A Peninsula native and graduate of San Mateo High School. Dr. Wakasa obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis. He completed his dental training at the University of California, San Francisco. He then spent three years working in Southern California before joining his father in private practice in 1993. He holds a lifetime membership in the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA) and is a past Board Member for the San Mateo County Dental Society.
Married for 27 years to his college sweetheart, Bonnie, they are enjoying raising their four children, while staying active with tennis, skiing and traveling.
A long time Peninsula resident, born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. Dr. Carlsmith attended the University of California, San Francisco, obtaining her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Her passion for dentistry grew steadily as she continued her studies and graduated from The University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry, in 2009. She joined Dr. Michael Wakasa when Dr. Gordon Nagare retired in 2016.
Married for 22 years to her husband, Boris, they enjoy raising their two daughters here in the Bay Area, while staying active with swimming and the outdoors.