Meet The Staff

Chris, Office Manager

Chris has been an inegral past of the practice since 1998. She will be thre first person you will meet upon entering the front door and will assit you with your questions. She speaks Japanese fluently, originally from Tokyo, lives in downtown Vancouver.

She can help you understand dental terminology and your dental coverage quesitons.

Interests include keepfing fit and walking the seawall, dining out, art galleries,

Gajing, RDH BSc

Gajing started practicing dental hygiene in 2006, after graduating with her dental hygiene diploma from Vancouver Community College. In 2008, she finished her bachelors of dental sciences in dental hygiene at the Unviersity of British Columbia.

Gajing enjoys building relationships with patients and getting to know them beyond what is in their mouths. She takes role as an oral health educator seriously. Ask her about tips and tricks on brushing, flossing and maintaining fresh breath. She will customize oral health routines to your specific needs and challenges. Beyond oral health, she promotes healthy hygiene practices because she understands the role it plays in your overall general health and well-being. Gajing is knowlegeable about nutrition, fitness and is quickly gaining valuable experience with managing oral health in babies and young children. She always strives to do her very best and it brings her great joy to see improvements in your mouth. Gajing speaks English and Cantonese.

In Gajing's spare time, she teaches group fitness, plays with her adorable one-year old daughter, and cleans up after her extremely messy husband.

Tina, CDA

Tina joined the office in 2007 after having earned her Certified Dental Assistant qualification from Douglas College. She finds her work satisfying when she sees that what she does improves her patients' oral health. Her reward is when she's motiivated her patients' to redouble their dental care efforts and take interest in their own oral health. Tina speaks English and Tagalog.

Tina has a passion for fashion which is clear in her own brand of impactful style. In her spare time, Tina enjoys yoga and spending time with her friends.

Junko, Receptionist

Junko has been a receptionist at Dr. Takeuchi's office since 2009. Her aim is to provide friendly, knowledgeble, and efficient service to every patient. For those patients used to the Japanese dental insurance, she can explain to you the best way to use dental insurance in Canada.

Originally from Japan, Junko moved to San Francisco where she spent a year teaching Japanese at a public school. She then moved to Vancouver, which has been her home since 2004. Junko is pleased to serve patients in English or Japanese. Junko's interests include swimming, reading, and making jewellery. She is a fabulous cook.

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Find us on Broadway near Granville, Vancouver, BC

Our Clinic Hours

Our Regular Schedule


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8:00 AM-5:00 pm


8:00 AM-5:00 pm


8:00 AM-5:00 pm


9:00 AM-2:30 pm