Kaz Uyesugi, DDS
Kazuya Uyesugi, DDS, Inc.
San Jose, CA
By Invitation Only
Which dental school did you attend?
University of the Pacific.
What year did you graduate?
What's the most unique characteristic about your dental practice?
We have a great team (!) working in a high-tech, soft-touch environment.
What is your most noticeable characteristic?
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Happy wife, Happy team, Happy patients, Happy life.
What is your favorite pastime?
What words or phrase do you most overuse?
Let me talk with you like you are my sister, niece, brother, best friend.
I Cannot Do It Alone. I Need A Great Team.
What is your all time favorite movie?
Any James Bond movie.
What is your favorite memory of childhood?
Secretly taking my dad's car out for a spin.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Building a world class dental practice and my family.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
What will you not tolerate from anyone?
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
More balanced work and personal life.
What do you value the most?
Family and friends.
What historical figure do you most identify with?
Colonel Sanders, he was a hard worker with a vision and became successful later in life.
What talent would you most like to have?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Who is the person you most admire?
Charles Smith, my father-in-law.
What did you learn from your father?
Always take the high road.
What's the most important thing you learned from your mother?
Duty to family.
Do you have a pet?
Doberman dog and Savannah cat.
What quality in others earns your trust?
What is it that people don't know about you?
What is your motto?
Work smarter to play.
What is the most important thing you've learned about yourself since working with Straine?
I can't do it alone. I need a great team.