Douglas K. Matz, DMD
Education & ExperienceDr. 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.
Dental AssociationsThe doctor is also a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology . A very unique group of dentists, physicians, and researchers dedicated to mercury free dentistry, and raising the standards of scientific biocompatible dentistry.
The doctor has memberships in the Academy of General Dentistry , LDS Dental Association , International Academy of Oral Medicine and Taxicology and Holistic Dental Association .
Dr. Matz seeks to give excellent quality care in a comfortable and safe manner to all patients.
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