Dr. Richard L. Dietrich, DMD

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Dr. Richard L. Dietrich, DMD

Dentistry | Male

2250 NW Flanders St Ste 109, Portland, OR 97210 Get Directions
(503) 228-6294

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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.Read more

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Portland dentist Richard L. Dietrich is a lifelong Oregonian, having grown up in Roseburg. He attended University of Oregon and...Read more

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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.
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the most gentle and caring dentist I ever had.
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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

Procedures Performed

Dr. Dietrich says..
  • Dental Implants
  • Comprehensive Dental Care
  • Dental Veneers & Whitening
  • Smile Design
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Dental Exams and Digital X-Rays
  • Professional Dental Hygiene
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Tooth Sealants
  • Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)
  • Dental Fillings/Tooth Fillings
  • Composite Resin
  • Porcelain Fillings
  • Gold Fillings
  • Dental Crowns
  • Replacing Missing Teeth
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dentures
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Oral Surgery/Tooth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening and "Bleaching"
  • Tooth Bonding
  • Inlays and Onlays
  • Digital Imagery
  • Caries Scan and Diagnodent
  • Velscope
  • Air Abrasion
  • Bruxism
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Laser Cleanings
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  • 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

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Oregon Health Sciences University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Oregon and Pacific Union College-B.S. Biology-Minor In Biochemistry

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Dentistry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

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Dr. Dietrich says...

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

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Dr. Dietrich's 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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Dr. Dietrich says...

  • Dental Implants
  • Comprehensive Dental Care
  • Dental Veneers & Whitening
  • Smile Design
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Dental Exams and Digital X-Rays
  • Professional Dental Hygiene
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Tooth Sealants
  • Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)
  • Dental Fillings/Tooth Fillings
  • Composite Resin
  • Porcelain Fillings
  • Gold Fillings
  • Dental Crowns
  • Replacing Missing Teeth
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dentures
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Oral Surgery/Tooth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening and "Bleaching"
  • Tooth Bonding
  • Inlays and Onlays
  • Digital Imagery
  • Caries Scan and Diagnodent
  • Velscope
  • Air Abrasion
  • Bruxism
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Laser Cleanings