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Dr. Antolin G. Apalla, Jr.

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Dr. Antolin G. Apalla, Jr.

Dr. Antolin G. Apalla, Jr. is one of Kauai’s most sought after dentists, which is reflective of his exceptional patient care and clinical excellence. He enjoys volunteering in the community, working with the Kauai Filipino Chamber of Commerce, Kauai Philippine Cycling Club, and joining numerous community fundraising events.

When he’s not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his three adult children, gardening, golfing, and cycling.

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Why Choose

Dr. Antolin G. Apalla, Jr.

  • One of Kauai’s most sought after dentists
  • Practicing dentistry on Kauai since 1995
  • Accepting new patients

Patient Testimonials

Mark K. Avatar
Mark K.
11/06/2022 - Google

Hawaii family dental lihue is a good clinic they have a good workers specially the doctors. But how I wish they have more doctors out there to make the process more easy and faster on all the appointments specially the emergency cases like tooth extraction and Dental implants

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jo s.
9/20/2022 - Google

The entire staff were all so friendly, kind and helpful. As a new patient with an urgent matter and no insurance, they helped me by offering a decent insurance plan and some stayed late to take care of my problem. I am relieved to find Hawaii Family Dental... read more

Jo A. Avatar
Jo A.
7/16/2022 - Google

The staff was very helpful & friendly..Dr Apalla his nurses Lisa & Frannie was very good…I would recommend friends & family

Denise M. Avatar
Denise M.
5/30/2022 - Google

I had a crown that broke in half while on vacation. They were so nice! They got me in the same morning I called. I was only in the office 1 hour and the doctor had put a temporary filling over the exposed tooth to protect it until I can... read more

Summer H. Avatar
Summer H.
3/02/2022 - Google

I came in for a cleaning. It didn't take long for the dental hygienist to sanitize her area and bring me in to get started. She was very pleasant and I was very relaxed in my seat. The cleaning was quick and thorough. No complaints!

RJ C. Avatar
2/22/2022 - Google

Wonderful service and quality of work at HFD. Best staff on the island. Molly did a fantastic job on my deep cleaning and it was the most painless cleaning I have ever had. Mahalo nui loa HFD!

Trishelle G. Avatar
Trishelle G.
10/02/2021 - Google

I have brought my children to many different dentists over the years but Dr Yamada at Hawaii Family Dental Kauai is the BEST. He is so patient and very caring. From my older children, all the way down to my 4yo, he reassures them and walks them through... read more

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CherylAnn O.
9/06/2021 - Google

I'm sort of anti-dentist to begin with. But that said, seeing a dentist for problems is inevitable. Comparing HFD to my previous dentist on a deep clean -- my prior dentist did not numb the gums prior to the procedure but HFD did. So, it made the process tolerable. The... read more

Stephen V. Avatar
Stephen V.
9/06/2021 - Google

Amazing experience with Dental Hygienist Cinnamon and Dr. Apalla. I felt cared for and heard throughout the experience. Highly recommend.

Caroline C. Avatar
Caroline C.
7/20/2021 - Google

Wonderful dentist and staff. I feel the quality of care I get there is very professional. The entire staff has been kind and efficient. Would recommend this to anyone.

Muriel J. Avatar
Muriel J.
6/20/2021 - Google

I am a very nervous dental patient due to previous treatments at another office on the mainland. Hawaii Family Dental is the best dental practice I’ve been to. From the friendly and professional front desk staff to the dental techs and dentists. I received top notch great care that was... read more

Michael M. Avatar
Michael M.
1/16/2021 - Google

Fast, efficient, friendly service. I was able to be seen the next day and had an exam and xray. A few days later, my chipped tooth was worked on and fitted with a temp crown by Dr. Apala and his assistant.I am impressed with their capacity for scheduling patients, and... read more

Michael M. Avatar
Michael M.
11/26/2020 - Google

Fast, efficient, friendly service. I was able to be seen the next day and had an exam and xray. A few days later, my chipped tooth was worked on and fitted with a temp crown by Dr. Apala and his assistant.I am impressed with the capacity for scheduling patients, and... read more

Anna H. Avatar
Anna H.
10/14/2020 - Google

Dr. Yamada is a very competent and personable dentist. He didn't need much time this month, thankfully! Our hygienist was also wonderful.

Arieiv P. Avatar
Arieiv P.
10/07/2020 - Google

Now that my 2nd and final crown appointment has been completed I can only emphasize my great satisfaction. Dr. Chris and his assistants are professional, friendly, informative, and -especially if you have HDS--affordable. The great Hawaii Family Dental experience begins with their fabulous and verdant courtyard and continues... read more

Richard K. Avatar
Richard K.
9/30/2020 - Google

staff was very friendly and professional and explained what procedures were to be done. Very pleased with the job preformed.

Linda F. Avatar
Linda F.
6/14/2020 - Google

Personal staff was very polite, understanding & helpful. (First visit), I’m not completely done with all work that I need done but overall... satisfied with information, can’t wait to go back. Thank you Hawaii Family Dental 👍

Clarilyn I. Avatar
Clarilyn I.
2/16/2020 - Google

My daughter hated the dentist, but because of the amazing staff at HFD, especially Dr. Chris, my daughters experience is now a good one. Dr. Chris shows she cared for my daughters healthy smile as well as her feelings to make she sure was okay every step of the way!... read more

Jenyffer V. Avatar
Jenyffer V.
10/14/2019 - Google

Took both my boys 7 and 20month mo. Old to see dr yamada today. It was our first visit, so we had paperwork to do, for 2 kids. Sherlynn and Sheena were so helpful and made the process easy. She explained about their wonderful family plan which we signed up... read more

Gail M. Avatar
Gail M.
10/14/2019 - Google

The staff and Dr. Godla have always been wonderful! The staff is always accommodating when I am booking appointments and has even called if there is an opening earlier. I referred my mother to Dr. Godla and she couldn't be happier. She was never a fan of going to the... read more

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