ages, and our bilingual endodontist can provide services in Korean and Mandarin.
Our mission at Hawaii Endodontics is one committed to excellence and high quality endodontic treatment. We pride ourselves in providing the highest standard of professional care in a friendly, caring, and comfortable environment. We strive to make each dental visit a positive experience for our patients by optimizing patient comfort and minimizing pain. As a team, we run a practice considerate to our patients’ individual needs and concerns, and execute well-organized treatment in a professional manner.
We understand the fear and anxiety that many people experience when it comes to undergoing a root canal. That’s why we’ve created a relaxed treatment environment that focuses on outstanding patient communication and advanced techniques that minimize pain and discomfort. All of us at Hawaii Endodontics have dedicated our professional lives to improving the dental health and care of our patients. We are always available for our patients and will make certain that all your needs are thoughtfully met by our doctors and staff. We base our measure of success on the quality of the relationship we have with each patient and on the quality of the dental service we provide.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Aimee Kim
Dr. Aimee Kim Dr. Aimee Kim grew up in Hawaii, attending McKinley High School and University of Hawaii. She completed her dental education and Endodontic specialty
Dr. Jessica Liu
Dr. Jessica Liu received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Carnegie Mellon University. After earning her Master of Health Services Administration at The George Washington
Dr. Jay Geistkemper
Dr. Jay Geistkemper is a Captain and has served for the US Navy for over 26 years. He completed his dental training at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Howard Kang
Dr. Howard Kang attended a 7-year dual degree BS/DDS program at St. Johns University and Columbia University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Dr. Paulo Nogueira
Dr. Nogueira has been working in Hawaii for more than 10 years. He is a patient focused specialist centered on high quality, painless endodontics.
Dr. Farid Shaikh
Dr. Farid Brian Shaikh graduated from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine as Class President and Valedictorian.
Dr. Leonie Waldon
Dr. Leonie Waldon completed her dental training at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine after graduating magna cum laude from Colorado College