Our Team

Rochelle Shelly DeLeon Receptionist at Maui Smile Works in Wailuku HIRochelle DeLeon


Rochelle was born and raised on Maui, graduating from Baldwin High School.   She is a 3rd year accounting major at UH-Maui College.  She schedules appointments, takes calls, makes financial arrangements, receives payments, pays bills, payroll, etc.  She was Miss Filipina for 2013,and Miss Kahikinui Maui for 2015.  Rochelle is the last staff member to begin her orthodontic treatment here.





Aileen Maui Smile Works Wailuku HI KahuluiAileen Altura

Orthodontic Assistant

Aileen directs Dr. D daily in the clinic; orders supplies, schedules lab work-aligners, retainers, etc., gets DrD’s cases ready for Diagnosis and Treatment Plan for the following week; supervises other assistants, coordinates clinical procedures with the front office, etc.

She was born and raised on Maui and is a graduate of Baldwin High School, as well as the dental assisting program at UH, Maui College in 2007.   Aileen has been in the field of orthodontics for the past sixteen years.  She feels that the best part of being an assistant is sharing the process of creating beautiful smiles for our wonderful patients. Other than work, she enjoys spending family time with her son and relaxing at home.  She’s known in the office for her kind, patient manner in managing all types of patient/parent concerns and questions about their treatment.



Orthodontic Assistant Maui Smile WorksLight Alan

Orthodontic Assistant

Light began working with us in June of 2015.  She had just completed her degree in dental assisting at Maui College, UH.  She completed her orthodontic treatment with us in November 2015.  She plans on doing missionary work in the fall of 2016 and wants to eventually become a physician.  She is known for her happy, friendly demeanor and willingness to take on any task in the office.





Rosalyn Red Harmony orthodontist john damerell wailukuRosalyn Red

Ceph and Frontal Digital X-ray tracing

Roz was born and raised on Maui.  She enjoys the culinary arts, watching movies, and spending time with her son, Brycen.   Rosalyn was a part of Dr. D’s staff from 1998 until June of 2015=17 years. She loved to see each patient walk out with their fabulous smile and healthy bite. In May 2014 she completed her Registered Nurse degree at UH Maui college. She then passed her state RN licensing in October 2014. She went to work at Hale Makua as an RN in June 2015. Recently she began working for Dr. George Martin in Kihei.  We wish her God’s blessing as she pursues her career as an RN but we still hope she comes back to work for us full time some day! She still traces our lateral cephalometric and frontal x-rays part time.




lani-orthodontic-assistant-at-maui-smile-works-in-wailuku-hiLani Tesoro

Lani grew up on Maui, attending Lihikai school.  She graduated from Baldwin high school and attended UH Maui Campus, studying hotel management.  She has been a dental assistant for more than 10 years and loves what she does!  Her passion in life is spending time with her son and family. When she has spare time, she likes to go shopping, watch TV programs, such as: bizarre food shows, HGTV, the food network, true crime stories and Hallmark movies.  She also likes to travel and finds seeing different places to be just amazing!