Looking for Tokyo English speaking dentists for an emergency, preventive care or orthodontics? I have curated the following list of dentists and orthodontists to make the search must easier for you. * I have also noted if JNHI (Japan National Health Insurance) is accepted or not).

Also, if you have other English-speaking dentists to recommend, please email me at the contact form or submit below in the comment section. Here is also a curated list of English speaking pediatricians, ophthamologists and general physicians. Hopefully, this information will be helpful to you and your family!

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Tokyo English Speaking Dental Offices

 1. Amakawa, Yumiko (Dr.) * JNHI accepted
Clinic: Amakawa Dental Office
Services: Children and adult dentistry and orthodontics
Address: Daiichi Masago Bldg. 4F, 2-7-18 Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5926-3871
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9:00 – 13:00 & 14:00 – 19:00 (Monday opens at 10:30 a.m.; Saturday closes at  16:00)
Dr’s Educational Background:  Graduate of Tsurumi University in Dental Studies

 2. Drennan, Anthony (Dr.) *JNHI not accepted
Clinic: Tokyo Clinic Dental Office
Services: Children and adult dentistry
Address: 32 Shiba Koen Building, 3rd Floor, 3-4-30 Shiba Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3431-4225
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00~18:00, and Saturday 9:00~17:00
Dr’s Educational Background: Vassar College `93, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine `97

 3. Enatsu, Hirokazu (Dr.) *JNHI not accepted
Clinic: United Dental Office
Services: Children and adult dentistry
Address: 3-8-1 Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5570-4334
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturdays 9:00-13:00 & 14:00-18:00
Dr’s Educational Background: UCLA School of Dentistry and UCLA School of Engineering

4. Kaku’s, John and Maori (Drs.) *JNHI not accepted
Clinic: Drs. Kaku’s
Services: Child and adult dentistry and orthodontics
Address: Hiro Office – 5-9-23 Hiroo Shibuya-ku & Yoyogi-Uehara, 46-17 Ooyamacho Shibuya-ku
Phone: Hiroo 03-5449-3308, Yoyogi-Uehara 03-5452-0118
Office Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10.30 -19.00
Dr’s Educational Background:DDS degree – Tokyo Dental College, Residency – University of California, San Francisco, Certificate in Orthodontics – Boston University, MSD degree – Boston University

Top Tokyo English Speaking Dental Offices and Dentists

5. Kimishima, Tetsu Albert (Dr.) * JNHI accepted
Clinic: Kimishima Dental Clinic
Services: Child and adult dentistry
Address: 5-2-35 5F Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03 6277 4217
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00-12:30 & 14:00-19:00, Saturday 10:00-12:30 & 14:00-17:00
Dr’s Educational Background: Assistant Professor in Endodontic & Operative Dentistry, Nippon Dental University

6. Makabe, Reiko (Dr.) * JNHI accepted
Clinic: Reiko Dental Office
Services: Child and adult dentistry and orthodontics
Address: 1F Shindo bld., 5-1-30 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03- 5114-6077
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30-14:00 & 15:00-19:00; Saturday 10:00 -14:00 & 15:00-18:00
Dr’s Educational Background: Graduate of the University of Kansas in the United States, and Osaka University School of Dentistry

7.  Mihara, Shunsuke (Dr.) * JNHI accepted
Clinic: Mihara Dental Clinic
Services: Child and adult dentistry
Address: 2-31-3 Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-6407-1647
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30-13:00 & 14:30 -15:00, Saturday 9:30 -13:00
Dr’s Educational Background: Graduate of Nippon University

8.  Nakashima, Kazuya (Dr.) * JNHI accepted
Clinic: Nakashima Dental Clinic
Services: Child and adult dentistry
Address: Roppongi U Bldg. 4F, 4-5-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3479-2726
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 – 18:00
Dr’s Educational Background:  Graduate HS and College in the US then graduated from the Tohoku Dental University

9. Suzuki, Jun (Dr.) * JNHI accepted
Clinic: Hills Dental Clinic
Services: Child and adult dentistry
Address: Motoazabu Hills Forest Terrace West 1-3-3 Motoazabu Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5730-3900
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30 – 13:00 & 14:30 – 19:00; Saturday 9:30 – 13:00 & 14:00 – 17:00
Dr’s Educational Background: Advanced course in periodontal surgery at the Japan Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Regenerative dentistry course at the Japan Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.
2004, Oseo-integration implant congress. Venice, Italy 2005, Periodontal implant course, UCLA


Tokyo English Speaking Dental Offices and Dentists


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  1. Lauren, you missed Dr Akio Kojima at Akasaka Hills Dental Office. 2-22-15 Akasaka, AK Bldg. 2F, Minato-ku, 107-0052. 3584-2277
    I went to Suzuki and Drennan for tooth pain. Both suggested that I needed a root canal. I went to Kojima. He suggested that he adjust my bite, 10 minutes later, no more tooth pain!
    I have other friends who highly recommend him as well. He also does aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry, has a great bedside manner and a very modern office. Certified and licensed in USA as well.

  2. I’d like to recommend DR. Kenishi Nishimura from Omotesando dental salon. He is amazing doctor, with a lot of modern technology in his clinic and he is also a dentist and orthodontist. Accept Japanese and international insurance, fluent English. Harward graduated.

    • Thanks Mariana, Appreciate the recommendation. I will consider adding Dr. Nishimura in the next round of edits.

  3. I positively love Dr. Yukari Ueki at Sorriso Dental Salon near Shinagawa Station.

  4. Hi Lauren!

    I use Dr. Hanawa at Daikanyama Dental. He accepts both Japanese national and international insurance. He has a degree from Nihon University Graduate School of Dentistry and the New York University College of Dentistry, is an expert in Implant Dentistry and Aethetic Dentistry, speaks English, has an English speaking receptionist (his wife) and has modern and very clean facilities.

  5. Hi Lauren, I really like Dr. Nishibori at Roppongi Hills – he takes JNHI

  6. Dr. Charles Dallaire

    Many of my colleagues are using the Mikasa Dental Care in Setagaya-ku
    She is very gentle
    Dr. Kathleen Mikasa is a graduate of the Univ. Of California and Tokyo Dental College.

  7. Dr. Jason S. Wong is our family dentist. He is a graduate of MIT (BS and MS) and U. Michigan School of Dentistry. He is very smart, and his philosophy in dentistry is to treat your teeth as he would his own. His practice is in Meguro, 1-22-3 Kamioosaki, Shinagawa-ku, 03-3473-2901. He does not accept JNHI.

    • Nara, thank you for sharing. Mr. Wong sounds like a highly qualified dentist. Will visit and consider adding officially to the list. Lauren

  8. My three kids and I tried Drs. Kaku last week- I was beyond impressed with their child friendly set up and way of dealing with the kids. A dental clean actually felt like a fun family afternoon out!

  9. Hi everyone I am looking for an English dentist in Ikebukuro. Do you know someone that you could recommend?.

  10. Hi readers,
    I used this website to find a dentist and chose Reiko Dental Clinic. However, I have to WARN others – I DO NOT recommend this clinic.

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