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Patricia DeMasi, DDS

Dr. Patricia DeMasi, D.D.S., graduated from the SUNY Buffalo Dental School in New York with a minor in TMD (Temporomandibular diseases) studies and went on to complete a residency at the Palo Alto Veteran’s Hospital.

Dr. Patricia Demasi, DDS believes in comprehensive care that focuses on genuine personal attention, premium general, and cosmetic dental treatments and cutting-edge technologies that reduce your time and investment in the dental chair. She takes pride in serving the Portland, Oregon community and regularly volunteers and donates her services to children at Creston Dental Clinic.

Patricia Demasi, DDS expertise, and knowledge have helped many people with extreme dental anxiety and fear move forward into optimal oral health and dental wellness. She provides comprehensive quality care in a supportive environment and provides services such as sedation dentistry and leverages holistic relaxation techniques, like NuCalm, to help patients feel less apprehensive about dental care. She thoroughly explains dental care in terms that anyone can understand. She strives to make sure you are confident and informed about all aspects of your dental health.

Dr. Demasi makes herself easily accessible to all her patients who would like to speak with her about their dental health care, who have questions or concerns about any facet of their oral health care and services. She regularly consults with patients primary doctor’s, upon their request, to coordinate ideal care and safety.

Her practice accepts most dental insurance and offers flexible payment plans with CareCredit.

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Al Saber, DDS

Dr. Al Saber, D.D.S.  graduated from SUNY Buffalo Dental School in New York in 2000, and has been in dental clinical private practice in NE Portland, since 2005 when he and Dr. Demasi, D.D.S. opened Healthy Smiles Dental Group. Dr. Saber has an avid outdoors-man and enjoys being a volunteer with outreach dental programs. He is an active member of the ADA, ODA, and Multnomah Dental Society.

Healthy Smiles Dental Group, the practice of Dr. Al Saber and Dr. Patricia Demasi, DDS, has been consistently awarded excellence in customer service and dental care by Portland Monthly Magazine, Yelp, Google Plus and many of their peers. We believe it’s because we treat people, not just teeth!

If you are looking for a gentle dentist Portland, OR, look no further than Dr. Al Saber at Healthy Smiles Dental Group.

Henry Cheng, DMD 

Dr. Jui Chun (Henry) Cheng attended Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Master of Science degree in Medical Physiology. He then received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from CWRU School of Dental Medicine. He has since moved to Portland, Oregon and began practicing dentistry. Dr. Cheng is an active member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, and Multnomah Dental Society.

Dr. Cheng is committed to providing excellent dental care by ensuring comfort as well as providing patient education at each step of treatment. He seeks to nurture the highest level of patient and provider trust and relationship. Dr. Cheng enjoys educating patients on the science of dental health. 

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Cheng likes to spend time with his family as well as enjoying all that the Pacific Northwest offers, such as the outdoors and the food scene. 

 

 

Our Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office. Each member of our team comes with extraordinary backgrounds and experience which makes them remarkable as individuals and as a team, outstanding providers of comprehensive and compassionate dental care. We embrace your input and are always striving to make each dental visit to our office as comfortable as possible.

 

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Stacey R., EFDA

Patient Insurance Coordinator and Dental Assistant

Stacey is our dental insurance coordinator in the front office and a certified dental assistant. Originally a certified dental assistant for Healthy Smiles Dental Group, she has transitioned into the front office and assists our dentists as your needs require. She has been a valued team member for thirteen years! She is a multi-talented team member who is dedicated to ensuring your ease and comfort for all your dental appointments from start to finish. Stacey also verifies insurance benefits and eligibility to ensure you know what to expect with all phases of your dental treatments.

Stacey is a devoted mother and in her leisure time is a cyclist and outdoor enthusiast. Stacey is a fan of fishing, hiking camping and spending time with her family. Originally from Gold Beach, OR.,  Stacey moved to Portland, OR sixteen years ago and is here to stay!

 

Nichole M.

Patient Treatment Coordinator

Nichole was born and raised in Bend, OR and recently moved to the Portland area where she joined the Healthy Smiles team as our treatment coordinator. Nichole received her associates in medical and dental billing. She spent the first 6 years of her career in the medical field, but found her true passion in dentistry 3 years ago. Nichole enjoys helping patients understand their dental treatment needs and ensures your experience is comfortable and smooth from start to finish.

Outside of dentistry Nichole a proud mother to her 4-year-old son Henry. From the zoo, to Omsi and beautiful parks, Nichole loves spending time showing her son everything Portland has to offer. She enjoys movies, going to the beach, and is a true plant enthusiast. She keeps her home full of everything from snake plants to ZZ plants, but her favorite is tending to her succulents.

 

Laine E., RDH

Lead Dental Hygienist 

Laine has been a part of Healthy Smiles Dental Group since 2017. Laine graduated from OHSU in 2001 and takes pride in providing gentle, comfortable and comprehensive dental care for patients. Her warm demeanor, passion in dental hygiene, and soft touch make Laine a great addition to our team.

Laine grew up in Newberg, OR and moved to Portland shortly after graduating high school. Away from the office, Laine enjoys regular visits with her two independent young adult sons, as well as spending time with her husband and going on long walks with their dogs!

 

 

 

Lisa W., RDH

Dental Hygienist 

Lisa was born and raised in Portland and loves everything our vibrant city has to offer. She began working in the dental field in 2009 and started her career as a dental assistant with Healthy Smiles Dental Group. Shortly after welcoming her daughter, Piper, to the world, Lisa decided to expand her career in dentistry and graduated from Portland Community College with her license as a Dental Hygienist. After graduating, Lisa rejoined Healthy Smiles Dental Group as an invaluable part of our hygiene team. Lisa’s mission as a dental hygienist is to create a positive experience for every patient. She takes extra time to discuss and listen to each person’s unique needs and expectations. She believes that oral health is a team effort and will always be available to offer her advice and support. 

In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and their 7-year-old daughter. Some of their favorite activities include disc golfing and playing super Mario party on the Nintendo switch.  Lisa is an avid runner and can often be found strumming a beautiful song on her ukulele.

 

 

 

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Jenny M., EFDA

Lead Dental Assistant

Jenny has been with Healthy Smiles Dental group for over fifteen years! She has been our lead assistant for years and oversees clinic OSHA and safety administration, and  clinical purchases. Jenny is dedicated to making sure our dental guests have a smooth and comfortable appointment. She is focused on excellence in patient centered care and outstanding customer service. Jenny is an experienced pillar of dental knowledge and is excellent with helping our dentistry patients understand treatments in simple terms.

Jenny was born and raised in Portland, OR and is a true Ducks fan at heart! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, going on drives around the beautiful Pacific Norwest, being outdoors, and is an avid fan of Dutch Brothers!!

Sonia C

Dental Assistant

Sonia was born and raised in the Hood River Valley. She has been in the dental field for 13 years. She is our multitasker extraordinaire and is the extra hands to each of our team members. Sonia finds her career in the dental field rewarding and enjoys seeing patients leave with a smile.

Outside of dentistry, Sonia loves spending time with her husband and being a mother to her son.  In her free time she enjoy capturing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with photography and spending time with her family.

Christopher L., EFDA

Dental Assistant

Christopher is a Oregon native, having grown up in the Lents neighborhood in SE Portland. A graduate of the Portland Community College Dental Assisting program, Christopher has spent time in a variety of dental offices, including assisting dental students at OHSU, perfecting his dental assistant skills, . He loves to work with the team and believes in providing everyone a great patient experience.

Christopher and his wife currently reside in Saint Helens, along with their multitude of pets, including but not limited to canine, feline, and avian friends.

At 10 years old, Christopher rode from Pendleton to Newport on a tandem bicycle. He was a department store model at 4. He was eliminated from the first round of a reality TV show after failing the physical challenge. He has an autographed picture of Robin Leech from Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous signed “champagne wishes”, has met filmmaker Michael Moore, and once attended a science lecture presented live by Stephen Hawking. Only one of these amazing facts is made up, but which one? Make sure to ask him at your next visit.

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