Dental Staff


At Kawata Dental, all of our dentists share the same philosophy to provide our patients with the best and most comfortable care available and in a friendly and approachable environment.

Our Dentists

  • Dr.
    Bennett Kawata

    Dr. Bennett Kawata was born and raised in West Los Angeles. He attended Venice High school and did his undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University majoring in Biology. He then continued on to earn his D.D.S. degree at USC School of Dentistry in 1988. He worked alongside his late father, Dr. Sakae Kawata, who was his mentor and currently works with his daughter, Alisa, who is a hygienist in the office. In his spare time, he enjoys auto racing, traveling, golfing, fishing, and spending time with family.

  • Dr.
    Jeffrey Okamoto

    Dr. Jeffrey Okamoto was born and raised in the Los Angeles South Bay. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine and later received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, cooking, and exploring teas from around the world.

  • Dr.
    Nozomi Aoyagi

    Dr. Nozomi Aoyagi was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. As an exchange student she graduated from high school in Michigan and went on to graduate from San Diego State University with a Bachelors of Art in Graphic Design. She has held positions as a graphic designer and art director, until deciding on a career change and returning to school. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery at UCLA School of Dentistry and completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry at UCLA Venice Dental Center. Dr. Aoyagi is fluent in both Japanese and English.

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9:00 am-2:00 pm

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