From our soothing wall decorations to our children’s reading materials, everything about our dental practice is about creating a level of comfort and relaxation during your child’s visit. When your kids are here, they aren’t just our patients – they become our kids too!
Meet our highly knowledgeable and caring dentists
At Children’s Dental Associates Inc., your child will receive personalized care. Our family-owned practice serves children of all ages – from infants and toddlers to adolescents and teens. Get to know our highly experienced dental team below!
Dr. Todd K. Asato
Born and raised in Honolulu, Dr. Todd is known for keeping children relaxed while they are sitting on the dentist’s chair. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington before completing his doctorate in dental surgery at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
After completing his pediatric degree from Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. – where he was appointed chief resident – Dr. Todd returned to the island to take care of the children in the area.
A graduate of Punahou High School, Dr. Todd is also a part-time faculty member for Lutheran Hospital at Kalihi Kakua Valley Clinic, where he is helping in training future pediatric dentists.
Dr. Christopher C. Lee
A native of Honolulu, Dr. Christopher graduated from Punahou High School before graduating from the University of Washington and receiving his doctorate in dental surgery at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Before returning home to make the children in the Honolulu area comfortable during their first dental experiences, Dr. Chris completed specialty training at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Mary M. Chau
Dr. Mary Chau was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to California at the age of 5. She completed her undergraduate degree in Human Biology at the University of California, San Diego.
She then went on to complete her dental degree at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2012. It was there she met her husband, and decided to move to Hawaii. After dental school, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry through NYU Lutheran at Kokua Kalihi Valley Community Health Center. It was during this time, her passion for Pediatric Dentistry and working with keiki sparked. Dr. Mary was appointed chief resident during her speciality training at the NYU Lutheran Pediatric Residency program in Hawaii.
Dr. Mary currently lives in Honolulu with her husband, Jared, and is adjusting to motherhood with her son, Oliver. Their dog, Mantou, is also adjusting. In her spare time, Dr. Mary enjoys binge watching tv shows, reading popular novels, and eating lots of delicious foods.
Dr. Mary is fluent in both English and Chinese.