Dr. Susan Smith, DMD

Dr. Susan Smith, DMD

Dentistry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Susan Smith, DMD is a dentistry practitioner in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Oregon Health & Science University / School of Dentistry in 1984 and practices dentistry, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, and more.Read her story

5805 SE Milwaukie Ave

Portland, OR 97202

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Delta Dental
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith has served the Sellwood-Westmoreland neighborhood of Portland since graduating from OHSU School of Dentistry in 1984. She began her career at the age of 12, working in the same office of her father, Dr. Harry P. Stoinoff. Over the years, she has worked every position in the office, including as a dental hygienist. Dr. Smith has been honored as one of Portland’s “Top Dentists” every year since 2008. She is a member of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, Multnomah Dental Society, American Dental Society, a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. In her leisure time Dr. Smith likes to spend time with her husband John and their eight children."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "At Whole Health Dentistry, we are passionate about saving lives and are dedicated to providing oral health care that treats the whole person.

While tooth decay and gum disease are the more obvious signs of poor oral health, chronic low-grade infection in the mouth can elevate systemic inflammation in the body, playing a key role in the development of many chronic diseases. Preventing and treating oral diseases can have a profound impact on your overall health.

Our team, led by Dr. Susan Smith, DMD, offers preventative oral health care strategies that address whole body health. We use an integrative approach to treating oral inflammation with an overall goal of helping reduce systemic inflammation.


6  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

49  Conditions Treated

  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bone Loss
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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28  Procedures

  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Lesion Removal
  • Mouthguards
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Teeth Whitening

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Ohsu Dental Hygiene
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Oregon State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Oregon Health & Science University / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Academy Of General Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed
  • Academy Of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy
    Other Education | Completed
  • American Academy Of Dental Sleep Medicine
    Other Education | Completed
  • American Academy Of Oral Systemic Health
    Other Education | Completed
  • Certified Provider For Dna Appliance System
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
138 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (138)

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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Smith and her team not only provide top-notch oral health care, but help you understand how your dental habits and routines make a difference in your overall health. I am way more motivated to keep my gums and teeth healthy. The office is really comfortable and convenient, and everyone who works...more
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Dr Smith has an inviting passion for her work.. She stays up to date with many facets of health care research in order to facilitate not only dental health but whole body health. Whole health supports good dental health and good dental health has always been the theme at Dr. Smith's office. I...more
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My experience with Dr Smith and her team was unlike any other, extraordinary in fact. Going to the dentist is generally not my idea of a good time, im truthfully looking forward to my next visit with this dentist! From the moment I walked into the office, greeted by warm friendly smiles,I knew I...more
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Dr. Smith & her team make you feel very comfortable & they are very knowledgeable & explained my dental procedures in a way that I could understand & feel good about.
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