Dr. Richard HayashiDr, Richard Hayashi was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. He received his Bachelors Degree in Zoology from Washington State University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Following graduation Dr. Hayashi served as a dentist in the United States Air Force for three years before entering private practice in Kent, Washington. He maintained his private dental practice in Kent for over 35 years before joining Light Dental Studios.
Realizing that patients have many choices, Dr. Hayashi is honored when patients entrust their dental care to him. He values the relationships and friendships he has established with his patients and feels that strong doctor patient relationships engender trust and facilitate appropriate health care decisions.
Outside of dentistry Dr. Hayashi enjoys running, golf and Cougar Sports. Dr. Hayashi and his wife Bev have two sons Marc and Kevin.
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