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Meet The Team

Eris Guillen

Financial Coordinator

College degree in Health information Technologis. Twenty five combined years of medical and dental billing. Number of years on the team with Hawaii Advanced Periodontal Specialists and has been with the team for 14 years.

It's my passion to assist our patients and to help them understand the nature of their treatment and care for their financial concerns. In my years of communicating with the public, patient and their financial concerns. In my years of communicating with public, patients and their families, the greatest reward is earned their trust and confidence in our practice. It's been a blessing to serve and be part of a compassionate and dedicated team. I enjoy Birkam yoga and cooking for my family and friends. Namaste!

Lynell Hoota-Taniguchi

Administrative & Scheduling Coordinator

I enjoy working with our patients and making them feel comfortable in our office. The best part about my job is meeting people, helping them understand their treatment and provide them with their individual needs. My interests include breeding and handling Golden Retrievers, fishing and going to baseball games with my family. I have been with the team for 13 years.

Christy Peralta

Surgical Assistant, Phlebotomist

I love being part of a profession that provides quality health care. We are helping our community live healthier lives. In my spare time I enjoy hiking, travel, barbecues, as well as quality time with friends and family. Years with the team: nine.


Jocelyn Rico, RDH, BS

Dental Hygienist

Hobbies /  Fun Facts about me: 

Mother of three: Brianna, Dylan, & Zoe; Manager of Team Rico!

I can be found at various baseball fields watching Dylan at his baseball games.

I serve at New Hope Oahu Children's Ark on Saturday nights.

I am a Senior Consultant for Thirty One Gifts.

I enjoy spending time with friends and family going out to eat, shopping, watching movies or just hanging out. In addition, I enjoy Yoga, Zumba, and hiking.

I love listening to live Piano music or concerts.



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