Dr. Carlton Shiraki practices Orthodontics in Mililani, HI. Comprehensive orthodontic treatment includes metal wires that are inserted into orthodontic brackets, which can be made from stainless steel or a more aesthetic ceramic material. Dr. Shiraki is one of only a very few Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists; an optional distinction which required a three-phase exam over 7 years. He is the only orthodontist practicing full time in the Mililani area.
Education and Training
University of Southern Califor Cert. in Orthodontics 1983
Northwestern University Dental DDS 1979
- St. Francis Hospital General Dentistry Residency
- Delta Dental
- United Concordia
Dr. Carlton A. Shiraki D.D.S.'s Practice location
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