Dr. Matz PhotoTo my Dear patients,

I have proudly served you all for 41 years. I am sorry to say that after much consideration, I have made the decision to retire. There have been major health issues I have overcome, this last one has made it clear retirement is in the best interest for my patients, my family, and myself.

Last Saturday, July 10th some of you may have received an email announcing my retirement. This letter is for clarification.
Retirement Banner
As of August 5th 2021, Arbor View Dental will be permanently closed. I was fortunate to have Dr. Noor A Khaki, DMD acquire my patient base and active dental charts. Dr Khaki is a biological/holistic dentist located close by and is a colleague I trust to take care of you. Should an emergency arise before you have established care, please call her office 503-774-3033.

After August 1st Dr. Khaki's office will maintain your charts. If you would like to receive your care with Dr Khaki, you can make an appointment by calling 503-774-3033 or visit her website at

If you would like to have your records transferred elsewhere, please complete the Release of Records form provided, and return via email or fax. Incomplete requests will either delay your records or prevent them from being sent. We ask kindly that you be patient when requesting your records. Requests will be processed in the order that they are received. Emily and Jennette are helping with the transition of records so you will have some familiar faces to rely upon.

I highly recommend considering Dr. Noor A. Khaki as your holistic dental care provider. Her bio speaks for itself and I have included it with this letter. I encourage you do your research and find the best fit for your needs. To help with your search begin looking at online reviews, google/ yelp / health grades, dentist websites, and using the following links:,,

As I am excited and very much looking forward to this new chapter of my life being able to spend more time with my family, I will greatly miss each of you, it has been a great pleasure providing for your dental care needs over the years. I value our relationship and thank you for your loyalty and friendship over the years.
Best wishes for your future health,

Douglas Kuoha Matz, DMD MAGD

Patient records will be available after we close.

We are no longer accepting new patients.

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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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“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



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