Dr. Richard Dietrich, DMD

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
Dr. Richard Dietrich, DMD
Portland dentist Richard L. Dietrich is a lifelong Oregonian, having grown up in Roseburg. He attended University of Oregon and Pacific Union College in the Napa Valley, graduating with a Biology degree with a minor in Biochemistry. He earned a Master's degree in Nutritional Biochemistry at Loma Linda University. Dr. Dietrich graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University, receiving his D.M.D. in 1993. Dr. Dietrich associated with Dr. Philip Reiter in his current northwest dentist office location in 1994. It has been a privilege of Dr. Dietrich's to have gained so many great friends and patients from this association. In 2011, Dr. Dietrich assumed the practice of Dr. William Shaw and has enjoyed getting acquainted with his patients. In 2012, the practice name changed from Dietrich Dentistry to Northwest Portland Dentistry, but you can expect to receive the same personalized care you have come to expect from Dr. Dietrich. Richard is married to Marlene. They have two great teenage sons, Matt and David. Dr. Dietrich's hobbies include skiing, international travel, history and backpacking and hiking. Dr. Dietrich is a member of the American Academy of Dentistry, American Dental Association, Sunset Study Club and a student at The Kois Center for Creating Restorative Excellence. Dr. Dietrich has enjoyed his community service opportunities. He has donated his time to Medical Teams International, Missions of Mercy, and Give Kids a Smile. Dr. Dietrich has also been involved with Habitat for Humanity, most recently in Helene, Honduras in 2012. He is also a volunteer host for Mount Hood Ski Patrol. Professional Associations: Academy of Laser Dentistry American Academy of Dentistry American Dental Association Awards & Accolades: Top Dentist- 2012-2014 – Portland Monthly

2250 NW Flanders St Ste 109

Portland, OR 97210

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Dr. Richard Dietrich, DMD

Dr. Richard Dietrich, DMD

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Dietrich, one of the premier dentists Portland has to offer, practices minimally invasive treatment planning, which means that we provide the kind of treatment that we would give to our own family members. As a result, our patients know that they will not be over-treated or under-treated, but will receive the best recommendations for each of their unique needs.
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Invisalign®
  • Lower Dentures
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Oregon and Pacific Union College-B.S. Biology-Minor In Biochemistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Dietrich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dietrich to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Dietrich's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Portland or |
Very friendly, always has a smile on his face. Genuinely interested in listening to what you want done with your teeth also he has newer equipment than other dentists I have been to.
in Corbett, OR |
the most gentle and caring dentist I ever had.
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