A little About Us


Dr. Russell is originally from South Carolina. He completed his undergraduate training at Clemson University and graduated from dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2004. Upon moving to Portland he completed a General Practice Residency at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center followed by an Advanced Specialty Education in Periodontics at the Oregon Health & Science University. Since receiving his certificate in periodontology, Dr. Russell has been an associate at a prestigious private practice in Hillsboro and was employed by his alma mater, OHSU, serving as an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Periodontology Department. In 2010 Dr. Russell started his own practice in Gresham and added an additional location in Portland in 2013.

Dr. Russell is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, past president of the Oregon Society of Periodontology, member of the Oregon Dental Association, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Periodontology. He is also actively involved in programs providing quality continuing education to our excellent referring dentists and the dental community in general.

Though committed to quality care for his patients, Dr. Russell makes time to spend with his wife and two children, as well as family back in South Carolina. He enjoys golf, skiing and other outdoor activities along with cheering on the Clemson Tigers.

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