Dr. Malia Kamisugi, DDS

Dr. Malia Kamisugi, DDS

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Dr. Malia Kamisugi, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of The Pacific / School Of Dentistry in 1998 and practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read her story

1060 Young St Ste 201

Honolulu, HI 96814

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Dr. Kamisugi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kamisugi "DR. MALIA KAMISUGI DDS, MSD "I like to see that my patients are working to better themselves. I love seeing them smile when they notice the changes in both aesthetics and the confidence boost they get as they go through their orthodontic treatment. I feel lucky to be in such a unique profession, and to be able to work with so many people through this very important life journey." Education Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree earned, with honors, at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1998. Masters in the Science of Dentistry (M.S.D.) and certification in orthodontics also earned at UOP in 2000. Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) in 2005 and re-certified in 2011. Awards Voted by her peers as a Top Dentist in the Orthodontic category from Honolulu Magazine for 11 years in a row (as of 2017), and counting! Invisalign Elite Provider Personal My husband, Michael Pietsch, is Chief Operations Officer at Title Guaranty Hawaii. He is also a passionate big-wave surfer and fisherman. We have two wonderful sons, Aka and Nalu. We also have a pair of rescue dogs, lots of fish, and a tortoise to keep us busy. I was on the U.S. National Team for flat water kayaking, and was the Junior National Champion 3 times. I continue to paddle in outrigger canoes, one-man canoes and my surfski. I've done over 20 Molokai to Oahu competitive crossings. I am also an avid scuba diver, surfer, and enjoy playing beach volleyball. I am past-presidents of the Duke Kahanamoku Foundation, Honolulu County Dental Society, Hawaii Society of Orthodontists, and various dental study-clubs. I also participate in beach cleanups for various organizations. "I make sure to go way above and beyond my requirements for continuing education every year. I like to keep abreast of new technology and stay informed for the good of my patients.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kamisugi "Hi Smile Orthodontics, formerly Kamisugi Orthodontics, has been serving the people of Honolulu and Kailua for many years. Our neighbors trust us to provide orthodontic care that treats the whole person, not just the teeth. We work out of a quiet, comfortable practice using the best, most modern technology to give you a positive care experience. We believe in including our patients in the decision-making process and educating everyone who comes to our office about the benefits of orthodontics, as well as their treatment options"

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

9  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Underbite

17  Procedures

  • AcceleDent™ System
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Dental Brace and Headgear
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Facebow Headgear
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Nightguard
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)
  • Palatal Expander
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of The Pacific / School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • American Board Of Orthodontics
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • University Of The Pacific / School Of Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kamisugi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kamisugi's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kamisugi to family and friends
156 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (156)

  • 5
    (142)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Kamisugi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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