LEARN ABOUT US
Ideally located in Portland, Oregon at 13908 SE Stark Street Suite E, SmileKeepers Stark offers affordable, quality dental care and exceptional customer service.
Specializing in general dentistry, periodontics, cosmetic services and orthodontics, our office is well-equipped to serve patients of every age, including children twelve and under. Our expert dental professionals also provide skilled surgical procedures, along with emergency services, when your dental issue needs immediate attention.
Dedicated to creating a comfortable, satisfying patient experience, our friendly staff can schedule thorough consultations during our convenient office hours. We are also always happy to listen to our patients’ questions and concerns, while offering clear explanations of why a procedure is necessary and what it will entail.
At SmileKeepers Stark, we are also committed to making our services affordable. In turn, we accept most dental plans, while offering flexible payment options for patients without insurance.
With wheelchair access, parking and ramps, a courteous front desk, friendly dental professionals, and plenty of parking in the rear of the building, SmileKeepers Stark ensures a comfortable and seamless patient experience, whatever your dental issue, whatever your individual needs. Call us today at 971-229-4541 to schedule an appointment.
WHO WE ARE
D.M.D., M.P.H., General Dentist
D.M.D., M.P.H., General Dentist
For Dr. Bettger, patient care is her first concern and she appreciates how the teamwork at Gentle Dental allows her to concentrate on helping her patients develop comfortable and confident smiles as she nurtures trusting relationships with them. She realizes that your oral health has a profound impact on your overall well-being.
After graduating from Portland State University, Dr. Bettger received her Dental Degree from the OHSU School of Dentistry. She also was awarded her Masters in Public Health degree from Portland State University. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of many organizations including the American Dental Association, the America Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Away from the office, Dr. Bettger likes to relax by working in her garden. She also volunteers overseas for Medical Teams International, which provides dental care for the underserved.
B.S., Anthropology–Portland State University
D.M.D.–OHSU School of Dentistry
Masters in Public Health–Portland State University
American Dental Association
American Academy of General Dentistry
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Academy of Special Needs Dentistry
American Public Health Association
D.D.S., General Dentist
D.D.S., General Dentist
Dr. Hill says, “I was first attracted to dentistry through my dad, who is a dentist. I grew up loving teeth and attractive smiles! I love working with children and it is extremely rewarding to give a very nervous child a positive dental experience and help them have fun while at the dentist.” My goal is to work with my patients to help them achieve and maintain life-long oral health.
After graduating from Pacific Union College, Dr. Hill received her Dental Degree from the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association. She also speaks Spanish.
Away from the office, Dr. Hill likes spending time with her husband and their 2 active children–a boy and a girl. She enjoys cooking, and traveling. Dr. Hill is very musical and plays the flute, violin and piano.
B.S., Spanish–Pacific Union College
D.D.S.–Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
D.M.D., Pediatric Dentist
D.M.D., Pediatric Dentist
Dr. O’Shea says, ”Learning good dietary habits and good oral health tips to practice at home leads to a lifetime of good teeth. My role is to start that educational process at baby well child checks at one year of age. Then, to watch these children grow without knowing dental decay is the most rewarding part of my job!”
After graduating from the University of South Alabama, Dr. O’Shea received her Dental Degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. She completed her Pediatric Dental Residency at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
Away from the office, Dr. O’Shea enjoys surfing, windsurfing, snowboarding, running, yoga and family time with her 3 active children.
B.S., Biology–University of South Alabama
D.M.D.–University of Alabama School of Dentistry
Pediatric Dental Residency–Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Boston Children’s Hospital
SEE WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY!
Our general dentistry services take care of the daily dental needs of you and your family.
Our extensive network of neighborhood practitioners make it easy to find dental specialists.
Our pediatric services include a variety of treatments and specialties for patients looking to enhance their smiles.
SmileKeepers is a preferred provider for Capitol Dental Care and accepts Oregon Health Plan insurance at all locations. In addition, we accept most other dental insurance plans and options. If you do not see your insurance plan below, contact us and we will be happy to assist in confirming your existing insurance provider.
A&I BENEFIT PLAN
ADVENTIST HEALTH PPO
AETNA CHOICE PLAN
ALLCARE CCO - CDC
ANTHEM COMPLETE BC/BS
ASSURANT FORTIS PPO
BC/BS OF ID PPO
BC/BS OF IL PPO
BC/BS OF MA PPO
BC/BS OF MI PPO
BC/BS OF OR PPO
BC/BS OF TN PPO
BEST LIFE & HEALTH
BLUE CROSS FED EMP-PNW
CAREINGTON DISCOUNT PLAN
CAREINGTON PLAN CLAIMS
CAS COASTAL ADMIN
CASCADE CCO - CDC
CENTRAL UNITED LIFE
COLUMBIA PACIFIC CCO-CDC
DELTA DENTAL ARKANSAS
DELTA DENTAL FEDERAL
DELTA DENTAL GEORGIA
DELTA DENTAL IDAHO
DELTA DENTAL ILLINOIS
DELTA DENTAL IOWA
DELTA DENTAL KANSAS
DELTA DENTAL MASS
DELTA DENTAL MICHIGAN
DELTA DENTAL MINNESOTA
DELTA DENTAL MISSOURI
DELTA DENTAL NEW JERSEY
DELTA DENTAL OREGON
DELTA DENTAL PENN
DELTA DENTAL TENNESSEE
DELTA DENTAL VIRGINIA
DELTA MN - TARGET
DELTA MN - WELLS FARGO
EASTERN OREGON CCO - CDC
EMPLOYEE PAINTERS TRUST
FAMILY CARE CCO - CDC
FIND INSURANCE COMPANY
FIRST CONTINENTAL LIFE
GD SMILE DISCOUNT
GEHA - CONNECTION
HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT
HEALTHSHARE CCO - CDC
HPN CLAIM PLANS
IHN CCO - CDC
JACKSONCARE CCO - CDC
KANSAS CITY LIFE
MERCHANT BENEFIT ADMIN
NATIONAL GENERAL DENTAL
NORTHWEST IRON WORKERS
OR PROCESSORS EMP TRUST
OREGON DENTAL SERVICE
PACIFIC SOURCE CCO - CDC
PREMERA BC OF WA
PRIMARY HEALTH CCO-CDC
PROVIDENCE HEALTH PLAN
REGENCE BC/BS OF OR
REGENCE BC/BS OF OR FEP
REGENCE OF OR
SAMARITAN HEALTH SYSTEMS
TRILLIUM CCO - CDC
UCCI - MIL ACTIVE DUTY
UCCI TRICARE / FMDP
UNITED HEALTH CARE PPO
WASHINGTON DENTAL SERV
WILLAMETTE DENTAL GROUP
WILLIAM C EARHART
WVCH CCO - CDC
YAMHILL CCO - CDC
ZENITH AMERICAN SOLUTION
...and many more.
Call to see if your insurance is covered!
If you have dental insurance and are concerned about coverage do not hesitate to reach out to our friendly staff. Our team here at SmileKeepers will help you with any payment or insurance questions you may have and will work closely with you to help you get the most out of your dental plan.
SmileKeepers aims to be as gentle on your wallet as our dentists are when providing treatment. Our professional staff will help you get the most from your dental insurance benefits and explain any deductibles and co-pays to you.
Payment options include cash, major credit cards, discount plans, and private financing.
The SmileKeepers Smile Plan is perfect if you don’t have dental insurance and offers significant savings. The plan has no waiting period, involves no paperwork, and covers all pre-existing conditions.
You can enroll as an individual, couple or family and receive significant discounts on preventative services including exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, and x-rays, as well as a host of other dental services. All other services including specialty care such as extractions, root canals, and orthodontics are discounted 20% from our list prices.
Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for everyone to obtain quality dental care at an affordable price.
We understand that you don’t always have the cash at hand, that’s why we accept most major credit cards and offer flexible financing options which can be helpful if you require more extensive work, orthodontics, or cosmetic procedures that aren’t covered by insurance. These plans can offer:
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FRIENDLY, CONVENIENT & FLEXIBLE
Our experienced Dental Professionals use the latest techniques to be as gentle as possible.
We accept most insurance, including OHP. For cash customers, we offer discount plans and flexible payment options.
Convenient hours and emergency/doctor on-call services available during extended hours.