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Arbor View Dental Care

Holistic Dentistry in Portland OR

Holistic Dentist, Dr. Matz, uses an alternative approach to dentistry. Dr. Matz has a Mastership, M.A.G.D., in general dentistry, but was educated on holistic dentistry. Through the I.A.O.M.T. and his holistic peers, he understands the impact of dental treatment affecting the body.

Dr. Matz believes your oral health is connected to the rest of the body. He focuses on bio-compatible restorative materials, eliminating infections, and working with naturopaths to heal the whole body.

Diagnosing and treating areas of oral disease, is another holistic priority. Toxic dental materials are removed and sensitivity testing is examined by Dr. Matz. He values using the least invasive and non-toxic way of diagnosing and treating a patients oral health. He believes and uses holistic remedies, such as Arnica, and the body's natural ability to heal and regenerate.

Dr. Matz focuses on sensitivity testing, Chelation, using bio-compatible materials, and safely removing toxic dental work.

Dr. Matz at Arbor View Dental


Dr. Matz graduated from Oregon Health Science University Dental School in 1980 and has practiced dentistry for over thirty years. He is native Hawaiian making his home in Portland, Oregon since dental school.

G.V. Black, the father of dentistry said, "It's the obligation of every dentist to be a lifelong student of learning." Dr. Matz philosophy has been to continuously become committed to this creed, and this creed has led to Dr. Matz obtaining his Fellowship and Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry . The Fellowship consist of 500 hours of post grad classes and an eight hour comprehensive general dentistry exam. The Mastership consists of 1,100 hours of graduate classes in 16 different areas of dentistry. Only 1% of general dentists since 1952 have gotten this award.

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“I recommend them highly!”

“Dr. Matz and his staff are very kind, open, and communicate well about the different processes. They're also very skilled, efficient and extremely capable in their jobs. I recommend them highly! ”

- J. Larson


Arbor View Dental Center - Douglas Matz, DMD
(503) 465-4848
10011 SE Division St, Suite 309, Portland, OR 97266-1351