Meet the Doctors

Laurence S. Masuoka, DMD FAGD

Dr. Laurence Masuoka received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1983 from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, where he served as Student Body President. He had completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California. After six years and a promotion to Major the U. S. Air Force Dental Corps, Dr. Masuoka started his private practice in Fair Oaks in 1989. He was awarded Fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry and now practices dentistry jointly with his sister, Dr. Marleen M. Masuoka.

Dr. Masuoka and his family reside in Fair Oaks. He is very active in community affairs. He has served in leadership positions for the Fair Oaks Community Planning Advisory Council, the Fair Oaks Recreation and Parks District, and the Fair Oaks Elementary School PTA. He is also a U.C. Master Gardener, and  a past Trustee for the San Juan School District.

Dr. Masuoka is a member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The California Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow
  • The California Dentists’ Guild
  • The Sacramento District Dental Society

 

 

Marleen M. Masuoka, DDS FAGD

Dr. Marleen Masuoka studied dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1993. She had previously received bachelors degrees from the University of California, Davis, and the University of California, San Francisco.

Following her graduation in 1993, Dr. Masuoka practiced in a pediatric specialty practice for six years. She joined her brother  in 1995, practicing family and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Masuoka has continued her dental education completing a Comprehensive Program in Esthetic Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco. She has completed studies in Dental Sleep Medicine, which includes treatment for snoring and sleep apnea. She is certified in the use of hard and soft tissue lasers and has completed an Associate Fellowship with the World Clinical Laser Institute. Dr. Masuoka also leads a Spear Education Study Group with local general dentists and specialists, focusing on comprehensive patient treatment planning.

Dr. Masuoka resides in the local area with her family. She enjoys traveling, reading and is a certified scuba diver.

Dr Masuoka is a member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The California Dental Association
  • The Sacramento District Dental Society
  • The Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow

 

 

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Macy E. Fuhs, DDS

Dr. Macy Fuhs was raised in Elk Grove, California and attended St. Francis High School in Sacramento. Dr. Fuhs always enjoyed her visits to the dentist growing up, and her positive experiences inspired her to pursue dentistry after high school. She received her B.S. in Biology from UC Irvine, where she stayed active in the Pre-Dental Society. She moved on to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, where she earned her doctorate in dental surgery with honors in pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Fuhs is very excited to be a member of Drs. Masuoka Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. She strongly believes that trust is the most important component of the dentist-patient relationship, and she enjoys getting to know her patients in order to establish this trust. She strives to provide patients with the most comfortable environment and the highest quality of care. After having such positive experiences at the dentist in her life, she hopes to create this same experience for her patients. She is continuing her advanced dental education as a participant in Dr. Masuoka’s Spear Study Club.

Dr. Fuhs resides in the Elk Grove area. She enjoys running, hiking, watching movies, and occasionally riding her unicycle.

Dr. Fuhs is a member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The California Dental Association
  • The Sacramento District Dental Society