Meet our Team


The most dedicated dental practice

Meet the team! At Oahu Dental Care, our professionals are dedicated to providing you with the best dental care possible. Read more about who we are below and get to know us. If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment, call us today at 808-456-5005!
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Dayton Q.L. Lum, D.D.S.

Dr. Lum is a Pearl City native and grew up in the area. After high school, Lum pursued his childhood dream of becoming a dental practitioner and graduated with a degree in Dentistry from the University of Washington in 1984. He has since dedicated his career to educating the public about the importance of oral hygiene and providing the best dental care possible. 

Dr. Lum is member to the Epiphany Church, Honolulu Elks and is actively involved in the University of Washington Alumni Network. Lum also served as Board of Director for the Hawaii Dental Association and President for the 50th State Dental Study Club. He was also recognized as Hawaii’s Top Dentist in the 2007 edition of Honolulu Magazine. 

Dr. Lum and his wife Joan are proud parents of daughters Caitlin and Madelin, who are now attending college. When he’s not helping patients, Lum enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf, traveling and staying fit. 

In addition, Dr. Lum was nominated for best dentist in 2007 by Honolulu Magazine. 
Educational Background:
  • University of Washington - Undergraduate (Zoology, Business)
  • University of Washington - Doctor of Dental Surgery
Professional Affiliations and Achievements:
  • American Dental Association
  • Hawaii Dental Association
  • Honolulu County Dental Association
  • 50th State Dental Study Club
  • International Academy of Gnathology
  • OTO Orthodontic Study Group
Advanced Studies In:
  • Periodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Implants - Prosthetics and Surgical Placement
  • Orthodontics
  • Invisalign Orthodontics
  • TMJ-Oral Medicine
  • Pediatric Dentistry
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Chiquita Timbreza, RDH

Chiquita was born in Honolulu and relocated to Pearl City to become a dental assistant and started at Oahu Dental Care in 1991. After a few years, she went on to earn her dental hygiene degree at the University of Hawaii in 1995. She’s now a practicing dental hygienist at the Pearl City location. 
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Russelle Anne Gano, RDH

Russelle Anne is native to Honolulu and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene from the University of Hawaii. In 2010, she joined the Oahu Dental Care team and works at both locations. In her free time, Russelle Anne likes being with her family and enjoys sports.  
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Taimane "Tai" Manu

2014 Graduate from the Dental Assisting Program at Heald-Honolulu College. Taimane volunteered as an intern at Oahu Dental Care and became a permanent part of our team upon graduation. Tai is one of our reliable assistants that works mainly at our Pearl City office and occasionally travels to our Kahala office when needed.

Rebekah "Bekah" Porras-Lai

Graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Heald-Honolulu College. Rebekah volunteered as an intern at Oahu Dental Care and became a permanent part of our team upon graduation in 2010. She is a reliable assistants that travels between our two locations- Pearl City and Kahala.

Tasianna "Tasi" Manu

Graduated at Western Career College of Sacramento, California. Tasi became a part of our team at Oahu Dental Care in 2010. She is one of our reliable assistants that travels between our two locations-Pearl City and Kahala.
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