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As the sole board-certified implantologist in Hawaii, Dr. Michael Nishime attracts a steady procession of patients seeking to have their flawed grins rebuilt. But that isn’t the only thing he does at The Center for Implant and Esthetic Dentistry. He also tends to smiles with other surgical procedures, including bone grafting, apicoectomy, and wisdom-teeth extraction, as well as general dentistry, Invisalign, and teeth whitening. No matter what treatment patients get, Dr. Nishime believes they should be comfortable, and so he offers nitrous oxide, pill sedation, and recordings of pan-flute music to quell anxiety.