Meet Our Team

Dr. Dugan

Dr. John DuganJohn J. Dugan received his doctorate from the University Of Washington Dental School in 1981.   In addition to honors programs throughout his training in periodontics, full mouth restorative rehabilitation training, and pedodontics, Dr. Dugan received additional hospital training at two different oral surgery and anesthesia centers.

Harborview Hospital in Seattle, Washington  provided multiple experiences in oral surgery, emergency, anesthesia and sedation training. John Peter Smith Hospital and Parkland Hospital in Texas provided additional oral surgery training with oral surgery residents and hospital staff for Dr. Dugan in his education. Dr. Dugan is a member of the AAID, the prestigeous orginization which recognizes implantoligy excellence.  (Dr. Dugan is certified in advanced cardiac lifesupport and CPR).

Cosmetic, implant placement and restorations, dentures and endodontics are among his areas of expertise.

Dr Dugan began working in the dental laboratory field while in his teens and brings a lifetime of love and experience in dentistry to share with our team. He enjoys mountain climbing, biking, stand up paddle boarding and diving among other sports activities.

Dr. Hoke

Dr. Gregory HokeGregory Hoke earned his degree at Indiana University Dental School in 1989.  He was born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii.  A graduate of Punahou High School, he later attended Chaminade University of Honolulu.

As a general dentist his passions include all aspects of Restorative Dentistry with an emphasis on Oral Surgery and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Hoke is married with five “beautifully and wonderfully made” children.  His hobbies include camping, surfing, hiking, racquetball



Dr. Lee

Dr. Gene LeeGene Lee earned his degree at U.C. Berkeley for undergraduate studies majoring in Integrative Biology. He attended NYU College of Dentistry. He completed his AEGD at Lutheran Medical Center (Maui Oral Health Center). After completing his AEGD he moved to the Big Island and worked at Hawaii Family Dental Center in Waikoloa. Later he moved to Fort Worth Texas to work at Archstone Dental Center.

As a general dentist Dr. Lee is passionate about all aspects of general dentistry for children and adults.

Dr. Lee was born and raised in Los Angeles. He moved around the country many times living everywhere from San Francisco to New York, Maui/Big Island to Fort Worth and more. He even went abroad, living in London for a period of time! Dr. Lee enjoys the outdoors and has a passion for technology.

Dr. Yeager

Dr. Jessica YeagerJessica Yeager earned her BS from University of Michigan, her DDS from New York University and her AEGD from Maui Oral Health Center via Lutheran Medical Center.

As a general dentist Dr. Yeager is passionate about all aspects of general dentistry for children and adults.

Dr. Yeager is originally from a small town in northern Michigan and has been gradually moving to warmer states ever since. After completing dental school she was lucky enough to have the opportunity to relocate to Maui for her dental residency. After completing her residency Dr. Yeager lived on the Big Island for one year before briefly living and working in Texas. After 9 short months in Texas she made the decision to move back to Maui permanently. Dr. Yeager enjoys snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, paddle boarding, photography, traveling, and cooking in her free time.


Yana Koporski

Yana Koporski

Credentials: Dental Hygienist, RDH

Educational/Professional History: University of Washington School of Dentistry; majored in Dental Hygiene, minored in Public Health.

Dental hygienist for 10 years, specialize in gentle touch painless dentistry. Very good at pain control and numbing – excell in administration of anesthesia. Equally skilled at periodontal disease treatment and maintenance. Enjoy seeing patients of all ages.

Memberships: American Dental Hygienist’s Association; Hawaii State Dental Hygiene Association; MOMS – Mothers of Multiples; YMCA; 24 HR FITNESS

Personal Notes: Happily Maui’d to my high school sweetheart, I am a mother to 2.5 year-old twin boys and a 7 month-old girl. Born and raised on a winery in Moldova, Eastern Europe. Enjoy the Sun, the Ocean and LIFE!


Dr. John DuganElaine

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