Ohana Dental NJ

Meet the Team at Ohana Dental

“We strive to practice the way we live our lives, by treating everyone the way we would like to be treated – with respect, honesty, and integrity.” – Dr. Misato and Dr. Venuti

Dr. Misato and Dr. Venuti first met in 2010 at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. As a happily married couple, they are pursuing their dream of working as partners in providing family-focused modern dental care for the Bergen County community. Both place a strong emphasis on continuing education and staying up-to-date with the latest dental materials and technology in order to deliver the most leading-edge, advanced comprehensive care.  

Dr. Misato Fukuda, DMD

General Dentist

Misato Fukuda, D.M.D is a Bergen County native, raised in Mahwah, NJ. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Cornell University in 2009 and was awarded a Cornell Tradition scholarship for demonstrating impactful work experience, community service, and excellent academic achievement.

Dr. Misato obtained her Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) from Rutgers School of Dentistry in 2014 and completed a post-graduate residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Misato has furthered her studies in areas of cosmetic dentistry and laser dentistry. She is also a certified provider of Invisalign and injectables such as BOTOX® and Juvéderm.

When she is not busy treating patients, Dr. Misato enjoys creating ceramics at the pottery wheel, practicing yoga, cycling, and skiing.

Dr. Misato is fluent in Japanese.

Dr. James Venuti, DMD

General Dentist

James Venuti, D.M.D was born and raised in Massapequa, NY. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Farmingdale in 2009. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD) from Rutgers School of Dentistry in 2014 and completed his residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital in Manhasset, NY. Dr. Venuti continued to further his studies in dental implantology through a one-year Implant Fellowship affiliated with NYU College of Dentistry. 

In his free time, Dr. Venuti enjoys working out at the local gym, golfing, cycling, and snowboarding.  

Dr. Gyu Park, DDS

Endodontist

Dr. Gyu Park received his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science from the University of
Maryland and his Master’s degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Virginia
Commonwealth University. He then attended the Howard University College of Dentistry
and received his degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Park completed his general
practice residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, New York. 

As Dr. Park began practicing as a general practitioner, he developed a special interest
in Endodontics. It was tremendously rewarding for him to treat patients suffering from
teeth-related diseases and cure their symptoms without having to extract the
problematic teeth. As a result of following his passion, Dr. Park completed the
Endodontics Residency program at New York University and became a board-certified
endodontist (Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics).

Dr. Park treats pediatric, adult, geriatric, emergency and medically compromised patients on a daily
basis. His clinical expertise encompasses root canal treatment, root canal retreatment,
apicoectomy, incision & drainage, root resection, hemisection, dental trauma
management, auto transplantation and intentional tooth replantation.

Dr. Park is a warm-hearted, passionate endodontist whose first priority is patient
satisfaction. By treating every patient like they are his parents or family members, he
strives to render personalized and quality dental care in the gentlest way possible.

Dr. Park fluently speaks English and Korean and beginner level Spanish. He enjoys
spending his personal time with family and friends, snowboarding, fishing, camping and playing piano.

Dr. Han Lyu, DMD

Prosthodontist

Dr. Lyu is a Bergen County native, growing up in Ramsey, NJ.  He earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees from Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. Choosing to remain near his hometown, Dr. Lyu chose Columbia University for his postgraduate studies, where he earned both a Masters of Science degree and a Certificate in Prosthodontics.

He excelled above his peers during his three years of prosthodontics residency, achieving the highest number of implant surgeries without a single failure. He became known at Rutgers as a specialist with unique abilities in complex full mouth restoration and presented his challenging cases to both classmates and colleagues 

As a prosthodontist, Dr. Lyu specializes in the following procedures:

Full Mouth Reconstruction
Dentures
Implant Restoration
High-Level Difficulty Cases

Not only does Dr. Lyu specialize in prosthodontics, he has also practiced general dentistry for three years and is well-equipped to work in all areas of general dentistry, including oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, and pedodontics. Dr. Lyu is trained to treat patients with a complex array of needs, using a multidisciplinary approach.

Each year, Dr. Lyu travels to Oaxaca, Mexico, working with the SOMA mission team to meet the dental needs of those who have no regular access to health care.  He feels grateful for the opportunity to share his training, talents, and gifts with those who desperately need dental care.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Dental School – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Doctor of Dental Medicine
Columbia University, New York–Presbyterian Hospital, Certificate in Prosthodontics

Dr. Glen Atlas

Dr. Glen Atlas is a board-certified anesthesiologist with over 20 years of experience. He is a full professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Atlas has produced 28 publications, has developed and patented state-of-the-art medical equipment, and has received several research grants.

Please visit Dr. Atlas’s website for more information.

Maria Pahountis, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Andrea Bryan

Dental Assistant

Rebecca

Front Desk Receptionist

Rebecca is the newest member of our team. You will see her friendly face when you first arrive. She enjoys working in the dental field, meeting new people, and watching our happy patients leave our office with their healthy new smile.

Rebecca was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and now resides in Woodridge, NJ. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and making memories. She also loves to travel, beach hop, and try new restaurants.

Dorothy Koski

Receptionist

Yoko Nishida

Receptionist

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