Dr. Ryo Hosaka
Dr. Ryo Hosaka (pronounced Ree-o Ho-sa-ka) was born and raised in South Florida. He graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, and completed his dental training at the Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in South Florida where he graduated at the top of his class.
Dr. Hosaka entered the General Practice Residency Program at the University of Washington, which allowed him to attain advanced training in Hospital Dentistry and all fields of General Dentistry.
He finds dentistry exciting and enjoyable because it gives him the opportunity to interact with patients and contribute to their well-being. As a constant learner, Dr. Hosaka finds pleasure in striving to improve his knowledge and skills on a daily basis. His goal is to provide the highest quality of care and comfort to his patients. Above all, Dr. Ryo Hosaka promises to listen to your needs.
After practicing for several years in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Hosaka and his wife decided to return to the South to be closer to his family. They enjoy hiking, traveling, cooking and finding memorable new things to see.
Patient Care Coordinator
Miki (pronounced like “Mickey” Mouse) was born in Japan and raised in Australia for 16 years before moving to America in 2008. Her hobbies include cooking, baking, knitting/crocheting, travelling and going on road trips. She recently had the opportunity to complete a road trip spanning from Seattle WA all the way to West Palm Beach FL with her husband which they both absolutely loved.
Malika was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. She attended Atlanta Technical College, where she received her Expanded Function Dental Assistant degree. She is married to a wonderful husband who retired from the Armed Force Services. They also have a spontaneous daughter, a female Morkie (Yorkshire terrier & Maltese), and a male Siberian Husky. On Malika’s spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, staying up to date with her cosmetology skills, engaging in home projects, and traveling the world.
Growing up in Peachtree City, Kinsey quickly found her passion for helping others. She went on to receive an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene and graduated in 2013 from Athens Technical College. Kinsey joined the Elegant Smiles team in 2019 with 6+ years of experience. She strives to make a positive impact on her patients oral health. People adore her cheerful personality and sense of humor. When she’s not cleaning teeth, Kinsey enjoys traveling, working out, going to concerts, cheering on the Dawgs, cooking, and strolling the Beltline.
Julie was an experienced dental assistant for 9 years before completing the dental hygiene program at Fortis college in 2019. She recently joined our team and prides herself on building trusting relationships with our patients. In her spare time, Julie loves doing pilates and shopping. She also loves to travel around the world to experience different cultures!