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Your Trusted Kealakekua Dentist

Serving smiles in our community since 1927

Locally owned and operated dental office since 1927

We help restore smiles (and confidence!)

Insurance accepted and CareCredit available

No stress, no nerves, just welcoming care

Eating. Smiling. Laughing.

All that’s good begins with healthy teeth!

At Kealakekua Dental, we do more than just fix your teeth — we’re here to help you live a happier, more carefree life through a confident, healthy smile. From replacing missing teeth to treating advanced decay or crooked teeth, Dr. Taylor and Dr. Bunnell can’t wait to show you just how great your care can be.

What’s inside our Kealakekua dental office?

High-tech care & techniques

Our top-of-the-line technology allows us to offer some of the most advanced dental care on the island, including same-day crowns and implants.

Friendly team that treats every patient like our own ‘ohana

We ensure that your experience is comfortable and stress-free, from start to finish—and we stand behind our work.

Everything you need for a healthy smile!

No need to hop around to different dental offices (or to a neighbor island) to get advanced dental care. We do it all right here at home!

Easy payment options

We accept insurance and accept CareCredit so you can get the smile you want without breaking the bank.

Hear from our happy patients

I no longer need to be afraid of the dentist! On the contrary, visiting this dentist’s office is always a pleasure. The staff is kind, efficient, and friendly. Dr. Taylor was fast, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. I feel cared for and in good hands.

– Patricia

Featured Services


Dental Implants


Curious about our approach to implants and what this incredible procedure can do for you? We offer free implant consultations to get you headed in the right direction.

Natural-Looking Crowns & Bridges


Cover up and protect a damaged tooth or fix a gap in your smile with our custom-made and picture-perfect restorations. Learn more about bridges.



Looking for an easy way to straighten your teeth? The Invisalign system uses clear, removable aligners with great results. Get ready for your best smile yet!

Book a complimentary implant consultation

Missing or damaged teeth? Tired of wearing dentures? We offer free implant consultations to answer your questions and help you make the best decision for your smile. Does not include x-rays.

front desk at kealakekua dental

A warm aloha from our dentists

Dr. Colin Taylor

Dr. John Bunnell

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
  • Henry B. Clark Jr. award for his achievements in performing oral surgery.
  • Excels at restoring function and esthetics with crowns, bridges, implant surgery, and restorations.
  • Enjoys bowhunting, martial arts, fishing, and automotive restoration.
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry.
  • BS in Exercise Physiology from the University of San Francisco.
  • Excels at dental implant surgery and restoration.

Our Dental Office

We're located across the street from the Kona Community Hospital, on the makai side of Mamalahoa Hwy.

79-7592 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kealakekua, HI 96750

Get Directions

Monday: 7am–5pm
Tuesday: 7am–5pm
Wednesday: 8am–5pm
Thursday: 7am–5pm
Friday: 7am–5pm
Saturday: 7am–5pm (one day a month)

Office: (808) 865-0763

Billing Department: 1-808-731-1630

Request Your Appointment

We look forward to meeting you!

Send us a message online or give us a call: (808) 322-9357.