Dr. Rika Ohara

Dr. Ohara is a board-certified periodontist, a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.  She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry.  Her dedication to care for her patients allowed her to excel in academics and patient care, and she was invited into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. Her passion in treating patients with periodontal disease (gum disease) led her to pursue her advanced training in periodontics and implantology while obtaining a Masters of Science in Dentistry (MSD) at the University of Washington. During her residency, Dr. Ohara gained expertise in all aspects of periodontal procedures including periodontal plastic surgery, regenerative therapy, implant therapy, bone augmentation, and sinus lift bone grafting. Dr. Ohara is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontics and Academy of Osseointegration to stay current with the latest research and technology.     

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Ohara enjoys cooking, hiking, and traveling to discover new places with her husband and son.